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Sands Restaurant

Carbis Bay Hotel, Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2NP, England
+44 1736 795311
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
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“trifle” (2 reviews)
“fine dining” (3 reviews)
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Carbis Bay Hotel, Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2NP, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I went for supper with my wife on Monday evening. This is a beautiful setting, and we enjoyed drinks on the Terrace. However the food was disappointing. I ordered Hake and it was very overcooked. At the end of the meal when the waitress came...More

Thank Harry M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great restaurant if you are not on a budget and wish to impress. All the food is great and there is a reasonable wine list. There is a lovely terrace to sit on after and soak up a barmy summers evening. They...More

Thank GoodieGreaterlondon
Reviewed 5 June 2017

It was our 1st Wedding Anniversary and wanted to come back to the hotel with the family and wasn't disappointed, the food was delicious and hot, Thank you Tony and the team also thanks to Maxine for making us feel welcome

Reviewed 29 May 2017

We had a meal included in our hotel package, the service was superb, the quality of the food stunning. Nothing was too much trouble.

Thank hetherp
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We enjoyed a delicious meal at the sands restaurant. The food was excellent and the service was brilliant. Danny, the Maitre D, found us a table overlooking the bay, as requested. The fish was fresh and beautifully presented. We enjoyed all of it. The only...More

Thank skybluethinker
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We dined as part of a package deal at the hotel so it was good value for us. I would have considered it a bit overly expensive otherwise. Fabulous views over Carbis bay from the restaurant and Danny the Maitre D found us a window...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I went here I while back in March so this is a late review. Me and my partner both had the pork dish and both said it was THE BEST food we have ever tried! So yummy!

Thank lexiholcombe1
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Visited 'Sands' on one evening whilst staying at Carbis Bay Hotel and thought it was very well run and serviced. The food was good without being over the top or pretentious, but could have benefited from being a little more adventurous considering it attracts many...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The food, especially evening meal in the Sands restaurant is quite exceptional. A very comprehensive choice on all courses, together with Chefs specials. Cooked and presented in an excellent manner.

Thank Anthony W
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Overall really poor service, We were asked 5 times within 3 minutes of sitting down if we were ready to order, then No one came near or by for at least 15 minutes. We ended with a 25 minute wait for dessert after ordering. To...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carbis Bay Hotel, Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2NP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives  >  Carbis Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 795311
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