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Cornish Arms

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Bar, British, Pub
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Cornish Arms St. Ives Road | St. Ives Road, St Ives TR26 2PG, England
+44 1736 796112
Today
17:30 - 23:30
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 23:30
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 23:30
Fri 17:00 - 00:00
Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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73 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

had dinner in here fantastic would definitely return the guiness was really good didn't expect that down in cornwall

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Thank Ron A
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having read some great reviews we decided to eat at the Cornish Arms as it was within walking distance of our hotel meaning we could have a drink. The ale was very good, with a mixed selection. The place seemed very clean. The barman on duty was friendly and delivered good customer service. The food was somewhat disappointing. The fish... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a table for 8pm. When we arrived at five past we were greeted with "you are late". Perhaps a joke but hardly a warm welcome. Menu OK but poor real selection of fish dishes - only battered fish and chips or salmon. this is Cornwall. Lamb shank delicious.

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1 Thank Richard H
JackyGill, Owner at Cornish Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am sorry you thought you did not get a warm welcome, I assure you if you were told you were late by bar staff that it was only meant as a joke, we serve food until 9pm so it would not have mattered. We do not have a large selection of fish dishes as... More 

Swindon, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always like to visit on my trips to St Ives. Lovely food. Good value for money and a lovely atmosphere.

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Thank Katherine W
JackyGill, Manager at Cornish Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I look forward to welcoming you on your next return visit. More 

Solihull
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly welcome on arrival, and a good choice of ales. Nicely cooked food served really quickly. Recommended.

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Thank PMCSolihull
JackyGill, Manager at Cornish Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and hope to welcome you back if you visit St Ives again More 

Ellenton, Florida
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273 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Been a while since last here but was great to return for another good "Pint" Good to see that it has not changed as have great memories.

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Fowey, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Came back for there liver and onions, which are delicious. The inside of the pub is really how a English pub should look.

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Thank hillhay
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Pubs like this are hard to find. The moment you walk in you feel welcomed.It was like Cheers in Boston, where everybody knows your name. The warmth and ambience is there in bucketfuls . In no time at all we were conversing with the regulars and the visitors and of course the one and only George, the master of ceremonies... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Have just spent a lovely evening here, a meal and quiz night. Food lovey and service excellent. Will definetely come back.

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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent food - the steak was the best we had tasted in a long time Nice atmosphere and friendly staff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
17:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:30
Thursday
17:30 - 23:30
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cornish Arms St. Ives Road | St. Ives Road, St Ives TR26 2PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 796112

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?