Six of the Best...
You'll find plenty of gluten-free choices on the Roseland – quite apart from all that fresh fish! Many restaurants and cafes cater for those with specific dietary needs and you'll often find staff happy to adapt dishes for you, especially at quieter times. A a smile goes a long way - use your (gluten-free) loaf and don't be shy.
An American-style diner in Cornwall that uses local produce, offers a great gluten-free selection and, as a bonus, campaigns actively against plastic waste – so the straws and takeaway containers are paper. Tasty food, plenty of atmosphere and kids will love it.
Sweet and savoury selection that gets consistently good reviews from visitors and locals alike. You'll find gluten-free food here and knowledgeable staff who can help make sure your choices are suitable. Plenty of outside tables; not the most scenic spot in itself but a fab snack-stop (especially if you're walking the Coast Path) and the hot drinks are legendary.
Whether you're stopping for a snack or ordering one of their lovely Cornish hampers (how about the 'welcome' hamper delivered to your holiday cottage?), the gluten-free pasties and picnic options come highly recommended.
The Hidden Hut
, Porthcurnick Beach (TR2 5HR, no phone, open March-October)
This buzzing beach cafe can still feel like a wonderful secret. The menu is simple, fresh and locally-sourced, with plenty for vegetarians and those on a gluten-free diet. At snack time you'll find cakes baked on site, plus gorgeous gluten-free cakes from an artisan bakery.
Often praised for having really good gluten-free (and vegetarian) options at any time of day, from breakfast to evening meals. With a child-friendly and dog-friendly welcome, what more could we ask?
The menu at this traditional village pub usually has plenty of gluten-free food, and we've heard that the chef is happy to talk you through suitable options and adapt ingredients to give you even more choice (just bear with them if it's busy).