La Bocca in Looe – Wood Fired Pizza

La Bocca in Looe is an Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria located down on Higher market street not that far from the beach front and quay side. We both fancied a little slice of pizza, perhaps a respite from all the pasties and plates of fish and chips so we took a chance to try them…

Pub Food at The Cornish Arms

The Cornish Arms by Rick Stein is located in St Merryn near to Padstow and is an old school gastro pub serving a simple classic pub menu. It is described as being a short drive away from the town and I suppose it is, yet as it is up all those windy narrow roads it…

Boscastle Farm Shop and Cafe: Checking out lunch and the deli

Boscastle Farm Shop & Cafe is located just outside Boscastle up the hill on the B3263 at Hillborough Farm. It is a really excellent Farm shop and the cafe attached to it serves some really great food. We have been here a few times over the last year when it was open, sometimes sitting outside…

The Golden Guinea in Looe

The Golden Guinea Restaurant is located on Fore Street on The Quay in East Looe. It is described as ‘a traditional family owned restaurant in the heart of Looe serving homemade meals’. The sign on the wall suggests that the building has been here since 1632 and once inside it had that oldy world feel….

Cornish Pasty Hunting: Malcolm Barnecutt in Wadebridge

A pasty from Malcolm Barnecutt in Wadebridge was an almost accidental addition to the Cornish Pasty Hunting Archives. We had just finished walking the section of the Camel Trail from Padstow to Wadebridge and we were waiting for the bus back to Padstow sitting just across the shop from the bakery. I had half ignored…

Rick Steins Fish and Chips in Padstow

Rick Stein’s Fish and Chips in Padstow is located down on the south Quay alongside some of his other shops including the deli and the fish shop. It is in one of the main car parks near to the Lobster hatchery and the main bus stop (if that helps) Over the years we had had…

Jo Jo’s Kitchen in Padstow

Jo Jo’s Kitchen in Padstow is a great place to pick up a sandwich, cake or snack for breakfast, lunch or brunch. They seem a very happy and friendly bunch when we passed by and that made us all the more keen to stop off here for a bite to eat MENU BOARD We came…

The Pasty Cellar in Polzeath

The Pasty Cellar in Polzeath is pretty much as described in the name. I don’t want to describe it as dingy but it is a bit no frills as you step down off the main road into a basement room where they are selling pasties and it is in Polzeath. There is a nice nod…

St Agnes bakery – Cornish Pasty Hunting

St Agnes Bakery have apparently been baking Cornish pasties for over 100 years and judging by the line of people waiting outside to buy one when we visited it is clear that they are very popular At the moment you cannot go inside the bakery so they are selling their baked goods through various windows….