Welcome to the night!
From its swanky cocktail bars to full-throttle festivals, Cornwall knows how to throw an après beach party.
Downstairs in Alba, A Bar offers small plates, cocktails and coffee. There’s no need to book a table, just turn up and choose your cocktail and small plate from the mouth-watering menu which is served all day from noon.
Beerwolf Books is a freehouse, bookshop and meeting place. By day, it’s the perfect place to linger over a book with a refreshing drink and as the evening progresses it fills up with just about every type of character.
Situated on the dunes of Porthtowan beach, the Blue Bar is the perfect place to get together with family and friends. Inside there are panoramic seated bay windows to while away the afternoon or just to watch the stunning evening sunsets.
Boardmasters returns year after year to deliver you the ultimate festival lifestyle everyone loves. Providing a tailored music offering across eight stages on arguably the most beautiful festival site in the UK.
Chy Bar & Kitchen
The bar area at Chy Bar & Kitchen heats up at night with music and DJs and gets really buzzing, whilst up the winding stairs the dining room is all calm and relaxing with fish tanks in the walls and cool lighting.
The Eden Sessions are a series of one-day live music and comedy events held in the summer. The beautiful site with its natural acoustics draws world-class artists to give performances that many regard as among their best.
The Ferryboat Inn dates back 300 years and is situated in the North Helford Passage on the waterfront. Surrounded by wooded banks and sloping fields, this is one of Cornwall’s most breathtaking locations.
You can walk straight in off the beach to the chilled-out beach bar at the Godolphin Arms or linger on the beachside terrace with friends, enjoying a glass of wine and a platter of seafood whilst the waves lap at the sea wall below.
Gylly Beach Cafe
Music nights at Gylly Beach Cafe are the talk of the town. From The Grace Notes to Nick Mulvey, Lawrence Fox to Gareth and Annie, there’s the best of the Cornish scene, right through to world class Mercury-nominated artists.
Kingswood Bar & Restaurant
Set in the beautiful woodland of Pentewan Valley, the family-owned Kingswood Bar & Restaurant offers a modern but welcoming environment. The Bar & Restaurant is the place to relax, sit back and enjoy a unique energy.
The Lanivet Inn is a village pub focusing on all of the things that make a good pub great; quality food made from fresh locally-sourced produce, the best kept real ales, music, Sky Sports and whole lot of fun.
A world away from Newquay, yet just a short stroll to Fistral Beach, Lewinnick Lodge is a real hidden gem on the coast. Boasting a stylish bar and brasserie that’s long been a favourite with locals and those in the know.
Established in 1979, the Miracle Theatre is one of the south west’s key arts organisations. It produces a rich mix of touring theatre, always with a unique comic style, joyful use of language and an immediate visual appeal.
Old School Bar & Kitchen
The Old School Bar & Kitchen is passionate about serving local real ales, beers, ciders and spirits. Offering a choice of great ales to enjoy from the surrounding areas of Mount Hawke, Truro, St. Agnes, Porthtowan and Portreath.
The Pandora Inn tries to keep drinks local, the beers come from St Austell and the pub also stocks Cornish lager, cider and even gin. As well as introducing a ‘wines from our region’ section to the already extensive wine list.
Port William Inn
The Port William Inn near Tintagel, has front row sea-facing seats, al fresco dining, contemporary decor and a cosy woodburner to toast your toes beside after a long day walking. Why not bring Rover too, as it’s dog friendly.
Rogue Theatre produces a range of projects including immersive adventures, late night cabaret shows, festival projects, music events, young people’s performance events/projects, and of course theatre.
St Kew Inn
The St Kew Inn prides itself on the choice and quality of food all prepared in its renowned kitchens. The tranquil location is the perfect setting to enjoy a glass of wine or a pint of beer drawn from casks available.
St Mabyn Inn
The St Mabyn Inn is what can only be described as a proper country pub, located in the heart of North Cornwall. The pub serves food daily and the menus change regularly to keep things seasonal, local and ‘ansom’.
