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Olives Cafe

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Island Square, St Ives TR26 1NX, England
+44 7875 585759
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It can be a bit of a mission to get a table inside during peak times but we got lucky! Tried the ploughmans and it was delicious - big portion size too so actually shared it with my husband. The cream teas are also amazing. The cakes on the counter looked fresh and delicious. Plus the staff are very friendly... More 

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A lovely cafe that is well worth seeking out. Well sign posted from the harbour. Friendly staff & i would say the best cream tea we had during our visit to St Ives. We didn't go any where else. Love this place.

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Thank eastern791
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent, personal and fast service from a lovely quaint little cafe. You will be rewarded for venturing off the main strip.

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Thank Bob H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food here is amazing! The chocolate cake is crazy crazy good! There is quite a lot of pokemon near by for anyone who cares. But more importantly back to the cake. Seriously it is good! Like some kind of chocolate heaven. Cream tea was brilliant as well! Will be back before we leave for sure!

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Thank Alex B
Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

St Ives is a massive tourist destination, so I didn't think I'd find such a nice, relaxed cafe to escape the crowds. We saw a little sign up to the Olives Cafe and thought we'd have a look. This little, lovely decorated and furnished cafe serves absolutely beautiful food. A great place to go if you're looking for somewhere to... More 

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Thank Lilyaaaaaa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Love , love this little cafe . We had a holiday cottage rental just across the way . So wish I could transport this cafe home with me. The cake and scones are to die for . The tea and coffee fabulous . The service and staff are very good . The cafe is set away from the main streets... More 

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Thank 593billgirl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today we found Olive's by accident and what a find? We sat outside with our pooches and were greeted with a warm welcome by the attentive staff. The Cornish cream tea was absolutely fantastic. Both my husband bad I agreed that we'd never tasted a scone as light as these. They're a must have!

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Thank Rebecca M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called here on a visit to St Ives and had the most amazing cream tea. Freshly baked scone with plenty of jam and cream! Well worth a visit. Best cream tea I have ever had!!

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Thank Meriel J
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Warm and friendly atmosphere with good home made fresh food and superb cakes and scones . New decor looks good too.

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Thank David L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were delighted to find this little hidden gem of a cafe away from the sprawling masses on a busy Saturday in St Ives. The giant scones for the cream tea were fresh out of the oven, and we had to get past a display of amazing homemade cakes to get to our table so ended up tasting the chocolate... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Island Square, St Ives TR26 1NX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 7875 585759
Description
Postcode TR26 1NX

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?