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Hobblers

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The Wharf, St Ives, England
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Sandy, United Kingdom
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528 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77,141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

We had been to Hobblers for the first time last year and had excellent food and service. So we made our way there again this year, hoping to have our evening meal. We were very disappointed to find the place is now closed! Apparently they are going to build flats on the site.

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45 Thank Sandygranny
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Dreadful to see Hobblers gone, now being converted to flats. So many happy memories, and a lost link with the old St Ives

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8 Thank S223
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Hobblers completes our holiday with great food it is soooo nice there I recommend it to any one who has proper taste x we are always disappointed when u are no open hopefully this year u will be see u soon💕

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5 Thank JMAZING J
Greater London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

great foodand loads of choice, fabulous staff and a brilliant atmosphere. Just be sure you are seated upstairs. A real find in a wonderful location.

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3 Thank Bansteadboy
Truro, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

Tried this for the first time at the end of summer and found it pretty disappointing, the flavours and presentation were old fashioned, quite gloopy flavourless sauces, the chips were simply cheap and tasteless, the mash wasn't really mash but badly crushed potatoes with little flavour. The actual steak under the sauce was cooked well which was the only saving... More 

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1 Thank Lukey25
Bristol, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

We were lucky to get a table for 6 last Saturday night (24/10/2015) despite not booking and it being the start of half-term. Needles to say St Ives was heaving! They offered us a table squeezed in a corner near the dumb waiter and the waitress station, and we gladly accepted as the chances of finding a restaurant as good... More 

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4 Thank Colin H
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

My wife and I each time we visit St Ives always make an effort to visit this restaurant. This time we visited with 2 friends on a Friday night we all said what a great meal and lovely staff. The lady who I guess owns the restaurant has always has made us very welcome. Well worth a visit.

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4 Thank Kevin H
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

When you walk past Hobblers you cannot help yourself from looking at the menu and peeking inside. It has all the right ingredients for a snug harbour side Resturant and the ambience and staff all add to this. The food and decor whilst good didn't blow me away and in terms of local restaurants it has some strong local competition.... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

We went as a family to celebrate my wifes 40th birthday. I booked a week or so before going not quite knowing what to expect as some of these so called quaint restaurants can be a let down, Not so in this case, it was absolutely brilliant from start to finish. On arrival the staff and owner knew who we... More 

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4 Thank adam s
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

Lovely cosy atmosphere and delicious food. I had Mackeral very tasty it was fresh and had plenty of it, had it with mash and veg. My husband had king prawns, plenty of them and with chips all great. Definitely would go again, can't fault the evening. The staff were brilliant and couldn't do enough for you

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, European
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Wharf, St Ives, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives

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