Xanthe Clay, Telegraph Weekend's food and cookery writer, agrees: "A wonderful tea hut perched above Porthcurnick Beach on the Roseland Peninsula in Cornwall, selling homemade cakes and lunchtime specials alongside pasties and sandwiches." Porthcurnick Beach, Nr Portscatho, Truro, Cornwall TR2 5EW uk "This atmospheric pub faces one of the most romantic stretches of Northumberland coastline, which feels like a hidden cove", says Bee Wilson, Stella magazine's food columnist.
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Whether it’s tucking into crisply battered fish at a sandy picnic table, or knocking back a lemon-spiked oyster in a waterside bistro, there are few more satisfying experiences than eating good food by the sea.
Our experts have chomped chips by the beach and sampled seafood on clifftops in locations all around the UK coastline, and they share their favourite haunts with you here, from remote shacks where you’ll be lucky to find a mobile signal to smart restaurants with wonderful sea views - and even a motor boat bearing picnics.
"Informal, amazingly fresh fish, full of macho barbecuing.
Imagine Australia, crossed with Cornwall - it has an edge of that wonderful, no-worries sensibility," says Zoe Williams, Stella magazine's restaurant critic.
"The café is very eco-minded, and sources lots of local ingredients including seafood from the area.
"It stocks local soft drinks, ciders and beers and indeed has its own micro-brewery on site.Best place to eat on a good day is on the outside terrace.It tastes even better with one of their real ales, brewed in-house three times a week." "At lunchtime, this is also an excellent place to bring a fussy child, because they do a children’s ‘picnic’ of pitta bread, excellent local ham, cheese, tomatoes and peppers, all separate.For dinner, they have local fish and, if you order it in advance, lobster from the bay." Low Newton by-the-Sea, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE5 576262; uk "Thomas Heatherwick's remarkable structure conceals an elegant, contemporary take on the archetypal beach cafe.Fish is local, preparations simple," says Keith Miller, the Telegraph's Weekly editor.Sea Road, Littlehampton, West Sussex BN3 731903; uk "Cafe Ode is in a lovely spot overlooking Teignmouth and close by is Ness Beach, one of the best for a stroll (dog-friendly) in the area", says Stella magazine's wine columnist, Susy Atkins.