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Porthgwidden Beach Cafe

Porthgwidden Beach, St Ives TR26 1PL, England
+44 (0)1736 796791
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Ranked #38 of 122 Restaurants in St Ives
Price range: $0 - $23
Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

i booked a table to have breakfast on Boxing Day. We had the table in the window which offers a panoramic view of the beach.........complete with a seal in full view. The service was excellent. The vegetarian breakfast was second to none. Well done to you all. A 10/10 experience

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

I would definitely recommend porthgwidden beach cafe as it has wonderful views,brilliant staff and amazing food. I visited porthgwidden beach cafe in December with my family and had the most delicious meal. The sticky pork with Asian salad and jasmine rice was amazing and also the sticky banoffee pudding was absolutely dellious we will definitely be visiting here again!

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St Ives
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Have visited the restaurant several times over the last 15 years but had stopped when visiting 5yrs ago due to rude and poor service. Things have changed for me having been there twice in the late summer. hard working friendly staff and good buzz while eating. I will definitely be coming back.

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Outside with fantastic sea views Crispy calamari with Miso dressing is the best ever! Fish always fresh and cooked to perfection Great service. can't wait to go back

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Essex
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Always a joy to eat here. Food is good, service friendly and informal, but above all the view, book early or eat early to get the window seat !

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We were sure.In fact we were so sure ,we knew exactly what table we had booked,the one overlooking the beach .We have eaten at the Porthgwidden Beach Cafe on many occasions and were really looking forward to eating there last night having booked two weeks ago to secure our favourite table.However the two members of staff who greeted us on... More 

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Management response:

Dear Customer, We are terrible sorry that your evening was ruined by a reservation mistake! I honestly believe that our staff are all very polite and courteous, so I am genuinely shocked by your comments! If you could please email Michael Smith at pminster@btconnect.com or phone 01736 799097 so I could talk to you further about your incident I would... More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

Came here this time last year and wasn't keen to go back. However, the management has quite clearly changed since then! We were greeted warmly and felt welcome. The service was excellent and the food was delicious. Will not happen to come back again. Well done new management!

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We have been to this cafe before and felt it would be a great place to have our first night meal - we were not disappointed. We enjoyed a really lovely dinner, having booked the table overlooking the beach and even though it was dark the view out across the beach and sea was stunning. The food was delicious served... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Found the cafe for the first time this year. Enjoyed a lovely dinner and returned later in the week for breakfast. Food is delicious served by friendly staff. The table overlooking the beach has to be booked well in advance. We hope to return in the summer

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Delicious food, with lovely sea views and delightful staff. The menu has changed every time I have been here, but always fresh and seasonal.

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Additional Information about Porthgwidden Beach Cafe

Address: Porthgwidden Beach, St Ives TR26 1PL, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1736 796791
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 23

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