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Pilchards Cafe at Port Gaverne

Cornish produce. World flavours. Daily menu.



Pilchards at Port Gaverne is our  beach cafe 30 seconds from the hotel. At high tide, the sea’s only a few yards away from the tables on the front decking. The perfect spot to while away an afternoon. Or come inside for shelter from the sun. All are welcome at Pilchards – from sandy kids and thirsty ramblers to people in search of new tastes 2021 Michelin Plate.

The menu changes daily. Snack at tapas, share a plate or have one all to yourself. Watch out for our  special events on the blackboard. Drinks range from Cornish craft beers, cocktails and proper wines to teas, coffees and hot chocolate.

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Please Make any booking via the booking link above for any other enquiry’s  to the Port Gaverne Hotel

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We’re on the beach at Port Gaverne, Port Isaac, Cornwall PL29 3SQ

Opening Times



Open Bar and Food – 7 days a week

Food Served 12-9 Pm

Drinks Served from 11 am – 10.30 pm

Our Very own Tuk Tuk running daytime  everyday July and August  from Port Gaverne To our nearby the Stargazy Inn just up the top of the hill in Port Issac

changes to opening days and hrs due to demand possible from mid September

A Doc Martin filming year so book now to Catch the Doc Martin Filmining In Port Issac/ Port Gaverne

Food and Drinks Menus


Rosemary Focaccia Ve,DF
Balsamic, Arbequina Olive Oil 4

Gordal Olives GF,DF
Anchovies, Pickled Chilli 4

House Roasted Nuts V,GF,N
Truffle, Pecorino 4

Mussels and Cockles GF, DF
Ale Pickled 4


Shell On Wild Scarlett Prawns GF
Smoked Harissa Butter, Lime 10

Grilled Octopus “Al Pastor” DF,GF
Charred Pineapple, Coriander 10

Cider Cured Brill GF
Lemon Yoghurt, Asparagus, Peas, Mint 8.5

Scallop Ceviche GF,DF
Lime Pickle, Basil, Ginger, Chilli, Peanuts 8.5

Hand Picked Cornish Crab on Toast DF
Fennel, Curry Mayonnaise 12.5

Soused Mackerel
Taramasalata, Beetroot, Lemon, Thyme 8.5

Spiced Aubergine Dip Ve,DF
Za’atar, Crispy Chickpeas, Caraway Flatbread 7.5

Confit Pork Belly GF,DF
BBQ Squid, Gem Lettuce, Red Pepper Sauce 8.5


BBQ Monkfish on the Bone GF
Sake Pickled Radish, Katsu Ketchup 28

Whole Grilled Newlyn Market Fish
Ask about today’s dish..

Chermoula Cauliflower VE,DF,GF,N
Cashew Hummus, Pomegranate, Pine Nuts 16

14oz Cornish Lamb Barnsley Chop GF
Ewes Curd, Green Olives 22

36oz 32 Day Aged T-Bone Steak GF,DF
Bone Marrow and Shallot Gravy 70


Nduja Crushed Potatoes GF
Aged Manchego

Skin on Fries GF,Ve
Rosemary & Black Garlic

Tenderstem Broccoli Ve,DF,GF,N
Piquillo Peppers, Almonds

Baby Salad Leaves Ve,DF,GF
Orange & Sherry Dressing


Dark Chocolate Mousse V,N
Salted Caramel, Coffee Crumble 7

Blood Orange Posset V,N,GF
Crystalized Pistachios, Negroni Sorbet 7

Pilchards Soft Serve Sundaes
Ask for today’s flavours..

