Tea rooms appealing for every taste

Food fans with certain food allergies and specialist diets can enjoy the Twisted Currant at Porthleven – a traditional tea room that prides itself on an extensive choice of gluten and dairy free options as well as delicious vegan dishes

The superb shabby chic café has gained a loyal following since opening its doors four years ago with a choice of delicious breakfasts, light lunches, home-made cakes and cream teas.

Consistently voted among the best cafés in the county, Twisted Currant beat off competition from more than a hundred other businesses to reach 6th place in a poll conducted by Cornwall Live. It was also voted in the top 10 of the best places to have brunch by Cornwall News.

A Vegan Vanilla and Chocolate fudge cake (it’s egg, gluten, dairy, nut and soya free)

What sets this sweet little tea room apart is the friendly staff who all clearly have a passion for quality service and helping customers.Too often vegans face limited options on menus, yet the owners believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to enjoy tasty and great looking dishes and so have spent time to create unique options allowing groups with varied tastes to have an enjoyable experience together.

Traditional Cornish cream tea with plain or fruit scones, strawberry jam and clotted cream

For dessert, try the renowned chocolate cream teas and the wonderful home-made cakes which really are the definition of “a little of what you fancy does you good.”

A visit to their Facebook page shows the regular special offers which are sure to tempt even the strongest willed, take a look and see what you can find.

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