Ruin Beach Café
“Creative dining with memorable views” - AA Inspector
TRESCO, CORNWALL & ISLES OF SCILLY
Our Inspector's view
Next to the beach at New Grimsby, this former smugglers’ cottage boasts stunning views. A contemporary space with bare wooden tables and cutlery laid out on crisp tea towels, the food has similarly clean lines. Excellent island ingredients and classic cooking techniques makes for strong flavour definitions here and the wood-fired oven is used to good effect.
Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes
Facilities – at a glance
- Seats: 65
- Wheelchair accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Lunch served from: 12
- Lunch served until: 2.30
- Dinner served from: 6.30
- Dinner served until: 9
- Wines under £30: 12
- Wines over £30:
- Wines by the glass: 11
- Cuisine style: Modern Mediterranean
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About the area
Discover Cornwall & Isles of Scilly
Cornwall has just about everything – wild moorland landscapes, glorious river valley scenery, picturesque villages and miles of breathtaking coastline. With more than 80 surfing spots, there are plenty of sporting enthusiasts who also make their way here to enjoy wave-surfing, kite surfing and blokarting.
In recent years, new or restored visitor attractions have attracted even more visitors to the region; the Eden Project is famous for its giant geodesic domes housing exotic plants from different parts of the globe, while nearby the Lost Gardens of Heligan has impressive kitchen gardens and a wildlife hide.
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