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The Watermill

$$ - $$$, British,
The Watermill Old Coach Road | Lelant St.Ives, St Ives TR27 6LQ, England
+44 1736 757912
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“liver” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Watermill Old Coach Road | Lelant St.Ives, St Ives TR27 6LQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in an air b&b in Lelant, wanted somewhere within walking distance to camp out for the evening as it was raining and we had the dog. On the phone we were told only a few tables left, but actually it was basically...More

Thank Freya102
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've used this Bar/restaurant before and had pleasant meals, On this occasion my wife and I both had 2 courses, the Starters were pretty good, I had Pate which was tasty enough, We both went for steaks, I had a rib eye my wife the...More

Thank LARTER1807
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Visited here back in April, called in on the off chance, seemed very busy but gave us a table with no fuss. The food was excellent and served in good time by friendly staff. Lots of choice on the menu, and a great pint too,...More

Thank triumphv8
Reviewed 4 January 2018

A cosy pub with real fire and serving good well cooked pub grub.The staff are friendly and nice and dogs are also allowed in the areas not serving food.It has a nice cosy atmostphere and the prices are very reasonable.It does get very busy at...More

Thank tinytinks68
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I booked this venue for a family meal for 3 people following a web search for suitable eating places. When we arrived we were greeted by friendly and accommodating staff. The atmosphere was pleasant and this was also reflected in the quality of the food!...More

Thank AdrianW1972
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

If you want a warm atmosphere and a great meal then this is the place. Recommend the mix grill . Hadn't had one that nice in a long while. Prices are fair for a good meal. Probably best to book as it soon gets busy....More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We did not dine here so I cannot comment on food. We enjoyed the excellent local beers with the locals which created a good atmosphere.

Thank Ciaran B
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This pub is perfect for a venture out of St Ives. It is popular and it is advisable to book, ( only a couple of days notice was needed in October half term). The food is hearty, with great choices, including vegetarian. Lovely pub atmosphere,...More

Thank acnvmn
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This place has been here as long as I can remember and has changed very little. We chose to eat in the upstairs restaurant rather than the bar as two of our party were deaf and we thought this would be easier. The restaurant is...More

Thank Lindsey A
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This Cornish pub came highly recommended and did not fail. The staff were very friendly, the meals lovely and piping hot. Relaxing atmosphere and we will certainly return during this holiday.

Thank Albiestokie
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Questions & Answers
11 September 2017|
Response from BOSAngel | Reviewed this property |
Yes dog friendly and nice gardens as well.
12 May 2016|
Response from TheWatermill2014 | Property representative |
Hi. Thank you for your question. Based on long experience the demand for people eating later, particularly on Mondays, generally isn't there. The economics of kitchen and waiting staff being on call while doing no or little... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Watermill Old Coach Road | Lelant St.Ives, St Ives TR27 6LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 757912
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