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Seafood Cafe

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45 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1HE, England
01736 794004
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Seafood cafe was recommended to us by friends who frequent the restaurant. The food lived up to their praise and our expectations. Tasty and cooked to perfection.

Thank Bobby W
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Thankfully each year we come back to St Ives this restaurant is still in operation. Very delicious food can be had here. Locally caught fish that you can choose from the counter and mix/match with different sauces and vegetable. Also meat if you are not into fish. All very, very lovely and we make a point of at least one... More 

Thank DuchessSarah_1
Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and service was so good that we dined here two evenings during our four day break. Great choice of fish or meat all excellent quality and freshly cooked. Very helpful and efficient staff, we didn't have to wait long even though they were fully booked on the Sunday. Sweets and liqueur coffees were also excellent and good value... More 

Thank Geoff P
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my partner visited here for lunch while on holiday in st Ives. Food was absolutely delicious, we had the seafood sharing platter. An absolute bargain with lots of lovely fish and shellfish. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Graham R
Brighton, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked here on last night of holiday. They were busy and short staffed at front of house but the two people serving were amazing. Slightly odd way of ordering, seen to table and get a drinks menu the go up to counter to order drinks and then menu on chalkboard for mains plus a large fridge full of fish, if... More 

Thank bandit7
Oxford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We always look forward to eating here, every time we visit St Ives we have to eat here and as usual lovely food and friendly helpful staff.

Thank claire f
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very disappointed about this restaurant. Good atmosphere but lack of friendliness. Fish too cook and not much taste. Shame to prepare a fresh fish this way.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had Fish Pie with 95% mashed potato and 5% fish and green peas. I also had Crab Bake which should have been called Tinned Mushroom Bake; there was little crab in it.

2 Thank wookeyman
Presteigne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this excellent seafood restaurant by accident. It was very attractively decorated, with a very pleasant ambience. We had the fish pie and were very pleased with it. The service was very efficient and friendly and the restaurant seemed to be very popular even out of season. Even sells fresh locally caught fish.

Thank Stephen W
Southampton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Seafood Cafe last night, the food was amazing the staff were very friendly & very helpful as well. I would recommend the Seafood Cafe to anyone if you are staying in St. Ives.

Thank Joy B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Seafood, British, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: 01736 794004

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