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“Perfect beach”
Review of Porthminster Beach

Ranked #2 of 63 things to do in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A favorite place for a family outing, this lovely stretch of beach overlooks Godrevy Lighthouse in the distance.
Reviewed May 6, 2013

A lovely sweeping beach of golden sand with the promise of great food and a comfortable seat looking out to sea when you've walked along the shore to the beach cafe. What's not to like!

2  Thank JaneAustinBath
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Reviewed May 5, 2013

gorgeous sand great views and cafes, quaint town local walks down coastal path or easy acess via St Erth to St Ives mini train - dog free beach

2  Thank oxforddr
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Reviewed May 2, 2013

Stunning beach with decent cafe, excellent restaurant and a good takeaway. They even have lifeguards on during the season and a watersports team. On a sunny day when they tide is out, you can walk all the way around into the harbour for an ice cream. What more could you ask for? (Apart of course for better weather!)

2  Thank Marcus S
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Reviewed April 30, 2013

No complaints the food here was terrific. The setting is very casual and beachy but don't let that deceive you the food is first rate as is the service. I had the pan fried whole sole and it was fresh and cooked to perfection. My wife had a special roasted Hake with prawns which was also marvelous. The wine menu is good with some nice wines available by the glass. Service was also excellent. Highly recommend and will definitely go back.

2  Thank foolonthehill
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Reviewed April 30, 2013

What a perfect location, right on the beach just out of the centre of St Ives. Lovely food, friendly and efficient service.

3  Thank Ken D
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