Places to Eat & Drink
Family run restaurant/bar/cafe located in the heart of Falmouth, a great place to eat with fantastic views over the harbour. Whether it’s for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner, you’ll always find a warm welcome and a relaxed, informal atmosphere. Their seasonal menus and specials board offer the best of local produce with an emphasis on seafood but also with a good balance of meat and vegetarian dishes. Family friendly, the Harbour View has seating both inside and out with a spacious deck and complimentary blankets for alfresco dining (11 minutes on foot) For more detailed information click on image.
The Gylly Beach Cafe
Wonderfully positioned on Falmouth’s famous Gyllyngvase Beach, overlooked by the imposing Pendennis Castle and central to panoramic views of the Lizard Peninsula and The Helford River, Gylly Cafe is a unique, stylish and popular place to eat. Family-run and award-winning, it offers a warm welcome outstanding service and locally sourced food, served in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. (3 minutes on foot) For more detailed information click on image.
One of the quirkiest pubs in Falmouth. A place where you can have a beer or a cosy place to sit and read! Or maybe buy another book for your collection. If that’s you, Beerwolf Books have got you covered. This place has a great cosy atmosphere, very popular with locals and tourists alike with a vibrant atmosphere but never so full as to be a bother. It has all the usual pub facilities but with the added bonus of a bookshop inside! The books on sale are affordable so don’t worry you’ll have enough change left over to buy that special beer you wanted. Not to be missed during your visit to Falmouth.
The Star & Garter
The Star & Garter has stood as a pub at the heart of the town since 1892 but has undergone major changes in order to maximise the harbour views with a bigger dining area, bespoke fixtures and fittings and cosy wood burner. The new open kitchen features a ceramic bbq, pickling area and butchery room. Star & Garter chef’s cook over an open fire using fresh fish landed in Newlyn each morning and meat from well-known local butcher, as well as Falmouth Oysters picked straight from the river right outside the front door. A really great place to eat with fantastic views of Falmouth bay(7 minutes by car – 21 minutes on foot) For more detailed information click on image.
The Pandora Inn
The Pandora Inn is a charming creekside Pub which is steeped in history. A chocolate box building with flagstone floors, low-beamed ceilings and thatched roof. Its spectacular setting on the edge of Restronguet Creek is timeless. While the Pandora’s wonderful setting remains unchanged, everything else in this cosy traditional inn is 21st century comfort and quality. The Pandora Inn is an award winning pub which uses the freshest, local, seasonal produce. There’s an extensive wine list and traditional real ales from St Austell Brewery. (20 minutes by car) For more detailed information click on image.
The Ferryboat Inn
The Ferryboat Inn dates back to the 16th century and sits on Cornwall’s picturesque Helford River where you can walk the coastal path and enjoy spectacular scenery. It has now been taken over by the “Wright Brothers” from the Wrightbrothers Oyster and Porter House and their oyster farm in Cornwall. This means you can sample the freshest fish and seafood straight from the boat. It now fulfills all the expectations of a pub and combines an oyster counter and a small restaurant. (20 minutes by car) For more detailed information click on image.
Filled with historic local charm, The Chainlocker and Shipwrights offers something for everyone. Good food, quality local real ales and a great atmosphere to enjoy them in. Many a yarn has been told here. Many a ships crew have sung their song here. History hangs on the walls here, some dating back to the 1800’s. Watering hole for all, locals, fishermen and sailors alike. (4 minutes by car – 14 minutes on foot) For more detailed information click on image.
Rick Stein's Fish
The seafood restaurant in Falmouth serves Rick’s favourite dishes such as Amritsari fish, Cornish chilli crab and meen kulambu, a fragrant cod curry from Southern India, as well as fish and chips and daily specials. As well as the seafood restaurant, there is a takeaway serving fish and chips, tiger prawns, fish chilli burgers, battered oysters and more. (3 minutes by car – 12 minutes on foot) For more detailed information click on image.