Dining Out in Truro, Cornwall
Archie Brown's, Truro
Archie Brown's, Truro - The sister shop to Archie Brown's in Penzance. Expect the same fine food in this vegetarian eatery.
Changing daily, our menu is fresh and all menu items are homemade. Our salads are freshly prepared everyday with a wide range of ingredients. We always have alternatives for those who have wheat, dairy or gluten free dietary requirements.
All our food is available to take away.
105-106 Kenwyn Street, Truro, Cornwall. TR1 3BX
Tel. 01872 278622
Bustophers Bar & Bistro, Truro
Bustophers has all the elements of a first rate venue to wine & dine. The wine list is one of the most innovative, balanced and exclusive around. Come and sample Cornwall’s finest and most atmospheric dining experience serving modern British cuisine paired with progressive seasonal produce.
Tel. 01872 227380
Hooked in the City, Truro
The original meeting place...formerly known as Indaba Fish & Seafood Restaurant
In the heart of Truro, Hooked in the City is our vibrant, exciting and established restaurant.
Our open-plan restaurant and kitchen gives Hooked in the City an energetic and unique feel.
Our chefs and waiting staff are always bubbly and ready to look after your every need. If you’re in town for a show, we offer the perfect set-price pre-theatre menu; if you’re looking for a place to celebrate with friends, we offer private dining; or if you want that intimate, romantic meal for two, Hooked in the City is there for you.
Our Rosette-awarded kitchen focuses on classic dishes with a modern twist. Or sometimes a twist just isn’t needed. We believe that simple food is often the best. Especially when it’s fresh, Cornish and in the hands of our talented chefs. With a small but passionate team, Hooked in the City has quickly become one of the top seafood restaurants in Cornwall.
Tabernacle Street, Truro, Cornwall. TR1 2EJ
Tel. 01872 274700
Il Gatto Nero, Truro
Now into its second year in Truro, this family run Italian restaurant is a great choice for lunch or dinner. Owner Maximo aims to provide a fun an lively experience with wonderful service and reasonable price. The kitcken team of Italian chefs are reproducing the classical and authentic flavours of regional Italy, the menu is laid out with choices of risotto, pasta, steaks, fish and stone baked pizza. There are also classic specials like veal chop with sage and calves liver. Ingredients are sourced from specialist Italian suppliers as well as local fish and meat. The restaurant is double fronted, can seat up to 70 diners downstairs, whilst upstairs is a private dining room for up to 35 which is available for lunch meetings, parties and functions.
1-2 New Bridge Street, Truro.
Tel. 01872 272330
Lamplighter Restaurant, Truro
Refined cuisine from land and sea in a relaxed and friendly 300 year old restaurant. Staying in Probus on business, The Lamplighter was recommended by my B&B and Trip Advisor confirmed its good reputation. I had a lovely evening, enjoying excellent cuisine in this very cosy little restaurant. The Lamplighter seems a very friendly place and I would not hesitate to visit again (or recommend a friend).
Fore Street, Probus.
Tel. 01726 882453
An enthusiasm for food and a childhood ambition to become a chef inspired Nik Tinney to open his own restaurant in his hometown. From humble beginnings washing dishes at the Brookdale Hotel in Truro, Nik moved to London for a 3 year apprenticeship at Langans Brasserie. From there he worked at a number of London’s top hotels and restaurants. Returning to Truro after 16 years, with his wife Traci in 1999 they opened Saffron, with the aim to produce excellent food made from local ingredients, cooked to order and served in relaxed friendly environment at reasonable prices. Since then the eclectic menu style and the passion with which it is produced has meant Saffron has become one of Truro’s most popular restaurants. Nik attributes their success partly to the quality and freshness of the ingredients he uses. He is committed to sourcing as many of his ingredients from local farmers and producers as possible. Menus are changed weekly in accordance with availability of fresh ingredients and the seasons. Although this makes menu writing challenging, it is worthwhile as it enables Nik to capture the true flavours of his ingredients. All food is produced on the premises including the bread, which is baked daily and the biscuits served with the morning coffee.
Tel. 01872 263771
Shanaz Indian Restaurant, Truro
Truro's Premier Indian Restaurant conveniently situated close to car parks and the town. The interior is modern and stylish with a light and airy feel. It has a very good varied Indian menu and the service is good.
Shanaz also offers a Take Away Service.
Try something different today!
1 Edward Street, Truro, Cornwall. TR1 3AJ
Tel. 01872 225895
Tabb's Restaurant, Truro
Tabb's Truro, proudly opened its doors in November 2005 after a labour of love to completely rework what was a run down local pub. Now their customers old and new can access Nigel’s accomplished cooking more easily. With weekly changing menus that reflect the best of seasonal and local produce, Tabb's is one of the most exciting restaurants in Truro. The dining room is chic featuring lilac walls, leather high-backed chairs and slate floors. The tables are linen-clothed and set with the finest glassware and crockery. Following the tragic loss of Melanie in 2008, the restaurant continues to be a popular fine dining destination in Truro. Maintaining the high standards of cooking and service that regular customers have come to know.
