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Porthminster Beach Cafe

Porthminster Beach, St Ives TR26 2EB, England
+44 1736 795352
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“monkfish curry” (203 reviews)
“fish and chips” (185 reviews)
“lobster” (76 reviews)
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Seafood, International, European, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Porthminster Beach, St Ives TR26 2EB, England
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1 - 10 of 2,691 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

The staff are very helpful and friendly,fish really good ,interesting menu,we go here whenever we come to St. Ives ,always a pleasure

Thank mario527
Reviewed 5 days ago

Absolutely stunning place. Great service, tasty omlette, couldn't rate highly enough. Would go back again.

Thank miskmart02
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This old favourite does not disappoint. Staff are great, consistent, caring, and understand their business. The new extension is well done. It was surprisingly quiet. As ever the food and wine were excellent. And all looking over the beach

Thank Christopher E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely food and staff, if a little pretentious and very expensive. But the view and location are so good you can forgive it. The food is very nice and the portions are generous.

Thank munkat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my partner, very friendly staff,fabulous presented food good value.in a great location on the beac

Thank Roy P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here on a Saturday night with friends. The food was absolutely beautiful, the service was really attentive without being intrusive and the atmosphere relaxed. I had the whole bream, which came with a lovely salad slaw type thing. Honey and thyme panacotta for dessert...More

Thank miss_watson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here as a Customer recommended it to me, Danny good recommendation. Really nice food and guy serving was very helpful. Amazing views. Definitely recommend

Thank Squawking44
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Still one of our favourite restaurants in St Ives. Delicious food beautifully presented. Very friendly service! What can be better than dining right on the beach? We visit every year during our stay in St Ives!

Thank KatMaNe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location, great service and great food. Couldn’t have asked for anything more. Tip: get the Pannacotta for dessert, it’s divine!

Thank Shari P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot for brekkie with the family. Lovely food and fantastic views, we'll be back again soon!!!

Thank sophie p
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Questions & Answers
Haesul F
March 6, 2018|
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Response from HolidaysBristol | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think it caters for all in the day. In the evening it becomes more sophisticated with more couples and groups. There are more baby friendly places in st Ives though.
May 14, 2017|
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Response from Ian D | Reviewed this property |
Not inside or on the terrace. Only at the few outside tables against the public footpath and these aren't booked for meals in case of inclement weather.
April 27, 2017|
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Response from Michael S | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $32
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Porthminster Beach, St Ives TR26 2EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 795352
  • E-mail
A Cornish beach café using local produce to the best of our ability, producing modern European dishes with a Pacific Rim influence. We pride ourselves on the best service we can deliver, and experiences our customers will remember. Apologies, but we do not accept dogs in our restaurant or on our terrace.
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