Callestock Blog

30 Sep

Best places for Christmas lunch in Cornwall

If you're planning a holiday over the festive season, you're probably looking to get away from the stress and pressure of preparing the perfect Christmas lunch. It's not a holiday if you've still got the veg to peel, the turkey to baste and the gravy to make, so here are five of the best places to enjoy Christmas dinner in Cornwall.

Places are filling up fast for Christmas - if you're tempted to escape the madness with a break away, we've got all your tastebuds covered.

5 of the best places you can have Christmas dinner in Cornwall

Here are some of our favourite places to eat out on Christmas Day, leaving the hard work to other people and giving you the opportunity to relax and enjoy the day.

Plume of Feathers, Mitchell

This 16th Century Inn is a traditional country pub with a contemporary twist in its menu.

Plume of Feathers Mitchell Facebook post

It's only five minutes from the cottages at Callestock, so you don't even need to travel far from your base, and their Christmas menu is delicious. Word of warning: they often book well in advance so call early to reserve your seat at the Christmas table.

Price: £££

What's the menu like? Traditional and delicious

How to book: Call 01872 510387

Hawkins Arms, Zelah

Just a few minutes walk from Callestock, this pub and restaurant is ever popular with our guests.

Hawkins Arms Christmas Dinner in Zelah

You'll always receive a friendly welcome from Adam and Alex, and at Christmas you'll feel right at home with the roaring open fire and festive setting.

Price: ££

What's the menu like? Fresh, wholesome and tasty

How to book: Call 01872 540339

Bolingey Inn, Perranporth

Perranporth Beach is cited as one of the best in Cornwall, with its miles of white sand, blue waters and towering sand dunes.

Perranporth beach Cornwall

It might be a bit bracing outdoors in December, but head five minutes into the village and the Bolingey Inn offers a warming home-cooked Christmas meal, with products and ingredients sourced from local suppliers.

Price: ££

What's the menu like? Local, freshly cooked and filling!

How to book: Call 01872 571626

Miners' Arms, Mithian

Built in the 1500s, the Miners' Arms in St Agnes is a traditional Cornish pub, with solid wooden beams, low ceilings, slate floors and friendly staff.

Miners' Arms at Mithian

The history of the setting will add a unique atmosphere to your Christmas day, and with beautifully presented food (including chef's homemade Christmas pudding), you'll remember your day for years to come.

Price: £££

What's the menu like? Traditional favourites with a modern twist

How to book: 01872 552375

Driftwood Spars, St Agnes

Built in the 1600s, with beams salvaged from shipwrecks along the coast, this little country pub offers fabulous views across the beach from its light and airy modern dining room.

Driftwood Spars on Facebook

Locally caught fish is prepared and cooked within hours of being landed on the nearby beach, and freshly baked bread and local meat is delivered daily by local bakers and butchers.

Price: ££

What's the menu like? Fantastic pub food

How to book: 01872 552428

Mouth watering? Feeling peckish? Me too. But until it's time for dinner, find out more about spending Christmas in Cornwall online or give us a call on 01872 540445 to find out what's available.

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