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The Cornish Deli

3 Chapel Street, St Ives, England
01736 795100
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Ranked #4 of 118 Restaurants in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $24
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Seafood, Café, Sandwiches
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The Cornish Deli exists to bring to best quality Cornish and regional produce to its customers.If you want fantastic quality local meats, cheeses, seafood, fruit and vegetables, snacks and regional specialities, the Cornish Deli is for you.Incorporated with the Cornish Deli, is the The Deli Cafe offering hot and cold drinks, brunches, lunches, afternoon tea, and Evening Meals. As well as providing lots of wonderful foods and drinks, the Cornish Deli is home to the Deli Cafe. The Deli Cafe offers delicious drinks including Lavazza coffee, brunches, lunches, afternoon tea and Evening Meals. All food can be eaten in or take-away. The Deli Cafe is open every day, and in the summer evenings from Tuesday to Sunday. It is fully air conditioned and fuly licensed, providing the perfect sanctuary away from the often busy St. Ives streets.
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English first
Lymm, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Love the menu, Love the venue, Love the ambience ;) you can tell an owner run restaurant a mile away... You can tell they are passionate about what is on the menu and how they serve it. Just one point to make .... Need to mention on the menu that there is a lot of garlic in those gorgeous Mushrooms... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

fantastic food and service good value and friendly its like a little secret spot nothing was to much trouble rod

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St Ives, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I hadn't used this deli before this summer but as I have been spending lots of time in town this season i ventured in looking for food to take away. I can honestly say that I had a very pleasant experience. First of all was the service. Nothing was too much trouble with the staff being helpful, and welcoming. I... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Dropped by to get some sandwiches for our long train journey home after reading TripAdvisor Review. The friendly staff went out and bought crab specially for us. The sandwiches were totally delicious.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I have been to this tucked away deli on two occasions for brunch. I have had the smoked bacon and brie 3 egg omelette on two occasions. It is absolutely delicious and comes with hot, granary buttered toast. You won't need to eat for the rest of the day. To say the well-priced portions are generous is an understatement!

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Dawlish, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I always go here for coffee when visiting st Ives. Been going here now for quite a few years. The people are always friendly

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Small and homely, but we had an authentic and excellent meal with decent wine very reasonably priced. Service was also excellent. Pity it's closed on Thursdays.

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Truro, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I recently dined at The Cornish Deli and was absolutely astounded by the quality of the food. We shared a selection of tapas including scallops with samphire, big juicy mussels in cider and cream, polenta chips and mushrooms smothered in melted Cornish blue cheese; all locally sourced of course! The deli is simply adorable and the ambience makes for a... More

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Birmingham
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This is the nicest restaurant in St Ives without a shadow of a doubt! It is a tiny little place so booking might a good idea. My husband and I enjoyed a lovely evening here eating "Cornish Tapas" we enjoyed exquisite smoked salmon, mushrooms with a cornish blue cheese, tomatoes with a cornish goats cheese, pan fried chorizo squid all... More

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Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I had dinner here my first night in St. Ives. I was tired and wanted a small meal, so I had the crab salad. Delicious! A few days later, I came in for lunch and had the beet and goat cheese salad. It was a substantial salad and again, very delicious. The service was good and the prices reasonable.

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