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The Beach Restaurant

Wharf Road, St Ives TR26 1LG, England
+44 1736 798798
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (38 reviews)
“fish and chips” (66 reviews)
“mustard mash” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Seafood, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wharf Road, St Ives TR26 1LG, England
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171 - 180 of 819 reviews

Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Nice fresh fish but why can't they do Real Chips instead of Frozen as I call them Plastic Chips !! Very disappointed won't be calling again:(

Thank Davethegg
Reviewed February 3, 2017

Ten of us visited and wanted separate bills! nothing was too much trouble for the staff, the food was very good, the view fabulous across the harbour and beyond, together with a relaxed atmosphere made for a great evening. Great service, food, seating, menu and...More

Thank Heather F
Reviewed January 25, 2017

Went here for chips mistakenly thinking that the sign outside advertising traditional fish and chips would mean just that. Traditional should mean from fresh - rumbled and cut from fresh potatoes and not the frozen rubbish they sell here.

1  Thank mopatopper
Reviewed January 18, 2017

We always go to this restaurant when in St Ives. Lovely food, great views over the harbour and normal friendly staff. Must book in season

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

My partner and I went to The Beach. It's not our first visit and will not be our last. Fabulous food and service!

Thank StIves3
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Once again I can only speak in glowing terms, Fantastic Food, Genuinely welcoming staff and excellent facilities. The view is second to none. Perhaps not the cheapest in town but You get what You pay for. This venue is so important to us now we...More

Thank John F
Reviewed January 17, 2017

The food is always good with friendly efficient service The sea food chowder was particularly good this week.

Thank Sally-Anne E
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

We had lunch at the Beach Restaurant on Christmas Eve it was excellent, beautiful fresh fish a lovely bottle of wine friendly service, a restaurant we always visit when in St Ives

Thank Pauline H
Reviewed January 11, 2017

It's not everywhere that you can get mackerel in batter, but this place is one such place. The fish tasted so beautifully fresh, the batter was light and the portion a generous size. I opted for a side of mash with spring onions and parmesan....More

Thank travelleruk07
Reviewed January 3, 2017

Booked a table for New Years Day . The service was really good and the food excellent We were informed about things that were not available before we ordered My husband had lamb shank with mash which was delicious and I had sea bass fillets...More

Thank sandavebeth
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February 17, 2018|
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Response from Westcliffguesthouse | Reviewed this property |
It is advisable during the summer months, especially if you prefer a table by the window.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wharf Road, St Ives TR26 1LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 798798
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