Great food in the heart of Wadebridge

The Stepping Stone

A hidden gem in Wadebridge

The Stepping Stone was founded out of a passion for great food, fresh ingredients and friendly service. Tucked away on a side street in the center of Wadebridge, The Stepping Stone serves a selection of modern British cuisine using the best local Cornish produce. With a variety of meat, fish and vegetarian options available, The Stepping Stone provides a fantastic dining experience in a relaxed and welcoming environment.

A fresh seasonal menu using locally sourced Cornish ingredients.

Sunday lunch

The perfect finish to the weekend

Every Sunday The Stepping Stone serves up a full three course roast lunch. The menu is seasonal but always includes delicious roasted meats and fish options, served with roast potatoes, fresh vegetables and all the trimmings. A very popular choice with the locals and visitors alike, advanced booking is advised.


Cream of Cauliflower and Cornish Blue Cheese Soup, Davidstow Cheddar and Parmesan Rarebit.

Grilled Cornish Goats Cheese, Toasted Seeds, Rosemary Focaccia Croutons, Smoked Chilli Jam and Dressed Leaves.

Smoked Haddock Fish Cake, Baby Leaf Salad and Crab Infused Mayo.

Crispy Calamari, Dressed Leaves and Aioli Dressing.

Oriental Duck Salad, Plum and Hoi Sin.

Porthilly Mussels in Either Smokey Bacon, Leek and Doom Bar Ale Cream Sauce or Indonesian Style Curry Sauce.



Slow Roasted Topside of Cornish Beef with Yorkshire Pudding and Gravy.

Loin of Cornish Pork, Crackling, Apple Sauce and Gravy.

Pot Roast Shoulder of Cornish Lamb and Gravy.

Pan Fried Fillet of Locally Caught Sea Bass with Crab Marinier Butter.

A Medley of Locally Landed White Fish and Cornish Crab, Wrapped in Filo Pastry with a Crab and Lobster Sauce (£1.50 extra)

Grilled Newlyn Plaice with Basil and Brown Shrimp Butter.

(All served with Roasted Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables.)

A Risotto of Mushroom, Pine Nuts, Parmesan and White Truffle Dressing.



Crème Brulee with Blood Orange Sorbet

Warm Pear Frangipane Tart with Cornish Clotted Cream

Warm Treacle Tart with Vanilla Ice Cream

Salt Caramel and Chocolate Torte with Vanilla Ice Cream

Christmas menu

Celebrate Christmas with us

Celebrate the festive season at The Stepping Stone. Our Christmas menu will run from the 2nd to the 24th of December. It’s also available into January for large parties that can’t make it in December. Contact us to book your table!

• 2 courses £22.50 • 3 courses £27.50


What our guests are saying

Ryan Tomkins

Meet the chef

Ryan has been a chef for over 20 years gathering a wealth of experience from Gastro Pubs to Michelin acclaimed restaurants. He grew up in St Merryn and attended school in Wadebridge. After leaving College Ryan moved away to gain experience but always aimed to return home to Cornwall to open his own restaurant. Ryan has won many medals in both national and international competitions and was part of The Cornwall Culinary Team. He has a passion for simple tasty food and thrives on using as much Cornish produce as possible.

Trudi Luck

Meet your host

Trudi fronts The Stepping Stone, welcoming guests with a friendly yet professional service. She has worked alongside Ryan gaining experience in many aspects of the catering industry from managing Gastro Pubs, Hotels, Private Dining, Functions and Michelin acclaimed restaurants. Her Passion is for fantastic food and wine served in a relaxed atmosphere.


Book with us

Please call 01208 816377 to book a table.

Wednesday to Saturday
12pm – 2pm

Sunday Lunch:
12pm – 3pm

Tuesday to Saturday
from 6.30pm

Tel: 01208 816377

The Stepping Stone
Polmorla Road
PL27 7ND

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The Stepping Stone was founded out of a passion for great food, fresh ingredients and friendly service. Serving a selection of modern British cuisine using the best local produce, it’s quickly building a reputation as one of the best restaurants in Cornwall. We’ve received consistently high ratings via TripAdvisor and local food guides as one of the best restaurants in Cornwall. So if you’re in Cornwall and looking for a great local restaurant, please stop by The Stepping Stone.