Accommodation near shops, pubs and restaurants in Bude

At the end of a long day on the beach, in the sea, on the golf course, walking or cycling, we know that our guests are pleased to be staying in a Bed & Breakfast in Bude close to local shops, restaurants and pubs.


As well as the cafes, restaurants and pubs at Crooklets Beach, only a few hundred yards from Surf Haven, Bude town centre is just across the golf course and offers a wide range of places to shop, eat and enjoy your evenings in Bude.

Surf Haven Bed & Breakfast is within a short walk of shops, pubs and restaurants in Bude
Surf Haven Bed & Breakfast is within a short walk of shops, pubs and restaurants in Bude

Shops, pubs and restaurants close to Surf Haven

Bude Shops

Bude’s town centre is a lively mixture of independent retailers and high-street chains. You can also find both Sainsbury’s and Co-op supermarkets within a short walk of the Bed & Breakfast, for everyday essentials.

Independent shops in Bude town centre include Wroes department store, Barrel Rock Clothing, Spencer Thorn, Ann’s Cottage and Banfords.

Larger chains in the town include Fat Face, Mountain Warehouse, Saltrock, Boots, WH Smith and Holland & Barrett.

Bude Cafes & Restaurants

Bude town centre offers a large number of places to eat throughout the day. From small cafes and bakeries offering homemade produce, to popular takeaways and restaurants for evening meals, there is plenty of choice.

Close to Surf Haven, there is a cluster of cafes and restaurants which overlook Crooklets Beach.  Very popular with holidaymakers, they include Starboard Bistro and Rosie’s Kitchen, Crooklets Beach Cafe, Crooklets Inn and Sea Jacks Restaurant.

In the town itself, choices include (but aren’t limited to) tapas and cocktails at The Bank, a delicious Cornish pasty from Pengenna Pasties, something spicy at Bude Tandoori, delicious hearty fare at Life’s A Beach overlooking Summerleaze Beach or, when the sun is shining, great Alfresco dining by the Canal at The Olive Tree. There are simply loads of other options too.

Bude Pubs

If you’re looking for somewhere to enjoy a glass of wine or a pint in the evening, don’t forget that Surf Haven has a licence to serve alcohol, so you could enjoy a drink in your room or on the terrace watching the sunset.

There are several pubs within a short walk, each providing a different atmosphere.  Closest to Surf Haven is Crooklets Inn, which sits just back from Crooklets Beach.  In the town you’ll also find The Carriers Inn, The Bencoolen Inn and the Brendon Arms.

There are also a number of bars and cafes along the canal, near the beaches and in the town worth a visit.

Bude Amenities

For life’s other necessities, Bude is well equipped.  The town has a Post Office, public toilets, a Tourist Information Centre, several Banks and cash machines.

All of this and more is within an easy walk from Surf Haven.

About our accommodation in Bude

Comfortable ensuite rooms

All of our rooms include comfortable beds and ensuite bathrooms or shower rooms.  Our Superior Rooms have great views of the golf course and sea.

Eat well, drink well

Caroline’s breakfasts are made with local ingredients and cooked fresh each morning. In the evenings, enjoy a drink at Surf Haven and watch the sunset.

Great location in Bude

Away from the town centre, Surf Haven is perfectly located if you want to enjoy the beaches, coast path, golf course, surfing or cycling in Bude.

What our guests say about Surf Haven

“The best bed & breakfast we’ve ever stayed in: Faultless. Booking by phone, no problems. Hearty welcome. Amazing room. Spotless. Sea view, just. Excellent breakfast, fresh local produce. Five minutes walk to beach and town centre. Fantastic location.

Review from a guest on Trip Advisor

A warm and friendly welcome from Caroline and Peter who made us tea, coffee and biscuits when we arrived. Pretty and spotless bedrooms with very comfy beds, great breakfast. Level walk to Crooklets Beach and near town . We will be back!

Review from a guest on Trip Advisor

“Best B&B ever! What a superb find! We have just enjoyed a wonderful stay at Surf Haven. Friendly hosts and home from home. Spotlessly clean and comfortable, and everything you could wish for. Loved the flapjacks in our room! We shall be back!

Review from a guest on Trip Advisor

A great location, not more than 100 yards from the beach on flat ground, with ample parking. Accommodation is first class, with a really clean and fresh feel.  This is one of the very best experiences we have had for seaside accommodation.

Review from a guest on Trip Advisor

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