Cornish Blue Cheese V
Beer and Onion Chutney, Sourdough Crispbread 9

Bottled Beer & Cider

Tribute 500ml 4.40
Proper Job 500ml 4.80
Korev 500ml 5.60
Jubel 330ml 4.90
Peroni 330ml 4.60
Heineken 330ml 4.60
Becks Blue (alcohol free) 330ml 4.10
Cornish Orchards Gold Cider 500ml 5.80
Cornish Orchards Blush Cider 500ml 5.80
Rattler Cider 500ml 5.50
Rattler Pineapple Cider 500ml 6.00


Indian Tonic
Slimline Tonic
Mediterranean Tonic
Elderflower Tonic
Ginger Ale

200ml at 2.70

Soft Drinks

Coke 1.95
Diet Coke 1.95
Lemonade 1.95
Appletizer 3.40
Luscombe Ginger Beer 3.60
Luscombe Lemonade 3.60
Elderflower Presse 3.60

Frobisher Juices


250ml all 3.50


Apple & Raspberry
Orange & Passionfruit
Apple & Mango

275ml all 3.70

Bottled Water

250ml Still or Sparkling Coastal Spring 2.50
750ml Still or Sparkling Coastal Spring 3.80

Coffee & Tea

Espresso 3.00
Double Espresso 3.20
Americano Black 3.00
Americano White 3.25
Cappuccino 3.25
Latté 3.50
Hot Chocolate 3.25
Liquer Coffee 7.25
Tea 3.00


Ca’ Bolani Prosecco 200ml 8.90
Ca’ Bolani Prosecco 750ml 28.90
Polgoon 60.00
Bollinger Special Cuvee 95.00

White Wines

Bottles From 24

Longue Roche Sauvignon Blanc
Intorno Pinot Grigio
Stringy Bark Chardonnay
M Picpoul de Pinet
Gravel & Loam Sauvignon Blanc
La Baume Viognier
Muscedet Serve & Maine
Chablis Jean Deligny


Bottles From 27

The Deep Zinfandel
Cinsault-Syrah Rosé Laurent

Red Wines

Bottles From 24.70

Urmeneta Merlot
Cormoran Rioja
Zonin Valpolicella Ripasso
Marqués de Murrieta Reserva


All at 10

Pina Colada – Pineapple Juice, Cream, Koko Kanu,
Mojito – Havana 3YO, Fresh Lime, Mint, Sparkling Water
Cornish Caribbean – Koko Kanu, Lime Juice, Elderflower Tonic, Grenadine, Fresh Orange
Pilchards Ice Tea (12.00) – Cointreau, Vodka, Havana 3YO, Gin, Tequila, Coke, Sugar Syrup, Lime
Pink Collins – Rhubarb & Raspberry Gin, Grapefruit Juice, Sugar Syrup, Sparkling Water
Bramble – Gin, Lime, Sugar Syrup, Blue Curacao
Rum Swizzle – Dark Rum, Lime Juice, Sugar Syrup
Sex On The Beach – Peach Schnapps, Koko Kanu, Pineapple & Cranberry Juice
English Summer – Gin, Apple Juice, Elderflower Cordial, Mint
Espresso Martini – Vodka, Kahlua, Espresso
Passion Martini – Vodka, Passoa, Lime Juice, Sugar Syrup, Fresh Passion Fruit


Jamesons 3.40
Famous Grouse 3.40
Jack Daniel’s 3.60
Jim Beam 3.70
Talisker 6.50
Glenmorangie 6.50

All 25ml.


Courvoisier 4.30
Hennessy V.S.O.P 4.90

All 25ml.


Kahlua 25ml 4.00
Disaronno 25ml 4.50
Baileys 50ml 4.00
Cointreau 25ml 4.00
Southern Comfort 25ml 3.70
Pimms 50ml 4.00

Cornish Tarquins Gin

Dry 4.60
Rhubarb & Raspberry 4.70
Strawberry & Lime 4.70
Elderflower & Grapefruit 4.70

All 25ml.

Gin – Others

Hendricks 4.60
Gordons 3.70

All 25ml.


Smirnoff Red 3.70
Absolut 4.00

All 25ml.


Captain Morgan Dark/Spiced 3.70
Sailor Jerry’s Spiced 3.80
Havana Club 3YO 3.90
Koko Kanu 4.20
Dead Man’s Fingers 4.10

All 25ml.


Jose Cuervo Gold 3.80

All 25ml.


Campari 3.20
Martini Rosso 3.80

All 50ml.

All at 7.5

Mozzarella Flatbread V
Tomato & Basil

Breaded Fish Fingers DF
Fries & Salad

Please advise a staff member if you suffer from any food allergies or have any dietary requirements – Some of our dishes may contain nuts

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