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Smugglers Rest Cafe

Well worth a visit, to eat, drink, relax, and enjoy a delicious cream tea in a cosy restaurant close to the beach.


A Must Stop !

A hidden gem! Especially their Pizza Night, a great place for family gathering.


At present open every day, except Tuesday, from 10.30 – 17.00.

Lunch served from 11.30 – 15.00.


Gourmet sandwiches/salads using local produce incorporating BBQ meats and veg.

Pasties, cream teas, homemade and freshly baked cakes, and breads

Ice cream from local brand Gibsons


Hot and cold drinks, including coffee from Lars and Margo which is roasted and blended locally.

Licensed bar with new pumps and lines, again showcasing fantastic local beer and cider from St Austell brewery and Cornish Orchards.


Evening BBQs and live music starting in June.

Lovely sunny terrace and grass area to enjoy the fantastic views of Talland bay.

Perfect for families – large field for children to play safely.

Dogs welcome with well-behaved owners


A big welcome awaits you from the owners Drew and Lisa Haywood



  • Bike Friendly
  • Cream Teas
  • Walker friendly
  • Waterfront


  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Licensed
  • Locally sourced produce
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Serve afternoon tea
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Booking required
  • Countryside
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Free car parking
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Locally-sourced produce
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Pets accepted

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Seafront

Specialist Features

  • Themed Events

Map & Directions

Smugglers Rest Cafe


Talland Bay, Looe, Cornwall, PL13 2JA

Tel: 01503 272259

Opening Times

Season (1 June 2023 - 31 Oct 2023)

* Open every day, except Tuesday - 10.30 – 17.00

Lunch served from 11.30 – 15.00

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