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Porthminster Beach Cafe

Porthminster Beach, St Ives TR26 2EB, England
+44 1736 795352
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“monkfish curry” (189 reviews)
“petit fours” (38 reviews)
“fish and chips” (174 reviews)
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Seafood, International, European, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Porthminster Beach, St Ives TR26 2EB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for a drink, hoping to sit out on the terrace overlooking the water, but weren't allowed. We had to sit on the tables for the riff raff on the street. Despite sending us to sit out there, therefore knowing that we were...More

Thank CosmicOnion
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After being recommended this restaurant by a few friends we decided to book lunch here whilst staying in St. ives. I emailed the restaurant to make the booking for a birthday meal but also to enquire wether dogs were welcome. We were told that dogs...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went there after a friend recommended. Its right on the beach next to St Ives train station. Its posh and food is excellent but be prepared to pay top prices. Had fish and chips and paid extra for tartar sauce. The drinks are expensive...More

1  Thank kuks393
Reviewed 4 days ago

Always great consistent food, the cauliflower dish is amazing and always try the squid! Breakfast is good here too!

Thank rankingang
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent service, comfortable seating for 5 in the conservatory. Menu looked lovely & specials selection also looked very good. Everything a bit pricey, you are looking at £30.00 a head for 2 courses, minimum. wine very expensive. We had whitebait starter with samphire - very...More

Thank Linda N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate lunch twice and dinner once here in our two days in st ives. We regretted going for dinner elsewhere the other occasion. For lunch just get tbe steak sandwich and don't waste your time with the rest. It's an adventure you'll want to...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is one cool joint. Very stylish and slick customer service. The cafe is split into two parts but there are both equally impressive. The part with the bar is of contemporary finish where you and you friends or family can enjoy a drink, pot...More

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Sat outside but in the shady area......stunning views of the beach , sea and coastline. Food was great and a good test was the vegatarian meal which my wife had , it was freshly cooked and was very tasty....A really pleasant way to spend lunch...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a super family meal here. The evening started with some delicious cocktails, a martini and a gin and elderflower twinkle!! We were then offered bread and mackerel pate which was delightful. Starters of crispy pepper squid, whitebait and smoked haddock tartare were all...More

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time we come to St Ives we have breakfast here at least twice. The outdoor terrace has cubby holes to sit in. To shelter from the rain as well as blankets and heaters incase the weather is really unkind. It's all worth it because...More

Thank Gohra
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Porthminster Beach, St Ives TR26 2EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 795352
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