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Porthmeor Beach Cafe

| Porthmeor Beach, St Ives TR26 1JZ, England
+44 1736 793366
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (546 reviews)
“grilled banana” (23 reviews)
“churros” (48 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Cafe, Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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| Porthmeor Beach, St Ives TR26 1JZ, England
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

What better location can you get, we had a beautiful sunny day but the heated outside pods would suit any weather. The menu has a different twist than normal fare with a good selection of tapas too. Great drinks list, with smoothies and milkshakes along...More

Thank carolineEssexEngland
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We at the Porthneor Cafe last night. I had a Sea Bass Starter, followed by the prawn Red Thai Curry, both were excellent!

Thank Gillibrand65
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

A beautiful sunny day spent in St Ives. After walking all around the coastline we found ourselves here. Nicely busy so great atmosphere got a table outside overlooking the beautiful ocean. Fabulous lunch of super fresh Cornish Hake and a bottle of wine. Staff all...More

Thank clarabizzi1965
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is my favourite place to eat in St Ives. The views are amazing, it's great for watching children learning to surf. The food is freshly cooked and delicious. I had the ray wing which was lovely. Sad to see that the monkfish was no...More

Thank Andrea191272
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Ate breakfast here twice during our weeks stay. Excellent quality ingredients superbly cooked and served by very friendly staff. Unrivalled views across the beach. Can't wait to return.

Thank debsido
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Returned on 19th May having been before 18 months ago and fell in love with the place. Booked outside pod which is an intimate way of dining and allows you to take in the sunset if timed right. Excellent food - both tapas and mains...More

1  Thank Dylanforpresident
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We went here for dinner and decided on tapas. There were all manner of delicious flavours and textures on each plate, catering to all diets. The iced coffee was as delicious and the views are captivating. At the end of the meal we decided we...More

Thank Cherise R
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Just tried eating breakfast at the porthmeor beach cafe.over cooked rubbery scrambled, single piece of dried toast and salty mushroom and all for £6+. What value - not! Go to The Digey instead.

Thank John H
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We enjoyed the food and drinks all pleasantly served. Most tables have a view of the sea. Reasonably priced too.

1  Thank 113baz
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This place is located just in front of the beach, so beautiful. Food is quiet good and service is above average. We had a perfect lunch!!

Thank Rebecca T
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Questions & Answers
10 August 2017|
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Response from David P | Reviewed this property |
Yes - in the outside area.
18 September 2016|
Response from michael s | Reviewed this property |
As far as I am aware on the first terrace yes , though the terrace you access through restaurant I'm unsure . Staff and maitre d very helpful .
30 May 2016|
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Response from Jacki B | Reviewed this property |
I would say 2/3 per person, depending on your appetite, every one we have now tasted are superb, enjoy!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Porthmeor Beach, St Ives TR26 1JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 793366
  • E-mail
Porthmeor Beach Café Bar is open daily from Easter to November and serving food from 9:00am to 9:30pm. With Australian chef Cameron Jennings at the helm, breakfasts are renowned and our tapas menu has an acclaimed reputation. Full drinks license so come and sip champagne on our terrace and watch the sun go down.
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