20th June, 2020

10 great pasty shops in Cornwall

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Cornwall is synonymous with rugged coastlines, mining, beautiful beaches and the iconic Cornish pasty.

Even during lockdown, businesses have continued to provide pasties by post to satisfy the demand from the public, so we decided to ask local people through our Facebook page which of the many local bakeries in Cornwall is their favourite.

These are the results…

1. Philps

This family-run bakery has been hand-making pasties since 1958. All ingredients are locally sourced, using Cornish suppliers and freshly baked each morning. Their original shop and headquarters is in Hayle. Order online for a taste of Cornwall at home.

2. Sarah’s Pasty Shop, Looe

You can watch pasties being crimped in front of you in this lovely little shop which was an old fishing cottage. Ingredients are all sourced locally, including the more unusual mackerel pasty.

3. Ann’s Pasties

Ann began making and selling pasties from a stall in Helston, but this soon progressed to a shop at her home on The Lizard. Ingredients are all sourced within 10 miles of Ann’s home and handmade every day. Order online.

4. Hampsons of Hayle

This bakery uses all locally sourced ingredients to produce traditional pasties but will also make special requests such as steak and kidney or breakfast pasties.

5. Lavenders, Penzance

This Penzance bakery has been making pasties to a family recipe since 1978. All pasties are handmade using the finest local ingredients to produce a true artisan product. Order online.

6. Pengenna Pasties

The St Ives branch of this local bakery is located on the High Street of the picturesque town. The family run business has been making pasties to the same recipe for over 30 years.

7. Mary’s Pasties

With shops in and around Truro and one in St Austell, this popular local bakery not only makes traditional pasties but also pies and cakes.

8. Barnecutt’s

The Barnecutt ‘dynasty’ was founded in 1930 with a bakery in Liskeard. 90 years later and the family business has shops across the county producing traditional pasties from the finest Cornish ingredients. Order online.

9. Morris Pasties, Newquay

This bakery in Newquay has been making pasties to a secret recipe since the 1970s using quality locally sourced ingredients. Order online.

10. The Dog and Smuggler Pasty Shop, Falmouth

Tucked away close to the harbour in Falmouth, this pasty shop makes traditional pasties but also more unusual ones, such as the fish pie pasty and a range of vegan options.

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