We are really proud to be the recipients of three gold stars from the Sustainable Restaurants Association. We work hard to keep our food “good, clean and fair” in line with our Slow Food philosophy and passion for quality local produce.
We open at 10 with freshly roasted coffee, delicious butties, fine veggie breakfasts, American style pancakes with muscavado butter, wholesome toasted cereals and stewed fruit.
At midday, lunch gets into full swing, serving a short and fresh menu of contemporary fusion food using the best of the regions ingredients. The menu is always changing and the food is a fresh. The menu always includes delicious vegan and vegetarian options as well as carefully sourced line-caught fish from Cornwall, locally sourced free-range meat options and our house mussels and homemade bread.
Afternoons in The Canteen seem to lend themselves to relaxed meetings, comings, goings and lots of cake. At 5pm the kitchen opens again, serving the same delicious menu, perhaps with a new item or two to replace the lunchtime favorites and often something an evening special.
The inspired and dedicated team of Canteen chefs finally get a chance to hang up their whites at 10pm, when, 7 nights a week, the finest local and touring musicians from a diverse range of genres take to the stage for a free concert. Things wind down at midnight or 1 am on weekends leaving us just enough time to rest and get ready before the whole show begins again in the morning. We look forward to welcoming you to The Canteen some day soon!
We’re always open to menu suggestions, allotment offerings, supplier info – if any spring to mind, pop on by and have a chat.
If you have specific dietary requirements or require children’s portions please let us know and we will do our best to help.
The menu changes day by day over the week and the best way to keep up to date is to follow us on Twitter @inthecanteen, call us or just pop bye.
Food is served daily with breakfast from 10am-12pm, lunch from 12-3pm, then evening menu from 5-10pm sometimes closing earlier on Sundays. Then we pack up the kitchen and make way for the live music and inevitable and essential dancing.
Here be a little sample seasonal menu…