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The Cornish Bakery

9 Fore Street | Saint Ives, Cornwall, St Ives TR26 1AB, England
+44 1736 793470
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“pastry” (100 reviews)
“scones” (22 reviews)
“cornish pasty” (13 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Fast Food, British, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
9 Fore Street | Saint Ives, Cornwall, St Ives TR26 1AB, England
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11 - 20 of 216 reviews

Reviewed February 11, 2018

Just off the Sleeper Train, I headed into this welcoming cafe on Fore Street a bit blurry eyed. Best flat white and cheese & mushroom croissant I've ever had, hands-down. Warm and friendly service too. If heaven does have cafes, this one would be there.

Thank Lagarde
vikki a, Manager at The Cornish Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2018

Hello. Thank you for taking the time to leave this lovely feedback. I'm so glad that you enjoyed your flat white and savoury croissant. The best you ever had is high praise indeed and we look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed February 10, 2018

It is so wonderful to be able to have a properly made cappuccino and delicious pain au chocolat for breakfast (probably other people's elevenses!). The service was tops and so nice on a wet stormy morning. I hope everyone braves the weather and drops in...More

Thank lsyeaton
vikki a, Manager at The Cornish Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

Hello, Thank you so much for your lovely words. We do take a pride in serving our hand roasted beans so like to get the best out of them by serving a well produced espresso with lovely silky milk to your choice.

Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

We were looking forward to a cream tea but sadly this left a lot to be desired. Teapots were grubby and badly stained around the spout area, grubby finger marks on the saucers. The scones were very dry, crumbled to bits as soon as you...More

Thank chillseekers044
vikki a, Manager at The Cornish Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2018

Hello. Thank you for leaving this review as all feedback is greatly appreciated, as even if we don't get it right, it can help us improve our product or service. I am sorry that on this occasion you were not happy with your cream tea....More

Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

The sausage rolls are the nicest I have ever had. Always get family to bring them home for me when they visitMore

Thank williamdaniel123
vikki a, Manager at The Cornish Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2018

Hi William, Thank you for taking the time to write about our sausage rolls. I must admit they are the nicest around and I am partial to one of these for a quick bite at lunch time. I am glad that your family do remember...More

Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

Been In bourton on water shop so when down in st ives in January found this gem and love the Portuguese custard can’t get enough of them pasties nice too staff friendly will visit again

Thank Mandy R
vikki a, Manager at The Cornish Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2018

Hello Mandy Thank you very much for your comments about our friendly staff. We take a pride in treating each person as an individual. And I agree our pastel da nata's are amazing

Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

Came in for a hot chocolate and a croissant, with the weather being so cold. I was treated with great service and tasty food and drink, il happily come back again when I'm next in St Ives :)More

Thank Alex F
vikki a, Manager at The Cornish Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2018

Hi Alex Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Hot chocolate is definitely the way to go this time of year, nice and warming. We look forward to seeing you next time your in town and hope to treat you with...More

Reviewed January 2, 2018

Went here over Christmas with the family, have to say that what a lovely place for a coffee and a cake. The day we went it was raining cats and dogs so was nice to walk in to smiling staff behind the counter. You can...More

Thank homes24
vikki a, Manager at The Cornish Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2018

Hi Carlie, Thank you for your lovely review. It is nice to have a warm seating area to escape the horrid weather when out walking. I'm glad you found the team friendly and smiling. and we would love to welcome you again when ever you...More

Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here whilst strolling through the lovely town of St Ives for a coffee and cream tea. Service was friendly and both the coffee and food delicious. Definitely a place to visit.

Thank Barrowboy53
vikki a, Manager at The Cornish Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2017

Hi I am so glad that you found your coffee and cream tea delicious. We are a friendly team and are very lucky to work in the lovely town of St Ives. We look forward to welcoming you again next time you are passing through

Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Whilst on holiday we enjoyed trying the various local pasties, cakes, Gin and beers etc. On passing The Cornish Bakery we saw the scones in the window display and decided there and then that we would get some. We purchased 6 scones and were told...More

Thank OldBear
vikki a, Manager at The Cornish Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2017

Hi OldBear, We're sorry that you feel like you have been ripped off. We try to ensure that our scones are consistently the biggest, freshest, and highest quality scones available, and the feedback from our customers confirms that we generally achieve this. We feel that...More

Reviewed November 8, 2017

On the day of our visit to St. Ives, we experienced the tail end of a hurricane that had already ravaged the States, and made its way up the Nova Scotia coast and on to Ireland and England. It was a day for ducks, and...More

2  Thank redeco
vikki a, Manager at The Cornish Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2017

Hi Redeco, We're really pleased that you enjoyed your visit, (and that you found some art you like). Hopefully we will see you on a future visit, and in the meantime, the paintings remind you of both St Ives and us. :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Fore Street | Saint Ives, Cornwall, St Ives TR26 1AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 793470
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