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Porthminster Beach Cafe

Porthminster Beach, St Ives TR26 2EB, England
+44 1736 795352
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“monkfish curry” (192 reviews)
“petit fours” (38 reviews)
“fish and chips” (179 reviews)
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09:00 - 21:30All hours
Seafood, International, European, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Porthminster Beach, St Ives TR26 2EB, England
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1 - 10 of 2,504 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I dined here during our holiday and we found the food and the service to be excellent. We had originally reserved a table inside, however as we had arrived early we decided to sit outside for a pre-dinner drink. We then decided...More

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited last week with friends for a special occasion and we were disappointed by the lacklustre service. It took a very long time to be served our main courses and the waiting staff kept making excuses rather than simply apologising. Will hesitate before visiting again.

1  Thank Andyjanewinslow
Reviewed 2 days ago

The cafe is in a great location - on the beach with views over to the harbour. food a bit uneven in terms of experience for our party. Some enjoyed their main courses but others were unimpressed. We did all agree that the desserts were...More

Thank SAK2012_12
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a family lunch on Saturday 19th August, they a view to die for and a menu to match, it is an varied menu and has good vegetarian options. The food is really good with great service cant wait to return

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Really great location to enjoy a snack, lunch or dinner, music on most evenings and during the day great to look at the sea a chill out!

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We ducked into the restaurant blind as it was advertising a crab lunch which we had been seeking. And we stumbled across a little gem. Kids food was large portions for just a fiver and the sea food was great. Go for the skinny chips...More

Thank Ash2212
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We've eaten here on several previous occasions and the PBC never fails to impress. Excellent food and service in a stunning location. The Monkfish curry is a must! Kids well catered for. Highly recommended if you've never been.

Thank James L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Sunday lunch with table with views across a crowded holiday beach to the sea. We had the locally caught fish and it was tastiest meal for months ! Delicious. Service was fine, deserts were scrummy. Couldn't want for more. Fantastic lunch !! Goumet chefs for...More

Thank gavaphro
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great food at the beach cafe delicious pizza and a cheeky glass of fizz! watch out for the seagulls!

1  Thank Nicola H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went here on a recommendation from the owner of our hotel. the location is right on the beach which was nice. the food was all very fresh and well cooked without being too fusy. prob my favorite dinner of the week. the service wasn't...More

Thank Kenneth-London76
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27 April 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Porthminster Beach, St Ives TR26 2EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 795352
  • E-mail
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