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Porthmeor Cafe

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Porthmeor, St Ives TR26 1JZ, England
+44 1736 793366
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What an amazing place to eat. Not only do you have the amazing view of the beach, but you also have amazing food to go with it. The menu has a good range and the prices are so reasonable. And the desserts are to die for! We will be back in March!

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Thank Sophiemoggy
Suffolk
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nipped in here for lunch on bright winters day and managed to get a window seat. There are uninterrupted views of Porthmeor Beach. Staff have a great knowledge of the menu which is locally sourced and seasonal. There was no rush from the staff and we just sat back and drank in the wonderful views. Really worth a visist.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great cafe with a fantastic view of the beach, you can eat/drink inside in the warm or sit outside under cover or out in the open. happy staff to help you, also there were very clean toilets to cater for all. Lots of choice of teas/coffees and food.

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Thank YVONNE G
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful location right on the beach with stunning views. Good food for breakfast lunch and dinner. Service very attentive and efficient. Prices reasonable.

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Thank Poldark97
Ascot, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are visiting ST Ives then this cafe is a must visit during your holiday. Stunning views overlooking the surf and sand. Al fresco and even hidden heated booths if you don't want to sit in the beautiful bustling cafe. Brunch has a great range for both adults and children. Healthy posh porridge or amazing full Cornish breakfasts with... More 

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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good service, lovely food, casual atmosphere overlooking the beach. Great for an early morning cuppa or any time of the day!

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Thank Deb C
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have visited many times and are now pleased to find it open through the winter months. A nice selection of Breakfast / Brunch items that you don't find elsewhere and of course the views make it special - didn't spot any dolphins on this occasion though. Helpful, friendly and efficient staff - one small request - would like to see... More 

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Thank TheTimeTravellers
Jersey, Channel Islands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right on the beach. Seating inside or out. Booths are available if you enter the cafe and walk all the way through to the other terrace - this gives a little shelter whilst still being outside - very cosy! We were there fir breakfast - and there's an option to build your own breakfast.so you get just what you want,... More 

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Thank Skipster31
London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for late light lunch post cliff walk. Marinated feta and mashed butternut squash on sourdough with rocket. Fresh and accompanied by a glass of rose. Friendly service, tasty food but a wee bit pricer than other lunch spots. But that's the price of one of the best beachside cafes with surfers practising their sport. Enjoy!

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a delicious cooked breakfast here with friendly staff and a wonderful view of the beach. Would definitely return and highly recommend it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Porthmeor, St Ives TR26 1JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 793366
Description
Porthmeor Beach Café Bar is open daily from Easter to November and serving food from 9:00am to 9:30pm. With Australian chef Cameron Jennings at the helm, breakfasts are renowned and our tapas menu has an acclaimed reputation. Full drinks license so come and sip champagne on our terrace and watch the sun go down.

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