The flower girls of Cornwall

Meet Catherine and Adele from The Cornish Flower Patch, who recently began to supply us with their seasonal wrapped posies. You may have noticed the colourful displays we have in store – and we had the pleasure of sitting down with them for a few minutes, a couple of weeks ago, after they’d delivered their latest showstoppers.

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In conversation with our butchery team

This week is Love Lamb Week – an ideal excuse, we thought, to catch up with our butchers, Dan and Ross. Dan’s been with the store since it opened in 2016; Ross joined just as the country went into lockdown…

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Ripping up the rulebook

In the first of our supplier series, we caught up with Hannah Lamiroy, founder of Tinkture Organic Rose Gin.
Photo by John Hersey

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Meet Andy Garner

Andy Garner is a belly boarding aficionado and artist extraordinaire. We’re delighted that he’s chosen to exhibit his exquisite pieces on our store…

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New art space showcases local talent at the store

Andy Garner exhibition displays fine art, and crafted belly boards and hand planes It was the Ancient Greek philosopher Plato who said “Necessity is the mother of invention” – and so it is here at the store, where we’ve created a temporary exhibition space in our eat-in café area whilst we operate a take-out only […]

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Tuck in to some great new Cornish produce

Arctic Sky anyone?  Or perhaps a Tink & Booch?  We’ve had a bit of fun this last couple of weeks sampling some exciting new lines and bringing back some old favourites. So hop on board as we take you for a literary tour of some new and fabulously refreshing gins, cocktails in a can, craft […]

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Plans for our café from Monday 6th July

Takeaway service will be open Mondays to Saturdays, 8.30am to 5pm. Last orders for hot food 3pm Earlier this week, the government announced the latest steps for the UK coming out of lock down which come into effect from next Saturday, 4th July.   Accommodation and hospitality businesses such as cafes and restaurants can re-open […]

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Chin-Chin! Cheers to World Gin Day

Never has there been a time in recent months when spirits could do with a little lift, and this Saturday offers the perfect excuse! That’s because 13th June happens to be World Gin Day and, in our eyes, there’s no better place to acknowledge this fabulous international celebration than in little old Cornwall.  We’ve read […]

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The future of British food and farming standards in the balance

Whilst we tend to shy away from taking any overtly political stance on issues here at the store, we do feel very strongly about protecting the UK’s high food and farming standards. The farming community and food producers form an essential part of the very fabric of our country – the pandemic has highlighted this […]

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Store to re-open fully on Tuesday, 19th May

Looking forward to welcoming our customers back… Great news! The Great Cornish Food Store will re-open to walk-in customers from next Tuesday, 19th May.  Revised opening times for the time being, at least, will be Tuesdays to Saturdays 9am – 6pm. This will be in addition to our Home Delivery and Order Collection services which […]

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