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Address: Chapel Street, St Ives TR26 2LR, England

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Lively rough and tumble back street pub

We are Micropub enthusiasts. This is not one of those but because the Pilchard Press is not always open we like the 3 Fs as an alternative. Bias towards younger drinkers but still... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2016
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

We are Micropub enthusiasts. This is not one of those but because the Pilchard Press is not always open we like the 3 Fs as an alternative. Bias towards younger drinkers but still welcoming, and the Ferrets has bustle noise pool and TV in its amenable one room bar Listing needs some photos..

Thank Jannerbloke
St Ives, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

If you have kids don't visit this pub at night as there were blokes fighting inside and drug taking in the toilets, avoid like the plague

4 Thank _andydpetzing
Westbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

The locals made us feel so welcome! If you want great fun, great price and a true welcome...drop your troubles at the door go in and alphabet a great time!

1 Thank rowstarr
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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469 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

That may upset some people but really shouldn't. We went there because we were told it was the only place still open after 12.30am and we fancied another beer. It's a bit like a Wild West saloon, admittedly it was very late and nearly everyone was worse for wear but we had our women with us and I can understand... More 

1 Thank Nidgehammer
Chichester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

So many pubs are being lost nowadays,Brilliant little find ,a locals pub with friendly characters.Enjoyed a few games of pool,Good music and brilliant staff,cheers to everyone who made us feel welcome,and gave us a right good laugh.Other establishments should take note .Cheers to you all.

1 Thank carol m
Leigh, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Fairly small place,but okay, sky sports etc. Well popular with the locals, but can be a little bit rowdy, but not for me sorry.

Thank terence b
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

So many pubs these days aren't really pubs, they are just restaurants serving drinks. This one is a real pub. Cracking jukebox. I love this place.

1 Thank wbarobbo
West Country
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Having read a number of poor reviews on the Three Ferrets, which I admit put us off trying it out before, on our third short stay in St Ives we decided to give it a try. We found it busy, friendly, warm, clean, & full of folks relaxing & enjoying themselves. The service was excellent, both afternoon & evening -... More 

2 Thank MartinGilyatt
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

This pub is a proper traditional pub, it cancels the stereotype of pubs being top bistros that do food and nothing else. If you have a thirst, quench it here. Drinks are reasonable, music is always pumping and the atmosphere is alive! On our visit, we were made welcome with the staff being nice and helpful. This is a very... More 

1 Thank Ben C
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

If you ever tire of the achingly middle class establishments that litter St. Ives now days I can do no more than recommend The Three Ferrets to you. Whenever we are in town we always pay a visit to this pub. It's a no frills, down to earth place. It's where the locals drink and we love it, super friendly... More 

2 Thank David B

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