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Carbis Bay Hotel, Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2NP, England
+44 1736 795311
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“trifle” (2 reviews)
“roast beef” (2 reviews)
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££££
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LOCATION
Carbis Bay Hotel, Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2NP, England
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1 - 10 of 113 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely terrible service this evening. What is supposed to be a 2 rosette restaurant the staff really let it down. Others customers that came in and ordered after us had their “5 course meal” which, in fact, was 3 with coffee had ordered, eaten and...More

Thank trixiebell47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Meal almost inedible ,tasteless complaints to staff were ignored ,when mentioned to management we were. Told we should have got staff name but no one wears a name badge. Management said it was due to data protection!

Thank Vicpeta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great experience we had dining here for Sunday lunch. The service and food was exceptional. The complimentary wine was a nice bonus. For 3 courses for under £22, you can go wrong and the views from Carbis Bay Hotel are spectacular despite the...More

Thank worldtraveltoday
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch here. It was really lovely and tasty and filling. I don't mind paying a bit more than average if the food is good and the quantity and quality is good. Staff really pleasant and attentive.

Thank MrsTeapot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu is very limited unless you are a meat-eater, there is only 1 vegetarian option so if you are staying for a few nights you will have to go elsewhere or eat the same thing every night. Food was nice but a bit style...More

Thank molly144
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We enjoyed an excellent meal. Good quality well prepared with great accompniments . My husband was very pleased with the vegeterian choices. Very good wine list.

Thank lindatthomas
Reviewed 24 July 2018

overpriced place. Meal was cold and they just reheated. Had to ask multiple times until waiter came. Stressed staff. Not worth it

Thank Stephan T
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Excellent ingredients ruined by clearly being cooked in advance and kept warm or overly hot. Not worth the £50 plus per head for 3 course.

1  Thank colvic37
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We visited here and had a 5 course dinner. Everything was lovely although the service was extremely slow. For dessert we had “The Ferris Wheel” for £17.50. In theory it appeared like a fun sharing desert... in reality it was the worst thing ever. We...More

2  Thank Emily K
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We ate here on our first night, the menu was good, the ambience pleasant, unfortunately spoiled by some silliness. There was a supplement on the fillet steak, a supplement on the lamb and finally a supplement on the vegetables; we had been served and waited...More

4  Thank Averil N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Validated Parking
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carbis Bay Hotel, Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2NP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives  >  Carbis Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 795311
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