If you are in Cornwall, then the Mackerel Sky Seafood Bar in Newlyn, is the place to go for seafood that could not be more fresh or more local as it comes from the harbour opposite. It’s a conservatory on the corner as you drive through Newlyn on the way to Mousehole and you can’t miss it.
There’s a cafe at the bottom of the Lizard which should be better known as the views are stunning and it doesn’t cost a fortune to eat there. You drive straight on until you can’t go any further, park and turn right along the footpath to the Lizard Lighthouse and then you come to the Polpeor Cafe.
A sparkling review in ‘The Independent’ led us to Darsham Nurseries which turned out to be my idea of heaven, both an excellent cafe and a nursery full of tempting plants. The cafe entrance has a welcoming vase of flowers and some sample menus. Inside, there is a simple room with hesperus flowers on a half wall, delineating