We all have a craving, a passion, a love for food that transcends borders. But have you ever had the pleasure of treating your tastebuds in the quaint and charming village of St Agnes, Cornwall?
Whether you're a dedicated food connoisseur or simply a traveller on the hunt for mouth-watering dishes, St Agnes promises a culinary adventure that you won't easily forget. This article will provide you with some insight into the best places to eat and will help you choose your next meal.
As you look at the various options in St Agnes, you'll notice a range of cuisines on offer, from traditional Cornish pasties to exotic global fare. The local establishments prioritise using fresh, locally sourced ingredients in their dishes, showcasing the best of Cornwall's coast and countryside.
Whether you're in the mood for a cosy pub meal, a trendy cafe lunch, or an elegant dinner, you'll find a spot that caters to your taste and enhances your stay in St Agnes.
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Popular Eateries in St Agnes
The Cornish Pizza Company
When in St Agnes, Cornwall, you must try The Cornish Pizza Company. Popular with locals and holidaymakers alike, they have been handcrafting delicious pizzas since 2012. They make their long-prove dough and prepare the best local ingredients daily, cooking pizzas to order in their imported stone-floored Italian oven. Reflecting the area’s rich history, each pizza is named after a local mine, such as Wheal Jane (mozzarella & tomato), Wheal Kitty (Prosciutto, parmesan, tomato sauce, mozzarella, rocket), and Wheal Geevor (fresh roasted seasonal vegetables, Cornish Blue cheese, mozzarella, tomato sauce, black olives, rocket).
📍 68 Vicarage Road, St Agnes, TR5 0TH
The Taphouse provides a laid-back dining and drinking experience . Regular live music and very friendly staff. The daily specials are definitely worth checking out!
📍Peterville Square, St Agnes TR5 0QU
When you're craving spectacular views, it's time to head to Schooners in St Agnes. This coastal eatery offers a relaxed atmosphere and stunning views of the sea. Pizza's are their bread and butter (I love the Stilton and Pesto) but they also have daily specials available.
📍Quay Rd, Trevaunance Cove, St Agnes, Saint Agnes TR5 0RU
Breakers Beach Cafe
Breakers is cosy cafe built into the cliffs at Trevaunance Cove, with one of the best views in the village. With seating for 10-15 customers, it’s perfect to stop off and take a break when walking the coast path. The menu is also available for takeaway, so you can enjoy sitting on the beach in the summer sun. The menu includes toasties, sandwiches, salads and fries.
📍The Quay, St Agnes, Saint Agnes TR5 0RU
The Driftwood has 3 bars with woodburning stoves and an additional dining room that has spectacular sea views. They serve fantastic pub food throughout with a friendly atmosphere.
Wherever possible they source food locally, a local baker delivers bread daily and a local butcher delivers meats. The fish is generally landed daily at Newlyn harbour or 200 yards away in the cove!
Try the superfood salad with a side of sweet potato fries!
📍Trevaunance Rd, Saint Agnes TR5 0RT
Great for breakfast (crushed avocado on toast with an egg is top-notch), brunch and lunch! They also serve delicious cakes and Afternoon teas.
📍Quay Road, St Agnes TR5 0RS
Another great breakfast option is Genki with healthy smoothie bowls, waffles and porridge! They also serve fresh sandwiches and salads daily.
📍Quay Rd, St Agnes, Saint Agnes TR5 0RP
The St Agnes Hotel
The St Agnes Hotel, or the Aggie as it is affectionately known, is a place for locals and visitors to mingle. Enjoy Cornish beer from St Austell Brewery, fresh local seasonal produce and individually designed rooms.
They are open everyday from 8am starting with breakfast and then the main menu (try the gammon,egg and chips with pineapple chutney) runs from 12pm until 9pm Monday to Saturday and the Sunday menu from 12pm until 5pm on Sundays.
📍Churchtown, Saint Agnes TR5 0QP
Shellfish Beach Delli
You'll find a relaxed friendly atmosphere at the Shellfish Delli. Enjoy fresh fish and shellfish including prawn marie rose roll (juicy prawns, fresh salad leaves, tangy sauce) and mackerel pate (smooth, served with samphire and chunks of soft brown bread).
📍6a Churchtown, Saint Agnes TR5 0QW
The Railway Inn is a traditional pub and is a popular spot for locals and visitors alike. It has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, with a traditional interior featuring exposed beams, a wood-burning stove, and a range of seating options.
The pub serves a variety of local and international beers, wines, and spirits, as well as a selection of pub food. The menu includes classic dishes such as fish and chips, burgers, and sandwiches, as well as daily specials using locally sourced ingredients.
Try the halloumi 'fish' and chips for something a bit different!
📍10 Vicarage Rd, St Agnes, Saint Agnes TR5 0TJ
A lovely cafe serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, coffee, cakes!
📍4 Peterville, Saint Agnes TR5 0QU
China Palace is great little Chinese takeaway serving all the usuals! They're open 5 pm - 11 pm 7 days a week.
📍Quay Rd, Saint Agnes TR5 0QU
Places to Eat in St Agnes: A Recap
Whether you're a devoted foodie or a casual diner, I'm confident that St Agnes will delight your culinary senses and make your dining experience a memorable one.
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