I made a deal with myself last year to explore as much of Cornwall as possible and in doing so, find as many beautiful food spots as I could. We all get carried away going to the same places because you know what’s on the menu but I have never looked back. Somewhere that was always high on my list was St Tudy Inn, based in a cosy little village in North Cornwall, this gastro pub looks so quaint from the outside and was even better once I ventured in.
It was the perfect opportunity to head in, Alex’s birthday, so we booked a table for the lunch menu and were so excited. The Inn is so inviting from outside in the winter, little twinkling lights and warm lighting beaming through the windows. We were greeted to our table and sat in the cutest little corner in front of the roaring wood burner.
The menu is small and very well perfected with strong flavours and local produce. Alex opted for the fish and chips and I had the cheese and leek on toast with a side of chips, because I couldn’t resist! It was amazing, the cheese on toast was so, so packed full of flavour, the best I’ve ever had!
As it was a special occasion, we opted for dessert as well, of course! I had the pana cotta which was served with shortbread and passionfruit and Alex had the flourless chocolate pudding which was gooey perfection.
St Tudy Inn has been voted in the top 50 gastropubs in the country and is headed by Emily Scott, who along with her team, have won a Michelin Bib Gourmand which they have now held on to for four years. Emily herself has been voted as one of most influential women and was featured on the Great British Menu – we’re certainly proud to have her here in Cornwall!