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The Loft Restaurant & Terrace

Norway Lane, St Ives TR26 1LZ, England
+44 1736 794204
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (49 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (8 reviews)
“chowder” (22 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Norway Lane, St Ives TR26 1LZ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The loft is a little gem to discover; open the doors to find a spacious and intimate interior with great views. Mouth watering mushroom starter, a mouth warming bloody Mary and a mouth filling fish ,wrapped in beer batter . All of this combined with...More

Thank Juliewheeler_12
Reviewed 4 days ago

We wanted to get a table outside for lunch ...which on a sunny Saturday in St ives is no mean feat!! Everywhere was packed to the rafters but we came across this place which you access through The Sloop Market. We were able to sit...More

Thank JoCas8
Reviewed 6 days ago

I am a seafood lover and I could simply gush over the quality and flavor of the seafood chowder at The Loft. The first spoonful had me in heaven. We had walked down from Tregenna Castle due to the recommendation from the front desk staff...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on a busy Saturday evening, we had booked though and I would recommend you do so to ensure you get a table. Warm friendly service and lovely food at a reasonable price. If you're in St Ives I would highly recommend.

1  Thank Maverick300
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great space to eat. Good early evening deal with lots of choice. Very attentive and helpful staff. Superb food. Excellent chowder with ample sea food, samphire and deep tastes. Home made bread excellent for soaking up liquor. Nearly licked the bowl clean. Excellent atmosphere.

1  Thank justin c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has the most stunning views over looking the bay and the staff were so lovely. They decorated my mums table for her birthday and gave us a table with a lovely view. Food was beautiful too. I would definitely recommend for a special...More

1  Thank Melanie S
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Great playlist, beautiful decor, friendly service - really liked the feel of the place. Husband is notoriously fussy about his roasts so was worried but needn’t hVe been - meat plentiful and nicely cooked, delicious and plentiful roast potatoes, huge Yorkshire pudding, wide selection of...More

1  Thank lizziebean86
Reviewed April 18, 2018

A must visit in St Ives. We went three times in one week this year and twice last year! The food and staff are wonderful and its in a great location. Highly recommend the fish chowder and the prawn cocktail!

1  Thank munkat
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Would highly recommend this restaurant. Food was lovely and staff very nice. They even supplied water for the dog.

1  Thank helenwhitelock
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to st ives for several years and only just found this restaurant. The atmosphere was very warm and relaxed, food amazing and service great. Will go back to keep trying fresh Cornish food.

2  Thank Tich88
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Questions & Answers
March 7, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Anne S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we were allowed to take out dog in providing we sat on the covered terrace area, which is weather protected and warmed with heaters.
July 28, 2017|
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Response from xoxoxoxoxoxc | Property representative |
Yes it is, there is a children's menu with - burger and chips, fish and chips and macaroni cheese with garlic bread
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$33
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Norway Lane, St Ives TR26 1LZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 794204
  • E-mail
We are situated in the artists quarter of the picturesque town of St Ives. Our menu uses the best local ingredients we can and cooking simply with passion. We have 40 cover sun terrace which overlooks the bay and we allow Dogs in this part of the restaurant, service is always with a smile.
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