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The Beachcomber

The Wharf, St Ives TR26 1PU, England
+44 1736 794844
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (22 reviews)
“panini” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Wharf, St Ives TR26 1PU, England
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1 - 10 of 206 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Managed to get a table in this very busy cafe. The sandwiches are well filled with quality ingredients. The cream teas looked good. Limited seating outside. Local artwork for sale on the walls.

Thank Wendy119186363
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent cream tea just as required .perfect food perfect view perfect location. Excellent facilities.well done

Thank simon h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off this am for a couple of coffees and a bacon sandwich, which was really nice. Great spot to watch the world go by why the kids play on the beach. Recommended!

Thank Tolchy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Managed ro grab a table outside and had an amazing lunch. My fiancee who loves crab had what she described as " the best crab salad ever ". My panini and our son's chips and milkshake were awesome too. Lovely day eating gorgeous food on...More

Thank Dusty5471
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Never fails.Lovely cakes,lemon meringue is huge.Good value and great staff who are a joy,especially Chrissy who is here year on year.An unmissable part of our holiday .

Thank Bryan W
Reviewed 10 August 2017

excellent cream tea staff were brilliant first class venue beautiful scones and tea plenty of clotted cream and jam.

Thank Nigel E
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Best cuppa all week ! Had the cream tea for two (and a half because one of our daughter's was with us) lovely scones and a huge dollop of clotted cream , they brought our daughter a spare cup so she could join in Lol...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

good family restaurant, food lovely, although service very slow, it was worth the wait they were happy to do a custom lunch for grandson

Thank magles57
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick drink and a scone and the service from who I assume was the owner was lovely. Nice and polite and quick to receive our tea and snack. Of which was really nice. Space to sit out the front or inside...More

2  Thank RichardWiggett
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Have been here several times i love their Carrot cake its the best iv'e every tasted and the portion sizes are huge. It's also a good place to watch the world go by

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Wharf, St Ives TR26 1PU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 794844
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