Eating Out


Tamar Valley Cottages is within easy reach of some of the South West’s best attractions.

The Old Orchard Inn, Week St Mary
A friendly family run pub, dogs & families welcome. Live music nights regularly.  Good pub food served every day except Monday.  Sunday roast very popular!

The Village Inn, Ashwater
Child friendly, nice setting with a good menu selection — huge portions and good value for money – booking advisable.  Dogs allowed in one small area.

Firebrand Grill, Launceston
This new bistro serves popular American food like pulled pork in a relaxed venue.

The Junction, Halwill Junction
Child friendly, nice bar, friendly locals with good pub grub & good value.

Old Market Inn, Holsworthy
Award winning ales, Old Market boasts an extensive food menu at reasonable prices — Sunday carvery, booking advisable. Comedy club nights each month featuring some of Britain’s best talent.

The Falcon Hotel, Bude
Good pub fare near the Bude canal
The Riverside, Boscastle    
A restaurant serving a good range of food at excellent prices. 
Port William, Trebarwith Strand
An excellent pub serving typical pub food in a beautiful location overlooking the cove at Trebarwith.
Bearslake Inn, Bearslake, Sourton
Classic pub fare in a beautiful pub on the edge of Dartmoor – ideal for a spot of lunch before or after a walk on the moors. 


The Springer Spaniel, Treburley    
A gastropub with a bar area allowing dogs.
Cornish Arms, Tavistock
Recently been given an AA ‘Bib Gourmand’ (top quality, affordable food)
Dartmoor Inn, Lydford
This upmarket bistro / restaurant has a relaxed atmosphere, cosy bar and award winning dishes. Dogs allowed in one bar area.
Life’s a beach, Bude
Specialising in seafood, very popular.

Outlaw’s Fish Kitchen, Port Isaac
A small seafood bistro offering outstanding small tapas-style dishes from Nathan Outlaw.

La Bouche Creole, Bude
Excellent and original food inspired by the cuisine of New Orleans, well reviewed by our guests.


Blagdon Manor, Ashwater
An excellent local country-house restaurant, specialising in local produce.
Nathan Outlaw’s, Rock, Padstow
An exceptional seafood restaurant run by Rick Stein’s most prestigious protégé, Nathan Outlaw.  The only eatery in Cornwall to hold two Michelin stars. 
Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen, Watergate Bay
Jamie Oliver’s restaurant overlooking a stunning beach location.
Lewtrenchard Manor, Lewdown
Fine dining, award winning chefs, set within an amazing Jacobean manor house.
Rick’s Stein’s Seafood Restaurant, Padstow
Contemporary fine dining from the county’s most famous celebrity chef.  


Trelawney Tea-room, Widemouth Bay
A novel combination of surfboard-hire and café, popular with visitors and opposite Widemouth Bay.
Liberty Coffee, Launceston
A small friendly café in Launceston town centre serving exceptional award-winning coffee.  
Rosie’s Kitchen, Bude
A popular beach café with attached bistro on Crooklets beach.

The Cowslip, Launceston
A charming little farm café just outside Launceston, serving excellent coffee and light meals in a very attractive setting.  

The Olive Tree, Bude
A very pleasant café overlooking Bude canal that turns into a restaurant in the evening.
Rectory Tea-rooms,    Morwenstow
A beautiful tea-room in a 13th century rectory – cream teas highly recommended!