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Island Square, St Ives TR26 1NX, England
+44 7875 585759
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Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Postcode TR26 1NX

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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cake and cream teas

Fantastic as ever. One of our favourite places to go in St Ives. So friendly and wonderful homemade food! If you want a tea or coffee stop... This is it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Fantastic as ever. One of our favourite places to go in St Ives. So friendly and wonderful homemade food! If you want a tea or coffee stop... This is it!

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Cornwall
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Arrived at noon and delighted to get a table inside. Reasonable prices, great food and friendly staff made it an ideal venue. The cakes looked amazing, maybe have one next time, the soup we all had was delicious. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Decent helpings of delicious and filling home made cake, good coffee, friendly staff, pleasant surroundings. Everything I look for in a cafe.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We love to eat here- disappointed they close in January- but a well deserved break for them I'm sure☺️

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We were looking for a spot of lunch and followed the signs to this little place very cosy and menu looked good, we had great service and food was superb :-) the scone for afters was also amazing :-) We even had entertainment from the kitchen of a few bickers and friendly banter lol I'm presuming from husband and wife... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Go on take that little extra walk into the twisting cobbled streets of St Ives and enjoy what must be some of the BEST homemade cake and puds ever. No skrimping on portions here and beautifully presented. I've only been a few times but will become a seasoned regular now that I have stumbled across this gold mine. A pretty... More 

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Leeds
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

Had a morning coffee and shared a piece of lemon cake which were superb. Lovely little tucked away cafe you shouldn't miss. Lunches looked great too!

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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

A small tea shop, set just a little way from the bustling quayside, spotted from a small sign on the wall, with a big heart! Friendly staff, great cakes/sandwiches, refreshing drinks and lovely atmosphere. All food is home-baked and ingredients locally sourced. Perfect!!

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Thornaby, England
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73 reviews 73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My boyfriend and I were staying just a minutes walk away from the cafe. It caught my eye as it looked cute and quaint. We stopped for a coffee one day. Nice service and nice coffee. It doesn't have a view but it's only a short stroll from the beach or the Island.

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

We popped into this cafe on our recent holiday in St Ives. It is a bit off the beaten track, but well worth the effort of walking up the hill. I had a piece of the lemon drizzle cake, and what a piece it was! You get good portions of food here, and the cake was delicious. Friendly staff as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Island Square, St Ives TR26 1NX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 7875 585759

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Greek

Description

Postcode TR26 1NX

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