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The Cornish Deli

3 Chapel Street, St Ives TR26 2LR, England
+44 1736 795100
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (58 reviews)
“sandwiches” (46 reviews)
“baguette” (29 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Chapel Street, St Ives TR26 2LR, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The best food in St Ives! Don't leave St Ives without a visit here. Food to die for! The Crab Sandwich is the best I've ever tasted and the burger.... well Wow!

Thank dharper54
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were staying just round the corner so this was a convenient visit for a quick lunch. We had the chorizo and bean stew, a beef sandwich from the specials board and a couple of bottles of local beer. Sandwiches may be taken a little...More

Thank steve257
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Cornish Deli is what is says, a small deli with a few tables. We visited for an evening meal and thoroughly enjoyed the food. It's very friendly, our waitress was lovely and we chatted to the guests on the table next to us. Would...More

Thank Cresseragain
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely warm welcome from the lady running front of house. The chef also very friendly. Very small deli tucked away in a small street in St Ives but really worth seeking out The Cornish Deli. A small well put together bistro style menu...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hadn't booked just called in and got a table for two,we both had a main meal 2different fish dishes,both were excellent.Small very friendly we returned for a cooked breakfast the next morning which was also excellent,would defiantly go back.

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for coffee today, we had eaten here before and the food was good and it looked good again, seemed short of staff today as the tables were cleared but not wiped down so a bit sticky and the toilet needed the bin emptied which...More

Thank Oohbanana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled across this whilst cutting through to avoid the masses. It was busy but we found a tiny table then got moved once a bigger one became available. Lovely crab sandwich from the specials board. I noticed they were doing evening stuff too which...More

Thank Cornwallchick79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went for breakfast here. The eggs were great and it was the best coffee we had in St Ives. Service with a smile and a lovely intimate setting just away from the business of the main streets. It was so good...More

Thank C. J. M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I were in St Ives for a week and heard good things about The Cornish Deli so decided to have lunch here one day. The deli is small but we managed to get a table by the window. The menu caters for...More

Thank TheOpenshaws
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently visited St Ives with my cousin, who was on holiday. All the reviews for this little cafe were excellent. I couldn't find it, but after a quick phone call to check the location and the availability of crab sandwiches, we were asked if...More

Thank tremearne
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John L
17 June 2017|
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Response from markjohnellwood | Property representative |
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Garry P
29 July 2016|
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Response from markjohnellwood | Property representative |
24 March 2015|
Response from Cornish D | Property representative |
You don't have to make a booking and we are quite casual on that front, but if you want to we can certainly put something in the diary for you. Either drop me a reply saying the date and time or pop in when you're in town... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Chapel Street, St Ives TR26 2LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 795100
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The Cornish Deli exists to bring to best quality Cornish and regional produce to its customers.If you want fantastic quality local meats, cheeses, seafood, fruit and vegetables, snacks and regional specialities, the Cornish Deli is for you.Incorporated with the Cornish Deli, is the The Deli Cafe offering hot and cold drinks, brunches, lunches, afternoon tea, and Evening Meals. As well as providing lots of wonderful foods and drinks, the Cornish Deli is home to the Deli Cafe. The Deli Cafe offers delicious drinks including Lavazza coffee, brunches, lunches, afternoon tea and Evening Meals. All food can be eaten in or take-away. The Deli Cafe is open every day, and in the summer evenings from Tuesday to Sunday. It is fully air conditioned and fuly licensed, providing the perfect sanctuary away from the often busy St. Ives streets.
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