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The Beachcomber

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The Wharf, St Ives TR26 1PU, England
01736 794844
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We managed to get an outside table on a wonderful warm sunny day. We had 3 excellent cream teas and sat watching the world go by. The scones were still warm from the oven and the jam was also delicious. Whilst eating some little sparrows were sat at our feet waiting for any crumbs to fall their way, but they... More 

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Shepshed
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went every day for cream tea and scones whilst on holiday Best in the harbour have been going for the last 3 years allways made to feel welcome

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Thank Andy H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having arrived late noon me and my wife wanted a simple but tasty dinner having looked around for a good half an hour this place looked the most inviting. Clean cafe with friendly staff and a great choice menu. Loads of choice and huge portions. I had the cheese and ham pannini and my wife had the crab sandwich both... More 

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Thank Chris H
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Portions were huge, and the milkshakes were amazing, wasn't too expensive for the amount you get and the staff were very friendly!

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Thank leefozzy19
Preston, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very busy cafe at most times of the year. We had tea, coffee and lovely warm scones. If the weather is good a table outside is a must. Lots of cakes and other goodies to choose from and reasonably priced, well worth a visit...

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Thank Auris57
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly staff amazing food best cafe in St ives. The King Prawn sandwich on fresh cut loaf was mouth watering and the Salmon & Avocado was srcummy. Amazingly had room for the largest Lemon Meringue slice ever!! A great find and we will be back.

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Thank Liz F
surrey
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am one of those people who ask for a Latte to be extra hot and this establishment met my request with a smile! It was excellent. Four of us stopped here whilst on a day trip to St Ives, it's is at the side of the harbour, and we were all very happy with our choices which included a... More 

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Thank mymysurrey
Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super little cafe, have been going there for years and have never been disappointed.To sit outside on a sunny day over looking the harbour eating a crab sandwich is what it's all about. It's very clean, with a good varied menu and reasonably priced

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was delis house and the wonderful owner, David was a fabulous host too. Would recommend any of the fish dishes too

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Thank EmmaHB-field
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose the Beachcomber for a traditional Cornish cream tea and are so pleased we did. Freshly baked scones with plenty of excellent jam and perfect clotted cream served by very friendly staff in a perfect setting overlooking the harbour. Judging by the comments of other customers the other food on the menu was top quality too. If we return... More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Wharf, St Ives TR26 1PU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: 01736 794844

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?