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Friendly cafe

Amazing views from the cafe. Friendly service. Did not eat so cannot comment on that but had a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
365kat
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Exeter, United Kingdom
A wonderful beach

What's not to like? A wonderful beach, sheltered and clean. Great cafe that serves great food in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Darren W
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“sandy cove” (7 reviews)
“small cove” (5 reviews)
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The Island, St Ives, England
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"great little cafe"
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"car park"
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"tucked away"
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"ideal for families"
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"deck chairs"
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"visit st ives"
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"white sand"
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"lovely sand"
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"stunning views"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Amazing views from the cafe. Friendly service. Did not eat so cannot comment on that but had a relaxing drink.

Thank 365kat
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What's not to like? A wonderful beach, sheltered and clean. Great cafe that serves great food in the evenings. Glorious.

Thank Darren W
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

We love this cafe and call in frequently when we are in St Ives. Coffee is lovely and the delicious food is carefully prepared and presented. Breakfasts, lunches and dinners are all wonderful

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Porthgwidden beach - another sandy beach in St.Ives. :)) I was only on this beach once.:) I do not know, somehow did not interest me, I prefer other beaches in St. Ives. :)) During the summer there is very busy. Mostly I see families here....More

Thank Vladka11
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Porthgwidden beach in St Ives is a lovely sheltered beach perfect for children, it is sheltered from strong winds and consequently from strong surf, it is very safe for bathing and swimming, a picturesque little beach

1  Thank Diddy12013
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing afternoon tea. Served by Johanna (who was lovely) decided to book for our final nights evening meal. Literally can’t fault it - beautiful setting. My two teenage daughters loved the cosy setting. We had such gorgeous food - every dish was delicious . The...More

1  Thank Abigail W
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

You don’t need to go abroad when you can go on Porthgwidden Beach. It is a beautifully clean beach with pure golden sands and crystal clear turquoise coloured water, sheltered and tucked away. It is an ideal place to relax and chill out with your...More

8  Thank Sandygranny
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Hidden away at the back of the town is this lovely beach with traditional brightly painted huts. The waves are far more gentle in this protected area so ideal for smaller children. Lovely spot.

1  Thank charleyfarleyuk
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Probably the quietest, nicest beach in St Ives, but very family orientated with beach huts and a cafe. The sand is very smooth and clean. The beach area and Island is the best place to regularly see dolphins and seals without having to pay for...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

White sands, clear blue sea, you would think you were in the Caribbean sit back and watch the world go by.

Thank Review0817
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Lynn B
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Response from gill t | Reviewed this property |
On our visit there was a "no dogs allowed" sign at the entrance to the beach.there is however a dog friendly beach a five minute walk away.
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