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Address: Chapel Street, St Ives, England

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Real People, Real Pub

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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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 

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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 

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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

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Lutterworth, United Kingdom
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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 

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St Ives, United Kingdom
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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.

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Hayle, United Kingdom
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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!

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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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