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“Surf heaven” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Porthminster Beach

Ranked #1 of 55 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.
Swansea, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Surf heaven”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2013

Didn't manage to get into the sea on this trip as time was limited, the sea was full of surfers and body boarders and still had room for more, a wonderful spot for safe surfing with really good long waves.

Visited October 2013
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Hythe, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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“Lovely location with lovely food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2013

A friendly family run cafe on the beach. Lovely food, great coffee and large slices of wonderful home made cakes

Visited September 2013
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“lovely lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2013

doing some walking around st ives we decided to stop for lunch at this restaurant what a good decision.although busy we had a good table staff brilliant and the food outstanding,this place does not look much from the outside but its location right on porthminster beach was great recommend this restaurant highly.

Visited November 2013
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6 Thank phil047
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Confused.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2013

Called the Porthminster Beach Cafe, but feels like anything but. Although the staff are very welcoming, and say that you don't have to eat, as soon as you sit down they fill water glasses for you, hand out menus, and make you feel like you are expecting a three course dinner. The food is lovely but 'posh' and you don't feel like you could just have a cup of tea and a piece of cake after a walk on the beach.

Visited October 2013
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“Nice...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2013

Lovely wide sandy beach, bit windy this time of year and no surprise to see red flags in recent days. Would prefer no dogs but recognise that at this time of year they should share it, my issue is them taking a pee everywhere.

Visited October 2013
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