Family Holiday Dining Guide for Cornwall

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Cornwall is an ideal destination for families who want to get away and explore the beautiful beaches and breath-taking views. Whether you are looking for a formal restaurant or a casual family lunch, there is something for everyone. To make your family holiday planning easier, here’s our guide to some of the best family-friendly restaurants in Cornwall. 

Want to experience Cornwall culture?

Here are a few restaurants in Falmouth that capture the essence of Cornwall:

The Shed – Discovery Quay, Falmouth

This restaurant offers something for everyone, from their broad kids’ menu with child-friendly options to their diverse menu featuring locally sourced cuisines and delicious desserts. Open 7 days of the week with breakfast, lunch and dinner available, The Shed also offers Sunday Roast menu options. Its reputation has been built on personal service and it is extremely accommodating.

The Shack – Discovery Quay, Falmouth

The Shack will take your breath away with its seaside atmosphere and direct link to local fishermen. You’ll feel like you’re part of a community as you enjoy your meal, surrounded by the relaxed ambience of this stunning seaside spot. With daily specials available depending on what the fishermen have caught that day, there’s always something new to try.

IndiDog Eatery – Market St, Falmouth

IndiDog Eatery offers modern British cuisine with a strong focus on locally sourced produce. The restaurant prides itself on its friendly service, relaxed vibe and fantastic views of the harbour and coast line. The authentic, local atmosphere will help to make your overall holiday experience unforgettable.

The Ranch – Discovery Quay, Falmouth

The Ranch is located on the vibrant Discovery Quay, so you can take advantage of the beautiful setting as you enjoy your meal. Plus, there are plenty of other activities close by such as museums and art galleries, so you can combine your trip with some sightseeing. From juicy steaks to fresh seafood, there is something for everyone on their menu. Their Sunday Roast menu is particularly popular and features traditional British dishes like roast beef or lamb with all the trimmings. 

Hooked on the Rocks – Swanpool Rd, Falmouth

Hooked On The Rocks is the perfect spot for families looking for a delicious seafood meal during their family holiday in Cornwall. They serve up locally sourced fish dishes like classic battered cod and chips, as well as more creative entrees like scallops, cooked in roe butter. It’s beautiful location near Swanville Nature Reserve, and the stunning beach at Swanpool gives you an ideal day out for the family.

Are you in the mood for an adventure?

This café is the ultimate paradise for thrill-seekers and adventure enthusiasts.

Life’s A Beach Café – Maenporth Beach, Maenporth

Life’s A Beach Café offers delicious food that is sure to please every palate. Also, they offer an assortment of Cornish ice cream flavours that the children will love. The café is situated right on the beach in Maenporth, so after fuelling up with a delicious meal you can enjoy action packed activities hosted by Falmouth Surf School & Watersports.

Whether the family enjoys swimming, rock pooling or paddling through the waves on a surfboard or kayak, you’ll be able to find something suitable for everyone to love. Also, there are plenty of stunning views along the coastal path nearby as well as iconic shipwrecks from centuries past that will fire your kid’s imagination.

Families love dining out in Cornwall

Cornwall is the perfect holiday destination for families looking to unwind and bask in the natural beauty of the region’s stunning beaches and breath-taking views. The dining experience in Cornwall is equally memorable, with this tried-and-tested dining guide providing a host of family-friendly restaurants to cater to different tastes and preferences. Whether you’re in search of authentic local dishes, delicious seafood fare, or crave something more adventurous, there is no shortage of dining options to choose from.

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