The View, Whitsand Bay

The View, Whitsand Bay

As the name suggests, this really is an incredible location for a restaurant. Perched high on the cliffs overlooking the very pretty Whitsand Bay, many an hour could be spent watching the turning of the tide and the huge expanse of sky. And the food is pretty fabulous too!


Run by Matt and Rachel for the last 12 years (it was a cafe originally), eating at The View is a relaxed, laid back dining experience with a focus on simple, local produce cooked incredibly well. Having spent years building up relationships with local suppliers, they get the best stuff there is and cook it with heart.

Locally caught haddock with herb crumb, cockles and lemon sauce fought with wood pigeon, black grapes and hazelnuts for my attention on my visit – luckily the menu is small, but it changes daily with a bias towards fish and seafood in the summer and meat and game in the winter. 


Head to The View for a chilled out evening - whether the weather is good or bad, you can spend hours looking out over the bay and the skies here are amazing. Combined with excellent food and a bottle or two, you couldn't ask for a better way to while away an evening.

Take a look at our luxury cottages in Whitsand Bay here.

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