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9 April 2014

Cornwall’s best pasty makers revealed

It’s something us Cornish folk are proud to be associated with and it is something that is enjoyed all over the country- the pasty. When you come to Cornwall and treat yourself to stays in luxury holiday cottages it’s only right to try the local cuisine. We can now reveal to all of you who are looking to sample the pinnacle of Cornwall’s traditional delicacy which shops were voted the best in Cornwall for such a culinary treat.

The voting came from the readers of The Cornish Guardian, The Cornishman, and The West Briton, with conclusive results.

The overall winners with over a third of all the votes cast were Philps of Hayle.

The joint runners up were Rowes and Warrens respectively, both taking 8% of the votes, closely followed by Ann’s 6% and Hampson’s with 5%.

The poll really has shown that everybody has an opinion on who makes the best pasty, there is no definitive answer.

After the top five, there were only seven other pasty makers to receive two or more votes – with Berryman’s, Ferrell’s and Oggy Oggy of Truro all collecting three.

Almmost 15% of people voted for a pasty maker that no one else chose to vote for.

The following pasty makers are all ones that got a vote in the poll: , Proper Cornish, West End Bakery, Congdon’s, Porthreath Bakery, St Agnes, Chokes, Premier Pasty, Prima Pasty, Curtis’, Horse and Jockey, Terry’s Lavenders, Pengenna’s, Barnecutt’s, Mary’s, MacFadden’s, Pellow’s, Lentern’s, Aunty May’s, Chacewater Pasty, Illogan Pasty, Chacewater, Perranporth, Crantock, Chough and Ginsters.


The Official Top Five were:

• Philps- 36% of the vote

• Warrens- 8% of the vote

• Rowes- 8% of the vote

• Ann’s 6% of the vote

• Hampson’s 5% of the vote

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