The Isles of Scilly are renowned for their gorgeous natural beauty and the Bishop and Wolf is situated in the centre of Hugh Town, St Mary's, close to all the local amenities including the quay where boats can be taken to other islands. The Bishop and Wolf, one of the oldest buildings in town, is traditional and in keeping with Scilly's history. Artefacts and original photos from some of the 900 or so shipwrecks recorded over the centuries decorate walls. A warm welcome is offered along with good food and drink, including St Austell Brewery's award-winning Cornish ales.
The bar is open 11.00 am to 11.00 pm weekdays and Saturdays, 12 noon to 10.30 pm Sunday.
Food is served from 12.00 pm to 2.00 pm and 6.00 pm until 8.30 pm with extended hours during the summer. This is served in the bar area and in the non-smoking restaurant which is open during busy periods.
Children are welcome.
Highchairs and a children's menu is also available.
Example Starters Fresh local crab cocktail Brie wedges with red currant jelly Neptune seafood bake Mussels in white wine
Example Main Dishes Cornish Smoked Fish Platter - £6.95 Smoked Salmon, Mackerel, Prawns, and Mussels served with Freshly Baked Bread and Salad Garnish. Cornish Cheese Selection - £6.95 Tresco, Cornish Blue, Organic Brie and Cornish Cheddar, served with a rich Local Fruit Chutney, freshly Baked Bread and Garnish. Bishop Burger For the larger appetite - two 6oz Burgers, Bacon, Cheese, Mushrooms, Tomato, Lettuce and Mayonnaise, served with a bun and topped off with onion rings. Served with a side order of Relish, Chips and Salad Garnish. Cornish Fish Pie Local Fish in a Creamy Sauce, topped with Mashed Potato, served with Vegetables and New Potatoes Island-made Sausages and Mash Locally made Speciality Sausages, served ona bed of Spring Onion Mash with Onion Gravy. Vegetarian meals also available
Example Desserts Old English Marmalade Treacle Tart served with Clotted Cream A selection of Luxury Cornish Dairy Ice Creams Extras Specialities of the day include Freshly Caught Local Fish
Its beaches of pure white sand and the chance to visit one of the 5 smaller islands, a piece of the Caribbean comes to England.
Various boat trips from the island to the smaller islands. Seals and puffins are a popular attraction.
Local cycle shop provides bikes for hire.
There are frequent fishing trips available in the summer.
Local musicians play during the summer.
The Isles of Scilly is an ideal place if you enjoy walking. There are various coastal paths which take you right around the island.
Diving available during the summer.
Main access routes: The Bishop& Wolf is situated in the centre of Hugh Town. Fly from Newquay, Land's End. Exeter, Plymouth, Southampton or Penzance. Ferry from Penzance.
Telephone: 01720 422790
Fax: 01720 423511