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The Beach Restaurant

Wharf Road, St Ives TR26 1LG, England
+44 1736 798798
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“chowder” (41 reviews)
“mustard mash” (12 reviews)
“monkfish” (41 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wharf Road, St Ives TR26 1LG, England
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1 - 10 of 796 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had THE best fish and chips here 18 months ago from the downstairs takeaway and we were very excited to go back yesterday. However, it just wasn’t the same :0(. The fish was really fresh and piping hot but was quite a lot of...More

Thank Em5ley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sandwich was good and it was super filled. The mash with Parmesan is delicious, but the portions of the fish were a bit small.

Thank Lauis25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I agree this place could easily be over looked, the other places we attempted to find for lunch were either having a make over or more a cafe style venue rather than lunch, so very glad we spotted this. The special bread starter , hummus...More

Thank Chatz2014
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is above the fish and chip shop - it looks very low key but serves great fresh seafood, dependent on the catch of the day. Informal, great value and often overlooked by one of its competitors just around the corner - I would...More

2  Thank jojom999
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Because of the time we turned up and the time of the year, we had the restaurant to ourselves....not a problem and we weren’t made to feel awkward. Choice of tables meant a stunning sea view. I really fancied the crayfish sandwich and how lovely...More

1  Thank Emma M
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Fabulous meal! Great service and the food was lovely. Even though it was pretty deserted there was still a nice atmosphere and the staff made us feel very welcome

Thank VRWills
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We visited this restaurant twice while we were in St Ives. The first meal (lunch) was superb and we were extremely impressed with the quality of the food, drink and service. Can recommend the Sea Bass with Sweet potato fries and the burger was great...More

1  Thank Tallulahauntieneen
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

We wanted a light lunch so we chose three starters to share plus a glass of wine each. Scallops with a pea purée crab cakes with coriander and spices and sticky pork belly.They were all excellent and very enjoyable and reasonably priced. Fantastic views over...More

1  Thank Howard136
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

We visited after looking here at reviews, we were not disappointed. Our starters were as we like them, she who must be obeyed had scallops which were seared perfectly and with the pancetta and pea purée which was so nice, my soup of the day...More

1  Thank Bobob B
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

The food here is amazing! Best I’ve had in a restaurant in a long time. It’s not too expensive either. The service was quick and the waitress was friendly. The place was decorated really nicely and looks right out over the sea. This was my...More

Thank Wren86
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18 February 2018|
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Response from LordLouie64 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I would and ask for a window table there the best . Hope that helps and happy dining.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wharf Road, St Ives TR26 1LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 798798
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