There is no better way to understand a local culture while on vacation than through its food. In fact, you dont even have to talk to the locals to know what they have been through and what life is like for them. All you have to do is sample some or all of their local eats and you can somehow have an understanding of the rich cultural heritage that has run through the communitys development. Such is how you can best appreciate the beauty and history of St. Agnes in Cornwall. That is, if you are already tired of the same old tourist destinations.
Here are 5 local restaurants that you simply have to try while on holiday in St. Agnes, Cornwall.
St. Agnes Hotel Restaurant Experience 17th century family dining pleasures at the St. Agnes Hotel as they pride themselves of their signature home-cooked meals using only the freshest catch of the day from Trevaunance Cove and the Atlantic and the surrounding Cornish valley. You simply have to try their Aggies Famous Big Cornish Breakfast with bacon, sausage, egg, baked beans, grilled tomato, hogs pudding, fried bread and toast, and mushrooms. If you dont like it, then get the Giant Bolster Breakfast, the Veggie Breakie, or even their ionic breakfast baps, scrambled eggs, and smoked salmon. Of course, they also have fish specials, Sunday lunches, and dinner specials. They also have lovely hotel rooms if you fancy staying overnight, when travelling to this part of Cornwall.
Driftwood Spars Overlooking Trevaunance Cove is Driftwood Spars, St. Agnes best spot for sampling their famous Cornish ale. Youve got a choice between their iconic Pub and their seafood bistro, the Fitty Pysk both of which offer truly remarkable dishes that can only be best described as authentic Cornish with a modern flair. Try the Fitty Sharing platter of crab claws, mussels, and squid. Or you can sample the Cornish brie or the ale-battered fish and chips, the perfect way to get a taste of the seaside while on holiday in Cornwall.
Genki Need a healthier take on what youre eating? Then head to Genki. Its a Japanese-inspired beach hut café that provides a happy take on coffees, paninis, tapas, smoothies, and fresh salads. Try their Sunday BBQ bacon baps or even the Beachy Bowl and the Bombora Bowl. Holidaymakers love this cafe for the simplicity of its food and proximity to the beach.
No. 4 Bistro and Bar Using only the freshest seasonal produce to provide delectable Sunday brunches and simple dinners, the No. 4 Bistro and Bar is a must-try whenever you are in St. Agnes. They provide honest-to-goodness simple Cornish cuisines that are guaranteed to bring you back in time. This bistro is close to some of the best holiday cottages in Cornwall, along the coast and hills around the picturesque Cornish cove.
Old School Bar and Kitchen A contemporary gastro pub, the Old School Bar and Kitchen provides connoisseurs with traditional Cornish favourites alongside the warm Cornish hospitality and superb freshness of ingredients. Sample their weekly specials that feature the regions best produce. Try their Confit West Country Duck Legg or even their Smoked Portobello Mushroom Wellington as well as the local Roast Cornish Beef and Sea Bream Risotto. This really is a must if you enjoy good restaurant food while holidaying in this art of Cornwall.
The best part of these five eats is that you can take your dog with you. That way, you can enjoy a sumptuous meal perfect for the entire family while on a family holiday in Cornwall.