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Take A Foodie Holiday In Cornwall



Cornwall has plenty of Michelin Starred dining establishments as well as restaurants that are recognised by the UKs culinary industry as among the best in the Kingdom. In Fowey, two of the finest restaurants are elevating their culinary excellence by using only fresh local ingredients as well as organically grown farm produce. While these can command premium prices, many tourists to the quaint historic town of Fowey do not mind to pay for the opportunity to sample one of Cornwalls best culinary creations.

Foweys restaurants have attracted the attention of local residents and visitors to the town on holiday too. Many people choose to stay in Fowey because of the quality restaurants available. These restaurants tend to be close to some of the best cottages in Fowey from where holidaymakers can enjoy this unique foodie destination. Here are the two most renowned restaurants in Fowey that provide fantastic dishes that can rival any Michelin Starred fine dining restaurant in the world.

Conveniently located inside the historic and posh 4-star boutique hotel The Fowey Hotel, Spinnakers Restaurant is one of Foweys well-renowned restaurants that uses only the freshest and organically farmed local produce in its menu offerings. Taking full command of the Spinnakers kitchen is Master Chef Mark Griffiths who is committing himself and his team to the creation of fabulous flavours fully integrated into each bite of their mouth-watering dishes.

With a Traditional Lunch Club offering that can include chicken liver parfait served with apple chutney dressed in aged balsamic and toasted brioche for starters and followed by a main of roast loin of pork served with parmentier of vegetables, chateau potatoes and port jus, before finishing it with vanilla custard steamed syrup sponge. Or you can always choose a prawn cocktail and sea fish tempura combination downed with vanilla crème Brulee.

If you fail Wednesday, you can always get the Traditional Sunday Lunch of pan-seared mackerel with Nicoise salad and rocket pesto followed by roast beef sirloin with braised red cabbage and red wine jus then topped with summer berry jelly with raspberry coulis and strawberry ice cream. Of course, you can drop by anytime to sample Chef Marks creations.

Not to be confused with Fowey Hotel, Fowey Hall Hotel is a luxury hotel located in Fowey that boasts of excellent Cornish cuisine at the Fowey Hall Restaurant. Here they only make use of only the finest and freshest ingredients of the day. At the helm of the Fowey Hall Restaurant is family man and Head Chef James Parkinson who has to whet the appetites of many hotel guests and restaurant diners alike. Sample their dressed Cornish crab with tomato and basil jelly, served with Japanese salad and rocket balsamic or try their Vol-au-Vent of quail with creamed bacon and shallots served with roast jus. Their glazed duck breast with duck croquette, parsnip coulis, tenderstem, beetroot, and crispy duck wonton served with port orange jus is simply a must-try. If not, you can always sample their Dauphinoise and spinach gateau with purple sprouting, parsnip coulis, chive veloute, and beetroot.

Fowey Hall Restaurant also boasts of the finest tipples in Cornwall. Take a sip at the Sharps beers that have been brewed in Rock as well as the Tarquins Gin that has been a major distilled product in the southwest. Or you can always down a few glasses of wines from the Camel Valley. Whatever your tastes, Chef James and his team will surely kindle them.

There are other restaurants in Fowey that use locally grown ingredients and the freshest catch of the day. However, these two restaurants are undoubtedly on a class of their own.

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