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The Cornish Deli

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3 Chapel Street, St Ives TR26 2LR, England
+44 1736 795100
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for my birthday on our honeymoon. The food was delicious, tasted very fresh and was very reasonably priced. It was a bank holiday so st Ives was packed but there were plenty of tables, although looking at other reviews this may have been an exception and we were lucky! Service was polite but not in your face so... More 

Thank Jessicamartin89
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Make shure you are hungry ! when it Says sandwich it is a proper Sandwich!! A meal between two wonderful pieces of fresh bread. Non of the lettuece and Chrisps to fill out a poor quality offering . This is a proper big fresh sandwich !!

1 Thank Brian J
Wilmslow, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go to the Cornish Deli every time we holiday in St Ives (5 times this year!) and the food is just amazing! Fresh, plentiful and served with a smile. If you try one of their sandwiches, make sure you are really hungry! Fillings are so plentiful so may need a knife and fork....this time we had freshly roasted ham,... More 

2 Thank Diane W
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

On a day trip to St Ives we called in for lunch tempted by the menu outside and the quirky interior. My friend had the crab sandwich which came on chunky super fresh bread whilst I had the goats cheese and beetroot salad. It was beautiful. Peppers, olives, cucumbers, mixed leaves, goats cheese (not too goaty) and beetroot piled high... More 

2 Thank Elaine B
From the UK
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Ran in to order a take away sandwich order, always really friendly in here. Had the sweet chilli chicken baguette, so delicious, and really prompt service too. Always a pleasure to pop in here when we visit st Ives

2 Thank PoshTotty25
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

Excellent place to eat, staff were excellent and nothing too much for them, had a lovely cream tea and pot of tea to top it off wifi as well, will visit again next time in St Ives. Thank you

2 Thank paul w
Penzance, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

I went to this restaurant yesterday with family and the meal was delicious. This is our 3rd visit over 12months. The place is small, cosy but with excellent lowkey service which is not in your face. It's no trouble for the young experienced staff to offer intelligent suggestions and give info about the food. We had soup and omlettes which... More 

2 Thank Matthew h
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52 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Fair prices and very friendly staff. Great that they offer a takeaway sanwiches and salad boxes. Only one point which i feel they could improve on though is they use a 'plastic' containter for their takeaway salad box, would be better if it could be in a bigger cardboard box which some establishments use, not because i wanted more, but... More 

1 Thank keynes13
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

After reading the wonderful reviews on here my partner and I felt visiting The Cornish Deli was must...and we were not disappointed. We went for lunch and I must say it was the best food we had the two days we spent in St Ives! I had the most delicious crab sandwich, they are not greedy with portions sizes. It... More 

2 Thank Macdonald J
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and coeliac friendly thank u for excellent service very lovely staff excellent in every way

1 Thank Susan M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $24
Cafe, British, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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
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?