The Cream Tea Collection

The Clotted Cream Tea is at the heart of the Cornish experience – and has got to be one of the best culinary combinations in the history of eating. Naturally, the Cornish spots do it best (jam first, thanks very much), and we’ve rounded up a collection of the independent spots with the tastiest cream teas this side of anywhere. Enjoy…

Porthgwarra Cove Cafe

Porthgwarra

Located in the heart of Porthgwarra - the Cafe serves a selection of refreshments including fresh pasties, traditional cream teas, ice cream, cold drinks, coffee and tea, and delicious cakes baked on the premises.

Call: 01736 888515

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

Made Marion Gluten Free

Heligan Tearoom and Bakery

Near St Austell

The Lost Gardens of Heligan are home to the Finest Productive Gardens in Britain and produce over 300 varieties of heritage fruit and vegetables which are lovingly tended to supply the Heligan Kitchen with fresh, seasonal produce.

Call: 01726 845100

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

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

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

C-Bay

Crantock

C-Bay offers locally sourced seasonal ingredients and mouth-watering dishes with a Cornish and British influence which you can enjoy in our sea view restaurant, on the sun terrace or in the garden.

Call: 01637 830229

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

Upper Tamar Lake Cafe

Kilkhampton

South West Lakes Trust is the region's largest combined environmental and recreational charity. As well as outdoor activities, you can also enjoy the delights of their cafes (Tamar Lake cafe near Bude and Siblyback Lake cafe near Liskeard) which support regional producers and use locally sourced ingredients.

Call: 01288 321607

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled facilities
  • Dog friendly
  • Paid parking nearby

Grigg's Restaurant

St Austell

Grigg's pride themselves on quality and service. Their restaurant serves meat reared on their own farms and all other ingredients are sourced from local suppliers where possible. Open for breakfast, morning coffee, lunch, afternoon teas, Saturday evening meals and Sunday lunch. Find us on Tripadvisor

Call: 01726 69997

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled facilities
  • Free parking on site

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

Woods Cafe

Bodmin

A beautiful woodsmans cottage serving homemade lovely lunches and yummy treats every day of the year. The cafe is surrounded by the stunning backdrop of Cardinham Woods.

Call: 01208 78111

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled facilities
  • Dog friendly
  • Paid parking nearby

The Sisters

Newquay

We're a new mobile coffee van based in Newquay. We serve good quality coffee and homemade cakes (gluten free and vegan options also available). We realise many people suffer from food allergies and cater for special dietary requirements, we want to make sure we have something for everyone. We also visit farms to get as much local produce for our homemade cakes as we can. We love working with people and making our customers happy by offering them our lovely products. To see people enjoying what we do is all that matters to us.

Call: 07561221724

The Sail Loft

St Michael's Mount, Marazion

Set in the island?s old sail loft on the fringe of the village, our licensed cafe serves a wide selection of light lunches, home-made breads and cakes plus fresh fish specials, using the best local, seasonal and sustainable ingredients.

Call: 01736710265

Prima Bakeries

Scorrier

Based near Redruth at the heart of Cornwall, Prima Bakeries has been baking delicious Cornish Pasties, bread, cake, confectionery and savoury products for over thirty years. Their team of highly skilled bakers take great pride in ensuring all of their products are made each day to the highest standards of quality, freshness and flavour.

Call: 01209 820321

Rosevine

Near Porthscatho

The Rosevine is a stylish coastal retreat with restaurant on the Roseland Peninsula. Family friendly short breaks and holidays in a big house by the sea. Modern country food on offer all day 9am - 9pm. The whole house is available to rent exclusively, for private parties and weddings.

Call: 01872 580 206

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled facilities
  • Free parking on site

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

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