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“Best place so far to eat in St Ives”
Review of Back Street Bistro

Back Street Bistro
Ranked #15 of 154 Restaurants in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $35
Cuisines: European, Contemporary, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: French inspired menu, where fine dining has never been so casual! Finest locally sourced ingredients.
Reviewed July 21, 2013

Had a week in St Ives and ate at the St Andrews St Bistro twice. Excellent on both occasions. A reasonably priced, and very good choice menu. Also able to have a decent bottle of wine without the huge mark up you see too often these days. This is certainly the place to eat in St Ives when you have had your fill of pasties, pizza and ice cream. Certainly a place we would recommend.

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Thank Coveringscotland
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Reviewed July 20, 2013

Had a meal here for my birthday yesterday, picked it from Trip Advisor reviews.
Went with wife and two girls 9 & 8. Food was very nice, not a massive list of choices but all courses were excellent. I had scallops to start and cod special. Steak was very good and kids meals went down very well. Would recommend highly.

Thank Neil M
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

This restaurant is a must for all the foodies out there. They really know how to cook scallops superbly well. These were the best I have ever tasted, cooked to perfection, not tough or soggy in the middle, just perfect!
The main courses too were an absolute delight to the eye and the taste buds. Do seek this place out as it is a "not to be missed" eatery. The atmosphere is slightly quirky with plenty of space for tall people who need extra legroom. The staff were extremely pleasant and helpful and there were no problems whatever with special diets. If you mention your needs (such as soya milk ) when you book your table (booking essential )then they will provide for you.
This little treasure is slightly off the beaten track but is definitely worth finding. We shall be returning very soon.

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Thank lynn c
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Reviewed July 16, 2013

As very regular visitors (a week a month) to St Ives, we eat out a lot in all the restaurants. St Andrews Street Bistro does serve very good food, with pleasant service - it's the decor that gives us indigestion!

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Reviewed July 11, 2013

A charming family run Bistro run by an extremely welcoming couple in Martin and Michelle and ably assisted by their daughter.

The food and wine is excellent, the service first class. There is no ego, just good quality ingredients and service. This is the perfect place for St Ives and mirrors the vibe of the town. Enjoy.

Andy Martin

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