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best places to eat in bude

  • food and drink
September 10, 2017

Indulge in a variety of cuisines all set in the picturesque setting of Cornwall


Sandymouth Holiday Resort is one of three Darwin Escape parks located in the idyllic county of Cornwall.

Set in North Cornwall’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Sandymouth Holiday Resort is just a 15 minute drive from Bude, a seaside town at the heart of the River Neet with plenty of historical landmarks to visit and delicious restaurants to try.

So if you’re wondering where the best place to grab a bite to eat is when you visit, here are our top restaurant suggestions in Bude:


the bank

This quirky restaurant situated alongside the River Neet aims to bring the best taste of Spanish cuisine to Cornwall.
The Bank is ideal for those looking to experience a new culinary experience with plenty of flavour, offering both an eat-in or take-out option.
So whether you’re searching for an evening to share and enjoy a selection of tasty dishes or you’re looking to taste the Spanish flavours from paellas, fish platters and seafood and lobster specials, this restaurant is the place to go to bring the ‘fiesta’ back to your dining experience.


rosie’s kitchen

Rosie’s Kitchen offers a beachside family-run café, perfect for those looking to visit somewhere with a bustling atmosphere and picturesque seaside views.
All food is cooked fresh to order from sizzling fajitas classic to wood fired pizzas and Thai style fishcakes, using local produce where possible. For those who have a sweet tooth, there are plenty of delicious desserts on offer including lemon meringue and toffee crunch sundaes and a peanut butter stack. They also offer a selection of Gerry’s Original Cornish Ice Creams and sorbet made just 21 miles from Rosie’s Kitchen itself.


the deck

Known for their signature hanging skewers, The Deck has a lot to offer in terms of delicious mouth-watering menu options.
Choose from The Deck’s popular skewers and pick either a seafood, chicken and chorizo, surf and turf or vegetables and halloumi and then choose which flavour of butter to brush it up with, whether it be hot, sweet chilli or garlic and citrus. There are also a range of burgers to select from, Deck mussels, steak and a range of ‘Deck bites’ for those who fancy a taste of a couple of dishes.


the crow’s nest

Located at Darwin Escape’s Sandymouth Holiday Resort, The Crow’s Nest, has a range of delicious and appetising menus, an entertainment area and a beautifully furnished bar area.
A range of mid-week specials are on offer which include pizza and pasta night, to pie and a pint night and steak night. There is also an opportunity to grab a delicious Sunday Roast from 12pm to 4pm each Sunday.
The Crow’s Nest caters for all and creates a relaxing and friendly environment for individuals, couples and families – a perfect dining experience to make your holiday in Bude memorable.


the coffee pot

This gem of a café is set in the heart of the shopping area of Bude and is the ideal place to stop off for a spot of lunch or a sweet treat and drink.
The Coffee Pot is well-known for its Cornish cream tea and delicious range of lunchtime snacks, sandwiches and homemade cakes. It is just a short walk from the beach so whether you’re looking to quell your appetite or just warm up with a hot drink after a long walk, The Coffee Pot is for you.


olive tree bude

Situated alongside Bude’s picturesque canal, The Olive Tree has plenty on offer for those looking for a bite to eat in a picturesque location.
This hidden Cornish gem offers a taste of the county serving a range of Cornish produce from breakfast through to dinner including a range of Cornish beers and gins. With a team of talented local chefs who can cook up a range of delicious meals from baked Cornish brie, lemon sole or toasted mackerel on toasted sourdough, The Olive Tree gives you a chance to sample the local cuisine.
With a cosy interior and an option for alfresco dining this restaurant will leave you spoilt for choice.


life’s a beach

Life’s a Beach, which has a speciality for seafood, boasts a veranda which overlooks Summerleaze beach in Bude with stunning views and outdoor seating for those wanting to take in the sea air whilst they dine.
In the day the restaurant is transformed into a useful facility for Summerleaze beachgoers providing a beach shop, a café and ice cream parlour. From 7pm the restaurant is opened for those wanting to watch the sun go down whilst eating quality local produce.


elements café bar and restaurant

For those looking for a taste of Italian cuisine, look no further than Elements Café Bar and Restaurant serving food and drinks all day from a modern Italian menu.
Opening every day from 10am, Elements offers stunning sea views thanks to its high up location on a cliff top between Bude and Widemouth Bay. A daily specials menu featuring fish from the local catch of the day is on offer at Elements alongside a breakfast, lunch/snacks and dinner menu giving you plenty to choose from.


indulge at one of best restaurants in bude

So if you’re looking for one of the best places to eat in Bude make sure to visit these wonderful places first!

Book your holiday in Sandymouth today to indulge in a delicious lunch or local seafood or a taste of Spanish cuisine… whatever your taste, there will be something to satisfy your cravings in this picturesque seaside location of Bude.

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