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“Brilliant fresh food friendly cafe”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Cornish Deli

The Cornish Deli
Ranked #3 of 143 Restaurants in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $24
Cuisines: Cafe, British, Delicatessen
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Cornish Deli exists to bring to best quality Cornish and regional produce to its customers.If you want fantastic quality local meats, cheeses, seafood, fruit and vegetables, snacks and regional specialities, the Cornish Deli is for you.Incorporated with the Cornish Deli, is the The Deli Cafe offering hot and cold drinks, brunches, lunches, afternoon tea, and Evening Meals. As well as providing lots of wonderful foods and drinks, the Cornish Deli is home to the Deli Cafe. The Deli Cafe offers delicious drinks including Lavazza coffee, brunches, lunches, afternoon tea and Evening Meals. All food can be eaten in or take-away. The Deli Cafe is open every day, and in the summer evenings from Tuesday to Sunday. It is fully air conditioned and fuly licensed, providing the perfect sanctuary away from the often busy St. Ives streets.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Brilliant fresh food friendly cafe”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

We've had takeaway baguettes which were fabulous and went back for lunch today. I cant fault this cafe for food, service and value.

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English first
Charlestown, Indiana
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“Good Food August 2014”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2014

The restaurant is down a narrow and very busy street. I wondered as we walked if the food would be safe if we found a place to eat. We came upon the The Cornish Deli and reluctantly went in. The staff were very friendly and the food was delicious. It appeared that they had a lot of local business as well. We saw Trip Advisor certificates for 2012 and 2014. We would both definitely recommend this restaurant. When basing cost on the US dollar, everything in England feels pricy.

  • Visited August 2014
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“Delicious!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

We had a wander on our first evening in the town and stumbled upon this lovely little place. We had Patatas bravadas to start with a bread basket, it was absolutely delicious, loads for two to share, and the bread came with butter with flakes of salt in it, my favourite kind, and balsamic vinegar and oil for dipping, the balsamic was really rich and syrupy , gorgeous! The main courses were equally gorgeous, I had a salad with goats cheese, mixed leaves, balsamic beetroot and olives, with a side of sautéed new potatoes, all delicious.! My partner had the chicken with chorizo and chick pea stew and polenta chips. I tasted some and it was very full of flavour and rich, absolutely gorgeous, my mouth is watering thinking about it! The service was good and the young lady was very pleasant. So full we couldn't fit in dessert but had two delicious coffees instead. Would definitely go back again!

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Moss, Østfold
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Superb!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful place to relax and enjoy lovely tapas and good soul music.

We had four tapas plates to share:
Garlic King Prawns, patatas Bravas, Mushrooms with Melting Cornish Blue and meatballs and chorizo in tomato sauce.

All dishes were fabolous. Friendly staff also added bread for us, and we had a wonderful time there. Add cornish beer and you're happy.

The deli is small, but really authenic and nice.

Visited August 2014
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Hertfordshire
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“A hidden gem!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Well worth looking for, the Deli is tucked away from all the hustle and bustle that St Ives has to offer.

We popped in for a light bite to eat, and were amazed by the food on offer. My wife had a cheese, ham, and chutney baguette, whilst I went for the anti pasta platter and the cheese board. The food was amazing and very plentiful.

The staff were very friendly, although service was a little slow, however this added to the overall experience.

Would definitely visit again!

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