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Porthminster Beach Cafe

Porthminster Beach, St Ives TR26 2EB, England
+44 1736 795352
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“monkfish curry” (200 reviews)
“petit fours” (37 reviews)
“fish and chips” (181 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Seafood, International, European, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Porthminster Beach, St Ives TR26 2EB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped in for a drink and slice of cake around lunchtime, which was delicious, and the views were stunning. Would love to visit in the summer.

Thank andreagQ1619FT
Reviewed 4 days ago

We last visited St Ives in August 2007 and really enjoyed the Porthminster Beach Cafe. On returning for a week this year, the transformation of the former external patio into a modern, all-seasons dining area with the most amazing views has taken it to a...More

Thank mancitygirl
Reviewed 4 days ago

Delicious breakfast in a location with a marvellous view of the sea and St Ives town from its huge windows. Ingredients were of excellent quality and service superb. We will return

Thank MairGravatt
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a great lunch on Sunday - best meal of our trip to St Ives & Cornwall over half term! It’s lovely to get food that is tasty, fresh, different & loved by all! We’ll be back!

Thank fiona c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for dinner rather than staying in hotel. Nice choice of drinks and we opted for local brewery option which was a great choice. Served with a friendly warm welcome. Tasty food. Service good. Not cheap but nice for a special occasion. Good atmosphere...More

Thank CatieGuide
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You pay extra here due to the location and view from the massive windows but they're lovely views, so worth it.

Thank Malc R
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful place superbly situated ideal for a warm drink after a walk on the beach .... unless you have a dog that is. We were not admitted to the indoor area or the patio area with fabulous sea views but were confined to the...More

Thank funkynan5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has a beautiful spot right on the beach. The menu is really varied & lovely but did not have a lot for vegetarians/vegans for breakfast options but we did spot a nice option on their evening menu to try. We tried their vegetarian breakfast...More

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a well deserved drink after our paddle boarding session, staff are great a young lady went out of her way to rearrange the seating so we could be in the sun, thank you for that. although we didn't eat, the drinks went down a treat...More

Thank Lavass-Man
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed an excellent meal during November. Initially disappointed that were sat next to the door to their deck, which was cold each time they went in and out, we would have much preferred a window seat. However, all was forgiven once our starters and...More

Thank premierboi
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Questions & Answers
15 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Ian D | Reviewed this property |
Not inside or on the terrace. Only at the few outside tables against the public footpath and these aren't booked for meals in case of inclement weather.
27 April 2017|
Response from Duncan W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know contact the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Porthminster Beach, St Ives TR26 2EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 795352
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