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The Tea Room

1 Wharf House | The Wharf, St Ives TR26 1PG, England
01736 794325
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Ranked #3 of 119 restaurants in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: English
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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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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English first
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

We all had scones to share which were delicious, the tea room is quite small but wouldn't expect anything else in such a built up little town.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

On a rainy day in St Ives we looked at reviews for the best scones and The Tea Room had excellent reviews, needless to say we were slightly surprised therefore that the service was incredibly slow and the scones ok but not amazing

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

As a coeliac I had resigned myself to missing out on the traditional Cornish cream tea. Not only do The Tea Room provide that, they also have a wide selection of gluten free food available and will adapt most things on their menu to use GF pastry etc. Reasonably priced and no fuss. Strongly recomend for those who just wish... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Stopped for lunch on our last day. Both the crab sandwich and cream tea were excellent. Scones were served warm and were really light. Best we've had. Service was good - really relaxed and friendly.

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Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Right on the wharf this little gem is lovely worth walking around the wharf to eat here we had a lovely seat just outside with great surroundings and views we had delicious crab sandwiches that were to die for if in st ives this place is a must

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London, UK
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

We had dinner here and it was a truly outstanding experience. We both had dinnner here, and our meals were probably the best we had during our holiday in Cornwall. Rick Stein beware!!! Both my wife and I had different fish mains, and they were spectacularly presented and tasted delicious. There were lots of nice touches and it was definitely... More

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Chippenham, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

On our first day in Cornwall made St Ives our first destination and having had a lovely Drive over the coast road and walk down from the main leisure centre car park needed to find somewhere for morning refreshment, eventually settled on this place and was very glad we did. As my wife is allergic to strawberries it can be... More

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

We , a family of four, had a cream tea here during our week stay in St Ives. We had tried to visit earlier it he week but were too late as they stop serving tea at 5:00pm to prepare for the evening when they serve dinner- take note! We went back at 3:30pm and were pleased to get a... More

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My husband and I ate here one evening in early August having read about the Tea Rooms on Trip Advisor. The food was superb - wonderful flavours and beautifully presented. The staff were very pleasant, the decor and ambience lovely and we enjoyed the views out over the harbour. We would have loved to go back during the day for... More

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Birmingham, UK
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Absolutely lovely Cream Tea and toasted tea cake, warm scones and lovely proper pot of tea. Would definitely visit again, lovely little place over looking the harbour.

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