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Tom's Cakes

19 Market Hill, St Ives PE27 5AL, England
+44 1487 842200
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
19 Market Hill, St Ives PE27 5AL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to toms for coffee and cake wow what a nice place to go for a chat and coffee will defo go back well worth the visit

Thank klm225
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice for a lunch Break. Taste local british crumpets with your cop of tea. I recommand for the friendly staff and the fresh cooking food

Thank lgt187264
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my daughter's yesterday for a little treat whilst waiting for their mum to get back from shopping. We love the place and I take the kids their for a treat the weekend. Never had to complain as cakes have always been spot on and...More

Thank HopeDad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely cakes but overpriced. Make sure you take plenty of cash! Limited seating. Open everyday. Coffee available

Thank gob51
Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

This cafe is only small but has an extensive choice of cakes to eat in or take away and welcoming staff. In good weather you can sit outside. It also runs a loyalty scheme.

Thank peter b
Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

I had a very good piece of chocolate and fruit flapjack and a very nice cappuccino. Every time I'm there is always the issue of a lack of table on the ground floor. All the tables are outside this isn't good when it's cold. I...More

Thank John T
clarke322, Owner at Tom's Cakes, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2017

Dear John, Many thanks for your kind review. We have a very small building in St Ives and on the advice of our architect opted for perch seating around the perimeter on the ground floor and table seating upstairs. This allows safe customer movement around...More

Reviewed November 20, 2017

It is a shame this place is located at a set of traffic lights and not a prettier setting but it was a great find that we visited twice. A huge choice of cakes which were excellent. The coffee was very good and extra hot...More

Thank 30yrsstrong
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

Amazing cakes. Come here pretty much every time we come into St Ives centre. The only problem is that it's become too popular, so you usually have to queue.

Thank Jez T
Reviewed November 18, 2017

called in today 18th NOVEMBER as usual coffee and cakes were great ,but the experience was totally ruined by the continuous playing of Christmas songs. it is not Christmas and the town lights not switched on. was expecting Santa not good, I love Christmas but...More

Thank Steve E
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Currently, 10 days post shoulder operation and felt compelled to say a big Thank You to everyone at Toms. Not only do they serve amazing coffee, delicious cakes (Eccles cakes being my guilty pleasure) but they dish out laughs and good cheer in abundance. An...More

Thank Deborah H
clarke322, Owner at Tom's Cakes, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2017

Thank you Debs for your kind words. It is our pleasure!

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Questions & Answers
August 14, 2017|
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Response from clarke322 | Property representative |
Hi There! Yes we do have a range of gluten free cakes available by the slice, but we do not sell wrapped cakes that are gluten free. Our range includes Orange & Almond, Rosemary & Lemon, Chocolate Roulade, Florentines... More
Toni T
May 10, 2015|
Response from clarke322 | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry and your lovely feedback. Yes, Tom does bake and decorate wedding and celebration cakes. Please call the bakery for further information on 01487 842200. Many thanks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Market Hill, St Ives PE27 5AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1487 842200
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