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The Bean Inn Vegetarian Restaurant

St. Ives Road, Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2RT, England
+44 1736 791706
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“potato cakes” (30 reviews)
“tarka dahl” (11 reviews)
“halloumi” (16 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
St. Ives Road, Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2RT, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing and tasty food with cozy ambience. We had Gnocchi and Spaghetti which was delicious and filling too. Loved the place and would surely recommend as there are very less vegetarian restaurants in the area.

1  Thank Chaitanyaa S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not being vegetarian ourselves, we found the food to be delicious. The gnocchi was fantastic, really fresh. For main I had the potato cakes, lite and fluffy an absolute delight. Would highly recommend this place. Very friendly staff.

1  Thank Tania C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely restaurant serving delicious vegetarian and vegan food. The staff were very friendly, attentive and genuinely cared about their diners. Nothing seemed too much trouble. A good range of food on the menu. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

2  Thank emily l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant isn't about location or service. It's about the food and clientele. An authentic place with great food and intimate dining rooms. Nice short menu with just enough choice. Very refreshing to see vegetarian and vegan dining outside of a health food context. Recommend...More

2  Thank stevenmoore500
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was exceptional, and good value, and the service was very friendly. We would definitely go again. Just up the train line from St Ives.

1  Thank Christina544
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Imaginative vegetarian and vegan food that will delight any vegetarian or omnivore in a friendly but professional environment. So good we’re going again within 3 days to try the other options. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Ayjay3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I are not vegetarian, but after reading the reviews we decided to try the Bean Inn. We were not disappointed, really friendly staff made us feel welcome. Service was very good and the food was absolutely amazing, well seasoned and very tasty....More

1  Thank Ian S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

St Ives is a lovely place, for a host of reasons, but visiting vegetarians and vegans would be very disappointed without this retreat. We scoured the town to find something at least passing as truly vegetarian, and failed to find anything. I'm sure it wouldn't...More

1  Thank Doghappy W
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We had such a wonderful evening here the service was just lovely not intrusive but attentive - we are local and were given a vouchers as a gift we decided to celebrate our wedding anniversary there and were not disappointed . We got to have...More

1  Thank zenfootprint
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

What a lovely place to eat and rest. Great food. Friendly service. You must visit if your in St Ives. The B & B is known as Coast. Thank you for a great week.

2  Thank Dawn T
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6 July 2017|
Response from Thebeaninn | Property representative |
the waitress can let you know this when you are seated.
12 April 2017|
Response from Thebeaninn | Property representative |
Hi, sorry, we're unable to take dogs. We do have a decking area and some people leave the dogs outside and book the table in the window where they can keep and eye on the dog. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Ives Road, Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2RT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives  >  Carbis Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 791706
  • E-mail
The Bean Inn was born in 2003 and its reputation has grown steadily throughout the years. The restaurant is a popular choice with both tourists and locals and offers a warm intimate setting spread over 3 small dining rooms displaying local art. Our aim in the restaurant is to offer you some of the tastiest vegetarian and vegan dishes from around the world. Bringing you the best flavours means using the best quality ingredients. We therefore use local, organic and seasonal produce whenever possible. We are members of the Vegetarian Society's Food & Drinks Guild. This means that all of the ingredients that we use have been approved by The Vegetarian Society.
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