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St Ives

Tom's Cakes


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


Cafe, British
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch
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All reviews cakes sausage rolls panini coffee and cake excellent cake great coffee outside seating take away tea shop very friendly service town centre tea room home made toms slice elderflower cambridge
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good selection of teas aswell as coffee with very nice savoury and sweet treats. Staff so friendly. Altogether a lovely finish to shopping or preparing to do the shopping!!

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank sandb510
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped in for coffee/tea whilst ambling in St Ives - it was quite busy (always a good sign) but we found a table upstairs (order before you go up). Great coffee and strong tea, plus a super range of cakes, etc. and the most...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Dumbunny
Reviewed January 19, 2020 via mobile

One of the best places in St Ives for afternoon coffee and cake whilst doing a spot of people watching. The January after 3pm offer is very good value. Try the Apple and treacle cake, you won't be disappointed!

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Garden-Trains-Insp
Reviewed December 5, 2019

I asked if Tom's Cakes could make a 60th birthday cake for my husband and it exceeded all my expectations! My husband goes wild swimming and I asked for a cake with a man river swimming; it came with reeds, ducks and a pearlescent river....More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank redundantpenguin
Reviewed December 4, 2019

Fantastic, every cake perfect with fantastic. Always visit when in St Ives, never disappointed. Would recommend.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank TJJ007
Reviewed November 28, 2019

Lovely place for snack or lunch. So friendly and great Coffee. My favourite is the Cheese Scones and the Sausage rolls. All the cakes are amazing as you would have expected.Well worth a visit if you are in St.Ives.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Mark R
Reviewed November 16, 2019

I have always enjoyed visiting Tom's Cakes in St Ives, it has been my go to place to purchase large and small cakes (and the Somersham shop as well) for any celebration or event. However during this visit I felt humiliated and embarrassed when asked...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Allison B
Reviewed November 5, 2019 via mobile

The cakes are delicious so if you’re just going for a cake then it’s 5*. If you want a spot of lunch then look elsewhere. The panini’s are all premade with no option at all for things like no mayo. There is nothing on the...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank poodle88
Reviewed November 5, 2019

Tom’s Cakes reputation preceded it before they set up the café in St. Ives (the cakes are baked in Somersham, a few miles away). The ckkes are delicious and everthing is reasonably priced (£2.30 for an Americano coffee). We sat outside with 2 of our...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Jules512015
Reviewed October 10, 2019 via mobile

I love Tom’s cakes. Very good coffee and amazing cakes every time I visit, the problem is trying to decide which one to have! I’ve never been disappointed with any I’ve chosen and I have tried quite a few. It can get very busy in...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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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
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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