Callestock Blog

30 Aug

Cocktails and Tea Rooms in Cornwall

What's better than a Cornish cream tea served with a freshly brewed pot of tea? A Cornish cream tea served with a margarita, of course! If you're ready for a taste sensation, check out one of these fantastic tea rooms, gin palaces or cocktail bars on your next visit to Cornwall.

Dolly's Tea Rooms & Wine Bar, Falmouth

Occupying one of the most beautiful Georgian buildings in the town, Dolly's serves tea and homemade cakes by day. By night, the relaxed venue transforms into a stylish wine bar, serving cocktails, wine, scores of gins and tapas.

Visit Dolly's website for more photos and contact details.

Bone China, Truro

Described on its website as a "Vintage Eaterie and Boozery" this little gem in the heart of Truro city serves high tea, hot savoury tapas, cupcakes, macaroons and all number of fruity, tasty, refreshing cocktails.

The beautiful surroundings of the cafe include vintage typewriters and cameras, tiered cake stands, crystal glassware and bone china tea sets.

Bone China website, Truro

Visit Bone China's website for special offers and a full menu.

Rest-A-While Tea Gardens, Stepper Point near Padstow

Stepper Point offers far-reaching views along the Camel Estuary and up the coast. Its dramatic landscape, wildlife-rich farmland, and extensive seaviews feature in Poldark.

Stepper Point tea rooms

After you've snapped some photos (don't forget to share them as part of the #CornwallPhotoTreasureHunt), you can rest a while (see what we did there?) in the tea room, nestled in the countryside.

Read what others have to say about the Tea Gardens on TripAdvisor.

Carnewas Tea Room, Bedruthan

Originally an old mining stable, this granite stone building on the headland at Bedruthan Steps serves locally sourced produce and freshly baked lunches, cream teas, and cakes. After you've walked the headland, braced the winds, and witnessed the power of the waves crashing on the rocks, you'll have earned a cuppa.

Carnewas Tea Room Bedruthan

Visit the website for Carnewas Tea Rooms for photos, directions and more on what's available.

Miss V's Cornish Cream Teas, St Just in Roseland

This pretty little tea hut nestles in lush green gardens on the banks of the River Fal. It sits opposite the historic church and gardens of St Just in Roseland, offering the perfect refreshment after you've walked the gentle footpath to St Mawes and back.

See what Miss V gets up to in her tea hut on Facebook.

Lusty Glaze Beach Bar, Newquay

Make your way down the 133 steps to this privately owned beach in Newquay, and you'll discover a world of lazy cocktails, late lunches and seaside suppers.


See the full menu here and start choosing your first cocktail!

Woods Cafe, Cardinham, near Bodmin

You'll feel like you've fallen down the rabbit hole when you discover this little gem, tucked away under the trees in 650 acres of scenic woodland. The food is made using fresh local ingredients, scones and cakes are baked daily, and you'll always receive a warm welcome from the family who run the Woods Cafe.


See what we mean by visiting the Woods Cafe website here - it's well worth a look.

Hopefully there's something here to whet your appetite, whether you want to try something fruity with a kick or something freshly baked and traditional.

We can offer plenty of other tips on the best places to visit in Cornwall next time you visit, so book now and start planning your food tour of the county well in advance.

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