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Serving a Taste of the Atlantic Ocean

Crustaceans galore, we go into detail on our summer shellfish dishes served with an unparalleled Atlantic view.

Home to arguably the best seafood in the UK, Cornwall’s fishing industry enables you to enjoy exceptionally fresh seafood from sea to plate in a matter of hours.

Featuring whole Cornish lobster and whole Cornish dressed crab, you can savour these infamous Cornish delicacies this summer at The Headland.


Consider the colour of your crustacean.

The fresher the lobster, the redder the meat will be on its outside and the white meat will be bright. We source our lobsters from local fishmonger Matthew Stevens: a family run business operating in St Ives since 1948.

The luxurious flavours and succulent textures you’ll experience are reflective of the fresh quality of our lobsters combined with our brigade of highly skilled chefs and rosette awarded dining.

Designed to be shared between two, enjoy your whole Cornish lobster with;

  • piri piri mayo or garlic mayo
  • heritage tomato salads
  • skin-on fries

What better location to enjoy this Atlantic Ocean delicacy than right by the sea? Boasting sun to sea views, The Terrace will be serving this lobster dish throughout July and August. Roll up your sleeves and get cracking.

Cost: £50 for two people

Suggested wine pairing:

  • Bottle of Ayala Brut Majeur Champagne £69
  • A glass of Ayala Brut Majeur Champagne £11.75
  • Bottle Chablis, Domaine de Colombier £48

Shell we talk crab?

Throughout the summer months, you’ll find the freshest ingredients on The Terrace menu that best reflects this vibrant season, including our whole Cornish dressed crab.

The sweetest, purest white meat is pulled from the soft main skeleton that holds the legs, providing a packed-with-flavour delight. The crab meat, garnished with fresh gremolata, is served with;

  • lemon dressed rocket
  • skin-on fries
  • granary bread

Delectable in every way, our dressed crab is perfect to satisfy any seafood craving. Also sourced from Matthew Stevens, our whole Cornish dressed crab is available now in The Terrace restaurant until the end of August. Choose between al fresco dining or from the comfort of inside with our floor to ceiling windows providing unparalleled sea views. Beachside dining at its best!

Cost: £18 per person

Suggested Wine Pairing: 

  • Bottle Pinot Gris, Pulenta Estate £32
  • A glass of Ayala Brut Majeur Champagne £11.75
  • Bottle of Pouilly-Fume, La Rambarde £45

Enjoy the taste of the Atlantic Ocean The Headland way.


We advise booking, so call 01636 872211 to secure your table. 

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