The Best Family Friendly Restaurants in the Truro & Falmouth Area

April 15th, 2024

From beloved Cornish pasties and cream teas to fine dining and award-winning fish restaurants, Cornwall is full of foodie hotspots that boast delicious, fresh, local ingredients.

Whether you’ve spent the day at the beach or seeing the sights, there’s nothing better than winding down after your adventures for a bite to eat. Here are some of our favourite family friendly restaurants in the Truro and Falmouth area, providing the perfect taste of Cornwall.

Hooked!, Truro

If you want to experience some of Cornwall’s famed seafood, Hooked! should certainly make your list. Located in the heart of Truro, it is ideal for dropping by on your day trip to the city.

With seasonal and locally sourced produce, the menu is unique and provides something for everyone. Go for classic fish and chips or something more adventurous. Complete with an amazing kids’ menu, even little foodies will be kept happy.

The Cornish Vegan, Truro

For the best vegan food around, head to The Cornish Vegan, Truro’s only fully plant-based restaurant. With a homey, welcoming vibe, this is the perfect pit stop for delicious, comforting food.

Indulge in loaded hash browns, toasties, chilli and rich desserts, along with plenty more vegan delights. Even for non-vegans, there’s plenty to enjoy!

Bread & Butter, Truro

For a more casual vibe, the Bread & Butter cafe is ideal. Located just by the Royal Cornwall Museum, you’ll find plenty of cafe classics with a sumptuous Cornish twist.

The cafe is famed for its American pancakes, which are always a crowd-pleaser – add a scoop of clotted cream for an extra taste of Cornwall! The tasty lunch menu is loaded with savoury treats, too, including miso mushrooms, frittata, sausage rolls and more.

Pandora Inn, Falmouth

Nestled in a picturesque setting by Restronguet Creek, Pandora Inn is a great spot to visit. The historic inn dates back to the 13th Century, giving a cosy, traditional vibe to your meal.

The awkward-winning menu changes depending on the season, focusing on the best local ingredients and putting a delicious spin on them. From light bites and sandwiches to burgers, gnocchi, fish dishes and more, there’s lots to entice everyone, no matter what you’re in the mood for.

Harbour House Flushing, Falmouth

Head to the fishing village of Flushing for a modern take on the classic Cornish pub. Set right on the waterfront, the restaurant provides a stunning, relaxing place to kick back with a drink and fantastic food.

The frequently updated menus make use of what’s available on the day, ensuring you can enjoy the freshest produce. Menu classics include day boat fish, sirloin, a house burger and much more, including tasty bar snacks and sides.

Fuel, Falmouth

Enjoy the quirky, fun atmosphere offered by Fuel in the heart of Falmouth. With bold decor and vintage furniture, this cafe and restaurant is a feast for all the senses.

With a full daytime and evening menu, you can have your pick of good food, whether you’re just stopping in for a snack or a hearty meal. Choose from favourites like burgers, lasagne, fish and chips and house specials like paella, risotto and Cornish rarebit.

UpperDeck, Falmouth

Located on the marina, UpperDeck is another ideally located restaurant that makes good use of local suppliers. The lively atmosphere makes for a great family hangout where you can enjoy great company and even better food.

Menu staples include local mussels, tapas and pizzas. They also have a dedicated kids’ menu.

Hart of The Valley, Carnon Downs

And if you’re staying at our luxury holiday park in Cornwall, look no further than our on-site restaurant, Hart of The Valley. With a focus on locally sourced ingredients and delicious dishes that the whole family can enjoy, you’re in for an unbeatable taste of Cornwall.

The restaurant is also open to the public, so even if you aren’t staying with us, please stop by and enjoy the food!

Head Chef Ondine has curated an incredible menu with themed nights and specials throughout the year. Hart of The Valley is open on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and one Sunday a month. The diverse menu includes street food from Greek, Korean and Indian cuisine, along with family favourites like pizza, steak and freshly caught fish.

Want to try the delights featured on Ondine’s new menu for yourself? Book a stay with us at The Valley and make your next Cornwall holiday the best yet!