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Sands Restaurant

Carbis Bay Hotel, Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2NP, England
+44 1736 795311
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible3%
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Carbis Bay Hotel, Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2NP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were treated here for an evening meal by some very kind friends. The service was first class and the menu very extensive and attractive. The food was very well presented and very enjoyable. We really appreciated the experience.

Thank paulandsonja2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb location with direct beach and sea views. Well appointed, not cramped. Menus with a difference beautifully presented and superbly cooked on hot plates! Waiting staff as professional as at the very best restaurants, taking pride in the service they provide. Congratulations to the chef...More

Thank D4BBC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a two night stay at the Carbis Bay hotel which included an evening meal on the first night plus a cream tea on the second day. The hotel is very good and the staff are generally very helpful and efficient except in the...More

Thank WhatNoBiscuits
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

We were staying the nights at The Carbis Bay Hotel before spending a few nights in St. Ives celebrating New Year. The staff are excellent extremely courteous We both decided to have the fish and chips , don’t be put off when it’s delivered to...More

Thank Stewoo7
Reviewed December 10, 2017

Great menu, beautifully presented and delicious! Who could wish for anything more? Well done and hope to see you again soon!

Thank ChristinaBirtles
Reviewed November 19, 2017

Super meal - one of the best we have had for a while. Service was excellent. - very attentive staff. My husband had steak which he said was incredible. recommended!

Thank 1966perkyP
Reviewed September 21, 2017

We had spent the morning on Carbis Bay's beautiful sandy beach and opted to try lunch in the hotel, whose restaurant overlooks the beach and gives great views. It's true that the menu contains options at some eye-watering prices, however we chose a pepperoni pizza...More

Thank welshbloomm
Reviewed September 13, 2017

5 course dinner for 4 nights was amazing All good but scallops were wonderful and the specials each night were a chance to try things to another level when we chose pan fried chicken and then pork loin chop with faggot, sounds a normal type...More

Thank janeccornwall
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Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

We were visiting St Ives for a long weekend and booked a table at the highly recommended Carbis Bay Sands restaurant. To say it was a let down is an understatement, from the moment we were seated at our table it went from bad to...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

I went for supper with my wife on Monday evening. This is a beautiful setting, and we enjoyed drinks on the Terrace. However the food was disappointing. I ordered Hake and it was very overcooked. At the end of the meal when the waitress came...More

3  Thank Harry M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carbis Bay Hotel, Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2NP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives  >  Carbis Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 795311
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