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Top Seafood Restaurants

2 August 2017

Fishing for a good seafood restaurant in the Fal River? We've trawled the area for the very best, now all you have to do is try them all out for yourself!

There’s no better place than Cornwall to enjoy fresh seafood, and the Fal River area has it’s fair share of restaurants where you can devour the catch of the day straight from the sea to your plate. 

Flying Fish Restaurant

Savour the taste of Cornwall as you gaze across Falmouth Bay at this award winning restaurant.

The nautically styled restaurant is a beautiful place to dine, flooded during the day by light from the floor to ceiling windows.

The Flying Fish are passionate about working closely with sustainable local fishermen to source fresh seafood, of the highest quality and low in food miles. Every day, the morning's catch is brought by local fishermen. The chefs then get to work quickly creating tasty dishes for your lunch or dinner that showcase the best that Cornwall has to offer.

The Waters Edge Restaurant

Perched on the edge of one of the world's largest natural harbours, the two AA rosette Water's Edge Restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy the bounty of the Cornish waters.

The Waters Edge bring local seafood to life, with imagination and spirit - fusing styles, techniques and flavours to shape an irresistible menu.

The large glass front of the restaurant allows diners to watch the fishing fleets in the harbour whilst they devour fish caught from the Cornish waters right under your nose.

The Harbour View

This family run restaurant/café/bar is located in the heart of Falmouth with fantastic views over the Harbour, and a relaxed, informal atmosphere.

The seasonal menus and daily specials offer the best of local produce with a excellent selection of seafood.

Family friendly, the Harbour View has seating both inside and out with a spacious deck for alfresco dining. On cooler evenings and chilly days, ask to borrow one of the complementary fleece blankets or find a spot under one of their heaters.

The Wheelhouse

Nestled down a side street off Falmouth main high street, The Wheelhouse is one of the Fal River's best kept foodie secrets.

Rated the best seafood restaurant on TripAdvisor, the reviews speak for themselves! This intimate and rustic crab and oyster bar serves melt-in-your-mouth seafood simply allowing the taste, freshness and seasonality to dominate.

Make sure you book in advance: 01326 318050


Hunkydory in Falmouth has built a reputation as one of the top seafood restaurants in the Fal River area.

Only a stone’s throw from Custom House Quay, there are a vast selection of mouth-watering seafood dishes on the menu with an excellent wine list to match.

The ever changing and delicious menu is bound to please your taste buds enticing you to visit again and again.

Rick Steins Fish

If your a seafood fan, you simply can’t visit Falmouth without a trip to renowned chef Rick Stein’s eatery on Discovery Quay.

Classic fish and chips are at the heart of this menu with locally sourced battered cod, hake and lemon sole along with chips cooked in beef dripping.

Some of Rick's favourite seafood recipes are served in the restaurant including oysters, cod curry and a delicious sharing platter, featuring an array of dishes from Rick's TV travels.