1. The Weir
Roughly a five-minute drive from Bude, or a twenty to thirty minute walk along the canal path, is local’s favourite The Weir. In a stunning location overlooking a lake, this spot is ideal for a sunny day. They serve fresh seasonal produce with delicious specials every week.
2. The Bay View
For amazing pub food visit The Bay View, which is a staff favourite over at Bude Holiday Resort. They’re known for their massive portions fit to fill your stomach after a long day at the beach. Sun’s out? Why not dine alfresco looking out across the beautiful North Coast.
3. Tommy Jacks
At Crooklets beach you will find Tommy Jacks, serving locally-landed fish, Mexican-style burritos, stone-baked pizzas and grilled burgers. With a modern and laid back surfer vibe, this place has the perfect atmosphere to refuel after a long day at the beach.
4. The Preston Gate Inn
One of Bude’s best pubs, The Preston Gate Inn has a great selection of real ales, lagers, ciders and wine. Enjoy your drink in the traditional relaxed atmosphere of The Preston Gate, with fish and chips every Friday lunchtime, Sunday roasts, jam sessions and live music available regularly.
5. Widemouth Manor
With a commanding view of Widemouth Bay, this is a great choice for a Sunday carvery, which is also served on a Thursday evening, for those who enjoy two roasts a week! There is also a delicious, full menu to enjoy from their restaurant or impressive new terrace. Take a look here.
6. Life’s A Beach
With an unrivalled location overlooking Bude’s Summerleaze Beach, Life’s A Beach is Bude’s premier seafood restaurant. Enjoy fresh fish dishes whilst the sun sets on the veranda for a perfect romantic evening meal. If you’re struggling to decide where to dine, Life’s A Beach is definitely high up there on our recommendations.
7. Rosie’s Kitchen
Rosie’s Kitchen is a family-run bustling beachside café situated right on Crooklet’s surfing beach. Taste the award-winning artisan ice cream and sorbets from Gerry’s Original ice cream company on the sun deck overlooking the Atlantic ocean, or sample their delicious family-friendly menu in the modern Cornish diner.
8. Beach House Hotel & Restaurant
Near Widemouth Bay is The Beach House, a panoramic restaurant bar overlooking the bay. With an exciting contemporary menu of international flavours. Enjoy sundowner cocktails at this funky venue or a classic roast on the coast!
9. The Bank
Within Bude’s marshes, you’ll find The Bank, serving up Spanish tapas and delicious cocktails. A beautiful location and quirky setting, we recommend making the journey to find this hidden gem for a big meal to share with family and friends.
10. The Tree Inn
For a traditional pub experience, visit The Tree Inn. A former manor house, The Tree Inn is one of the oldest and most historic inns in Cornwall, dating back to the 13th century. Sip on your ale beneath beams made from ships wrecked on the coast and enjoy their famous Sunday carveries next to the warm and welcoming wood burner. Booking in advance is recommended as this pub is popular among locals.