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Address: The Island, St Ives, England

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My St Ives

This is a very secluded quiet beach which has a great cafe ,with amazing views. There are some very pretty beach huts. Close to the town.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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English first
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

This is a very secluded quiet beach which has a great cafe ,with amazing views. There are some very pretty beach huts. Close to the town.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This is a beautiful sandy beach. There is a lovely cafe that serves food and drinks. We like this beach as it is quite small and secluded. Ample car parking spaces but very busy during peak times. There are public toilets at top of beach.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Long, wide, sandy beach, nestled btw St Ives and the surrounding hills and cliffs. Worth taking a stroll and enjoy the atlantic breeze.

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Penzance
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Cafe is a Great little find. Fish pie and banofee with sticky toffee/cinder shards etcetc for me, both gorgeous. Fish and chips for the ladies, best in West Cornwall, cheesecake with berries also lovely. Car park alongside, perched over a gorgeous beach. Great place for lunch. Casual but attentive service all of whom clearly aim to please. Having been... More 

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Plymouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Worth seeing as on winder side of town opposite the Tate. Good for surfers and walkers alike! Took some lovely photos.

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St Ives, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The perfect place for a quiet meal or coffee and cake - Porthgwidden Cafe is idyllic. A local menu, good quality food and friendly service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

1st time id seen 🐬 dolphins and I shouted to my family that the dolphins were there and so the whole beach stood up and we're in awe of these magnificent creatures. Cafe is amazing esp fish and chips.... Best chippy I know. Magical place

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Weston-super-mare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Porthgwidden cafe is my favorite place on earth! Food and wine are great, the staff are lovely and the outlook is the best! It gets better every time I visit St Ives - A must for anyone!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Excellent! Catered for special diet. Friendly helpful and great relaxed atmosphere, overlooking the beach. No negatives to report!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We've eaten here a few times and always enjoyed it and this was no exception. We got the window seat which is always a plus (and particularly on New Year's Eve!) and food and service were lovely. If I was being picky the sauce for my Sea Bream was a touch too tomatoey but the fish was beautifully cooked and... More 

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