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Since September 2015, Karen has been researching, planning, sending out invites and booking our lunches. We have come from far and wide to attend them, some of us originally from Cornwall and others from distant shores who moved to Cornwall in recent times. But no matter where we were from, we have all enjoyed exploring new (and some old favourite) restaurants, experiencing new culinary delights and making new friends.

Sadly Karen has moved away and will be unable to continue to run the group, but three of us have banded together to try to continue what we have been enjoying so much to date. We will endeavour to organise lunches that will span a good portion of Cornwall, covering a range of cuisines accommodating our varied dietary requirements and catering to a range of budgets. We look forward to continue to see all our familiar faces and warmly extend the invitation to all new ladies wishing to join a friendly and inclusive group of women for good food and good company on Friday afternoons.

Once you have joined, please feel free to add yourself to our Ladies Who Lunch Messenger Chat Group and use it communicate with the other group members as a whole - to arrange lifts to venues, to invite group members to other events etc. The link is: https://m.me/join/AbbELeoWKimBoCqz

May there be many more fun times ahead!

Lindy (Padstow)

Janelle ( St Merryn)

Jo (Mevagissey)

Upcoming events (5+)

Weekly Lunch - The Stepping Stones, Wadebridge - PLEASE RSVP

PLEASE NOTE A £1.00 CONTRIBUTION WILL BE COLLECTED FROM EACH ATTENDEE. THANK YOU. Dear Ladies I am trying to find places to eat in August in areas that won't be packed out with hoildaymakers. 'A Hidden Gem in Wadebridge'! Highly recommended by one of our ladies, this restaurant serves a selection of modern British cuisine using the best local Cornish produce. Meat, fish and vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options are available. Ryan Tomkins, the chef and owner, has won medals in national and international competitions and had 20 years of experience in both Gastro Pubs and Michelin acclaimed restaurants before returning to his roots in St Merryn and Wadebridge. The restaurant is well reviewed with mainly 5 stars on Trip Advisor This is a link to the restaurant where you can see the menu: https://thesteppingstonewadebridge.co.uk/#about There are several car parks around the town near the Co-op and Lidl. A table for 20 has been provisionally booked in my name. Hope to see some of you there. Please RSVP as always. Lindy

Weekly Lunch - The Plume of Feathers, Mitchell, Newquay TR8 5AX - PLEASE RSVP

PLEASE NOTE SOMEONE WILL BE COLLECTING A £1.00 CONTRIBUTION FROM EACH ATTENDEE. THANK YOU. Dear Ladies Continuing with the theme of finding somewhere to eat away from the hordes on Bank Holiday weekend ( sorry Karen ) I thought this pub would be worth a try. It is from the same stable as Lewinnick Lodge and has a garden and plenty of parking. 'A 16th Century coaching inn set in the leafy village of Mitchell, The Plume of Feathers is a destination restaurant. Located just off the A30 we are ideally placed for exploring Newquay, The Eden Project and Truro. Our menu takes inspiration from the great Cornish larder using fresh fish, locally reared meats and small organic suppliers. With its roaring log fires, beamed ceilings and friendly, cosy ambience on one side and a cool, contemporary conservatory space on the other, the Plume of Feathers is the ideal venue for many occasions. SPECIAL DIETS Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options CUISINES Bar, British, Pub MasterChef – The Professionals contestant Nat Tallents helms the kitchen, bringing together the finest local ingredients in traditional British dishes with a modern twist. Here is a link to the menu: https://theplumemitchell.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Plume_main_summer19.pdf A table for 8 has been reserved under my name. I hope some of you will be able to tear yourselves away from your bank holiday weekend and join me. Please RSVP as always. Lindy x

Weekly Lunch - Castaways, Mylor Harbour, Mylor Bridge TR11 5UF - PLEASE RSVP

PLEASE NOTE SOMEONE WILL COLLECT A £1.00 CONTRIBUTION FROM EACH ATTENDEE. THANK YOU. Dear Ladies By popular request - the one you have been waiting for! This restaurant needs no introduction. Castaways offers a dynamic seasonal menu with quality seafood, locally sourced produce, draught beers, great wine and stunning views. Influenced by the coast, Castaways, led by Head chef Ben Thompson, offers tempting and flavoursome food using local suppliers where possible, to create monthly changing menus that move with the seasons. Here is a link to the menu: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5b9674b1e17ba3e74c5b4892/t/5ca9cf827817f75f41ebb54d/1554632623332/Summer+Lunch+Menu.pdf A table for 16 has been reserved under my name. Sorry I can't be with you but hope you all have a great time. Please RSVP as always Lindy

Weekly Lunch - Lusty Glaze Beach Bar and Restaurant, Newquay - PLEASE RSVP

PLEASE NOTE SOMEONE WILL BE COLLECTING A £1.00 CONTRIBUTION FROM EACH ATTENDEE. THANK YOU. Lusty Glaze is one of Karen's favourite restaurants and needs no introduction. The name Lusty Glaze is believed to derive from the Cornish translation of ‘a place to view blue boats’. Apparently little blue boats were used to transport iron ore, once mined, from the cliff-side here to Newquay harbour. During the 1920s Lusty Glaze Beach became a ‘glamorous ladies and gentlemens’ bathing beach with low tide donkey rides. Brightly coloured, canvas beach huts were erected for discreet changing and a butler service was available for the wealthy clientele. Current owner, Cornish born and bred Tracey, purchased the site in 1999 when it was in a derelict state and has since developed it into this stunning beach restaurant. Nestled in a secluded cove, just a short walk from the centre of Newquay and down the infamous 133 steps, the Bar & Restaurant at Lusty Glaze Beach is the perfect spot for lazy lunches, cosy coffees, and seaside suppers. Tucked away in a private, secluded cove with breath-taking views & food to match, Lusty Glaze Beach Bar & Restaurant is the epitome of relaxed and cosy dining. Recently crowned Britain’s Best Beach by The Sunday Times, this oasis on the North Cornish Coast is nestled just a short walk from Newquay’s centre. Serving the freshest seafood & locally-sourced Cornish produce, it is beachside soulfood at its finest. Here is a link to the sample menu: https://www.lustyglaze.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/main-menu-3.pdf Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options are available. We can cater for all dietary requirements if you make us aware of them before visiting. Well behaved dogs (and owners!) are welcome in our bar and restaurant all year round. Dogs are not allowed on the beach until after 30th September. There is a field for parking on the cliffs above the restaurant A table for 8 has been booked under my name. Please RSVP as always Lindy PLEASE NOTE THERE ARE 133 STEPS DOWN AND UP TO THIS RESTAURANT!

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