Porthcurno - the digital beach

Food and Drink at Porthcurno

Some of these restaurants, cafes and pubs at Porthcurno may have different opening hours in winter, please do check with them especially out of season. There is also some uncertainty about how they may operate in 2022.

The Porthcurno Beach Cafe

01736 810 834 This bright cafe and gift shop at the top of the beach path, opposite the Porthcurno carpark, serves food and all sorts of coffee and cake and icecreams and beverages, indoors and on the patio! Excellent selection of beach goods and swimwear available, now redecorated and relaunched with full licence to sell beer, wine and spirits, so do check for seasonal opening times at porthcurnobeachcafe.co.uk.  Now with free Wifi for customers too, using a 300 Mbps superfast fibre connection.

The Cable Station Inn

01736 810 479 NOT OPEN SUMMER 2022 offered food and drink as well as a beer garden, snooker, pool, darts, and hire of tennis courts next to the beach car park. Will eventually re-open, redecorated and with its original Cable & Wireless era name, The Exiles, which has no relation to the Rolling Stones.

The Museum Cafe

01736 810 966 Spacious modern cafe open to all above the Porthcurno beach carpark,  also with outdoor seating and direct access to the beach via a short scenic path. Excellent coffee and changing menu with gluten-free and vegan options, children's menu, plus soya milk available and free 20Mbps superfast wifi for visitors.  Daily in summer and usually Saturday, Sunday and Monday in winter. Please check for details and menus at Telegraph Museum, which offers a fascinating collection and tour of telecommunications history and the origins of today's internet.

Minack Theatre Cafe

01736 810 181 Paying visitors to the Minack Theatre  - there is a £6.00 entrance charge per person - can eat in its compact and simple cafe, mostly year round.

The Logan Rock Inn

01736 810 495 year round pub and beer garden at Treen is named after the famous Logan Rock on the Treen Castle rock outcrop in the bay. This large rock moves slightly when pushed.

Treen Cafe

07720 326310 sells light lunches, teas, cake and home-baked bread in summer in the middle of the village of Treen, by the carpark and just a short walk from the campsite and Treen Castle. Typically open summer-only from 10 till 5. Treen Cafe.

The Apple Tree Cafe

01736 872753 Friendly local cafe for breakfasts, lunches, coffees and cream teas, featuring also garden seating at Trevescan, Sennen, near Land's End. Able to cater for special diets such as gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan, with soya milk available for vegans and others.  May be closed for 2-3 months in winter - please check at  appletreecafe.co.uk

Porthgwarra Cove Cafe

01736 871 754 In summer there is a delightful pocket cafe with garden and wifi at Porthgwarra, a picturesque cove on the coastal footpath between Porthcurno and Nanjizal and Land's End.  Porthgwarra cove is used in filming Poldark.

The Lands End Container

landsendcoffee.co.uk A unique coffee bar and coffee roastery in a custom container just five minutes walk from Lands End and the coastpath at Trevescan on the A30 at Sennen, typically open Wed-Mon 9-5, with outdoor seating, takeaways, and offering an ideal refreshment and rest point for cyclists.

Bo Thai Takeaway

07950 524371 In season this Thai takeway sells authentic Thai cuisine Tu - Sun 5-9pm from a charming caravan at Lamorna, next to the Boleigh Farm campsite - a farm with countless cats which you can watch while waiting. Nice stop for cyclists in a tranquil spot 5 miles / 3km from Porthcurno, and can do some dishes vegan.

Porthcurno Stores

The local shop and post office (St Levan Post Office), called PK Stores, closed permanently from 2012. For local shops and post offices please see the shops and shopping page.