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The Loft Restaurant & Terrace


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Business meetings

Location and contact

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.
US$18 - US$32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Seafood, European, British
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is lush!! The steak was cooked to perfection. Really laid back, chilled and great staff. 100% recommend :-)

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank 31abi
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took two friends or for a meal at the Loft on a wet and windy Saturday night. The excellent meal, friendly service and lovely ambience more than made up for the shocking weather outside. Love this place.

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank mou5e
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table here on our last trip to St Ives. The food and service is normally good. However we were surprised to find out that the normally dog friendly restaurant – which prides itself by advertising so outside – it’s not so dog...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Heartonmysleeves
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

We booked in for an early dinner for New Years Eve! We enjoyed a shared platter . Two of the three of us are Coeliac. When we asked if most of the bread could be replaced with vegetable crudités for the shared platter there was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ktayl1961
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

We went here for NYE. It is a great area to eat in, with lovely staff and great service. The belly pork and the fillet steak were delicious. The cheese board was lovely and a good size. Three courses and a bottle of Chenin Blanc...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank MGFothergill1252
Reviewed December 1, 2018

Good food, pleasant staff, decent value. There you go, happy with this place which served us balanced and tasty plates of food intelligently put together. Pay a bit more attention to the prep of the bellypork, and attend to the fire escape issue please (fire...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank alan t
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

OMG what a find. Visited Sat 24/11/18 & they were trialling a new menu. Starter goats cheese tart with fig compote followed by beer battered haddock ....... amazing. My husband had crayfish followed by pork belly with dauphinois potatoes. In laws had mussels and massaman...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank mellyg61
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was very local to our rented flat on Porthmeor beach. Were going to head to the harbour area for Sunday lunch, but decided to drop in to The Loft as it was raining. Can only say good things about the experience. Had a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 614eds
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Went there on Tuesday and enjoyed the atmosphere, service and particularly the food. There wasn't really anything to complain about and would receommend the slow cooked belly pork but would suggest to anyone trying this to add a side of root vegetables as an additional...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Nick R
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

A lovely, cosy restaurant with perfect soft lighting and lovely views across the harbour. The menu was varied and everything we had was cooked perfectly. Would highly recommend. Definitely book a table in advance as it does get busy!

Date of visit: October 2018
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March 7, 2018|
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Response from Heartonmysleeves | Reviewed this property |
Only if the weather is good.
March 7, 2018|
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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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