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Porthmeor Cafe

Porthmeor Beach, St Ives TR26 1JZ, England
01736 793 366
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Ranked #7 of 118 Restaurants in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view
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 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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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Great views, right on the beach. Across the road from The Tate St Ives. Excellent food and service. Very reasonably priced with an extensive menu, GLUTEN FREE options are available on most dishes. Very friendly atmosphere.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Had mid afternoon tapas yesterday. Fantastic location overlooking the beach. Sat out in the warm October sunshine. Couple of tapas dishes and a glass of wine, have to say the sardines were the best I have ever had. Salt and pepper squid was very good too.

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

this is one of my favourite places ever, food excellent, view amazing, staff excellent what more do you want, we go to St Ives every year and we always visit either for coffee, lunch, dinner, tried lots of different food always good pricing good.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Our first meal in St Ives and had been recommended to us by our hosts at The Keep. It was lovely to sit out in one of the pods, we resisted the heater until the last half hour! The whole meal was beautifully cooked and the service excellent, staff very friendly and hard-working. A perfect location.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I love this place, you can eat here day and night, inside or outside, great in summer on the deck or in winter inside. The food is always great, tapas, to cheros and a brilliant carrot cake plus great super healthy shakes too. Lovely staff.

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Absolutely love this café, the views are to die for, the food is excellent and the staff are friendly and attentive. Would strongly recommend

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We stumbled across this on s visit to St Ives which was a great find - good food, great atmosphere and stunning views. St Ives was heaving with visitors yet only a 10 minute walk away was this fab cafe/bar. The blue cheese salad was extremely tasty as was the chicken and chorizo salad. All this at a very reasonable... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Holidaying with family visiting st Ives for the day. We enjoyed a wonderful morning coffee and cake pit stop at this scenic cafe. The homemade cake selection is to die for and giant size portions so we all chose something different to sample one another's. Hot drinks were yummy and they even went the extra mile to make our two... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

You can't beat the setting of this place and the food equals this. Went twice for lunch in our week in St Ives. Beautiful tapas, reasonably priced and great service.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We had coffee and cake here in the morning and saw the quality of lunch meals being served, so decided to come back for lunch. I just had the soup, which was really tasty of a decent portion. The others had a selection of tapas and meals and overall the food was well cooked and served. The staff were friendly... More

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