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Cornish Arms

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Cornish Arms Carbis Bay St. Ives Road, Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2PG, England
+44 1736 796112
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lamb shank” (13 reviews)
“fish and chips” (10 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Cornish Arms Carbis Bay St. Ives Road, Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2PG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having driven past this pub many times, last week we decided to venture in. Lovely, cosy little pub awaits. Decor all nice and clean. Enough tables for size of venue. With all this charm you expect the staff/land lady to be smiley and happy. Unfortunately...More

Thank Mangoes21
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This is a pub that serves good food, but it is mainly pub which provide decent pub grub rather than fine dining. Wednesday nights are quiz nights and they are quite fun – but does mean quite a wait for the food – we endured...More

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We came here the evening before our wedding was due to take place, the manager was a bit grumpy to be fair but if you step aside him and go and enjoy the food and drink. It's worth a visit we will definitely return again...More

Thank shellby1978
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We recieved a warm welcome at the Cornish Arms, which was just along the road from our B&B in Carbis Bay. We both ordered lamb shanks. Our food was well-presented and tasted delicious. Considering the pub was so busy, we felt that we didn't wait...More

Thank alison s
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We're on holiday staying just up the road from the Cornish Arms and wanted a local pub to meet our two sons at for a meal. The Cornish .arms is a traditional Cornish pub. Family run and exceptionally warm and friendly. Extensive menu, catering for...More

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

My partner and I had dinner here whilst staying in St Ives. It is a excellent friendly pub. The owners make you fell very welcome. The food is great traditional pub food and very reasonably priced. We had the deep fried mushrooms as a starter,...More

Thank andrew e
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great, no frills, proper pub serving good food. It is a very friendly place and the staff are brilliant. I had a trio of freshly caught fish and my husband had a steak - both choices cooked perfectly. Highly recommended for a...More

Thank joolia
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Sometimes whilst on holiday you can drop on places that appear unremarkable but often surprise in a good way, such was the case at the Cornish Arms We were looking for somewhere to dine close to our holiday rent and as it was raining very...More

Thank Journeyman2331
JackyGill, Manager at Cornish Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and your meals. We do concentrate on good pub grub with a few specials such as the catch of the day. as St Ives has many fine dining restaurants which are...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Came here for an evening meal last week. The pub had a lovely quaint traditional feel to it. The menu has a large variety of traditional pub classics plus a varied selection of specials. I chose the special moussaka, which was excellent, full of flavour...More

Thank spenb1010
JackyGill, General Manager at Cornish Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review. We are a traditional small Cornish Pub, which means we also have a small kitchen! There can sometimes be a bit of a wait if we are busy because of this and we usually inform people of the wait....More

Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely traditional feel pub, spent a nice evening here with my partner, friendly staff and good beer, would recommend

Thank DeanG2788
JackyGill, Owner at Cornish Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for kind review and recommendation

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13 December 2017|
Response from dawn l | Reviewed this property |
Sorry only found this email this morning so I hope you were successful in the booking. We visited early September, both Saturday & Sunday. We didn’t mind waiting for the meals as they were well worth it. Festive wishes Dawn
18 July 2016|
Response from Emma G |
Hi there is no onsite parking but you are able to park a very short distance away from the pub up the hill beside it. Depending on how many cars are there you are looking at no longer then a 3 minute walk.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cornish Arms Carbis Bay St. Ives Road, Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives  >  Carbis Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 796112
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