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Garrack Restaurant

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Burthallan Lane, St Ives TR26 3AA, England
+44 (0)1736 796199
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Description: Full Restaurant at The Garrack Hotel. Elevated Location on the edge of St...
Full Restaurant at The Garrack Hotel. Elevated Location on the edge of St Ives with private on site car parking. Modern British Cuisine using fresh local ingrediets. Open every evening from 6pm (last orders 9pm). Early Supper menu, Daily changed set menu or A La Carte menu. Open for Sunday Lunch from 12.30pm. AA Rosetted restaurant with a relaxed informal atmoshere.
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  • 73
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  • 14
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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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
Most recent review
A delicious experience

One of the best meals I have ever had.. A hidden treasure well worth looking for. Great service, a lovely setting and the attention detail was superb.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
Helen S
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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English first
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

One of the best meals I have ever had.. A hidden treasure well worth looking for. Great service, a lovely setting and the attention detail was superb.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We were stopping at ayr holiday park and the guests have use of the garrack's facilities so we thought we would try the restaurant on our first night. The restaurant seemed very formal and quiet but we asked to see the menu anyway. The menu was very high class so we settled for a steak instead of moving elsewhere. I... More 

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mnt199
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58 reviews 58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We went there for our 15-year anniversary dinner with my husband during the festive break in January. The restaurant has great views of St. Ives and is at unique location. We had three courses a la carte and enjoyed after dinner drinks by the fire. We will return for sure! Thank you for a great evening.

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HERTS, UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

It would be unfair to say I wouldn't recommend eating here....The food was good, staff were friendly, the views are lovely and it's very clean. As previous reviews have mentioned - the place is in need of a facelift but it's certainly not a big issue. There was however an issue with the atmosphere....or lack thereof. It is a very... More 

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crewe
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71 reviews 71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Visited for Sunday lunch as we were staying at Ayr Caravan Park (who apparently now own the Garrack hotel). Nice enough inside, could probably do with a lick of paint but we weren't eating the decor! The staff were very friendly, the food was delicious and plenty of it and the dessert was a surprising delight-cold rice pudding-delicious! No draught... More 

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Hounslow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I have been to the Garrack for a number of years now, when we come down to St Ives for our annual holidah. The Garrack never fails to empress me. I absolutely love it! The food, service and ambiance are outstanding. Truly one of the best restaurants in St Ives

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Daily special of whole baked Dover sole, almost definitely frozen and mushy flesh with no taste. Would have expected fish to be fresh. Luckily this was not typical of the other restaurants we ate in on the remaining eves of our break.

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Truro, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

Booked for Sunday lunch (3 courses for £16.50!). away from it all venue, superior service and great food. Will definitely be back.

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San Diego, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Both dinner and breakfast have great choices from locally sourced food. Really interesting dishes, expertly prepared. Good wine list and cocktails. Friendly service. Nice dining rooms.

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Excellent food, restaurant, service and great staff. I will dine there again.The use of the indoor heated swimming pool by the younger members of the group was an added bonus.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Burthallan Lane, St Ives TR26 3AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1736 796199

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 64
  • Cuisine: English

Description

Full Restaurant at The Garrack Hotel. Elevated Location on the edge of St Ives with private on site car parking. Modern British Cuisine using fresh local ingrediets. Open every evening from 6pm (last orders 9pm). Early Supper menu, Daily changed set menu or A La Carte menu. Open for Sunday Lunch from 12.30pm. AA Rosetted restaurant with a relaxed informal atmoshere.

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