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Address: Chapel Street, St Ives, England
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Having read a number of poor reviews on the Three Ferrets, which I admit put us off trying it out before, on our third short stay in St Ives we decided to give it a try. We found... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having read a number of poor reviews on the Three Ferrets, which I admit put us off trying it out before, on our third short stay in St Ives we decided to give it a try. We found it busy, friendly, warm, clean, & full of folks relaxing & enjoying themselves. The service was excellent, both afternoon & evening -... More 

Thank MartinGilyatt
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

This pub is a proper traditional pub, it cancels the stereotype of pubs being top bistros that do food and nothing else. If you have a thirst, quench it here. Drinks are reasonable, music is always pumping and the atmosphere is alive! On our visit, we were made welcome with the staff being nice and helpful. This is a very... More 

Thank Ben C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

If you ever tire of the achingly middle class establishments that litter St. Ives now days I can do no more than recommend The Three Ferrets to you. Whenever we are in town we always pay a visit to this pub. It's a no frills, down to earth place. It's where the locals drink and we love it, super friendly... More 

Thank David B
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

A fairly intimidating frontage gives way to a fairly intimidating interior....if you're a great big chicken with no appreciation for colour and individuality in people!! We were immediately welcomed by Adrian, a retired session guitarist, who explained that everyone there was a nutcase, and that he thought we would fit in very well! Characters include a hippy Dumbledor, Iggy Pop,... More 

1 Thank Aniblax
Launceston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I visit St Ives few times a year an always go to three ferrets, very friendly an best priced beer in town, locals always make u feel welcome, no food but it's not a problem to bring your own in, will be back again for New Year's Eve as its full of good atmosphere

1 Thank trevor h
Lutterworth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

What a great pub ! We have been to st ives a few times and missed this one before, it's one room with a pool table and great music playing, the first time I went in its full of locals (some rum coves as Stephen Fry might say) but every single one of them had a ready smile and loved... More 

2 Thank steve H
St Ives, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Rather than the heavily touristed pubs in St. Ives the three ferrets is a "real" pub. Cheap beer, good atmosphere. Only place I go.......

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Uninspiring frontage. Downmarket signage but actually very relaxed welcoming and entertaining. Add in the convivial spirit of the regulars and staff, the well kept selection of beer, and we were left with an entirely acceptable spot for a few pints.

Thank Jannerbloke
Hayle, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

love it here, cheap beer , gr8 atmosphere , gr8 music, live football, and good pool table, wot more do you want? my other half loves it!

2 Thank daisychambers
Dartmoor National Park, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

Quite a lively locals pub; good atmosphere, good DJ sets, ale was served well, they also show football on TV. Looks a bit rough from the outside but when we visited it was fine.

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