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The Cornish Deli

3 Chapel Street, St Ives TR26 2LR, England
+44 1736 795100
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (65 reviews)
“sandwiches” (63 reviews)
“chorizo stew” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Chapel Street, St Ives TR26 2LR, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch there twice in two days, with 2 kids aged 3 and 2. Always a terrific experience in every way. Simple and unpretentious surroundings. Friendly accommodating service by owner Mark. Superb food all sourced locally. Had roast pork and stuffing sandwich with lovely side...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Brynbelba
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

We had read all the positive reviews so had high expectations, which can be counterproductive.. however the Cornish Deli didn’t disappoint.. Mark owner/server was friendly .. but the food was sublime .. my veggie brunch was expertly cooked, my eggs were done to my exact...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank H2aF
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

I booked for a group of 8, the welcome and help was great. Stacey was front of house with Mark creating our fabulous meals at the back. Customer service was spot on considering we weren’t the quietest group, we loved it. The menu was so...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank zoenfletch
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

The best sandwich in the world. Didn’t realise they did dinner or we would have been back the same day! We are in Porthminster Cafe and hugely disappointed and now wish we had known to eat here...the food was outstanding!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank WesternRose
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Really reasonable prices for high quality , tasty food. Highly recommended. We will definitely come back ❤️

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sylwia78
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Stopped for a family breakfast. My favourite was toast and butter, eggs and mushrooms - yummy. Flat white too. Recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MattyA32
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Had two takeaway sandwiches from here and was so impressed with them.One was ham salad,and the other was cheese.They were huge,so full of lovely thick ham,and nice thick granary bread.The lady in charge was so friendly and really efficient,despite being really busy.Lovely cafe,will be back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JMW610
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this cafe with our 8 month old. We had our pram and the front of the cafe was a bit busy, but the lady cleared us a way through and we took over a table at the back. She was so helpful,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PickyTrev
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Everything about this little gem is outstanding! The breakfast is a must and the takeaway hampers are a great idea very very very tasty!! The Staff are super friendly! Don’t miss out on this place when your here in St Ives !

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank troykpsa
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Popped in here for a sandwich after about 6 hours on the train. I had read the reviews but even then didn't expect the sandwich to be a good as it was. I had the Cornish blue cheese with salad and onion marmalade, what a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NB1957
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July 2, 2018|
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Response from markjohnellwood | Property representative |
Yes - we can absolutely do that for you. Thanks, Mark.
June 17, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Chapel Street, St Ives TR26 2LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 795100
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The Cornish Deli exists to bring to best quality Cornish and regional produce to its customers.If you want fantastic quality local meats, cheeses, seafood, fruit and vegetables, snacks and regional specialities, the Cornish Deli is for you.Incorporated with the Cornish Deli, is the The Deli Cafe offering hot and cold drinks, brunches, lunches, afternoon tea, and Evening Meals. As well as providing lots of wonderful foods and drinks, the Cornish Deli is home to the Deli Cafe. The Deli Cafe offers delicious drinks including Lavazza coffee, brunches, lunches, afternoon tea and Evening Meals. All food can be eaten in or take-away. The Deli Cafe is open every day, and in the summer evenings from Tuesday to Sunday. It is fully air conditioned and fuly licensed, providing the perfect sanctuary away from the often busy St. Ives streets.
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