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The Lifeboat Inn

) #19 of 104 Restaurants in St Ives ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
Wharf Road, St Ives TR26 1LF, England
+44 1736 794123
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (24 reviews)
“scampi” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Wharf Road, St Ives TR26 1LF, England
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1 - 10 of 1,305 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. It is slap bang in the seafront overlooking the harbour. There is free wi-Fi. We chose the dressed crab - amazing Nice friendly staff - particularly Lucy Highly recommended.

Thank Stumpy12345
StAustellManagement, Manager at The Lifeboat Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your 5* review, we really appreciate the time you've taken to share your experience. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us and look forward to welcoming you back very soon!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited here one morning for breakfast. The cost of the full breakfast was £6.95, this did not include toast but did include a cheap hash brown. After adding a pot of tea 4 toast the price rocketed to over £21. I would recommend ordering your...More

Thank DavidEssex67
Reviewed 4 days ago

Called in for drinks only. reasonably priced fair selection of Cornish beers. We did not eat, but other customers had eaten

Thank SteveHManchester
StAustellManagement, Manager at The Lifeboat Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks for taking the time to write this review. We do hope to see you back here very soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food is nice, good kids menu, staff are pretty miserable though. Don't think I saw a smile from any of them

Thank Katrina M
StAustellManagement, Manager at The Lifeboat Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Many thanks for your review - we really appreciate the time you've taken to share your experiences. We do hope to see you back here very soon

Reviewed 5 days ago

Great family friendly pub, right on the sea front, lovely views. Lovely food, we had the Mussels and chips and the Chicken burger, both were delicious. Would highly recommend

Thank J_Cound
StAustellManagement, Manager at The Lifeboat Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate the time you've taken to share your experience. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us and look forward to welcoming you back very soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago

If your going away to St Ives on your holidays and want a Sunday carvery choose this place! We came here back in 2015 and again this year and both times the food was amazing. The staff are really friendly service was very quick. If...More

Thank Gemz1505
StAustellManagement, Manager at The Lifeboat Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate the time you've taken to share your experience. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us and look forward to welcoming you back very soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch in a party of nine. Friendly staff especially the bearded chef on the carvery, and lovely Sunday lunch. A chilled and relaxed few hours. Highly recommend.

Thank kelbel1977
StAustellManagement, Manager at The Lifeboat Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Kelbel1977, Thank you for you 5* review, it is always pleasing to read such positive feedback regarding all aspects of your stay. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called here for lunch. We were luckily enough to get a window seat looking out over the harbour. Great views. Staff were lovely and the place was clean and family friendy. We ordered fish and chips which were delicious. Wouldn't hesitate in returning.

Thank Foxymama1
StAustellManagement, Manager at The Lifeboat Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Foxymama1, Many thanks for taking the time to write this review. We do hope to see you back here very soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you to Oliver and the Team for a fantastic welcome. The Sunday Carvery is wonderful. Also my Granddaughter and my Coeliac daughter were very well catered for. Thank you for taking so much care that we were all happy with our meals and our...More

Thank enid d
StAustellManagement, Manager at The Lifeboat Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Enid D, Thank you for you 5* review, it is always pleasing to read such positive feedback regarding all aspects of your stay. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot on the harbour. Superb food (I had crab) & not too expensive for where it is. If you can grab a window seat it's a lovely view.

Thank Lee P
StAustellManagement, Manager at The Lifeboat Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Lee P, Thank you for taking your time to give us your review, We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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amberpop
12 January 2017|
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Response from lifeboatinn | Property representative |
We only take reservations for our Sunday Carvery at mid day I'm afraid. If you'd like to make a booking please contact us on 01736 794123 Many thanks James
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onz69
14 June 2016|
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Response from Vicspires | Reviewed this property |
There is no parking at the Lifeboat Inn and parking in St Ives can be quite difficult. I suggest you use the park and ride and enjoy the train ride in.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wharf Road, St Ives TR26 1LF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 794123
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