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Porthmeor Cafe

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Porthmeor Cafe
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Porthmeor Beach, St Ives TR26 1JZ, England
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Porthmeor Beach, St Ives TR26 1JZ, England
01736 793 366
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Porthmeor Beach Café Bar is open daily from Easter to November and serving...
Porthmeor Beach Café Bar is open daily from Easter to November and serving food from 9:00am to 9:30pm. With Australian chef Cameron Jennings at the helm, breakfasts are renowned and our tapas menu has an acclaimed reputation. Full drinks license so come and sip champagne on our terrace and watch the sun go down.
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A good way to start/finish a walk along the coast
5 of 5 starsReviewed November 16, 2014
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Gene C
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London, United Kingdom

Have a fantastic breakfast and set off along the coast, or a fantastic lunch after a walk along the coast, or stay a little longer and indulge, it's all good. Relaxed but attentive service... read more

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
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  • 31
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  • 9
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  • 9
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Have a fantastic breakfast and set off along the coast, or a fantastic lunch after a walk along the coast, or stay a little longer and indulge, it's all good. Relaxed but attentive service, in a relaxed but fantastic setting. Another St Ives 'beach cafe' that is so much more.

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We're regular visitors to St Ives and always make sure we eat as much as possible in Porthmeor Cafe, whether that's breakfast, lunch or dinner. Spent my birthday evening enjoying outstanding Tapas and dined in one of their alfresco 'pods' watching the sun go down over my very favourite beach in July. Even managed a lunch there last week the... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This was the 3rd time my wife and visited porthmeor cafe, we had lunch and dinner the week of our last visit. Dinner was great but I love the chilled out atmosphere during lunch looking over the beach. Try the chicken and chorizo Salad, amazing. This and seagrass are my top 2 places to eat in st ives. Brilliant!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Gorgeous cafe, food to die for, staff so friendly and welcoming. And the view of the beach is spectacular.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

This cafe is a refreshing change to your usual beach cafe. Not only is there a great selection of food and drinks but it's really different from your usual fayre. I had a delicious squash beetroot and goats cheese salad with new potatoes for £2.75- tasty and good value and there's a good range of salads. Fresh pastries for the... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Great spot, good quality breakfast. Staff a bit rushed but was end of season and maybe a tad jaded. Doesn't really matter the view is stunning.....

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Bideford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Wonderful view. Superb food. Superbly helpful staff. Excellent menu. Clean. Spacious.a truly lovely place to be.

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St.Albans
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74 reviews 74 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Don't offer give out five blobs but had to on this occasion. We ate here twice during our week's stay. Why when there are so many eateries in St.ives? Because they offer a great menu and one of the best soundtracks in the area. Situated overlooking Porthmeor beach it's a prime spot which is enhanced by some great cooking and... More

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Perth, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great place for a glass of wine and tapas. Lovely view and well priced. Lovely to meet fellow Australians working there! The colour of the sand glows so recommend before sunset.

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is my second visit, and same time of the year, when they're about to close as the season comes to an end. Highly recommend. Super tapas menu.

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Address: Porthmeor Beach, St Ives TR26 1JZ, England
Phone Number: 01736 793 366
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives

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