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The Sloop Inn

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The Wharf, St Ives TR26 1LP, England
+44 1736 796584
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Darmstadt
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We came here for dinner one night and it's a great pub with lots of atmosphere to get a drink at. You should definitely stop at drinks though!! We made the mistake of starting with food and ordered a plate of local oysters to get us going. Once they arrived one of them smelt really bad and we had no... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very small really and not the cleanest place ive been, a bit on the expensive side obviously set up to extract money from tourists.

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Thank JohnsJayne
Reading, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We didn't eat here... Just had a couple of drinks and were perusing the menu with a view to eat when a 'Jobsworth' told us that our 2 year old Grandchild couldn't finish his small tub of ice cream on their premises because we hadn't bought it there. I do understand that people bringing in their own food isn't right..... More 

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Thank Neil526479
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely atmosphere to sit and have a pint, but the prices were more expensive than I'm used to. Still a lovely pub and friendly staff.

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Thank Kate W
South West England, United Kingdom
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996 reviews
451 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,109 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sloop Inn is on the front line overlooking the beach which is an unrivalled location. The pub is historically very old and serves a variety of good beers. The downside is that it is so popular that it gets incredibly busy and it's virtually impossible to get somewhere to sit either inside or outside, so you stand propping up... More 

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Thank AvidTraveler12
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Olde world pub situated right on the seafront. Very popular so get there early if you want to sit outside and watch the world go by. Huge selection of local beers and they are happy to give you a little taster before you buy. They also provide plastic glasses if you are taking your drinks over the road onto the... More 

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Thank C0untrymusicl0ver
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in for Sunday lunch £10.95 but when you buy two you get a free bottle of wine. We had chicken and roast beef both served with potatoes and four veg. Couldn't fault it at all and the mixed berry pavlova was delicious. I am sure we will be back.

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Thank dougall45
Shipley, United Kingdom
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196 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always visit when we are in St Ives , usually for a drink, great choice of drinks and the place oozes charm. Been an inn since the mid 14th century well placed in the town. We did have a meal last time we were last week, best scampi I have ever had, my wife had the Thai curry, full... More 

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Thank Simon2545
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I seem to end up here on every visit I make to St. Ives and I've never had a bad night yet. Good live music, friendly atmosphere and a good selection of real ale. My only disappointment was that they don't sell any bottled craft beers. Great location and a St Ives institution.

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Thank deanothebaggie
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This must be the most popular pub in St Ives as it's always busy. Food is excellent as is the beer (try the Jail Ale, one of the best beers down there (in my opinion anyway)). Small booths at the back of the pub make for an intimate dining experience away from the crowds.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Wharf, St Ives TR26 1LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 796584

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