Whether you’re a Truro local looking for somewhere new to eat or visiting the vibrant city, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to enjoying a meal out. We pick 6 of the tastiest restaurants to try…
Just a short walk from the main streets of Truro is the vintage cocktail and tapas bar of Bone China, a haven of 1940s and 50s vintage décor and chic furniture. Try tasty dishes such as the homemade quiche with side salad and over roasted potatoes or the roasted winter bake full of butternut, apple, red onion, stilton, seeds and pine. Make sure to try a cocktail or even indulge in the ‘Prosecco tasting tray’ with friends.
Enjoy a taste of Asia at this Nepalese cuisine restaurant, positioned nearby Truro Cathedral. For lovers of Nepalese and Indian cuisine this is a perfect spot to dine: tuck into starters such as a Sheek Kebab and main dishes including ‘Chicken Nepal’, a medium hot dish with exotic sauces and ‘Kukhara Masala’, a mild dish made up of off the bone chicken marinated in herbs and spices, among many others to suit all tastes.
From its humble beginnings as a pop-up restaurant in a 30 foot shipping container, Hubbox has grown and now has multiple successful restaurants around Cornwall and Devon. Hubbox is home to a variety of quirky foodie treats, like the ‘Mack Daddy’ burger, a flavoursome bun filled with grilled mackerel, beetroot jam and horseradish with wild rocket. Truro’s own is located in the grade II listed Wesleyan Chapel with unique interiors, offering tasty craft beers as well as inventive cocktails, milkshakes and soft drinks.
Take a trip into the past with the Victorian interiors and splashes of retro wallpaper at the Truro Lounge. We recommend the butternut squash, lentil and coconut curry or the chicken, bacon and avocado burger. If you still have room then treat yourself to the delicious triple-stacked buttermilk pancakes or enjoy their spin on the classic sticky toffee pudding.
Known for being a true Cornish pub, The Old Ale House boasts an extensive menu full of tempting dishes and tasty ales. Enjoy Mediterranean vegetable gnocchi or perhaps the BBQ beans from their skillet menu alongside a pint of Betty Stoggs (a copper ale) or Porthleven (a paler, zingier ale). Expect a lively atmosphere all week: pay a visit on Monday for Jam Night or on Saturday’s for live entertainment.
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Located in the centre of Truro is this dog friendly restaurant, perfect for any time of day, from homemade lunches and tapas to tasty cocktails in the evening with friends. Tuck into the ‘bavette steak sandwich’ with sweet onions, fried egg and mustard on a delicious ciabatta. Fancy something lighter? Try some of their tapas from the menu like the crispy quid, Thai chicken or buffalo mozzarella while enjoying a Spiced Blackberry Daiquiri or New York Sour!