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The Tearoom

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Wharf House The Wharf | The Wharf, St Ives TR26 1PG, England
+44 1736 794325
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Truro, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been here before, if it is sunny you can sit outside looking over the harbour, inside is spacious plenty of room for pushchairs or wheelchairs. The food is amazing fresh veg/ salads homemade quiches and lovely fish. I had Hommity Pie with salad, my hubby had Goats Cheese salad, lovely cheese, finished off with Lemon Possum dessert hubby... More 

Thank Chantelle W
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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282 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had the smoked mackerel on a bed of different tomatoes on top of toasted sourdough with with salsa verde, and it I think it was just about the best sandwich I've ever eaten. I don't think I stopped talking about it to my wife for days. I told the same to the staff when I paid so hopefully it'll... More 

Thank SLKmaniac
St Ives, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great place for coffee or lunch/ dinner! Clean, modern look inside and relaxed atmosphere. Fab views over the harbour and always very friendly service. Love the fresh crab sandwich and also really enjoyed the crab & saffron tart last time I had lunch there. Wonderful cakes as well as a varied choice of fresh lunch/ dinner options. Does get... More 

Thank FeyonceSooo
south wales
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144 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having had a great meal last time we took our friends there this time for lunch. It was very busy as always but we squeezed in. We ordered crab salad and three different savoury tarts and we all thoroughly enjoyed our food. It's always very professional but friendly service from the young staff and the fact it's always busy is... More 

Thank cezmund
Horsham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped there for coffee during thd day, read the menu and decided to go back in the evening. Husband had Thai green mussels, which was excellent. I had the peppers with yarg cheese. Absolutely lovely, in fact I would have it again, although other things on the menu equally tempting.

Thank Alice T
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come here every time we visit St Ives (usually at least twice a year). The coffee, the breakfast, the cream teas, the setting and the staff are perfect!

1 Thank Harry V
St Ives, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spontaneously decided to eat out again in one of our favourite restaurants, The Tearoom, after our guests came back with a mouth-watering description of their meal. As always, it didn't disappoint. The service was friendly and efficient, and we enjoyed a delicious evening meal with an excellent glass of wine. This is one place where the standard is consistently... More 

Thank mou5e
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely lunch at The Tearoom. Three of us shared a couple of starters – smoked mackerel pâté and the hummus. Both were homemade and absolutely gorgeous. Two of us had the homity pie, and other friend had the smoked haddock tart. Really really good, again homemade, so tasty and filling, and served with lovely fresh salad and... More 

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Charlotte NC
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a previous visit to St Ives I ate lunch at The Tearoom several times and always loved the scones and cakes. This time I went for dinner and enjoyed a generous platter of mussels in wine and cream sauce with lemon posset for dessert -- all absolutely fabulous. They also had a new line of cocktails which were equally... More 

1 Thank barbaraD255
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little Tearoom, we had cream tea, I switched to coffee. The scones came out hot and the was plenty of Jam and clotted cream. I can see why it is so popular!!

2 Thank Gareth C

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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
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wharf House The Wharf | The Wharf, St Ives TR26 1PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 794325
The Tea Room is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. All our cakes, scones and tarts are made by hand in our kitchen and we use only the best local meat, fish and vegetables in our restaurant. Almost everything on the menu is also available gluten free. We have the most amazing Harbour view!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?