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The Beachcomber

The Wharf, St Ives TR26 1PU, England
+44 1736 794844
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“scones” (27 reviews)
“sandwich” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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The Wharf, St Ives TR26 1PU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for coffee and decided to stay for lunch. We were not disappointed the food was freshly made and piping hot.

1  Thank helenwhitelock
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little cafe with lovely sea/beach views - popped in to avoid the rain and really enjoyed the flapjack and Home made cakes! Really nice friendly, helpful service 😀

1  Thank Hilton L
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Visited in March 17 had a fantastic cream tea lots of places that offer this in St Ives but this is one of the best in my opinion lovely light hand made scones and ample cream and beautiful strawberry jam also had a strawberry milkshake...More

1  Thank Janeycolumbia
Reviewed 1 January 2018

We stopped here on a windy chilly day and it was a welcome stop. The soup was outstanding as were the sandwiches. We were a party of four and everyone was pleased. The staff was very friendly. All in all a delightful break in our...More

1  Thank thebookgal
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I recently had a brunch meal here and it was very good. The menu choice was excellent, the café was clean and tidy and the service was good. The view out over the harbour was great, you could people watch all day long. I have...More

1  Thank Mandie S
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

What a lovely cafe. Staff extremely friendly and the food is delish. We visited twice in the week we were in Cornwall. My partner had a cream tea both times, which he said was one of the best he'd had. I had a prawn sandwich...More

1  Thank JulieandDave2014
Reviewed 15 October 2017

After 6hrs of travelling we arrived to a wonderfully sunny St Ives we managed to get a outside table and my partner had afternoon tea for 1 with two scones jam and clotted cream i had the cheese and tomato sandwich , Wow what a...More

1  Thank LordLouie64
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We came across this cafe looking at many over priced ones in St Ives for locals. Well gem great coffee, hot chocolate and cakes all fresh. Service to the table by friendly staff we will be back.

1  Thank Overhead1
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

This is the place to have afternoon tea, very nice and filling, would definitely come again, friendly and welcoming staff and good valve for money. Highly recommend.

1  Thank andrew e
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We are local live in truro and pop to st ives a few times a year it was a lovely day for sept, we decided to have a cream tea so picked this place, dont get me wrong its a lovely little cafe nice staff...More

1  Thank Ian J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Wharf, St Ives TR26 1PU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 794844
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