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Sands Restaurant

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Carbis Bay, Carbis Bay Hotel, St Ives TR26 2NP, England
+44 1736 795311
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

A large group of us ate in The Sands restaurant one evening. Cooking for loads of people is always a good test and the Sands Restaurant at Carbis Bay came out tops! The food was superb; meat succulent; vegetables cooked to perfection and the waiting staff couldn't have been more helpful. The views on a sunny day must be superb... More 

Thank Joy W
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

I was surprised by the choices and the quality of the food. We enjoyed 2 excellent dinners and 2 lovely breakfasts.

Thank JBB90
Somerset, England
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63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

The food at the Sands is superb. A good variety of choice, wonderfully cooked and well presented by efficient and friendly staff.

Thank SomersetStephen
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

My husband and I decided to eat at Sands while staying at Carbis Bay Hotel. It is fairly pricey but fantastic quality food. We both opted for 3 courses which were all delicious and worth every penny. My hubby is still raving about the rack of lamb and creme brûlée now! Service is good and staff are friendly. We had... More 

Thank Michelle G
Horsham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We had a lovely evening meal on our first night at the hotel. The food was good and the waiters very attentive. The breakfasts from the kitchen were very small for those with a big appetite, though if you help yourself to the hot buffet (bacon sausage beans and scrambled eggs ) you can have a portion to suit your... More 

2 Thank Elaine C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend proposed to me last night whilst we listened to the live band, a beautiful setting overlooking the beach followed by a gorgeous dinner. Very romantic setting and will always hold a very special memory for us. We loved the food, service and evening.

1 Thank Lucy J
Truro, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Beautiful views, lovely place , friendly staff, very nice food, little expensive you pay for the great view,

Thank halsteadpam1
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Lovely food. Very attentive staff. Paid special attention on food for my young child. Great food. We will go there again.

Thank SSTravel123
Frankfurt, Germany
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We've had a late luncheon on the patio with a fabulous sea view. The staff was very friendly and the food didn't come cheap but was worth it, yummy!

Thank DirkAdam
Exeter, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Limited menu which makes life so easy to order, great food ,well presented with very attentive staff.

Thank Adrian S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carbis Bay, Carbis Bay Hotel, St Ives TR26 2NP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 795311

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?