Its All About: Bude

Welcome to our first It’s All About blog giving you insight into where to go in small Coastal towns.

This article is all about Bude a Cornish seaside town perfect for a quick surf and a cup of tea.
With help from the locals we have listed the top places to eat and drink this summer!



No one lives in Bude and doesn’t know Temple. Its a place that just oozes calm tucked away on a quiet street just off the main town road. The modern cafe was born in 2017 and serves everything from breakfast to dinner. The place is one for your Instagram feed with bright orange and mustard cushions and a Moroccan looking work top. But it doesn’t stop there, Temple is known for its fashion with a small boutique sitting just off the cafe showcasing a range of carefully curated lifestyle, home-ware and clothing brands, such as Honest Skincare, Edwin, Stussy and Champion alongside some local Cornish makers.

What it does: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffees, home pressed juices and wines!

Who’s it for: Working on your own or a catch up with a friend. Its good for date number 2 but can sometimes be a little quite for date number one.

Options: Vegan, Gluten free and Vegetarian

Price: ££


The Deck

The Deck is a family run place creating a food experience based on true British food and world wide travel from sticky barque burgers to homemade cheese cake. If you want food that’s real, im so full I cant move food, this is the place. Its unique menu has a lot of food straight from the ocean right onto hot grill. The atmosphere is fun and relaxed so you wont look out of place in some flip flops .

What it does: Dinners from 4pm to last orders at 8pm not open in January

Who is it for: People wanting posh fast food and a lot of it. We are talking burger juice running down your hands food. Maybe not best for a first date but perfect for a family outing or big group of friends catching up.

Options: Vegetarian (lots of yummy options), not so big on vegan food however im sure the Hoisin Jackfruit Burger could be made vegan.

Price: ££


The Coffee Pot

A small local place offering breakfast to lunch. This is where you go if you want locally made scone on the way to the beach or to sit out in the sun to enjoy your eggs Benedict. With raving reviews go support the locals by stopping here once on your travels.

What it does: Breakfast, brunch, lunch

Who is it for: Family, dog and small children friendly stop here for a refresh after a family body board.

Options: Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free

Price: £


The Bank

As arty as its name, this place might look a bit shabby from the outside but dont let this fool you! Inside its full of painted surfboards, glass walls and mood lighting. This was some of the best food I have had and if you are a fresh fish lover this is the best place for you! Its tapas so you just order till you are full.

What it does: Dinner with drinks (stays open late)

Who is it for: Date night! This is a babysitter kind of night, to impress a first date kinda thing. Share a tapas over some wine and candle light with the option to sit outside in the summer.

Options: Gluten free people this is your kind of place. Nearly everything is available for you whether you are veggie or not. Its mostly fish however they do over 10 veterinarian dishes. Vegan options are most likely possible but I would phone up first as the menu changes.

Price: ££


The Beach at Bude

The smarter of the opinions this place is sure to wow. A beach side boutique hotel overlooking Summerleaze Beach that also doubles up as a restaurant. In the day they have an exquisite lunch menu created by chef Jamie Coleman and In the evening it turns into a buzzing bar and terrace serving cocktails and nibbles.

What it does: Lunch - Dinner as well as cocktails and wine.

Who is it for: With raving reviews this is one for celebrations, impressing or simply enjoying a special evening. The food isn’t as expensive as you think as well.

Options: Vegetarian (When we looked at the menu there were vegan options but it changes, the staff are very accommodating)

Price: £££