Over the recent years. Cornwall has exploded as a gastronome centre of excellence and today there is a huge variety of restaurants, pubs and cafes offering a plethora of local fresh food. Naturally, being surrounded on three sides by the sea, fish and shellfish dishes are quite prominent however thats not to say the choice is limited! St Mawes and the surrounding area has a number of excellent pubs and restaurants. Below is a selection.
The Tresanton Hotel
An exquisite restaurant with views across St Mawes Bay. The Hotel holds barbeques every Sunday in the summer months that shouldn't be missed! Booking essential.
The Rising Sun
A large pub with outside eating area in the centre of the village. The Rising Sun also has a large lounge available as a private function room. Fish & Chips on Friday and a Carvery on Sundays and Wednesdays.
The St Mawes Hotel Moules Bar
Recently refurbished, the St Mawes Hotel now boasts a Moules bar - the first in Cornwall. Situated on the seafront just opposite St Mawes Quay.
The Kings Head - Ruan Lanihorne
Located out of the village, about a 20 mins drive away, this traditional country pub has become well known for its signature Duck Dishes. A freehouse with and excellent range of ales.