Tresco’s wonderfully laid back vibe meets modern, Mediterranean-inspired beachfront dining with dishes fresh from the wood fired oven.
COVID-19 Information - Updated 5th April 2021
The Ruin reopens for outdoor drinking and dining from 12th April, with table reservations required for lunch on the terrace. Our contact details, opening hours and menus can be found below. The Ruin will be open from late morning until mid-afternoon, with The Beach Hut open throughout the day for light bites and drinks.
At this first step, we're able to welcome groups of up to 6 people, or more provided you are from two households only, for outdoor drinking and dining on our sheltered terrace, where you'll find large parasols and blankets to throw around your shoulders if the sea breeze picks up.
Please remember to bring a face covering to wear before you're seated and when using our bathrooms. You can also enjoy takeaway salads and pizzas every evening - see our Dine at Home menu below for details.
From 17th May, we hope to reopen The Ruin for lunch and dinner and to resume indoor dining for groups of 6 (or more if from two households only). On the terrace, we'll be able to welcome larger groups of up to 30 people.
From 21st June, we're hopeful that normal service can resume. In the meantime, we're able to offer table service only and you will need to wear a face covering until seated. Please bear with us, as all the dates above are subject to progress along the Government roadmap.
The information below refers to our usual operation and is subject to variation and change.
Serving lunch and dinner throughout the season, The Ruin is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxed meal, afternoon tea and cake or evening sundowner.
At the heart of the restaurant - and menu - is the wood-fired oven that produces delicious pizzas and roasts fresh fish, chicken and vegetables. Famed for its pizzas, sharing boards, salads and woodfired dishes, The Ruin menu brings a hint of the Mediterranean to Tresco.
The beachfront restaurant takes its name from the ruined smuggler’s cottage that forms part of its terrace, overlooking Raven’s Porth. Shady 19th-century activities aside, today the terrace is the perfect spot to while away a sunny afternoon as the children play on the safe beach below. You can take in the wonderful view from the restaurant via our webcam.
The Ruin has been awarded two AA Rosettes and Conde Nast Traveller magazine has also awarded The Ruin the Gold Standard in its listing of favourite hotels, restaurants, bars and beach clubs from around the world.
The Ruin reopens 12th April 2021, when our opening hours will be as below.
|The Beach Hut||Drinks at The Ruin||Lunch at The Ruin||Takeaway Salads & Pizza|
|9am - 5pm daily||11am - 3pm daily||12pm - 2:30pm daily||6pm - 8pm daily (order after 3pm)|
To make a table reservation, please call 01720 424849.