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Bumbles Tea Room

) #9 of 9 Coffee & Tea in St Ives #116 of 121 Places to Eat in St Ives ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, British
The Digey, St Ives TR26 1HR, England
+44 1736 797977
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good25%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible17%
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“scones” (23 reviews)
“toasties” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, British
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
The Digey, St Ives TR26 1HR, England
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1 - 10 of 119 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This could be a really nice tea room if the owner invested in some customer service training for the staff. The food is ok and the location is good however the staffing is awful and asa result the environment is miserable and tense. One particular...More

Thank CCokes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at a busy time so chose to sit outside even though it was drizzling slightly! As we wiped the seats dry, a rather grumpy lady appeared and asked us what we wanted. My partner had not noticed the large menu on the wall...More

1  Thank DebbieJ920
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were polite and attentive. The whole meal was delicious and the room had a pleasant atmosphere. Everyone had a good meal and we thank you for a lovely time. We will definitely return

1  Thank lukedonoghue1
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

St Ives was very busy at lunchtime even at 12pm! Bumbles has some poor reviews but the lady serving was very pleasant so we gave it a try. We were pleased with our choice, our tea and food was lovely, I had a crab sandwich,...More

Thank Ian1200
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We wanted to have a cream tea as we were in St Ives. The Bumbles Tea Room was just around the corner from where we were staying. It looked like a traditional small town tea room - clean and tidy. The staff were very pleasant....More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I wish me and Partner had read the reviews before we went. The place looks very stereotypical, pretty and quaint. We walked in and the place was pretty busy we managed to find the last seat. We waited for roughly 20 minutes for someone to...More

2  Thank Amy T
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Wanted somewhere for lunch, away from the crowds. Fine for lunch- basic, traditional menu (which is a good thing), reasonable prices for St. Ives. Food okay, service initially surly from the young waitress, but she cheered up after we showered her with smiles and thank...More

Thank Yolie K
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Obviously doing so well they don't need your custom. Walked in and looked around for a clean table - there was nothing obvious. There was no one at the till to serve. After a few minutes a young girl arrived as we turned around she...More

Thank Hazela3288
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We had walked past the tea rooms many times and decided to pop in for a cream tea. It was very average and the scones had been microwaved which made them a little soggy. Probably wouldn't return.

Thank hufri
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This place has been given a fresh makeover by a new group of keen restauranteurs who have taken over from the old guard who have exited stage left. Fear not you band of hungry and thirsty people, you will not be let down by the...More

Thank Brian-Snellgrove
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Digey, St Ives TR26 1HR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 797977
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