The Plume of Feathers // Truro

Head out of town to the village of Mitchell, home to dining pun The Plume of Feathers. This former coaching inn dates back to the 16th century, and still has a welcoming old-world feel. Choose from the cosy bar with its log fire, the airy conservatory, and The Plume's pretty gardens.

Chef Andrew Dudley creates modern British menus using fresh Cornish ingredients. Look out for favourite local suppliers like Baker Tom's Bread, Callestick Farm ice cream and Fish For Thought seafood. The Plume's well-known for its steak, while veggies are well catered for with dishes like Homity Pie and hedgerow risotto.

You can also stay at The Plume, which has a selection of luxurious suites just access the courtyard from the restaurant building. Some of the rooms are dog friendly, many have free-standing baths, and all come with the chance to have a fabulous Plume breakfast in the morning.