at Harlyn Bay

Food at THE PIG-at Harlyn Bay

We’ve got an obsessive commitment to home-grown and local produce: simple food done well

It’s all about the Kitchen Garden

The Kitchen Garden is the beating heart of our operation at THE PIG-at Harlyn Bay. Everything is driven by our gardeners, forager and chef – they grow and find the food – the chef then creates the menu; uncomplicated and simple British garden food, true to the micro seasons and with a real focus on simple and fresh flavours.

With an obsessive commitment to home grown produce and a serious love of all-things local, the garden and kitchen teams will work hand in hand to create our 25-mile menu, which will be supported by passionate local farmers and small producers, who supply anything that we cannot grow or produce ourselves.

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Often called the UK’s food capital, four in every five people who visit Cornwall say the food and drink is one of the reasons they choose to visit. We think that Cornwall produces among the richest variety of top quality fresh produce from land and sea available anywhere in the country, and we can't wait to work with the amazing suppliers that we have on our doorstep just outside Padstow.

Fresh-from-the-harbour seafood, award-winning English wines and spirits, hyper-local cheeses, fantastic meats and even saffron! Did you know that Saffron buns and cake are as much as part of Cornish fodder as pasties and clotted cream!

Our commitment to a 25-mile menu not only means we support and celebrate Cornwall's local suppliers, but means we can be 100% honest on the provenance of our ingredients.

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The Restaurant

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Relaxed eating in the heart of the house. Tuck into our 25-mile menu, and enjoy a really wide ranging wine list. 

 

 

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The Lobster Shed

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Outdoor eating and drinking, salty ocean air and simple but seriously tasty local food, head straight from the surf to your table and tuck into the daily catch.

Dig into some seriously fresh seafood and Kitchen Garden pickings at The Lobster Shed, open daily in the gardens of THE PIG-at Harlyn Bay from 12 noon – 9pm.

All seating at our outdoor dining terrace, The Lobster Shed, is outside, so bookings are weather dependant. 

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Menus

Our commitment to a 25-mile menu not only supports our local suppliers, but means we can be 100% honest on the provenance of our ingredients. 

Take a look at our sample menus to get a feel for what we may be dishing up. Please note these are subject to change.

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The Terrace and Orchard

If you're looking for a few piggy bits with a tipple on top, head on over to the Terrace and Orchard for the perfect spot to while away an afternoon in the sunshine. 

Our 25-mile menu

What we can’t grow ourselves, we source from local suppliers and producers. Our surroundings influence our food in every way at THE PIG which is why our local communities are so important in all we do. THE PIG-at Harlyn Bay, is lucky to have access a rich variety of top quality fresh produce from land and sea, as well as world-class wines and spirits.

  • Padstow Kitchen Garden

    2.6 miles away
    Amidst the outstandingly beautiful Trerethern Farm, lies Padstow Kitchen Garden: 4 acres of land nourished, nurtured and tended-to by 6th generation farmer and former Stein’s head-chef, Ross Geach. The talented team of gardeners grow huge varieties of vegetables every year for some of the country’s finest restaurants and cafes.

  • Fish for Thought

    14 miles away
    A family run business based in Bodmin, dedicated to sustainability, and delivering fresh seafood to their customers. From the boat straight to the kitchen, they are committed to serving up remarkable Cornish seafood

  • Haywards Farm

    13 miles away
    Proper Cornish cider! The Bray family have farmed Hayward Farm since 1919, but cider has been produced on the farm’s granite cider press for centuries, supplying the families and labourers with the Westcountry’s favourite drink. 

  • Philip Warren

    28 miles away
    Established in 1880, Philip Warren and Son Butchers are the oldest farm shop in Cornwall. They farm and sell indigenous breeds of British cattle, like Red Devons, Angus, Dexters, Herefords and Galloways. 

  • Camel Valley

    16 miles away
    Camel Valley vineyard has been producing award-winning, world-class wines in a beautiful corner of Cornwall since 1989. hat is it that makes their wines so good? It’s really quite simple – an idyllic setting on sun-drenched slopes near the famous Camel River; excellent grapes that perfectly suit the soil and climate; a respect for traditional vineyard practices combined with a modern approach to wine making and, a passion for creating wines that provide pure pleasure! 

