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The Loft Restaurant & Terrace

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Norway Lane, St Ives tr26 1lz, England
+44 1736 794204
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9:00 am - 11:45 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:45 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Description: Modern-British cuisine using all local Cornish ingredients,we pride...
Modern-British cuisine using all local Cornish ingredients,we pride ourselves on only using responsible farming and fishing methods and the best local suppliers.
Everything on the menu is handmade with attention to detail. We have a beautiful secluded 40 cover sun terrace with sea views.
We are Dog friendly and service is always with a smile
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  • 155
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Definitely worth seeking out in the quiet back streets of St Ives

The restaurant is sleek, contemporary and has a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Service and food were excellent. The beef was the highlight, which simply melted in the mouth - absolutely beautiful. Staff were friendly and extremely professional. The restaurant is tucked away in the back streets away... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
EJ150480
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Derby, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The restaurant is sleek, contemporary and has a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Service and food were excellent. The beef was the highlight, which simply melted in the mouth - absolutely beautiful. Staff were friendly and extremely professional. The restaurant is tucked away in the back streets away from the harbour, but is definitely worth seeking out. We won't hesitate to re-book... More 

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London
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

I love the decor here and the menu had some interesting items - although avoid the chocolate samosas - really greasy ! Kids portions are in fact toddler portions although beautifully cooked. We had a hake Thai curry and it was tasty although nothing extraordinary. Served with long grain rice though - couldn't they have gone the extra mile for... More 

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Thank GreatPercy
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service, nice atmosphere. A little pricey but all in all totally worth it. Would happily come here again

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Thank Ogrub77
Clent, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Sunday lunch a couple of weeks before Christmas was good. Traditional Turkey Christmas dinner and a Duck were both very good. Portions a good size with plentiful imaginative vegetables

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Thank David W
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

My partner and I ate here while on holiday in St Ives in October 2015. The staff were really friendly and made us feel welcome. I had the smoked mackerel pate, the hake and the cinnamon doughnuts, all of which were absolutely delicious. The restaurant was tastefully decorated, with low lighting and mood music and we enjoyed a refreshing bottle... More 

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Thank pinkapple84
Truro, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Delicious food and fantastic, friendly service enjoyed, sitting in the sunshine on the small, but perfectly formed terrace. Just the best.

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Thank ksh2020
Surrey/Hants border
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101 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

We came here on a dark and rainy evening. The staff were really welcoming and agreed to delaying the early eaters menu for us (my parents had a bit of difficulty getting to the restaurant, as they were trying to get into a locked door downstairs, we used the upstairs entrance with no problems!) I had a Stilton, walnut and... More 

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Thank BimboDarling
Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Not cheap, but best Sunday lunch ever! We both had the beef and it was amazing. Good size portion too!

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Thank Adam M
Warwick UK
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful Sunday lunch two of us sharing the lamb and two having beef. The vegetables were lovely and generous portions. Combined with a terrific bottle of red and friendly service it was the perfect Sunday lunch.

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2 Thank Warwickfamily
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Went for dinner after having a Sunday lunch a few weeks ago and were not disappointed. The food was delicious, well presented and good sized portions. It has a lovely atmosphere and the staff are friendly. We will be going back.

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Thank Melanie H

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Norway Lane, St Ives tr26 1lz, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 794204

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 32
  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic

Description

Modern-British cuisine using all local Cornish ingredients,we pride ourselves on only using responsible farming and fishing methods and the best local suppliers.
Everything on the menu is handmade with attention to detail. We have a beautiful secluded 40 cover sun terrace with sea views.
We are Dog friendly and service is always with a smile
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:45 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:45 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:45 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:45 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:45 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:45 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:45 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?