Restaurants near Padstow

Out of town restaurants

Here are some suggestions for eating out within about half an hour drive, we have been to most of the restaurants and enjoyed all of them!

The Cornish Arms at St Merryn

Rick’s family friendly pub serving good food with a lovely ambience, there is a large outside terrace to enjoy an al fresco meal. 01841 520288 St Merryn is about 10 minute drive from Padstow.

Nathan Outlaw Restaurant and Seafood and Grill Restaurant

Nathan Outlaw 2 Michelin star restaurant is based at St Enodoc Hotel in Rock one of my daughter’s has been lucky enough to eat here with her husband to celebrate a friend’s engagement! She was in raptures when she returned as the food and the dining experience were amazing and they met Nathan!

The seafood and Grill is also within St Enodoc Hotel and is definitely somewhere to go for a special lunch or dinner. We haven’t tried this yet but have heard from other people that it is very good. Tel: 01208 862737

Fifteen Newquay

Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen is situated in the amazing place right on the beach at Watergate Bay you can watch the waves rolling in and surfers trying their skills and all the other beach activities. The food is absolutely delicious you can go for breakfast lunch or dinner and watch the beautiful sunset! We love it! Take a stroll on the beach afterwards to walk off the calories! Tel: 01637 861000

Watergate Bay

The beach hut Newquay

The beach hut is just below Fifteen so it has the same amazing views, we like the beach hut for a simple lunch or a mid morning coffee after a walk, easy relaxed ambience with lots of young people and some oldies like us! It has an outside terrace grab a table quickly in the summer! 01637 860877


Lewinnick Lodge Pentire Headland

Lewinnick is a pub serving good food situated on a jutting out cliff with fabulous views of the sea it is a favourite of ours. There is a large garden and a terrace which wraps around the pub so you can eat outside and enjoy the breathtaking views. 01637 878117

The Mote Fish Restaurant Port Isaac

Harbour front pub try Port Isaac crab or Porthilly mussels. 01208 880226