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The Cornish Deli

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3 Chapel Street, St Ives TR26 2LR, England
01736 795100
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good food and polite service. Nice atmosphere and popular. Food was slow to arrive when we visited - it took half an hour to deliver a brushetta and a bowl of soup.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for breakfast, whilst on our yearly visit to St Ives. We have eaten here at least once a year for the past few years. We have always been treated to an excellent experience and this year was no exception. Great food and friendly service, fresh local produce served up in generous portions. Can't wait to visit again!

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1 Thank Tincanmike
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff, nice enough venue, but £5.50 for a greasy gluten free pasty for my partner. The filling is ok, but the pastry is so greasy it made us both feel sick. Had a much better, and far cheaper gluten free pasty in another venue nearby.

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1 Thank panhead H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome! Simple little backstreet venue with great service and first class food. We had poached eggs and mushrooms on toast. Jewel in the plate was awesome buttered granary bread. 5 stars well earned.

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1 Thank Graham F
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great lunch, great staff lovely atmosphere and a place we will be returning to when next in the area 😀😀

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1 Thank Lynn S
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The chorizo and squid tapas was so tasty! The mushrooms and blue cheese was nice too. My partner said the patatas brava and goats cheese and tomatoes were good too, even tho the spices in the patatas bravas made him hiccup!

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2 Thank Sarah C
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So trip advisor recommended this place, in we went! Friendly owner, busy but not over crowded & nice atmosphere. Food options were great, we had brunch & all our food was served quickly & tasted lovely. Good value, great experience- go, you'll like it!

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1 Thank Andrew C
Redhill
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another visit after a 2 year gap but the wait was worth it. We came for a family dinner and enjoyed friendly, helpful service. Our starters of squid with chorizo, 4 butterflied/filleted sardines, garlic prawns and a punchy patatas bravas were excellent and we then enjoyed mains of the Deli burger and the local fish fillets with squid and prawns... More 

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for somewhere different for lunch from the busy restaurants along the harbor that all serve the same food, we came across this little place full of pleasant surprises. Delicious fresh food, great service. Not to be missed

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

Excellent great food lovely choice good quality ingredients. Small so book ahead but worth the effort

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $24
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Chapel Street, St Ives TR26 2LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: 01736 795100
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?