13 of the Best Places to Eat Out in Bude | Restaurants, Cafes & Pubs

  • Potters

    Potters - Bude

    With a postcode that puts it in Bude's town centre, Potters is a big hit with both holidaymakers and locals alike. And with a menu that works in sync with the changing seasons, it's well worth a visit for fresh flavours all year round. 

    Bude-born flavours are on the cards at dinner, on both its seasonal tasting menus and a la carte options. And, with a spot on the Michelin Guide, you know you're in for a good meal. 

    Good to know: The tasting menu can be adjusted for vegetarian... read more...

  • Elements

    Elements Restaurant Bude

    With a coastal-path pitch above Summerleaze Beach, it's probably no wonder this place is popular. You can follow your day at the beach with classic pub grub, kids are cared for too with a selection of dishes for mini diners. 

    Local acts take to the stage a couple of times a week, so be sure to head over to the restaurant's insta to check the line-up and grab a table.

    Good to know: This place gets... read more...

  • Temple

    Temple restaurant - Bude

    Temple is snuggled between the centre of town and its canal. If you're up for a chilled-out dining scene with a punch on flavour, this spot should be on your list. 

    Locally sourced meat and fish dishes are big business here, but there are plenty of planet-friendly picks, too. Plates come small in size, which leaves plenty of room for trying out something that might not usually be on your restaurant radar. 

    Good to know: Dinner's best served with a side of sunset here, the... read more...

  • The Bank at Bude

    The Bank - Bude

    You don't have to jump on a plane for a taste of Spain if you're visiting this spot. Spanish ingredients join forces with Cornish produce here to turn out a collection of tasty tapas dishes. 

    This riverside restaurant doesn't put all of its eggs in one basket though, an extensive choice of cocktails ramp up the holiday feeling. And, Estrella-fans are in luck, it's the only place you'll find this Spanish fave on tap. 

    Good to know: It's not all about small plate style dishes,... read more...

  • The Coombe Barton Inn

    Coombe Barton Inn

    Looking for a restaurant with a beach view? Well, you won't do much better than the Coombe Barton Inn. The Inn offers a popular pub, restaurant and rooms right on the beach at Crackington Haven.

    Seasonal local produce features high on the menu, with each dish carefully crafted by cuisine artists Glyn and Celi. This means the menu varies according to the time of year and ingredient availability. That said, diners can usually find a selection of fresh fish, local veggies and ethically... read more...

  • Breakwater Brassiere @ Falcon Hotel

    Falcon Hotel Bude

    A Michelin-starred chef rustles up meals at the Falcon Hotel's Breakwater Brassiere. Peter Gorton's the big name here, and he delivers on a menu of Cornish classics, as well as easy-going dishes like pizzas and salads. 

    If you're big on Sunday lunch, this place has you covered. There's a different menu each week, with roasted meats and market-fresh fish dishes both getting a share of the spotlight. 

    Good to know: You don't need... read more...

  • The Bay View Inn

    Bay View Inn - Widemouth

    The Bay View Inn refers to itself as North Cornwall's worst kept secret because of its obvious and growing popularity. If you enjoy fresh local seafood and beautiful sea views, the Bayview Inn will not disappoint. The menu features a plethora of options and a choice of gins so good that some might call them "ginspiring."

    The Bay View Inn's trendy, upmarket décor and appeal match the equally impressive menu options. Starters include delectable creamy garlic and truffle mushrooms, feta... read more...

  • Rectory Tea Rooms

    Rectory Tea Rooms - Morwenstow
    Rectory Tea Rooms

    The Rectory Tea Rooms will make you feel like you are taking a step back in time. In the small rural parish of Morwenstow, you will find a farmhouse dating back to the 13th century. Complete with open fires, antique furnishings and the original oak beams that have a story to tell as they came from ships that were wrecked many moons ago along the treacherous North Cornwall coastline.

    You could not have picked a better spot to stop for tea - an opinion reflected by the Telegraph,... read more...

  • Life's a Beach

    Life's a beach - Bude

    You can't argue with this restaurant's name in a place like Bude. And it follows through with a location so close to the sea you can hear the waves. 

    Dining at Life's a Beach (or LAB as it's known locally) is pretty casual, and naturally there's plenty of seafood dishes on the menu. But there are also a good selection of other picks too. There's even Cornwalls take on a Bratwurst sausage - get a load of that!

    Good to know: Doors are open first thing and with... read more...

  • Olive Tree

    Olive Tree Bude
    Olive Tree

    A canal-facing terrace ensures dinner with a view at the Olive Tree. Well, in fact, it serves all three meals so you can eat in the open wherever the sun is sitting. 

    And, with Summerleaze Beach a stone's throw from its doorstep, this place does waterside dining at its best. A big menu provides crowd-pleasing dishes whatever your taste, have a look at the seafood sarnies though - crusty bread and just-caught fresh seafood are a winning match in our books. 

    Good to know: The... read more...

  • 2 Belle Vue Avenue

    2 Belle View - Bude
    2 Belle View

    From outside, this ivy-clad restaurant looks like a postcard-perfect cutesy cottage, and things are just as cosy indoors. It's pitched just a couple of minutes' walk from the centre of town, making it a sure stop for central stayers. 

    Smartly dressed dishes come in the form of Spanish tapas plates and fresher-than-fresh steak and seafood. Fear not veggies and vegans, there's a menu that's got your name on it too. 

    Good to know: You'll be super lucky to walk up and get a table... read more...

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