Gastronomia e bevande

Stuzzicate il palato! 

Dall’eccellente gelato di produzione locale al tenero manzo dell’isola; da prelibati granchi e aragoste appena pescati a soffici torte fatte in casa; dalle verdure coltivate sul posto ai vini e le birre dell’isola: la cucina delle Scilly vi delizierà il palato. La gastronomia è una passione delle isole, celebrata in ogni momento ma soprattutto durante l’appuntamento annuale del Tresco & Bryher Food Festival. 

Nel loro insieme le isole vantano un’ottima selezione di locali gastronomici in cui assaggiare i prodotti del posto... Se trascorrete qui una settimana o due, non sarà necessario andare nello stesso ristorante due volte, a meno che non lo vogliate voi! 

Ristoranti panoramici, pub dall’atmosfera accogliente, aperitivi sulla spiaggia, prelibatezze gustate all’aperto o uno snack al volo - troverete di sicuro il posto che fa per voi. Inoltre, i più avventurosi potranno procacciarsi la cena andando a pescare o alla ricerca di cibo sulla spiaggia. 

Nei negozi agricoli spesso visibili a bordo strada è possibile acquistare prodotti del posto come frutta e verdura fresche, marmellate, conserve, il tipico “fudge” fatto in casa, uova e molto altro. Non dimenticate i contanti perché nella maggior parte dei casi si lascia una donazione a discrezione dell’acquirente. Anche St. Mary’s ospita regolarmente mercati con prodotti locali durante tutta la stagione, di solito nel palazzo del municipio. 

Per aiutarvi a pianificare la vostra vacanza culinaria, scaricate la nostra Guida gastronomica delle Scilly.

Local St Martin's wines

St Martin's Vineyard, Winery and Visitor Centre

St. Martin's

Come and see a working vineyard in action. Enjoy an informative tour and sample our unique selection of fine wines - or simply pop by the visitor centre/shop at your leisure. Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (11.00am - 4.00pm) by appointment or when the gate is open!

Scilly from the air

Ales of Scilly

St. Mary's

Local brewery

The Island Bakery

The Island Bakery

St. Martin's

Alongside a selection of artisan breads and rolls, we also have a range of savoury options perfect for a picnic lunch or supper. These include traditional Cornish pasties, pies, tarts and pizzas. For those with a sweet tooth we also have an ever changing selection of homemade cakes. All handmade and freshly prepared on the premises from scratch.

The Sevenstones pub sign

The Seven Stones Inn

St. Martin's

Recently refurbished, family run free house, taking pride in serving a good pint with arguably the best pub view in the world. Home to live music, comedy, theatre & film screenings. Lunch & supper served daily.

The Tanglewood Kitchen Company @ The Post Office

St. Mary's

Diverse food retail shop @ The Post Office on St Mary's, specialising in award winning homemade ready meals, fresh fish and IOS shellfish, gourmet 'best in town' sandwiches, freshly baked individual quiche daily, American import foods and fine wines. Tanglewood also stocks IOS eggs, vegetables, ales and ice cream. Bespoke catering available.

Now offering our new dine in option, The Tanglewood Table.

Belgian Dark with Sea Lettuce

Scilly Maid Chocolate

St. Mary's

A special Souvenier: Scilly Maid Chocolate – More Cocoa, Less Sugar - High Quality Belgian and Single Origin Chocolate, tempered, moulded, flavoured and packed on St Mary’s with care and attention.  Some using locally foraged products such as Island Gorse Flower, Sea Greens, Wild Carrot Seed and the Island Sea Salt. Perfect for gifts, as souvenirs, wedding favours or a treat to yourself.  Look out for seasonal gift packs. Postal to UK is available. Payment

SC Salt Logo

SC Salt

St. Martin's

SC Salt is simply made from the sea and the sun on the Isles of Scilly. Hand made Sea Salt from the crystal clear waters of St Martins Par in the Isles of Scilly.

Belgian Dark with Sea Lettuce

Scilly Maid Chocolate

St. Mary's

A special Souvenier: Scilly Maid Chocolate – More Cocoa, Less Sugar - High Quality Belgian and Single Origin Chocolate, tempered, moulded, flavoured and packed on St Mary’s with care and attention.  Some using locally foraged products such as Island Gorse Flower, Sea Greens, Wild Carrot Seed and the Island Sea Salt. Perfect for gifts, as souvenirs, wedding favours or a treat to yourself.  Look out for seasonal gift packs. Postal to UK is available. Payment

St Mary's Hall Hotel

St Mary's Hall Spirit Bar & Restaurant

St. Mary's

Our restaurant, 'Spirit', uses the best seasonal and local produce, including meat from our own farm, to which our chefs add a dash of inspiration.

Local St Martin's wines

St Martin's Vineyard, Winery and Visitor Centre

St. Martin's

Come and see a working vineyard in action. Enjoy an informative tour and sample our unique selection of fine wines - or simply pop by the visitor centre/shop at your leisure. Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (11.00am - 4.00pm) by appointment or when the gate is open!

We have seating both indoors and outside in our pretty garden with sea views.

Covean Cottage Tea Garden

St. Agnes

Teas on T-Days: delightful garden cafe on the island of St. Agnes serving delicious, freshly baked cream teas and cakes.. 2 - 5 pm Tuesdays and Thursdays Tel. 01720 422620. Also evening Pizza nights during the Summer (pre-orders only).

Flying Boat Club Restaurant Balcony

Flying Boat Restaurant

Tresco

Situated above the beach at New Grimsby you can enjoy breathtaking views over to Bryher and along the Tresco Channel. It is the perfect location to watch the sunset in the evening. The Flying Boat Cafe is open during the day offering drinks, snacks and light lunches and the restaurant is also open for dinner three evenings a week, with seafood and fresh fish at the heart of the menu. Evening reservations are advisable and a children's menu is

Walkers crossing the channel between Tresco and Bryher at low tide

Get a Taste of Scilly this September

September: what better time to visit the Isles of Scilly? The schools are back, and yet the islands enjoy some of the best weather of the year. And to top it off, you can enjoy a Taste of Scilly for the entire month!

That’s right, our Taste of Scilly Festival takes place throughout September – a time for you to really tuck into the islands’ fuller flavours: to meet the islands’ producers, watch them work, and

Rob's homemade pasties at the Old Town Cafe

Old Town Cafe

St. Mary's

Come and find us on Old Town Bay, St. Mary's. We're a friendly, family-run cafe overlooking the lovely south-facing beach. Homemade cakes, scones and pasties are always on the menu here, and Rob and his team always use local crab and island produce whenever they are available. 

High Tide Seafood Restaurant

High Tide Seafood Restaurant

St. Agnes

High Tide Seafood Restaurant is a boutique restaurant on St Agnes owned & run by Chef Mark Eberlein & his small team. I use local ingredients to produce some of the islands best food which pair up well with my hand picked wine list. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 6.30pm with boats from St Marys most evenings, bookings highly recommended on 01720 423869 or www.hightide-seafood.com