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Porthmeor Cafe

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Porthmeor, St Ives TR26 1JZ, England
+44 1736 793366
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Northwich, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went twice for breakfast when in St Ives. Fantastic location looking over the beach. On our second visit it was nice enough to seat in one of the outside booths. Heater and blankets provided if required. Food and service was excellent on both visits.

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Thank Julian P
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This cafe is in a great location. We only stopped for a couple of drinks on our walk but it was reasonably priced for St. Ives and the service was fairly good.

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Thank Rosie H
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had lunch here last weekend. It was a really lovely meal. The dishes were well thought out and really tasty. I had halloumi and sweet potato fritters with a salad of watercress and julienned root veg with a delicious dressing. It was light and delicious and just what I wanted, no bread or fries in sight. My husband had... More 

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Thank Jane S
Northampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Have visited the cafe many times over many years and I am delighted to say that it didn't let me down last week !

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Thank belindaholloway
France
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my best friends lives in St Ives and said that we should eat lunch here on Saturday 18th March. We didn't have to wait for a table, and had a fantastic waitress who was friendly and efficient. Three of us ordered the grilled mackerel on sour dough toast with salsa verde and aioli which was amazing! My friend... More 

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Thank Faffin
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The quality of the food, the service, the view and the atmosphere is outstanding. Although it is the to end price wise, it is justified with the quality of food they prepare. The drinks are local and so delicious. The view is outstanding also.

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Thank Rose W
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us went for lunch (all of us at the Painting School so didn't have much time). The service was fast. Food tasty and well prepared. Really enjoyable.

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Thank Ann E
Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent and imaginative food at quite reasonable prices. Good view out over Porthmeor Beach and the sea as well.

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Thank exmoor-rover
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at 1145 just in time for breakfast and glad we did Two eggs how you want them and you choose what accompanies them Fresh, local, quick and al fresco! Superb location to relax and look at the sea

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In winter there is a toasty bar heater in each sitting booth, with blankets and pillows to make you comfy. What a great idea, this means you can sit outside and enjoy the fresh sea breezes but still be warm and comfy. Fab food, great coffee, friendly service, incredible views, what more could you ask for?

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Porthmeor, St Ives TR26 1JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 793366
Description
Porthmeor Beach Café Bar is open daily from Easter to November and serving food from 9:00am to 9:30pm. With Australian chef Cameron Jennings at the helm, breakfasts are renowned and our tapas menu has an acclaimed reputation. Full drinks license so come and sip champagne on our terrace and watch the sun go down.

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