  • Tarquin's Gin

    16 miles away
    In 2012 Tarquin Leadbetter set his sights on establishing the first Cornish distillery for over 100 years - a self-taught distiller, Tarquin uses old techniques to create award winning gins in a converted cow shed perched on a windswept hilltop overlooking the wild Cornish Coast! 

Things to know before visiting

The availability shown online is live and always up-to-date. If you can’t find the date you’re after, please email reservations@thepighotel.com so we can add you to our waiting list.

However, it’s worth checking out our other properties as we may have rooms or tables available elsewhere.

We do not permit dogs inside THE PIG-at Harlyn Bay, although they are welcome to join you on a stroll around the grounds and if you book a table at The Lobster Shed.  Please keep them out of the Kitchen Garden and away from our animals.

Children are more than welcome at THE PIG-at Harlyn Bay, both in the restaurant and to stay in our inter-connecting rooms. Please note a selection of rooms can accommodate cots and small beds. 

We’ll never tell you what to wear. Our restaurants are informal places, so come in whatever makes you happy and comfortable.

We offer monetary vouchers, as well as a lunch or dinner voucher.
These can be purchased here

0345 225 9494. Our phones can get quite busy at certain times, so please do bear with us. You can also reach us by completing our online form, using our live chat system, by calling us on 01841550240 or by emailing us at reservations@thepighotel.com

You can check in from 4pm at all of our properties, however, you’re more than welcome to arrive earlier to drop off your luggage and explore the gardens. Due to current physical distancing guidelines, we are limiting capacity in the main hotel, so you might not be able to make the most of the lounges until you have checked in. The team will be on hand to help you when you arrive.

Check out is by 11am. We ask that you leave your room by this time, but please enjoy the surroundings all day. We can’t guarantee an early check-in or late check-out, but stick around and let us know your plans and we will try our best on the day. 

Unless we are running a special deal and it is stated within the terms, all of our rates are on a room only basis so are inclusive of VAT only. 

Breakfast will be served at guests’ tables in the restaurant, as sadly our much-loved PIG grazing breakfast tables are not viable with current guidelines. All of the goodies that were on the Breakfast table will now be available, along with our hot dishes on our new Breakfast menus. Prices range from £10-£15.

At THE PIG-at Harlyn Bay we have two rooms with disabled access and wet rooms. For more details please contact us by completing our online form, using our live chat system, or by emailing us at reservations@thepighotel.com

We are no longer accepting payments made in cash, we will only be accepting card payments at all hotels.

We no longer accept American Express payments.

Breakfast is available for residents from daily 7.30-10.30am.

We serve Lunch in the Restaurant from 12-3.45pm daily and Dinner, for residents only from 6.00-9.45pm daily. We’re not currently taking restaurant reservations for dinner, unless you are staying with us, due to physical distancing and capacity restrictions. 

You can also book at The Lobster Shed, our outdoor dining terrace. Bookable all day between 12pm-9pm - open to all. 

Getting here

near Padstow, Cornwall

THE PIG-at Harlyn Bay

Harlyn Bay, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8SQ, UK
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By road

THE PIG-at Harlyn Bay is accessible following the A30, A389 and A39 heading towards Wadebridge and then follow signs for Padstow. As coming away from Padstow, follow the signs to Harlyn Bay. Once you’ve reached Harlyn Bay, cross the narrow bridge and continue up the hill. When you get to the top of the hill, turn right and you will get to THE PIG-at Harlyn Bay which is a short drive of around 200 yards away.

Popping our postcode PL28 8SQ into your sat nav will direct you there also.

 

Why not stop off at THE PIG-at Combe as you head East? Just off the A30 towards Cornwall it is the perfect place to break up the journey with an overnight stay or quick bite to eat.

It is around 2 hours from THE PIG-at Combe to THE PIG-at Harlyn Bay along the A30.

Nearest station

The closest station to THE PIG-at Harlyn Bay is Bodmin Parkway, around 20 miles away.  Trains run direct from London Paddington. The 11A bus runs towards Padstow from Bodmin Parkway, with a change to the A5 towards Newquay followed by a short walk between the bus stop and hotel.

Taxi service

If you're getting to us by taxi give Kjs taxis a call on 07875 637734 who'll be able to get you over to ours in no time. 

Nearest airport

Newquay Airport is 9 miles away from THE PIG-at Harlyn Bay and it takes just around 25 minutes to get there by car.

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