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The Loft Restaurant & Terrace

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Norway Lane, St Ives TR26 1LZ, England
+44 1736 794204
9:00 am - 11:45 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:45 pm
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St Ives, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely evening and superb food, a great job all round, will defiantly be back. The chef has nailed the food and the staff were lovely, great atmosphere in a wonderful place

Thank jbstives
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice setting. As I was with my family we stuck to one course due to prices of food and drink. Food was good though. Wandered off to have our desert / ice cream elsewhere.

Thank MrEPrice
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A delightful resturant with an open roof top looking down to the beautiful harbour - ten tables at least - excellent service by attractive young girls

Thank sylviaccmimosa
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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248 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We wife and I visited the Loft with two friends on a Saturday night. It was fully booked, which is usually a good sign. The loft is quite unusual with a vaulted, timber beamed ceiling and quite a “quirky” atmosphere. Although our waiters were charming and friendly, we were somewhat surprised that they were not able to answer a couple... More 

Thank Richard_Harpum
Stafford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Loft is a little way back from the sea front but well worth finding. The food is excellent and the staff are helpful and welcoming.

Thank Robert L
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After having a wonderful meal here 2 years ago we booked it again expecting the same amazing meal unfortunately the meal was a total let down the staff were ok but no enthusiasm and the meals came out very bland I had the duck breast no seasoning sauce very wet and watery which was suppose to be a lovely berry... More 

Thank mjbarnes
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great welcome, wonderful service and fabulous food. Great handling of our allergies (multiple so not an easy task). They made something totally off menu for my son as he wasn't feeling great and just wanted tomato pasta and I got told chef would adapt whatever I fancied off the menu to meet my allergy needs. Food was delicious!

Thank Helen F
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely food and great atmosphere. This was a very nice place to eat. The food was very tasty ad well presented. Portions are a little small but I was more than satisfied after the 3 courses

Thank Ian G
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are a family of 4 and recently went to the Loft for dinner. The setting is nice and it was a lovely sunny night when we went so we were happy to sit outside. The service was fine but what really let the place down is the cost of meals and the small portions. I had monkfish - I... More 

Thank holskid
Cromford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great location with pleasant views across the harbour without the noise and hustle and bustle. Visited at lunchtime and my wife and I both opted for the Crab Sandwich. The bread was seared and the crab meat was delicious but you felt a little underwhelmed with the presentation. Compared to the dishes being taken to other tables the Crab... More 

Thank Tim R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$17 - $32
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:45 pm
9:00 am - 11:45 pm
9:00 am - 11:45 pm
9:00 am - 11:45 pm
9:00 am - 11:45 pm
9:00 am - 11:45 pm
9:00 am - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Norway Lane, St Ives TR26 1LZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 794204
Modern-British cuisine using all local Cornish ingredients,we pride ourselves on only using responsible farming and fishing methods and the best local suppliers.
Everything on the menu is handmade with attention to detail. We have a beautiful secluded 40 cover sun terrace with sea views.
We are Dog friendly and service is always with a smile

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?