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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%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (62 reviews)
“sandwiches” (61 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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1 - 10 of 639 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago 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

Thank zoenfletch
Reviewed 1 week ago 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!

Thank WesternRose
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank sylwia78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank MattyA32
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank JMW610
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

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 !

Thank leewK9831PQ
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

Thank NB1957
Reviewed October 3, 2018

My girlfriend does her best to stay Gluten free but finds it very hard as most restaurants just look at you as if your just a bit mad.. NOT the Cornish Deli, they were super accommodating and really on the ball. We visited the Cornish...More

1  Thank mat174
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Great food, freshly prepared and excellent customer service: with a local vibe. The veggie breakfast is a good egg.

Thank Kieran S
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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.
John L
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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