11 of the Best Places to Eat Out in Falmouth | Restaurants, Cafes & Pubs

  • Star & Garter

    Star and Garter - Falmouth

    Strolling up Falmouth's quirky High Street, you will find a hidden gem in the Star & Garter. Set in a Georgian townhouse this restaurant is fast becoming one of the best gastro pubs in Cornwall.

    It seems no detail is overlooked at Star & Garter. The chefs are very passionate about what they do, and it shows. The menu is refreshingly different, and you are spoilt for choice with all the dishes on offer. The meat on offer is butchered, cured and smoked by Star & Garter... read more...

  • The Cove @ Maenporth

    The Cove - Maenporth

    The Cove Restaurant is a stone's throw from Maenporth Beach and dinner here's served with postcard-perfect views right across Falmouth Bay.

    A stylish fairy-light lit terrace offers cosy al fresco dining, while floor-to-ceiling windows make sure you don't miss out on the view if you're seated indoors.

    The southwest's star chef Michael Caines is at the helm here, and in typical Cornish style... read more...

  • Shed

    The Shed - Falmouth

    This easy-going restaurant is owned by a pair of brothers and pitched on Falmouth's shop-and-restaurant lined Discovery Quay.

    The menu here offers simple grub that tastes great. The Shed Burger has legend status in this part of town; it's made using Cornish beef burger, Monterey Jack cheese and smoky streaked bacon. Cornish mussels are another big hit, they've had their spot on the menu since the place opened back in 2008.

    If you're just out for drinks, this place should be on... read more...

  • Gylly Beach Cafe

    Gyllyngvase beach cafe

    Views don't come in much better shape than the ones that come for free when you dine at the Gylly Beach Cafe. It's perched on a Falmouth favourite beach, and locks in views of both Pendennis Castle and the Lizard Peninsula.

    A team of professional bakers deliver fresh loaves and cakes in the restaurant's bakery. There's a full menu to fill up on too, with Cornish breakfasts and super-fresh seafood dishes for... read more...

  • Stones Bakery

    Stones Bakery - Falmouth

    You'll find Stones Bakery right on Falmouth high street. Fresh foods a given here, with all food on offer cooked right on site, and with an open kitchen you can watch the bakers live in action.

    Whether it's doorstop-sized loaves of breads, handmade pastries, or indulgent cakes you're after, Stone's has got your covered. And if caffeine's your calling, be sure to swing by as their coffee is top-notch.

    What's more, you don't have to miss out if you're not in downtown Falmouth, a... read more...

  • Restaurant MINE

    Restaurant MINE - Falmouth

    Restaurant MINE is pitched just off Falmouth High Street in the Old Brewery Yard. Things are pretty small scale inside here, but fear not there's more seating on the cobbles on the restaurant's doorstep.

    The menu's typically Cornish with pan-roasted trout and crab fritters both firm favourites. The intimate dining settings just about a laidback as going for dinner around an old pal's house. While an open kitchen means you can watch as your dish is prepared right in front of you.

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  • Restaurant Four

    Restaurant Four - Falmouth

    For a family-run restaurant right on Falmouth's High Street look no further than Restaurant Four, its star-quality food is a perfect fit for its first-rate postcode. The kitchen's run by Head Chef Matthew Unwin-Springett who opened the doors back in 2019.

    Fresh fishcakes and just-caught sea bream are popular picks at this place. But, with a menu to match what's fresh on the day, there's no knowing what dish might catch your eye. Hearty Sunday roasts are another firm favourite, as well... read more...

  • Harbour View

    Harbour View Restaurant - Falmouth

    With a name like Harbour View, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to work out where this restaurant is positioned. Situated right on Falmouth Harbour, this family-run place serves up both tasty dishes and eye-pleasing views in equal measure.

    Its seasonal menus and daily specials make the most out of Cornwall's huge range of local produce. All tastes are covered with meat, fish, veggie, and vegan options on the line up at breakfast, lunch, and dinner time. Or, if you're short on time... read more...

  • Balti Curries

    Balti Curries is the oldest curry house in Cornwall, and is conveniently located right in the heart of Falmouth, just near to the Sea Front. Mr. Hem started his first Nepalese restaurant in Plymouth in 1999, at this time there were no Nepalese restaurants in Cornwall. He later moved to the Balti Curries adding together Nepalese and Indian cuisine. Today there are about 32 Nepalese and many Indian curry houses so we would like to say thank you to all the people of Falmouth and the whole... read more...

  • The Waterside

    The Waterside - Flushing

    Enjoy the freshest local fish and shellfish accompanied by fine wine whilst taking in the panoramic views of the river and Falmouth Harbour beyond.

    Located right on Flushing`s fish Quay, just across the water from Falmouth, The Waterside is aptly named. Chefs Paul Arrow "Paulo", Tom Beanland "Beano" & Joe Wesley aim to provide you with a range of seafood dishes plus vegetarian options and a selection of locally sourced meats. An extensive wine and drinks... read more...

  • Greenbank Hotel Restaurant