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The Haywain

Bar, British, Pub
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Constable Road, St Ives PE27 3EP, England
+44 1480 301519
09:00 - 23:30
Open now
All hours
Sun 09:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 23:30
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Lunch on a Monday. Quiet. Ordered chicken & steak. No steaks. Half rack instead. Plus fishcakes & house salad Main food arrived in 15 minutes, chips a few minutes later. Chicken overcooked and stringy, rack good. Fishcakes overcooked. , salad lacking onions, slaw & onion flakes.

1 Thank Mike G
Bourne, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Nice beer garden, which was lovely and clean. Staff were lovely and the cute dog station outside was great for hot weather. Decent price for drinks.

Thank EmilyNunney
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Was at the CHARITY school quiz night mentioned above. The pub GAVE the prizes and beefburgers for free so the primary school would raise even more. The quiz was well supported and so the pub was heaving. The staff bent over backwards to accomadate everyone and keep the copius number of food orders flowing from the kitchen. They are all... More 

Thank Julia N
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

In the area for bank holiday. The Haywain was recommended by nearby campsite warden. So thought we'd pay a visit on the Sunday. Was hugely disappointed that although they were still advertising Sunday lunch on every table we saw, when I actually went to bar to order Sunday lunches I was informed they weren't doing Sunday lunches that day. Bit... More 

Thank Sylvia P
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Whenever I'm back home in Cambridgeshire I find time to visit this lovely pub. The staff are really friendly the food is fabulous and the landlord Steve Lowe can't do enough for you.. It's a great place for family and friends to eat and meet and the pub also does lots of things in the community for charity 😀 well... More 

Thank Jean O
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Second visit in 8 days. First visit for a recommended Monday quiz night which was brilliant fun with great bar staff and really nice local / regular participants that really make you feel welcome and a nutty Landlord who was outstanding. Whilst there we perused the menu which is extensive and cheap to say the least so a second visit... More 

Thank Bone D
Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

I have been in the haywain a few times and highly recommend it, the staff are always helpful and friendly. I have eaten there on numerous occasions and the food has always been fantastic. The only thing I dislike about the pub is the occasional man utd fan that can be seen when they are playing and the pub has... More 

1 Thank 58brownie2016
Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Although we are not locals, the welcome we get makes us feel local. We have been going to the excellent quiz most weeks for a year, The landlord and staff are friendly and professional, making a great atmosphere to relax and select from the extensive range of excellent real ales and other drinks.

Thank Peter K
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
70 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We came here with the family for a school quiz night, so we decided while waiting for the quiz to commence we would get a few nibbles. We ordered onion bits, house seasoned fries, and boneless southern fried chicken. The onion bits were small pieces of onions that had been dipped in batter then fried, they were black like the... More 

3 Thank Harris1990
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

My wife & I had lunch at The Haywain and were extremely disappointed Our order was for a Southern Fried Chicken Burger and a Chicken Tikka Masala. The chips with the burger had been cooked in what was obviously old and rancid oil, as had the onion rings. The Chicken Tikka Masala had very poor quality meat and two pieces... More 

3 Thank Peter V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Constable Road, St Ives PE27 3EP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1480 301519

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