Open from Tuesday to Saturday for lunch and dinner. Meal Times: Lunch time: 12pm-2pm; Dinner time: 6.30pm-9pm.
Prices: Set lunch of two courses from £18.50.
3 course dinner from £27.50. Restaurant seats 30.
85 Kenwyn Street, Truro, Cornwall. TR1 3BZ.
Tel. 01872 262110
The Alverton, Truro
Recently refurbished, our classic-contemporary Bar & Brasserie offers a relaxing haven for guests and visitors to enjoy a wide range of British favourites cooked expertly - and many with a unique Alverton twist! Overlooking the garden and terrace, it is flooded with light during the day, whilst in the evening you can enjoy a more intimate dining experience enhanced by soft lamplight.
Food is our forte at Alverton - from our award winning breakfast of fruit, juices and cereals such as homemade granola, to the full works cooked to order including sumptuous Cornish sausages, smoked haddock and pancakes drizzled in maple syrup. During the day, grab Lunch in the Brasserie or a Light Bite in the bar, or why not sample our famous Afternoon Tea with delicate finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and scrumptious cakes. On Sunday tuck into a traditional roast for all the family.
Let us tantalise your taste buds and enjoy eating out in style at the The Alverton. To book a table contact us on 01872 276633.
Tregolls Road, Truro, Cornwall. TR1 1ZQ
Tel. 01872 276633
The Old Quay Inn, Truro
Situated in the picturesque creekside village of Devoran some 6 miles southwest of Truro. The Old Quay Inn is one of those Cornish 'secrets' - a dining pub used by locals but offering a very warm welcome to visitors lucky enough to find it. The landlord and staff are efficient and serve first-class food. Tucked quietly away from the busy Truro to Falmouth road; Devoran's present belies its past. Now a tranquil creek-side village, popular with small-boat sailors, it was once a busy commercial port, shipping copper ore from mines on the Great Flat Lode around Redruth, linked by a horse drawn tramway, now part of a Coast to Coast trail. The old village is a triangle of streets, Quay Street and the higher St. John's Terrace linked by Market Street. Several homes are conversions of old warehouses or of former port worker's cottages. On the Quay, a series of odd stone enclosures are the old ore hutches where the copper ore awaited shipment.
32-33, St. John's Terrace, Devoran.
Tel. 01872 863142
The Plume Restaurant & Bar, Truro
The Plume of Feathers - restaurant, pub and bed and breakfast accommodation - is located in Mitchell, within close driving distance of Newquay (including Newquay Airport) and Truro. The extensive menu has something for all, where emphasis is on best quality seasonal ingredients and attentive service: From the Steak Sandwich on a Char Grilled Ciabatta with Sun Blush Tomatoes, Melted Brie, Rocket & Olive Puree, and the delectable Grilled Goats Cheese & Oven Dried Tomatoes on a Toasted Ciabatta with Rocket & Basil Oil, to our Confit Duck Leg with Sautéed Potatoes, Fine Green Beans & Sherry Vinegar Dressing, the Plume of Feathers is a gastronome's delight. But the The Plume of Feathers is more than just excellent food and service. The old stables and barn have been superbly converted to create five cosy bed & breakfast rooms. All rooms feature either bath or shower en suite, and the two bedroom self-catering holiday cottage features its very own garden.
Tel. 01872 510387
The Riverbank, Truro
The Riverbank is Cornwall’s newest destination for food, drink & live music. A place to meet friends, enjoy great food accompanied by a cracking glass of wine or perhaps your favourite ale. We offer a Best of British menu, sourced locally wherever possible. Prawn Cocktails, Potted Shrimp, Rotisserie Corn-fed Chicken, Chapman’s Pork & Ale Sausage and Mash... Quality sandwiches at lunch, big plates of meat in the evening, fresh fish for lunch or supper, cracking roasts throughout the year with hog roasts in the Summer outside in the Riverbank garden... Daily specials, come down for brunch on the weekend whilst enjoying a live acoustic set by a selection of Cornwall's rising musical stars. Riverbank is open seven days-a-week, come along and try it for yourself. “Great food, excellent drinks and live music...”
Old Bridge Street.
Tel. 01872 242090
Xen Noodle Bar, Truro
Just two reviews for the Xen Noodle Bar in Truro:
"Constantly Good. We have been going to Xen since it opened and they have remained excellent over all these years. Also a good place to take children. Xen cured my cravings with both my pregnancies and my children love their food now more than ever... Strongly recommend this restaurant".
"An oasis in a sea of fast food and kebab shops, Xen serves great food at a great price. We found this place at random looking for something quick a few weeks ago, and we loved it! Will definitely be back."
Calenick Street, Truro.
Tel. 01872 222998
3 New Bridge Street. With a daily specials board comprising fish, meat and seafood the chef here makes all her own food in house. The sandwiches and soup are all a bit different and very reasonably priced. It gets busy at peak lunch hours but with 60 plus seats inside and now with the addition of an outside area you should easily find a spot.
Tel. 01872 223163
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