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Torquay/St. Ives

eisigh Apr 18, 2007 10:29 AM

My husband and I will be spending a few days this June in Torquay and another few in St. Ives. Any suggestions for both fine seafood and for good pub food?

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    Bazza90036 RE: eisigh Apr 19, 2007 04:01 PM

    The very best restaurant in Torquay is probably the Michelin starred "The Elephant"....www.elephantrestaurant.co.uk/ but be prepared to shell out some major cash!

    Another option is the award winning fish and chips from in Babbacombe in Torquay ...http://www.hanburys.net/

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      Bapi RE: Bazza90036 Apr 20, 2007 03:51 AM

      I'd agree the Elephant is excellent and a trip there is an absolute must, but not that it's too expensive for the quality of the cooking provided. But do also note that they now have also opened a Brasserie too.

      Have fun in June.

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      nsalt RE: eisigh Apr 20, 2007 04:39 AM

      Searching UK Food Blogs for Cornwall - http://tinyurl.com/26lzbz - brings up some interesting suggestions.

      Cornwall is Rick Stein's territory with his famous restaurants at Padstow. I don't know them but they get good reports. www.rickstein.com/rickstein_foodheroe... lists his food heroes in Cornwall.

      Another directory of local food producers etc in Cornwall is www.foodfromcornwall.co.uk.

      Finally, two of the Observer's "The top 50 things every foodie should do" - http://observer.guardian.co.uk/foodmo... - are Cornwall related.

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