With a selection of great bistros, cosy pubs, quirky cafés, and fine dining restaurants lining the waterfront, Fowey is full of fantastic places to eat.

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This popular bistro prides itself on serving freshly prepared local food and refreshing cocktails. Located in Fowey’s main street, it’s a perfect place to enjoy a relaxing drink, or tasty meal.

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lifebuoy café, Fowey, Cornwall

The Lifebuoy Café

Famous for its ‘Fat Buoy’ breakfast, The Lifebuoy Café has been serving homemade cakes, delicious breakfasts, and hearty lunches since 2010, and is renowned for its welcoming hosts and friendly atmosphere.

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Haveners, Fowey, Cornwall


With prime position on the seafront, this recently refurbished bar and restaurant serves fresh local seafood, meaty burgers and award-winning St Austell Brewery ales.

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Fowey Hall Hotel, Cornwall

Fowey Hall

Offering leisurely breakfasts, light lunches, afternoon teas, and tasty dinners, Fowey Hall’s award-winning restaurant caters for both family mealtimes and fine-dining experiences.

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Restaurant at The Old Quay House Hotel, Cornwall

The Old Quay House

This fantastic fine-dining restaurant features uninterrupted views of the estuary from one of the best terraces in Fowey. Head chef Richard Massey serves exquisite food, influenced by the local produce available in Cornwall.

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The Dwelling House, Fowey, Cornwall

The Dwelling House

Situated in a former merchant’s house, this charming tea room serves delicious breakfasts, homemade cakes, and local teas.

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