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The Beachcomber

The Wharf, St Ives TR26 1PU, England
01736 794844
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Ranked #29 of 118 Restaurants in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
England UK
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63 reviews 63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Reasonably priced pot of tea and very scrummy chocolate cake, both enjoyed whilst watching the early morning fishermen/harbour workers fishing/getting ready for the day ahead.

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

So you're in St Ives, and faced with a puzzling choice of food choices. Do you eat in somewhere, or buy a pasty and play ''dodge the Seagull'' while you try to eat it.?? The answer is to keep on walking around the harbour, past the scrum of drinkers outside The Sloop, and seek out The Beachcomber about 50 yards... More

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Cambridge
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We plodded along st ives, looking for somewhere for a cream tea, went to counter and was served by a couple of very cheerful gentlemen, we sat inside, lots to look at. was brought our cream tea's quickly and they were served lovely, and they were delicious, the scones were warm which was a bonus. will come back here next... More

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Devon England
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127 reviews 127 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We had a great light lunch each in this nice bright cafe. The food was so fresh and nicely served. I had a crab baguette full of lovely fresh crab and my man had the seafood chowder which was excellent. Very good value.

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Usk, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We visited this cafe a year ago and had the best carrot cake ever! We returned there yesterday and had the same plus lemon meringue. Both were outstanding and the staff were very friendly. We will return.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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148 reviews 148 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

we were lucky enough to nab one of a few tables out of the front - giving great views of the harbour and people watching went for the cream tea set - this was awesome lovely tea , warm scones , jam and plenty of clotted cream - the dream recommend

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I stopped at the Beachcomber for an early morning drink, the views are amazing and staff friendly and welcoming.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

Two years on the trot - an excellent cream tea. Good quality tea and jam. Freshly baked scones flavoursome and great texture. The place to go for a cream tea

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Visited as a group of 6 including 2 toddlers. Home made seafood chowder, leak and potato soup, crab salad and sandwiches all delicious. Staff were really friendly and accommodated the lively children fantastically. A lovely, friendly little cafe that clearly focuses on quality food.

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Very nice place with service with a smile. Beautiful food and very nice view over st. Ives harbour. I can recommend this place to everyone.

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