6 OF THE BEST POST-SURF HANGOUTS IN CORNWALL
PUBLISHED: 18:26 08 August 2016 | UPDATED: 12:38 30 August 2017
Where Cornwall hippest foodie’s hangouts for their post surf snacks...
- Pop up Crab and Oyster Shack - Ostraca
Carlyon Beach has been totally transformed with a pearl of a pop up. Nestled amongst the dunes is one of Cornwall’s favourites of the street food circuit Ostraca’ - a 20ft shipping container converted in to a modern eatery, overlooking the bay towards the tall ships of Charlestown and Mevagissey. With fresh locally sourced seafood and steaks, a full Cornish bar and kiddie’s delights such as crab claws’ and steak soldiers’ young families and funky friends alike love it.
- Oi Oi Sailor…. Cruise in and soak up the Cornish vibes
Iconic Fistral Beach Hotel and Spa opens its seaside terrace for an exclusive Sailor Jerry Sunday Funday session; with live music, a summer pop up bar serving up refreshing Sailor Jerry cocktails and a BBQ offering smoky ribs and burgers. Sundowners start here.
3. Strawberries and Fizz at the seaside
Fresh English berries are at their peak of perfection now, picked a few miles from the hotel classic Cornish strawberries and local bubbles form the ultimate summer delight as part of chef David Williams’ Celebrate the Seasons menu at Sea Side Restaurant & Bar at St Moritz Hotel this month. Those in the know will make it their pool party treat or post beach bliss out.
- Refresh Sharp’s beers and relax The Mariners
Nathan Outlaw’s team at The Mariners serves up a range of Sharp’s award winning beers on the North Cornish coast, with the best fresh, seasonal pub food. Relax and soak up the rays on the newly opened balcony, overlooking Camel estuary and out to Padstow. Palates are refreshed with Sharp’s Brewery’s award winning Doom Bar whilst the crew tuck the in to BBQ mackerel and Porthilly oysters plucked from the sea front.
- Brisket & Blues
At the Star and Garter, the tastiest of Cornish produce is smoked and cured on site and served up to the tunes of live blues music. Shuck an Oyster or six, sip some local beers and relax in the cool banquets with stunning unspoilt views across Falmouth Harbour. Downstairs hipsters dream of themselves as the ultimate chef, checking out the action in the open plan kitchen, home to chef’s favourite toys; the Green Egg, ceramic bbq’s, a pickling area and butchery room.
- Fish House
With open style kitchen and stunning sea views, the Fish house ensure that the chef’s can check the surf, whilst checking the grill, and the guest enjoy the sea breeze with their fritto misto.
The salvaged timber and beach-hut decor welcomes in sandy beachgoers and surfers emerging from Newquay’s iconic Fistral beach with a tasty appetite for a Mediterranean or Asian inspired seafood and shellfish.