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Porthminster Beach Cafe

Porthminster Beach, St Ives TR26 2EB, England
01736 795352
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Ranked #14 of 121 Restaurants in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $32
Cuisines: Seafood, International
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Leicester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

We had lunch for two there today after travelling 50 miles especially to get there. Exceptional shared starter of squid followed by mains of sea bass and hake. Fresh food, cooked originally, very tasty and plenty of it. We couldn' t resist the chocolate brulee with poached pear but didn't need a pud to fill us up. Great wines by... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

Gorgeous cafe. Stunning views across the beach! Friendly and helpful staff. Didn't eat here but it looked like good good! Would recommended this place and we will return :)

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Average food, small portions. We didn't book, so were seated outside. This was ok, but it was quite near a heat lamp, so a little uncomfortable.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The food and service was exceptional we had an amazing evening; the only disappointing thing about this place is that it is over seven hours away from where we live! The Monkfish Curry is amazing and definitely worth a try. We have purchased the Porthminster Beach Cafe Cookbook in the hope that I can recreate the dish. The cookbook is... More

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Ashtead, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Is this a café or a fine dining experience? I used to be wowed, but now I’m not so sure. Certainly the food is absolutely wonderful, brilliantly presented almost to an art form and its taste good (see picture of a wonderfully presented typical appetizer). However, these are premium prices - £10 for a starter is the top West End... More

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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122 reviews 122 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

A must cafe (which is really a fabulous restaurant) to visit if you are in St Ives. We have many happy memories of wonderful meals breakfast, lunch & dinner all served with great flair & imagination. Welcoming helpful staff great location. ...we will be back

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lancashire
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Always like to book a meal at the porthminster when on holiday.On this occasion we opted for Sunday lunch as we knew that it would be vibrant.Booking is essential,we love to eat inside where you can view onto the beach and watch the tide.All of the food ate was delicious,the monkfish curry was even better than the previous year!My dessert... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We visited St. Ives in October and ate here on the final night. The food was absolutely fantastic and flawless, the service was amazing and the atmosphere was spot on. One of the highlights of our holiday!

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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A walk across a windswept winter beach followed by fresh seafood perfectly cooked and well presented with a stunning view. Does it get any better?

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Had our annual lunch at P.B.C which we had both been looking forward to. As always the food never disappoints, fish and chips divine and seafood linguine well received. We did feel however that the waiter was rather lacking in Customer Service, maybe coming to the end of a shift? However the very slim lady waitress could not have been... More

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Additional Information about Porthminster Beach Cafe

Address: Porthminster Beach, St Ives TR26 2EB, England
Phone Number: 01736 795352
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
Average Prices: USD 9 - 32
Cuisine: Seafood, International

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