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Porthgwidden Beach

Address: The Island, St Ives, England
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Ranked #3 of 42 things to do in St Ives
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Penzance
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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
2 helpful votes 2 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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11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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Birmingham
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Pontypridd
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45 reviews 45 reviews
5 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

My wife and I recently ate for the first time at this restaurant and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The atmosphere is relaxed with the menu offering a decent choice. We both opted for the steak and were not disappointed For us though the highlight was the service. On the night we were there the sole waitress dealt professionally with a... More 

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Matching Green, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Excellent small sheltered beach with another great beach cafe. Lovely golden sand and views to Godrevy lighthouse

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South Staffordshire
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Porthgwidden beach cafe is a great place for breakfast, lunch & dinner or even just for a drink with a fantastic view.

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