From great pub food and award-winning restaurants to honesty stalls overflowing with the freshest island produce and seafood, when it comes to places to eat and drink, Bryher has it all.
Whether you want to cook on the campsite or go out and celebrate a special occasion, there's plenty of choice on Bryher. Take a look...
Stocking everything you could need for your camping holiday, from essentials like fresh fruit and veg, milk, meat and daily baked bread to little luxuries like pasties and homemade cakes. They also stock a selection of camping equipment, toys and beach gear. Click below to order online and they’ll deliver to the campsite on your arrival. Top tip: try the Scillonian Tattie Cake – it’s delicious. Tel: 01720 423 601Order Online
The Pender family have been fishing on Bryher for generations – and now no fewer than three generations of the family are involved. Find Island Fish in ‘the town’ for a range of lobster, crab and wet fish, as well as lobster and crab baps (perfect for a picnic), crab quiche, lobster salads and fish pie. They also do Paella takeaway one night a week - look for the blackboard! Tel: 01720 423 880
A small working farm situated towards the southern end of Bryher, keeping the honesty stall stocked with a wonderful range of island-grown fruit and veg. Among the highlights are the delicious strawberries, free range eggs and juicy plum tomatoes. Ruth and Graham have also brought pastoral farming back to the island, with Red Ruby Cattle and rare breed pigs.
Just down the hill from the campsite is Bryher’s only pub, named a ‘best British boozer’ by Jamie Oliver. Serving coffee and cakes, great lunches and delicious evening meals, Fraggle’s kitchen uses local produce wherever possible. Top tip: Friday night is Fish & Chip night. It’s very popular, but it’s worth the wait! Tel: 01720 422 222
A family-run cafe in ‘the town’ in what was originally the Vine Farm flower and bulb shed. Serving hot and cold drinks, breakfasts, light lunches, homemade cakes and cream teas. Delicious home-cooked meals are served several nights a week (booking essential) Top tip: book in for one of Cath’s Sunday roasts – ‘generous portions’ doesn’t cover it! Tel: 01720 423 168
Hell Bay Hotel
Non-residents are welcome at Bryher’s only hotel, on the western side of the island. Pop in for morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea or an evening drink in the bar. Non-residents are also welcome for evening bar meals, or to dine in the 3 AA rosette restaurant, but booking is essential.Top tip: check the specials board to see what the chefs have made of the day’s local ingredients. Tel: 01720 422 947
The Crab Shack
Located near Hell Bay Hotel this rustic shed offers more than meets the eye. There’s just three dishes on the menu: Bryher crab, mussels and scallops. The only additions are wine, coffee, crusty bread, fries, mixed salad, a cheeseboard and Eton mess. Prepare to get messy as you crack the crabs yourself! Top tip: booking is absolutely essential and places get booked up months in advance. Tel: 01720 422 947