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All 118 St Ives Restaurants

The Tea Room

1 Wharf House | The Wharf, St Ives TR26 1PG, England
01736 794325
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Ranked #6 of 118 Restaurants in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: English
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The tea room St. Ives is the only tea room in St. Ives using national award winning loose leaf teas. All our cakes, sandwiches and scones are made daily on our premises. We bake our own Gluten Free scones, cakes and tray bakes. Cream teas are our speciality, two warm scones served with the best Rodda's clotted cream, Boddington's Cornish conserve and Tregothnan Estate Cornish tea. Simply the finest combination!
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Neath, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We called in to The Tea Room last week whilst on a family holiday. My mum is Coeliac and often feels she misses out, not at the tea room. They offered many gluten free options including pasty and cream tea. Mum opted for the cream tea and thoroughly enjoyed. I doubt it was quite as good as the regular version,... More

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South Park Township, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews 55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Nice selection of unusual dishes and very good service. The open-faced Cornwall sardine sandwich was excellent. It is situated in a small store-front directly on the harbor/beach.

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

St Ives tea room is the best. Great people with a lovely attitude to service and food quality and source. A must visit with special mention of the cream tea. 12 out of 10.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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140 reviews 140 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Big thanks to fellow Tripadvisor reviewers for guiding us to this wonderful restaurant. The fluffy light scones were fresh out of the oven, and served with tasty jam and the best clotted cream, plus a pot of Earl Grey tea. My companion highly rated the gluten free scones, and we thoroughly enjoyed our relaxing treat after a busy morning in... More

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shipley derbyshire
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80 reviews 80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Following a very good cream tea here we decided to book for the evening .What a good choice that was .The cooking was outstanding .Sensible choice of dishes using local produce .Superb mussels followed by wild sea bass .Both delicious with excellent vegetables .The tarte tatin to finish was mouthwatering .A young chef who really knows his trade .Service was... More

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Another visit, another cream tea ! simply wonderful. The scones were lovely and warm, the jam and cream just perfect, put them together and it was heaven. All washed down with a delightful cup of tea. The views over the harbour just about makes it perfect.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

We had lunch at The Tea Rooms on three occasions between on 27th September and 3rd October. This is our third visit this to St Ives this year often lunching at the tea rooms nearly everyday. Our first visit of the week was we received a very warm welcome from the staff who remembered my parents and I. The Tea... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We had a lovely day out in St. Ives. Stopped in for a bite to eat, I had delicious Ham Hock sandwich with Apple chutney and a side salad. Hubby had a Prawn sandwich,with salad. There was a lovely range of cakes which we resisted. We didn't want a drink as we had just had one elsewhere . But was... More

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Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We recently visited The Tea Room in St Ives and had a very pleasant lunch there. Our daughter is gluten free and was amazed by the choice of dishes and the quality of the food. We chose crab salads, warm quiche style mushroom tart and a BLT which came with salad and coleslaw. The plates all went back empty! The... More

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Thornaby, England
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72 reviews 72 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My boyfriend and I had two cream teas during our weeks stay in St Ives. They were delicious and the Tea Room has lovely views over the harbour. I would have liked the choice of a fruit scone, but the plain was delicious too.

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