5 of the Best Places to Eat Out in St Mawes | Restaurants, Cafes & Pubs

  • The Idle Rocks

    Idle Rocks - St Mawes

    Pitched in the centre of St Mawes, overlooking its harbour, this award-winning restaurant's al fresco dining terrace takes eating out right to the water's edge.

    Executive head chef Dorian Janmatt fuses French-style cooking techniques and classic British dishes. And while meat and fish dishes are The Idle Rocks' bread and butter, veggies get a fair choice of options too.

    Beyond its dinner menu, the restaurant serves up traditional Cornish tea each day of the week – jam first, of... read more...

  • St Mawes Hotel

    St Mawes Hotel Restaurant

    The restaurant tucked inside this luxury seaside boutique hotel dishes up lunch and dinner seven days a week.

    The menu rotates with what's fresh when, but you can be sure there will be a selection of meat and fish dishes on the line-up. Daily blackboard specials spice the foodie offering up each day, and the restaurant's Sunday roast is well worth a look at if you're in town over the weekend.

    For something a little different, the dinner and movie night offers a two course meal... read more...

  • Hotel Tresanton

    Hotel Tresanton restaurant

    With a collection of Mediterranean-style whitewashed buildings and seaward terraces you could be fooled into thinking this hotel's been plucked from the shores of Ibiza.

    The restaurant is housed in a separate building, and paired with an al fresco terrace offering stunning views of St Mawes Bay.

    The menu takes inspiration from its seaside setting, with fresh fish dishes in plentiful supply. Meat-eaters and veggies are taken care of, too, with beef filet and meat-free pasta... read more...

  • The Victory Inn

    The Victory Inn - St Mawes

    The Victory Inn holds the title of St Mawes' oldest pub, the doors on this place are first thought to have opened way back in the 16th century.

    Each dish here is cooked in-house, with the ingredients bought in from local suppliers. The menu's split into three sections with foods sourced from sea, field and garden separated out. Cornish fish curry, steak burgers as well as health-conscious salads all feature under each separate header.

    You can taste your way through Cornwall's...

  • The Rising Sun

    The Rising Sun - St Mawes

    Set in the heart of St Mawes, overlooking the harbour, this welcoming pub is a popular first stop for day trippers off the Falmouth ferry. With views across the water and the Roseland this is one of the most scenic spots to grab a bite in town.

    The Rising Sun serves a contemporary menu throughout the day featuring a choice of pub classics with a modern twist using the freshest local ingredients. Along with an abundance of seafood offerings don't miss out on the slap-up roast dinner if... read more...