You can’t beat a good old fashioned fry up! Wondering where to enjoy one in Cornwall? There are plenty of places, but according to our loyal social media following, these are some of the best…
Compton Park, Callington
At the Engine House Café you can enjoy a relaxing meal in convivial surroundings with stunning views. Local artists’ work is displayed in the cafe and is for sale at very reasonable prices. They offer full English breakfasts and can even provide gluten free and vegetarian options, should you need them. The Stonkin Tonkin is sounds amazing; 2 Bacon, 2 Butchers Sausages, 2 Eggs, 2 Hash Browns, Beef Steak, Black Pudding, Fried Bread, Mushrooms, Beans & Tomato.
The Beach Hut Watergate Bay, Newquay
Rarely quiet, it’s a vibrant place where the buzz of conversation rivals the sound of the sea. The view pours in, there’s sand on the floor, and you can walk in right off the beach and ask for a table. The main space has large sea-facing windows and there are cosy corner snugs with large banquettes. Their B.H breakfast sounds delicious; Cornish traditional sausage, dry-cured bacon, eggs, beef tomato, field mushrooms and Pavilion Bakery toast!
Muddy Beach, Penryn
Muddy Beach is a family business run by Christian Dann and his parents, Phil and Lisa. Christian has worked front-of-house for some of the most successful restaurants in the area, and when the opportunity arose to take on the lease for what was the popular ‘Miss Peapods’ café on Jubilee Wharf, the whole family jumped at the chance. We absolutely love the sound of the Muddy Beach breakfast; Cornish Primrose herd sausage, bacon & hog’s pudding, St Ewe fried egg, baked beans fried potato, mushroom, grilled tomato with Da Bara sour dough toast, all fo £9.75. They also do a veggie option!
Twisted Currant, Porthleven
The Twisted Currant is a traditional tea room in Porthleven, Cornwall, with a shabby chic feel (not a doily in sight), a bright fresh space and a cosy welcoming atmosphere. Their mission is to champion homemade food. Susan produces her own cakes, pastries and bread on site, having honed her skills as a baker. The star of their menu is the full English breakfast with toast, made up of a free range egg, local bacon and sausage beans, hash browns, tomato and mushrooms. You can add black pudding or hogs pudding for just 80p!
Fig Café, Truro
Fig is a small family run business based in Lemon Street Market located on Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall. Their food is prepared on a daily basis and they offer a selection of premium coffees and teas, as well as cold drinks. They have a great breakfast menu which you guessed it, features an English breakfast! 2 rashers of Bacon, Pork Sausage, Fried Egg, Thyme Roasted Flat Field Mushroom, Grilled Tomato, Beans & Toast, all for just £6.95.
Harbour View, Falmouth
With fantastic views over the water, the Harbour View is the perfect place to go in Falmouth at any time of day. Whether it’s for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner or just drinks, you will always find a warm welcome and a relaxed, informal atmosphere. Their full English breakfast is £9 for which you can enjoy Cornish pork sausage, bacon, roasted field mushroom and tomato, potato cakes, hogs pudding, scrambled eggs and toast.
The Fat Frog Café, Liskeard
This is a friendly family-run café located in the centre of the historic Cornish town of Liskeard with a relaxing environment, unique decor and comfortable seating. Their menu includes all of the choices you would expect at a first class cafe, along with a number of less common dishes and specialty coffees and hot chocolates. Lots of their produce is from the local greengrocer. We love the sound of the range of all-day breakfasts. The bullfrog includes 2 sausages, 2 bacon, 2 fried eggs, 2 hash browns, mushrooms, beans, tomatoes and 2 toast!
Widemouth Bay Café, Bude
Overlooking the beach at Widemouth Bay has the best views of this popular surfing location where you can sit inside at their newly refurbished cafe and relax with a great Illy espresso coffee and watch the surf roll in, rain or shine, winter or summer as they are open all year round.The Widdy Big Breakfast sounds amazing; Cornish hogs pudding, smoked bacon, butchers sausages, free range eggs, hashbrowns, tomato, Heinz beans and toast!
Porthgwidden Beach Café, St Ives
Nestled beneath the steep grassy slopes of St Ives “Island”, right on the beach with unbeatable and uninterrupted views across St Ives Bay to Godrevy Lighthouse. Now open all year round for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly. A full English here includes free Range egg, bacon, sausage, mushroom, tomato, toast, beans and homemade hash browns.
Porthmeor Beach, St Ives
All of their ingredients come from the freshest and finest produce, sourced locally where possible. They are renowned for their ‘build your own breakfast’, fresh juices and extensive vegetarian and seafood tapas. They will always try to cater for any specific dietary requirements.