St. Tudy Inn
The St. Tudy Inn has a warm and cosy atmosphere and a passion for simple, rustic cuisine, real ales and fine wines. There is an ever evolving menu that combines a passion for beautiful food with the best Cornish produce.
Every year a number of large-scale Sundowner Sessions are hosted on Lusty Glaze Beach and in the past has hosted some incredible, much-loved artists including, Ben Howard, Feeder, The Feeling, The Kooks and Newton Faulkner.
The Carew Arms
The Carew Arms is a pub, general store and cafe in Antony. It is focused on delivering affordable, local and seasonal produce. The simple menu places an emphasis on the quality of the produce that is used in the kitchen.
The Chintz Bar
Far down the rabbit hole in the heart of Falmouth lies The Chintz Bar, a bar like no other. Specialising in wine, cheese and charcuterie The Bar is the best place to relax, put your feet up and set the world to rights.
The Driftwood Spars
The Driftwood Spars prides itself on being a true Cornish coastal pub, you can enjoy a selection of proper Cornish ales, feast on scrumptious home-made food or simply enjoy a warming cup of fresh barista-style coffee.
The Gurnard’s Head
The fresh and seasonal menu at The Gurnard’s Head changes every day according to what the chefs feel is at its seasonal best. Drink flows through the veins of the pub and it always has three hand-pulled ales on offer.
The Minack Theatre
The Minack Theatre puts on a full programme of drama, musicals and opera every summer, together with music, comedy and story-telling. It’s open all year round for you to explore this amazing place and its history.
The Old Grammar School
Live music at The Old Grammar School is starting to take off, and coupled with its famous BBQ and paella nights this is not to be missed! The bar has presented some of the finest DJs from the soul and latin beats genres.
The Old Inn & Restaurant
A warm and friendly welcome awaits visitors at The Old Inn & Restaurant. You are guaranteed to feel at home in the comfortable, cosy bars or enjoy the attentive and first rate service in the attractive and spacious restaurant.
The Old Success Inn
The Old Success Inn is on one of the finest stretches of coastline in Cornwall. It is a proper Cornish pub offering guests a true taste of Cornwall in the form of meticulously crafted St Austell Brewery ales and tasty pub food.
The Queens Hotel
The Queens Hotel, St Ives’s only gastropub – the home of excellent, great value pub food. The Hotel prides itself on keeping the best cask conditioned Cornish ales as well as a well kept and reasonably priced wine list.
The Sandbar also offers great entertainment for children and adults, live music and quiz nights. The stylish bar offers comfortable couches for lounging and relaxing whilst enjoying the panoramic view across the beach.
The Sloop Inn
The Sloop Inn is one of Cornwall’s most iconic and oldest pubs located in the heart of St Ives. Take a seat on one of the benches spilling out to the harbour, or find a pew under the low beams and sip one of the cask ales.
The Tinners Arms
Built in 1271, The Tinners Arms has been at the heart of village life in Zennor for over 700 years. A pint of local ale or a hand-crafted Cornish gin, whatever your tipple, there’s always plenty to slake your thirst in the bar.
The Watering Hole
The Watering Hole is an iconic bar, restaurant and live music venue located on Perranporth Beach. The bar has an excellent selection of lagers and ciders on draught, as well as stocking an extensive choice of wines.
The Tolcarne Inn is a cracking pub, located just a stone’s throw away from Newlyn harbour. It was a bit of a down-at-heel fishermen’s haunt until it was taken over by the energetic local food hero, Ben Tunnicliffe.
Tom Thumb is a high-end, speakeasy bar situated in the beautiful coastal town of Newquay. Serving premium cocktails and coffee with a unique and extensive range of spirits, wines, beers and ciders.
The Victoria Inn provides award-wining food, fine wines, good local ales, ciders and a Cornish lager. The daily menu utilises the excellent wealth of local produce available each season within close proximity to the Inn.
Zute is an Italian-inspired restaurant and cocktail bar offering an exciting and innovative cocktail menu focussing around the martini and the sour, two stalwart drinks of the cocktail world, and complementary to the food offering.