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Scarlet Wines

The Old Forge | Lelant, St Ives TR27 6JG, England
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Opens in 21 min
All hours
British, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Old Forge | Lelant, St Ives TR27 6JG, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely food. Lovely wine. Lovely coffee. And some great art on the walls. Looking forward to returning!

1  Thank Sean K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Relaxed service, very tasty food with a Moroccan influence (flat breads, yoghurt dips) and local sea food. Would definitely recommend.

1  Thank FreyasmumHenham
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Went for our traditional breakfast here. Just amazing. Decided to return for lunch one day and had the flat bread platter. So tasty. Lots of people having sharing plates and looking very happy with their choice. Can't wait for our return in Septemebr

Thank pandamacheshire
Reviewed 4 May 2017

You pass this charmingly quirky place on the way to the Lelant Sidings station for the local train to St. Ives. Make time to eat here on the way out or back. It is a wine shop with an impressive range of unusual wines at...More

1  Thank Andy6591
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Decided to have a bit of a family Sunday lunch (6 adults and 2 children) we book on Friday and they were able to accommodate us, even though they are short on space. We wanted to try somewhere different as we were fed up going...More

1  Thank 2strokesteve
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Googled a local off license looking for a bottle of gin and up popped this place. Two courses of food, a bottle of fine wine and several other items later (including the gin we actually came for!) we walked out very light in the wallet...More

Thank ShaunDark
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We live locally and have popped in for a snack or lunch several times over the past few years. We lunched here yesterday and were pleased we did! Service is consistently good, and the food tasty and well-priced. We had the flat breads with lamb/steak....More

Thank mou5e
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Very good meal . Did not like the comment about Cornish Mead not being up too much.Not good for up country and Cornish relations.

Thank penny569
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We had the most wonderful lunch and its a place we have driven past a lot over the years its been open, never again !! love the Moroccan vibe with the menu and the food was so fresh and full of flavour . There is...More

Thank LordLouie64
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We were delighted with our roast beef and fresh seasonal vegetables. The service was impeccable and the atmosphere warm and inviting. We will definitely be going back soon and highly recommend this wonderful little establishment.

Thank Rosie B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$44
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Forge | Lelant, St Ives TR27 6JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
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Restaurant, wine shop and deli. Friendly, helpful staff and a comfortable relaxed atmosphere, plus great food and the best wine selection for miles around. Oh, and great coffee too.
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