The Indy Cafe Collection

Cornwall is home to some of the finest locations and tastiest food in the world, and a good café can be a great place to enjoy both.
Amongst this collection of independent gems scattered across Cornwall we’ve come across perfect pit-stops, cosy corners, gorgeous gardens, beautiful beaches and, of course, views that you will want to linger over. You can also be assured that every café in this collection prides itself on sourcing local ingredients, supporting local suppliers and serving great Cornish food.

Poolside Indulgence

Penzance

Poolside Indulgence is the perfect place to sit back and relax on a sunny day. We specialise in local seafood, we have a daily changing specials board and are fully licensed. Throughout the summer we hold weekly paella evenings and seafood nights. Open Easter-October

Call: 07779 998590

Archie Browns

Penzance

Vegetarian cafe and health food shop in Penzance and Truro. Open daily from Monday to Saturday serving a varied menu, including vegan food, using locally sourced and organic produce where possible. They also hold occasional evenings and cookery classes.

Call: 01736 362828

Boscastle Farm Shop and Cafe

Boscastle

With a passion for local produce and a stunning setting, Boscastle Farm Shop and Cafe has it all. Surrounded by National Trust Farmland and less than 50 yards to the South West coastal path, the views are breathtaking.

Call: 01840 250218

Baker Tom’s Bread

Pool, Redruth

Fresh, speciality breads, pastries and cakes baked daily, using traditional methods and the finest organic and local ingredients. Available at Baker Tom's shops in Truro, Falmouth, Penzance and Wadebridge, The Bakery Cafe in Pool and in restaurants and farm shops across Cornwall.

Call: 01209 218989

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled facilities

The Padstow Coffee Company

Padstow

Producers of hand roasted, luxury and speciality coffees, expertly blended and roasted from our roastery in St Merryn. Our Padstow shop stocks an exclusive range of brewing equipment for both and home and professional use with daily tastings and demonstrations. Complete coffee heaven!

Call: 01841 533828

Callestick Farm Icecream

Near Truro

Callestick produce quality ice-cream using fresh milk from their 100 cow herd and their own source of spring water. Available in scooping sizes, retail 500ml tubs and theatre pots, it's made from 100% natural ingredients and is sold in over thirty different flavours.

Call: 01872 573126

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled facilities
  • Dog friendly
  • Free parking on site

Red River Cafe

Redruth

Award winning atmospheric cafe situated at Cornwall's exciting cultural playground, Heartlands. Delivering great Cornish produce creatively and with excellent service.

Call: 01209 722320

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled facilities
  • Dog friendly
  • Free parking on site

KERN

A vintage van serving you German inspired sweet and savoury baked treats and delicious fresh coffee and selection of teas.

Call: 07742360461

Melinsey Mill

Near Truro

16th Century Watermill with cafe, arts and crafts, rustic shelters, pond walk, historical artefacts and good homemade food.

Call: 01872 501049

  • Paid parking nearby

The Waymarker

Falmouth

Rural Café & Function Venue based in North Helford nr Constantine •SouthWest Tourism for Excellence 2017 Silver Cafe/Tearoom •"Cornwall Tourism Award" best café/tearoom Gold 2016/7 + 2015/6 & Silver 2014/5 •"Choose Cornish" truly Cornish cream tea champion 2014

Call: 01326 341323

Porthminster Beach Cafe

St Ives

An award-winning seafood restaurant, nestled beneath the steep slopes of Porthminster Point, right on the beach with unbeatable and uninterrupted views across St Ives Bay to Godrevy Lighthouse. Now open all year round for morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.

Call: 01736 795352

  • Disabled access
  • Paid parking nearby

Bosvena

Bodmin

Bosvena (Cornish for Bodmin) is an elegantly renovated town house, overlooking picturesque Mount Folly Square, with a leafy courtyard behind. It offers wonderful coffee and excellent locally sourced food and drink, in its downstairs cafe, first floor restaurant and second floor private dining-room. They pride themselves on their attentive service and welcoming ambience, at all times of day.

Call: 01208 264561

Picnic Cornwall

Falmouth

Small independent coffee shop and deli serving exceptional Cornish produce with fantastic customer service. Picnic Cornwall also take orders online for delivery or collection.

Call: 01326 211655

  • Disabled access
  • Paid parking nearby

Wheal Martyn

St Austell

Wheal Martyn is set in the heart of Cornwall. This picturesque site includes nature trails, woodland walks and is home to the UK's only china clay heritage centre. The unique cafe is located within the Victorian remains of a china clay settling tank and uses the very best Cornish produce.

Call: 01726 850362

  • Dog friendly
  • Paid parking nearby

Wendy's Coffee Barn

St Agnes

Barista served coffee, wholesome light lunches and delicious homemade cakes all made on site using local produce. Family friendly and free parking.

Call: 01872 553007

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled facilities
  • Dog friendly
  • Free parking on site