SHEDNOTES 125: A Filofacts – on Travel: Seaside Cafes

The Telegraph enraged some of its own readers with some poncey choices for “Britain’s 25 Best Seaside Cafes” at

However, we’re having the Devon and Cornwall ones, for starters, maybe a couple more, for the Filofacts, the Shed’s own life manual, shared with you at

** The Hidden Hut, Porthcurnick Beach, Nr Portscatho, Truro, Cornwall TR2 5EW
Barbecued fish as well as the usual cakes and pasties. Check for “feast nights” where you take your own plate and eat from a shared table.
** Café ODE, Shaldon, Devon, TQ14 0HP
01626 87342
Sells local drinks and has its own micro-brewery.
** Crab Shack, Hell Bay, Bryher, Isles of Scilly, TR23 0PR
01720 422947
Outbuilding of Hell Bay Hotel.
** Fraggle Rock Bar, Bryher, Isles Of Scilly TR23 0PR
01720 422222
Recommended for crab.
** The Alice Rose at the Nare Hotel, Carne Beach, Veryan-in-Roseland, Cornwall TR2 5PF
01872 501111
Cruises up the Fal with food and drinks on “elegant wooden motor cruiser”.
** Hive Beach Café, Beach Road, Burton Bradstock, Bridport, Dorset DT6 4RF
01308 897070
Near where Broadchurch was filmed.
** The Gurnard’s Head, Nr Zennor, St. Ives, Cornwall TR26 3DE
01736 796 928
Old pub, with rooms, serving Med-style food. And no mobile signal.
** The Lobster Pot, Portland Bill Lighthouse, Portland, Dorset DT5 2JT
01305 820242
Good crab and scones.
** 2 Fore Street, Mousehole, Cornwall TR19 6QU
01736 731164
Bistro serving local fish and beef by Raymond Blanc trained chef.
* Rockfish, 8 South Embankment, Dartmouth, TQ6 9BH
01803 832800
Recommended for fish and chips with class.

lifted with thanks …

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