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Porthminster Beach Cafe

Porthminster Beach, St Ives TR26 2EB, England
01736 795352
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Ranked #12 of 117 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
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Chose this restaurant based on it's reviews and we were not disappointed. Good value for money and if the weather is good then choose to sit outside, rugs are provided.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Great setting with friendly service. Food was nice but the Pimms dessert was the star - a creative take on a classic cocktail.

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

All fresh local produce and very tasty! Breakfast about £7.50 but worth it with home made beans etc The views from the cafe are fantastic and is certainly worth a visit if in St Ives

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Alcester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Although we didn't eat here, we had several stops for coffee. The iced coffees are to die for, served with ice cream. Service is fabulous and nothing is too much trouble.

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Honiton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Once again we visited the Porthminister Beach Café, and we weren't disappointed. This is truly a case of if its not broken then don't try to fix it. The food ,ambiance and location are all first class, and as you would expect the sea food is superb. So don't just listen to my superlative's, book now and you wont be... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Food was amazing, we had tapas and soup of the day... Child friendly, our children were cold as it had began to rain and with no jackets to put on the cafe supplied them with blankets and turned on the booth heater... Ate here again for breakfast and again great food.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

During daytime sandy and cosy. Your lunch could be fish and chips. During evenings excellent for a romantic dinner while the sun sets on the lovely terrace.

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Kent
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Me and my partner came here after reading the online reviews and we were not disappointed! Food was perfectly cooked, and cocktails were fantastic! Excellent range of choice, especially for my partner whose vegetarian, and it's normally very difficult for him to struggle on which meal to have but here there was plenty of choice. Only a couple of small... More

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This is about as good as it gets - if you are a "café." The food, mainly fish, is seriously high quality, with every dish a creation, served attractively in various sized and shaped dishes. The portions are spot on and visually attractive. The attached photos shows the “Naked Crème Brulee” and “Petit Four” all uniquely served. The staff are... More

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Solihull
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

2 meals here both fabulous. Fantastic location on beach, service fab and food beyond fab, the freshest of ingredients served in quirky ways but really packing in the flavour. The squid was awesome (had on both visits); the monkfish curry so good I had to buy the cookery book and I will be trying to reprise it this weekend. Crab... More

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