Whitstone, Holsworthy, Devon EX22 6TW (Cornwall)
With fresh-from-the harbour seafood, indulgent Cornish Cream Teas, incredible local produce, homemade ice cream, and of course the mighty Cornish pasty, Cornwall is a food lover’s paradise. The eating options range from casual beachside cafés and country pubs with roaring fires all the way through to fine dining establishments – in other words, something for everyone.
Located in Padstow one of the prettiest Cornish coastal towns, this seafood restaurant is famous for gaining an international reputation for the freshest fish which is often landed right on their doorstep. The restaurant opened in 1975 and today right in the middle of the restaurant you can watch the chefs assembling dishes of sashimi, oysters, langoustines and more! Due to being in great demand, reservations are required for this restaurant so be sure to call in advance before you visit.
(Distance from park 36.4 miles)
The Rydon Inn is a converted traditional and cosy Devon Long House which has been beautifully renovated with high vaulted ceilings exposing all the beam work in the main pub area and an unconventional thatched bar. The conservatory eating area overlooks large landscaped gardens and peaceful lake which houses outdoor seating for those long summer evenings.
(Distance from park 9.7 miles)
La Petite Maison is a family run hidden gem which opened in Topsham in October 2000. Very much a family orientated restaurant, it serves modern British Cuisine with a friendly service, using only the finest local produce. There’s plenty to choose from as the menu includes a wide variety of dishes ranging from fillet of sea bass to fillet steak with thyme potato cake to wild mushroom feuilletee. If you’re thinking of going for lunch here then please book as it is very popular and you would not want to be disappointed.
(Distance from park 62.3 miles)
If you're looking for some fantastic seafood then this restaurant is for you. Life's a Beach overlooks the Summerleaze beach in Bude, Cornwall, and the location and the cuisine is as fine as any in the world. Their ranging menu uses fresh local produce and reflects the creativity and travelling experiences of the young chefs. Seafood is a specialty, prices are reasonable and the atmosphere is always relaxed and friendly.
(Distance from park 8 miles)
Helmed by Nathan Outlaw, former protégé of Rick Stein called Nathan Outlaw and owner of two other Cornish eateries, this casual restaurant is housed in a quaint 15th-century fisherman’s cottage in the beautiful fishing village of Port Isaac. Nestled right in the heart of the harbour, diners can enjoy tapas-style seafood dishes while gazing out on the boats that brought in the catch. Wall paintings of small boats lolling on the local waves, bustling service and a lively wine list all add to the experience. (Distance from park: 25.4 miles)
Adding to Padstow’s reputation as a foodie mecca, Number 6 has gained a well-earned reputation as a friendly place which makes full use of great local ingredients, serving food that ranges from the familiar to the playfully inventive. Head chef Paul Ainsworth has seen his profile rise thanks to TV appearance and published recipes, resulting in this elegant, airy and comfortable often getting packed to the rafters during the summer – so be sure to book ahead. (Distance from park: 36.2 miles)