Set in extensive gardens on the old St Ives coach road, with glorious valley views towards Trencrom Hill, The Watermill is a cosy, family-friendly pub and restaurant created in the 18th-century Lelant Mill. The old mill machinery is still in place and the iron waterwheel continues to turn, gravity fed by the mill stream. Downstairs is the old beamed bar and wood-burning stove, while upstairs in the open-beamed mill loft is the atmospheric restaurant where steaks and fish (sea bass, sardines and mackerel perhaps) are specialities. There is a beer festival in June.
Open all year
Open all week
Open all day
Opening times: 12–11 (Sunday 12–10.30)
Lunch: all week 12–2.30
Dinner: May to October 6–9, November to April 6–8.30
Credit cards accepted
Play area available
Allowed in bar
Allowed in garden
Exit A30 at junction for St Ives/A3074, turn left at 2nd mini-roundabout.