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The Cornish Food Box is Truro institution run by Tor and Lucy.
You can get all sorts of Cornish goodies here: from Tarquins Gin, Roddas Cream and Curds and Croust cheese. They love their wonky (or sometimes rude veg) and run a busy cafe where you can eat delicious food, and get fast wifi if you fancy catching up on a bit of work.
Johns Liquor is in Lemon Street Market and is a cornucopia of all sorts of liquor. Cornwall has a great range of artisinal gins and you’ll find these at Johns as well as a fabulous selection of Rums and Whiskeys.
Great Cornish Food is a little outside the centre on the Tregurra Estate, next to Waitrose.
You can easily get here on the Park and Ride - and in fact, you might be coming into the city via here.
You’ll find a superb range of storecupboard foods, fresh meat and fish and also Cornish gifts which are perfect for taking home with you.
The cafe is light and airy and the cheese scones are probably the best you’ll have in Cornwall.