Holiday Treats

Some holiday treats are nice and healthy, and some are just really nice!
Very occasionally, it can rain in Cornwall, after all, it has to grow the grass for all that Cornish clotted cream. When it does, or if you want a break from the sea, why not head into town and grab a treat? We often get some cakes or other naughty sweet things and head back to the apartment to recharge, ready for the next trip out.
It is a holiday, not just any holiday, it’s your holiday, indulge yourself (and don’t forget your dog, it’s their holiday too).

Newquay Waffle Stop

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Waffle Stop isn’t one of our healthy choices when it comes to snacks, but it is still one of our choices when we want a treat. They offer a great range of waffles and crepes, that include vegan and gluten-free options. Try a White Chocolate Sensation, it’s a waffle or a crepe covered with luxurious white chocolate sauce topped with banana and strawberries.
If it’s raining or you don’t want to risk the seagulls you could even dine inside
48 Fore St  TR7 1LP
Thanks to Newquay Waffle Stop for the images.

The Pet Centre.

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The Pet Centre is probably the best gift shop in Newquay. Not all holiday treats are for you! Not much in the way of fudge and rock but loads of toys, chews and accessories to keep your best friend happy. After a hard day on the beach, when you only want to relax but there is a bundle of excited energy hurtling around the apartment, grab a chew or a toy from here. You may not get quiet, but a bit of peace should be on the cards.
The Pet Centre is a family-run business that has over 35 years of experience with animals; it is well worth tapping into their knowledge base.

28-30 East St. TR7 1BH

Tel. 01637 850900

Thanks to The Pet Centre for the images 




Kook is a fantastic juice and milkshake bar, and it is also our favourite shop in Newquay.
They sell loads of healthy juices if you want guilt-free holiday treats. If you want to indulge yourself, try one of their delicious thick milkshakes. Everything is made in front of you so you can see the quality of the ingredients they use.
Frozen yoghurts and ice cream are available if you cannot find a milkshake you fancy. That’s unlikely since the milkshakes are all made with Cornish ice cream and your favourite chocolate bar, cookies or sweets.
Did I mention that they do healthy juices? Surprisingly we haven’t tried them, but we have been told that they are great. Maybe one day.
Kook is open from 9 am to 6 pm Monday to Saturday and 10 am to 4 pm Sunday.

 1 Fore St, Newquay TR7 1HB

Tel. 07794 213302

Thanks to Kook for the images.

Freddo`s Ice Cream

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As you walk around the town, I am sure you will see plenty of ice cream shops.
All the big names are here selling good ice cream. If, on the other hand, you want great ice cream get into Freddo’s and try this homemade holiday treat.
They have a great selection of fabulous flavours using lots of local ingredients. Freddo’s even have vegan and dog options available. Build a sundae in an eco-friendly pot, or try the coffee. You can take your ice cream away to eat or sit inside or outside it’s your choice.
They now also serve freshly made sandwiches, coffee, toasties, paninis and salads.
Fun, social and utterly delicious.

63 Bank St TR7 1DL

Thanks to Freddo`s for the images.

Roly's Fudge

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Roly’s is usually responsible for that delicious smell you experience when you walk down Bank St.
You can look through the window and watch them making the fudge in small batches to an old family recipe on most days. With over 100 awards for this old family recipe, it’s not surprising it is in such high demand. Roly’s have numerous traditional flavours and some special editions, even dairy free, on the menu.
Open 11 am to 5 pm, Thursday to Sunday.

56 Bank St, TR7 1AX

Tel.    01637 877850

Thanks to Roly’s Fudge for the images.


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Cornish Clotted Cream Tea or Cornish Saffron Buns are the stuff of legends, but sometimes it’s nice to have a change. If you fancy something a little different, then you should try ChouKette.
Samantha and Benjamin are accomplished pastry chefs with over 12 years of experience in the industry gained working for prestigious companies in France and around the world.
Macaroons, Mille Feuille, Crepes, cinnamon rolls, pastries or Cruffins aren’t the sort of cakes you get in a supermarket. These are the real thing.
If you want something even more special for a family celebration or a wedding, then these pastries are what you need.
Open 10 am to 3 pm Tuesday to Saturday and 10.30 am to 2 pm Sunday.

Tel. 01637 871939

52 Bank Street TR7 1AX

Thanks to ChouKette for the images

The Cornish Sweet Shop

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The Cornish Sweet Shop in Newquay has been here for over 30 yrs. It has a wide range of over 180 jars of traditional sweets. They also sell Biscuits, fudge, nougat, peanut brittle and chocolates. They have party bags and sweet hampers, they even have a sugar-free range.
It’s been a tradition for generations to “bring a stick of rock back” for those who couldn’t come with you on holiday. Here is where you can continue the tradition with new twists. Or this could be one of your holiday treats. The Cornish Sweet Shop is an old-fashioned sweet shop with a bright modern feel.

53 Bank St  TR7 1DL

Thanks to The Cornish Sweet Shop for the images.