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The Beachcomber

Certificate of Excellence
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The Wharf, St Ives TR26 1PU, England
01736 794844
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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in for some lunch on Thursday 7th after a boat trip Friendly and a great selection on offer I had a ham and melted cheese baguette this is the best one I've ever had in my life Made to order and just what I needed.. A very busy little cafe and everyone so welcoming.. Top marks from me and... More 

1 Thank Andy l
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our favourite cafe in St Ives, staff are so friendly, great food reasonable prices, very busy could do with being a bit bigger but this would take away its charm. If you are visiting St Ives this is well worth a visit if only for a traditional Cornish cream tea.

1 Thank ayoungone
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch in this very welcoming cafe on a rainy day this week. Food was delicious especially the lemon meringue pie, best ever!! Dog friendly too. Very lovely staff. Would highly recommend it.

Thank Boom253
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow 10/10 can't beat it food was outstanding 5 stars had crab salad hubby had king prawn jacket 100% quality 👍

1 Thank tracey w
Exeter, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had already eaten but stopped for a cup of tea. Great view. Also got tempted with the lovely lemon meringue pie. Sat outside. We will visit again. Good portion size.

1 Thank Serendipity10_10
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We called in on spec 26th May. The café is small, but clean and tidy and looks good. Tables were cleaned (properly) once clients had left. Not a massive choice of food but what we ordered - baked potato and sandwich - were excellent. Would definitely revisit if in the area.

1 Thank singingtheblues
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58 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

This is our 2nd visit to The Beachcomber for lunch. One of the best cafe restaurants in St. Ives in my opinion. Sandwiches are huge and delicious. We had a crab sandwich & also Salmon with avocado which had very generous filling. There are lots of different teas available and pots of tea come with a pot of hot water... More 

1 Thank AndyX
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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175 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Grab a seat outside if you can if the weather is good, this is a great place to eat, this is the second time we have visited and we will be back again. Good value , good portions.

1 Thank Robert H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Lovely staff and service, nothing was too much trouble. We would definitely visit again, they provided excellent value and deserve praise for that!

1 Thank Claire P
Duncan, Canada
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Our first visit but it won't be our last. The sandwiches are huge! Served on the freshest white or brown bread, with plump, yummy fillings. We loved the King prawn sandwich with Marie Rose sauce and the bacon and tomato sandwich. Both came with generous servings of fresh salad and tasty dressing. I also ordered the soup of the day,... More 

1 Thank trippinhippies

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, British, Soups
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?