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The Yellow Canary Cafe

12 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1AB, England
+44 1736 797118
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (38 reviews)
“artisan bread” (7 reviews)
“tarts” (8 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 18:00 Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
12 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1AB, England
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1 - 10 of 282 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Ñice clean place service very good coffee excellent but cakes nothing special but extortionately priced would think twice about paying those prices again

Thank Tractorpaul
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very delicious and quite big sandwich +salads for free! As a cafe place it is very good, but I had a bit cold, because outdoors were open. But you can also take away and then it costs cheaper!

Thank Elina Z
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Whenever we visit st ives we always have our morning coffee from here, friendly staff always, pasty’s are good too. Well worth a visit

Thank Angie444
Reviewed 19 November 2017

All the food in the window, especially the tarts, looked delicious. So in we went. There was minimal seating and it was taken so we took our food down to the' little harbor for a picnic. The sandwiches were average and the tarts were a...More

Thank Magnolia13
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Having had a cheese and mushroom pasty here a few days earlier, which was very decent,we ordered several different types of Pasties and collected on the day we went home. They offer ‘buy 10 and get two free’. They have a good variety of Pasties...More

Thank OldBear
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Used the Yellow canary a couple of times whilst on a self catering week in St Ives. They have a nice selection of food on offer but can be a bit pricey.

1  Thank chrislawrence1968
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I have given this place several opportunities to encourage me to recommend it as a cafe but after my visit today I have made the final decision not to return again. The first 2 times I visited I had the chocolate Mississippi mud tart (take...More

2  Thank 407me
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We always visit the Yellow Canary for a sarnie when we visit St Ives. How can they make a simple cheese and ham sandwich so tasty. Also had some pasties which were excellent. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank unclebenjamin
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Whistle stop tour of st Ives today and couldn't resist the YCC. A friend we were travelling with is gluten free , so this was the perfect stop. Lots of choice. For the rest of us it was help yourself and we did. All food...More

1  Thank beazers
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

I’ve been visiting the Yellow Canary for a number of years now, I cannot fault it. As soon as you enter you can tell this cafe is run by somebody who has high standards. Although not the biggest cafe in St Ives it is well...More

1  Thank Woodman56
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 797118
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