Port Isaac, North Cornwall, UK

Port Isaac, a charming village in Cornwall, has a lot to offer including lots of places where you can try delicious food, as well as to enjoy brilliant service. In the village, you can hear locals speaking about Outlaws restaurants, the Edge, the Golden Lion pub and some other places. Nevertheless, choosing the right one is not always an easy task. So if you are looking for the best restaurants in Port Isaac, this article is definitely for you. The list below includes information about the top 5 restaurants in Port Isaac according to the TripAdvisor ratings.

  1. Restaurant Nathan Outlaw

Address: 6 New Road, Port Isaac PL29 3SB, England


Nathan Outlaw is perfectly placed right at the top of Port Isaac. The menu of the restaurant includes seafood, as well as some traditional British meals. It has gluten-free options and offers some vegetarian meals. The restaurant offers two rooms: the first-floor dining room accommodating up to 6 guests and the second-floor kitchen bar accommodating up to 8 guests. Nathan Outlaw is ideal for those who want to try local cuisine, want to catch some romantic vibes, enjoy the scenic view of the coastline or celebrate some special occasion.

  1. Outlaw’s Fish Kitchen

Address: No 1 Middle Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RH, England (Formerly The Harbour)


Outlaw’s Fish Kitchen, in contrast to Nathan Outlaw, is situated at the bottom of Port Isaac. The best thing about its location is the building: a 15th-century fisherman’s cottage overlooking the harbour. The restaurant was opened in 2013 and since that time offers its visitors unique dishes made from the freshest seafood. So if you are looking for the best restaurant in the village to try seafood from the surrounding waters, Outlaw’s Fish Kitchen can become your best choice. Also, the restaurant serves traditional British meals and has gluten-free options. It is an ideal place to try Port Isaac’s local cuisine, to enjoy the view, to spend a romantic evening or to celebrate some special occasion.

Outlaw's Fish Kitchen
© Simon Burt | — Celebrity Chef Nathan Outlaw at The Fish Kitchen, Port Isaac, Cornwall
  1. The Krab Pot

Address: 12 Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RB, England


If you are looking for the small eatery in Port Isaac to come with children, The Krab Pot is a great place to visit. Here you can try handmade food made from freshly sourced, seasonal ingredients. The restaurant serves lots of meals, including locally-caught seafood, award-winning Cornish pasties, seasonal dishes, and more. Despite the fact that restaurant’s specialty is crab dishes, you can also order some vegetarian, gluten-free and meat options.

There are two rooms available: the one on the first floor accommodates up to 6 people and the one on the second for up to 21 people.

One of the nicest and most distinctive features of the Krab Pot is that the restaurant welcomes well-behaved dogs. What is more, there is always a treat or two for your furry friend. The Krab Pot is an ideal place to visit with children and the rest of your family.

  1. The Mote

Address: 9 Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3RB, England


The Mote is situated right in the hub of the village. This charming place is very popular both among locals and tourists who come here to enjoy simple rustic dishes packed with seasonal charm and flavour. All the dishes are created from world-class ingredients that come to the Mote from the best local suppliers. If you are at the Mote, you can try fantastic seafood, traditional British food, enjoy both vegetarian and vegan meals, and order some gluten-free options. The Mote welcomes large groups of people and is ideal for families with children, couples, and friends. It offers outdoor places with an amazing scenic view and is ideal for romantic dates.

  1. Fresh From The Sea

Address: New Road | near Fore Street, Port Isaac PL29 3SB, England


Fresh From The Sea is situated at the top of the village by the Pea Pod Gallery.  The restaurant serves world-class seafood that comes right from the boat of the owners – Calum and Tracey Greenhalgh.

The restaurant specializes in serving food created from crabs and lobsters. You can try it whole, dressed, in a sandwich or salad, boxed to take home or even alive! Also, you can have a cup of coffee, try some delicious cakes or even get some souvenir. The place is ideal for visiting with kids and the rest of the family. Come to Fresh From The Sea to try local cuisine with the ability to order some gluten-free meals.