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Alex and Stefi - CLOSED

Island square, St Ives TR26 1NX, England
+44 7582 540868
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13 Mar 2013
“My Magical Birthday in St Ives”
31 Oct 2012
“Lovely food and personal service”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Island square, St Ives TR26 1NX, England
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Reviewed 13 March 2013

What can I say, for total luxury whilst staying in a wonderful self catering cottage in St Ives, my firends and I booked Alex and Stefi to come and cook my Birthday meal. I e-mailed Alex a couple of months before, and he sent me...More

2  Thank LJR12_12
Reviewed 31 October 2012 via mobile

A lovely discovery - a small and personal restaurant where the owners are clearly passionate about food. Rather tempted not to write this review and keep it a personal secret!

2  Thank Mary_Sharp
Reviewed 16 October 2012

A cosy friendly restaurant with the most delicious real Italian food. The menu is small which means that the ingredients are fresh - as well as authentic - and everything is freshly cooked and served without a long wait. The owners/cooks are charming. Good wine....More

1  Thank HolidayMaker332222
Reviewed 7 October 2012

When you read Alex and Stefi's website, you get a feel for the people they are - genuine and passionate about great food. We went for the four course menu - we couldn't stop eating even though it was so plentiful we were full up!...More

Thank GinaMac123
Reviewed 1 October 2012

We had not heard of this tiny restaurant, but liked the idea of a true taste of Italy. It took our 2nd effort to get a table and it was so worth the effort. It is quite refreshing not to have to trawl through a...More

Thank vicky p
Reviewed 30 September 2012

We hope that Alex and Stefi continue to cook here for many years to come! we had an excellent evening, charming hosts and good food it felt like eating with friends! do try it it was refreshingly simple.

Thank kali222
Reviewed 27 September 2012

We went to this restarant whilst on holiday in St Ives, we saw the sign below saying real Italian food just like Mamma used to make - and thought we would check it out. We knew the restarant was small as we had looked on...More

Thank Lynds24Rotherham
Reviewed 26 September 2012

We realised that this place turned into an authentic Italian restaurant at night after visiting Olives cafe for a cream tea, we had to come back! Luckily we booked a table, which you really have to do as it only seats around 20, and the...More

Thank lakelovers5
Reviewed 21 September 2012

Me and my family went there of a night... Three times in the duration of our holiday. Its a set menu, four courses and really authentic italian food. The place is Olives cafe but taken over at night by Alex and Stefi, a lovely couple...More

Thank Becky G
Reviewed 17 September 2012

We saw their menu board by the harbour and just had to try it as Italian food is one of our favourites. On phoning for a reservation they were fully booked that evening and the following as well. It was well worth the wait though,...More

Thank 1943daveh
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$49 - US$63
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Island square, St Ives TR26 1NX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 7582 540868
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Our philosophy is all about the quality of food we prepare, cook and serve, not about quantity. If you share this philosophy, come and eat with us. We want you to experience food as it used to be cooked. Welcome into our world of food!
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