We love freshly baked bread, homemade cakes and of course, Cornish pasties. Here are 8 places to grab tasty treats like these in Cornwall…
The award winning Cornish Bakery pride themselves on their locally farmed vegetables that are freshly picked to make the tastiest pasties. Order the ‘pochon bread’, a mix of special malted wheat and buckwheat sourdough, perfect for a picnic. As well as delicious bread The Cornish Bakery is known for their proper local pasties, buttery French pastries and hand-roasted coffee. Enjoy a pre-work coffee alongside an almond croissant – yum!
As you walk though Fowey you’ll be drawn in by the smell of freshly baked breads, cakes, savouries and biscuits at Quay Bakery. Be spoilt for choice with a wide variety of breads from flutes to wholemeal to rye sourdough and more. Perhaps you fancy a cake instead? Why not pick up some scrumptious banana fudge muffins or hot cross buns. Quay Bakery is open Monday to Saturday and offers gluten free bread as well as their other delicious foods that are all made by scratch on site everyday.
In the heart of Looe you will find Sarah’s Pasty Shop, a family run bakery in a beautiful fishing cottage. Drop by and pick up a traditional Cornish pasty or perhaps go for something a bit different and order the spicy chickpea and lentil pasty or one of the vegetarian options available. Sarah’s is open Monday to Saturday and also on Sunday’s during the six week school holidays in summer.
Visit Hope’s Bread, a bakery located in southern Cornwall, they are known for their delicious award-winning artisan bread and other tasty treats. Try something different such as the oat and apricot bread or perhaps something a bit sweeter such as a sticky cinnamon and pecan bun. However, Hope’s Bread can also be found at Penzance, so pop along and try a range of the bakery’s delights!
Little Bakehouse, Launceston
Enjoy sourdough croissants alongside a warming cup of coffee in the town of . Perhaps you want some freshly baked Cornish bread? We recommend that you try the fig and fennel loaf to share with the family over lunch. Little Bakehouse is open Monday to Saturday from 9am.
St Ives Bakery
St Ives Bakery is independently owned and sells some of the tastiest breads, pasties and cakes in Cornwall; we recommend the chicken and vegetable or steak and stilton pasty. Purchase some scones to go with your clotted cream, jam and warm cuppa as you catch up with friends.
Enjoy a delicious, hearty breakfast before work; drop by Oggy Oggy in Falmouth for one of their infamous Full English Breakfast pasties. Perhaps you have a sweet tooth, if so try the pork and apple pasty or the Dutch apple and custard pasty – yum! As well as these they also have gluten free and vegetarian options available.
Warren’s Bakery started up in 1860 and are one of the world’s oldest pasty makers; now Warren’s have expanded all over the UK with their award-winning pasties, breads and cakes.
Try an alternative and tuck into the lamb and mint or the chicken and asparagus pasty and finish off with a cheeky chocolate hot cross bun, or two!
Written by Georgia Atkins