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The Cornish Deli

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Cafe, Seafood, Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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3 Chapel Street, St Ives, England
01736 795100
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Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Coffee & Tea, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Cornish Deli exists to bring to best quality Cornish and regional...
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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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious breakfast

Visited the deli for breakfast. Not the fastest service, but worth the wait. Very friendly helpful staff. The food was delicious and cooked to order.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Visited the deli for breakfast. Not the fastest service, but worth the wait. Very friendly helpful staff. The food was delicious and cooked to order.

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Went here after reading trip advisor and were a little disappointed. Our food took about 25 mins to arrive as they appeared to be short staffed. We couldn't see crab sandwiches on the menu (on the table card) only to overhear someone else order it from seeing it on a board (which I believe is outside the shop!?!). I had... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Someone "in the know" took us here and what a delightful surprise it was. A small place and we were lucky to get a table immediately. Great selection of food to eat in or to take away. Good selection of beers, wines & ciders as well. Staff were very friendly, food freshly prepared and served quickly. Portions are LARGE -... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It's quite small and we ended up sitting in an alcove like a cupboard under the stairs but we loved it! Very welcoming host with a good selection of lunchtime food and local beers, ciders etc. Will return!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

a bit off the beaten track this was a great find. As a vegetarian options are usually a bit predictable so this was a pleasure to find. With lots of local ingredients I was spoilt for choice and the mushrooms with Cornish Blue as lovely and very filling. Definitely somewhere i'll be coming back to. It's quite small but worth... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

If it was possible I would live here and have all my meals here and spend all my time with the lovely people who run it. Breakfast is hugh and tasty, they certainly don't scrimp. If you are going for lunch the Crab sandwich was really good. Can't say enough except see you next year deli!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Fabulous fresh locally sourced Cornish food. Friendly owner. Children made to feel welcome. My Mum & Bro loved the Crab Sandwich. My cheese board was a treat! Great prices for a family lunch.

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St. Ives, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Popped in late afternoon for a quick snack and had the most amazing sandwhich, I don't normally write reviews for a sandwhich alone but this was worth mentioning. Huge and filled to the brim with lovely fresh ingredients. The guy behind the counter was very friendly and accommodating even though I was the only one in there and probably a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Young waitress was very personable and friendly. Ordered a crab sandwich which was freshly prepared and tasted wonderfully. Would return, Thanks!

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Dewsbury, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Went for brunch one morning, whilst visiting Cornwall recently. Fabulous, fresh local produce, perfectly cooked and served by friendly staff. Would highly recommend, and would love to brunch here more often.

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Additional Information about The Cornish Deli

Address: 3 Chapel Street, St Ives, England
Phone Number: 01736 795100
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
Average Prices: USD 6 - 24
Cuisine: Cafe, Seafood, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 Chapel Street, St Ives, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: 01736 795100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 24
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Seafood, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

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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