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The Drill Hall Chapel Street, St Ives TR26 2LR, England
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here today for coffee after reading all the good reviews! However, 15 minutes later we were still waiting & then noticed the 'waiter' was serving 6 take away coffees for visitors who came in after ourselves. This was very annoying. When the drinks did arrive they were barely luke warm! After complaining it was replaced by a hot... More 

Thank Kathryn C
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We have never sat and felt so relaxed as we did in this little treasure find.Outstanding !!!! Overheard the owner telling someone about re-doing the place but it really don't need it.

1 Thank Helen B
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The lady that served us was very friendly and chatty. We enjoyed a lovely cream tea here, it was very nicely presented, with the jam in a little jar and the clotted cream in a tiny tea cup. Sat on the the little terrace in the sun, lovely place!

2 Thank marti646
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61 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

My dad comes here all the time when he is at work and loves it.Today we had lunch here and it was lovely. The falafel and cheese wrap was was yummy.The staff were lovely and friendly . Would come back again if I lived here.

2 Thank Penny C
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely cafe and good location the staff where very friendly and I had the toasted Brie sandwich was was lovely the lattes where good as well will be back next year x

2 Thank Lorraine B
Paignton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Good food and customer service, prices are very reasonable and the location is quite good, we enjoyed chatting to the lady serving us. It was nice to set by the veranda as the sun was out

2 Thank Mohamed S
Evesham, United Kingdom
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229 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016

We used this cafe twice on our visit to St Ives, as its location is central, but close to where the bus comes in from the visitors car park near the leisure centre. The cafe serves good food and drink at reasonable prices, and seems to be a good meeting place for the locals.

2 Thank Clive G
London, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

Friendly as always, laid back charm and some great cakes and chat. Banana cake made a lovely snackette midday.

2 Thank SW20Foodie
Worthing, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

We found this cafe by chance visiting St Ives today. It was the first one we came across and so glad we decided to stop here. The lady owner was very welcoming and friendly. We ordered falafel wraps which came with a salad on the side. The wraps were amazing, full of flavour. We had americano coffees which were lovely.... More 

2 Thank Dodders11
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

We come to St Ives every year in September for the festival. It's love to see familiar friendly faces of staff and here the latest tales. I agree with a previous reviewer that the lemon polenta cake is to die for and the soya lattes are perfect too.

2 Thank dynamosephine

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  • Address: The Drill Hall Chapel Street, St Ives TR26 2LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives

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