Eating out in Padstow

Padstow has so many restaurants and cafe’s to suit all tastes,  I have written on previous blogs about restaurants where we as a family have enjoyed a good dining experience.  My favourite little cafe is Cherry Trees which is right on Padstow Harbour, in my opinion they do the best latte in Padstow and I love their scrambled eggs on toast!

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Apart from delicious breakfasts and lunches Cherry Trees has an amazing mouthwatering selection of cakes! My family loves cakes and on a previous blog I wrote about a saffron cake which I bought from The Chough Bakery on Padstow Harbour, I tried to replicate this saffron cake at home but as Craig Revel Horwood would say it was a disaster darling! My sad attempt is pictured below I blame the recipe (of course) it was a James Martin recipe from Good Food magazine but only said half a teaspoon of yeast -no wonder it sunk in the middle! Don’t hang up your apron yet Mary Berry!

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Another favourite of ours is the little cafe above the harbour called Green’s cafe, we like to play a round of crazy golf which is next door to Green’s cafe and then have one of their delicous cakes and a cup of tea whilst enjoying panoramic views of Padstow and the Camel estuary, you can see all the boats coming in and out of Padstow Harbour!

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If anyone reading this has a foolproof recipe for Saffron cake I would love to hear from you! Perhaps we should have a who can bake the best saffron cake competition in Padstow?