Polkerris Beach has three unique places to eat and drink, each with their own take on great, local produce and fantastic sea views.  A fun beachfront takeaway, traditional pub with a beach view terrace as well as a sand side seafood and pizza restaurant.

The Hungry Sailor Café

Well known for their Cornish artisan ice cream, hot chocolate supremes and yummy cheesy chips. This beach takeaway café serves Treleaven's luxury Cornish ice cream and award-winning traditional hand-crimped Cornish pasties. Bacon sandwiches and hot dogs made with locally sourced produce from Tywardreath Butchers are also on the menu, as well as teas, coffees, and cold drinks. 

Opening times: 10am - 4.00pm April until October
Phone: 01726 813306


Rashleigh Inn “The Inn on the Beach”

This beachside pub and restaurant have a true English pub character, set in a 300-year-old former coastguard station with a traditional interior and a terrace to enjoy your beer in the sun. The pub serves fine Cornish cask ales and ciders while the menu offers dishes ranging from mussels and fish and chips to tacos and burgers.

Opening times: The bar opens 11am-10pm, every day. Food served 12 - 8 everyday 


Phone: 01726 814685


Sam’s on the Beach Restaurant

Sam’s restaurants in Cornwall are renowned for their chilled out vibe, top-notch locally sourced food and style, and Sam’s on the Beach epitomises this. It serves delicious seafood dishes alongside wood oven pizzas in a comfortable, light, airy, family-friendly restaurant set in an old lifeboat house. The restaurant offers views across the bay and outside seating so you can eat your Lobster with your feet in the sand!

Opening times: 12 - late, February until December


Phone: 01726 812255



October 7, 2022

The Benefits of Sea Swimming

The popularity of sea swimming has grown rapidly over the last few years. Lockdowns and swimming pool closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic meant that many turned to wild swimming to help their mental health and make the most of being able to get outside.
August 9, 2022

Why dryrobe is Perfect For Outdoor Adventures

If you’re a swimmer, surfer, paddleboarder or someone who loves getting in the sea, then you will have come across dryrobe, the changing robe designed to let you change discreetly and warm up after getting out of the sea.
July 3, 2022

Working In Collaboration with RYST: 2021 Youth Sailing Review

An important aspect of the work we do at Polkerris is regular weekly sailing sessions with primary and secondary schools from around Cornwall, inspiring the younger generation to sail.