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Seafood Cafe

45 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1HE, England
+44 1736 794004
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (273 reviews)
“swordfish” (24 reviews)
“fresh fish” (112 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
45 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1HE, England
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Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

What a gem. This little restaurant produces amazing food. Earlier in the day our Taxi driver recommended the fillet steak. Mine was perfectly cooked (medium rare) I have to say it was spot on. The swordfish steak was also wonderful. Smoked mackerel Pate and mussels...More

Thank RRCorniche
Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

I booked to go here with friends on a busy night whilst on holiday. The whole experience was very disappointing. It was our first and last visit. Firstly, on arrival we weren’t greeted by a member of staff, instead we had to stand in a...More

4  Thank duckconfit
Reviewed November 29, 2017

The food is chosen from the fridge, there is no menu and your chosen meat or fish is then taken to be prepared. You will want it all, it is that fresh. The wines and bar are not priced above what you would expect from...More

Thank jamie1542017
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

I love the Seafood Cafe. It’s charm and delicious food pulls me back in each time I visit St Ives. The food is all fresh and cooked to perfection. The staff are always attentive and friendly and they offer a wonderful wine list which is...More

Thank amjaha
Reviewed November 19, 2017

A good option in St Ives with a long reputation for good food, good wine choices and friendly service. For dinner - select your fish from the fresh fish display, then select the way you want it cooked and add a sauce and side dishes...More

Thank TonyGeorge59
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

Whilst in St Ives I was looking for lunch somewhere and the Seafood Cafe attracted me as I wandered around. It's easy to find being prominently placed on one of the main shopping roads. Once inside the decor was very inviting and the visible fish...More

Thank Iain M
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Fresh fish and butcher counter up front...you choose what you fancy and they cook it to order. You choose sides and sauces etc. All good and fresh with decent wine list. Efficient and friendly service...decent value...what’s not to like.

Thank hargs
Reviewed November 15, 2017

A rare experience to select not only your own particular fish, but also sauce, style of potatoes and good range of sides. Beautifully cooked, served with friendly efficiency.

Thank nodge94
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Consistently good food although choices could be varied a little more. Welcoming staff good for meeting friends

Thank Thefrenchduke
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Really, really nice food. We both had starters which were super tasty, the muscles were beautiful and the steak was huge. Very very good. I’d highly recommend it.

Thank Rae1182
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October 14, 2016|
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Response from TinyTimTulips | Reviewed this property |
I am unable to answer this question as I am not connected to the restaurant in anyway, and do not know the owners, staff or Management or even live nearby.
June 5, 2016|
Response from Femi O | Reviewed this property |
Yes babies are definitely welcome at lunch time. I was there with my family and saw two couples with babies and a one had a pram. I can only assume they would not object at dinner time either. If in doubt you can always... More
November 3, 2015|
Response from Rachaelstella | Property representative |
No , so sorry we unfortunately don't. We have a fresh food counter . And therefor unable to accomadate pets in the restaurant. And have no outside space. You could try porthmister kitchen 01736799874 on the harbour front... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 794004
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