The Dolphin is the oldest trading restaurant in Newquay, having been established for over 70 years. Formerly known as Ye Olde Dolphin, the restaurant is located on Fore Street, to the left of the public car park. The current owners took over in 2013.
Food served: Weds-Saturday 6-9pm (10pm Fri/Sat) and 12-4pm on Sundays.
Address: 39-41 Fore Street, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1HD
The griffin Inn, Newquay cooks up a lovely carvery. The carvery is available every Sunday lunchtime and Sunday evening – and also Thursday evenings.
Carvery Served Sundays: 12-3pm and 6–9.30pm
Carvery Served Thursdays: 6-9.30pm
The Carvery Menu includes a choice of meats including roast beef, cooked ham and an additional third which varies between lamb, pork and turkey. There’s a selection of vegetables sourced from local suppliers in Cornwall and you get three varieties of potatoes: roast potatoes, boiled potatoes and dauphinoise
The Griffin also has meal deals and regular menus available seven days a week.
Address: The Griffin, Cliff Road, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1SP
The Lanherne is tucked away on the corner of Edgcumbe Avenue and Ulalia Road – handy if you’re visiting Trenance Leisure Park, Newquay Zoo, Newquay Waterworld or Newquay Boating Lake – or if you’ve just walked up from Tolcarne Beach. This is a great pub if you want to get away from the hustle of the main town.
Free car park. Carvery.
Address: 32 Ulalia Road, Newquay, TR7
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A traditional Cornish pub, at Quintrell Downs, with plenty of free on-site parking. Kernow Carvery, served all day every day and home cooked by an in-house experienced chef.
Families are welcome. Free Kids Play Barn. Real ales, fine wines and soft drinks. Beer garden.
Address: 2 North Way, Quintrell Downs, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4LA
The Mermaid Inn, Porth, Newquay, is right alongside the beach at Porth, with steps to and from the beach making it easy as you don’t have to choose between “beach or pub”. A welcoming “locals pub” feel.
Extensive menu, great portions. Carvery.
Free on-site parking, although space is limited. Also there’s a large public car park diagonally across the road. Regular entertainment and special events nights, including an annual firework display.
Address: Alexandra Road, Porth, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 3NB
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