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The Cornish Deli

3 Chapel Street, St Ives TR26 2LR, England
+44 1736 795100
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (62 reviews)
“sandwiches” (59 reviews)
“chorizo stew” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
3 Chapel Street, St Ives TR26 2LR, England
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1 - 10 of 623 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a lovely, welcoming place. Had a delicious omelette here as was the unique, to me anyway, Iced Latte. I wish we had more time to try an evening meal as everything looked fab. Lovely staff too. Thanks all

Thank NicolaBK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here after reading the good reviews. We were not disappointed. We ordered the picnic lunch for two which was great value and had the best freshly made sandwiches we’ve ever had. They were massive too as they don’t hold back on the filling. Very...More

Thank Sazmerv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a local person, about 8 miles from st ives, who loves good food so as a birthday surprise, my partner booked The Cornish Deli from the reviews on Trip Advisor. The Resturant is lovely & cosy so if you want that more personal...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super fishy supper, all round 5 stars, no air and graces, and deffo not St Ives prices. Sadly only open for dinner in August and Sept.

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located a little way off the Main Street in town this place is obviously popular with locals and visitors. The friendly proprietor and staff obviously work very hard in a town that is not short of eating places. We ordered sandwiches which were beautifully freshly...More

Thank Bobcat202
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hake wonderful: Sea bass with ginger and chilli brilliant. Lovely small restaurant with friendly cheerful staff. A must do if you’re in St Ives- book if you don’t want to be disappointed!

Thank Derek H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a simple lunch of crab sandwiches and drinks, one gluten free. Great cafe, lovely efficient staff and faultless food. The crab sandwiches were excellent, as many reviews have said - definitely the best in St Ives. Even the gluten bread had been toasted....More

Thank CheshireCheese11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just had a superb crab sandwich lunch, my husband had the hit fast beef from the oven. Wonderful service and great conversation with 2 local ladies. This is a little gem hidden in St Ives. Can’t wait to return to sample their breakfast menu.

Thank Marcella O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent choice of menu for cooked breakfast which can be adaptable by very helpful owner / friendly staff. Tasty ingredients, well cooked and presented, nice thick slices of bread to go with. Such an enjoyable welcoming & food experience gem in a backstreet of St...More

Thank Andrew2782017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Bistro was recommended by friends as a good place to eat breakfast. Thankfully they were correct as the breakfast we ate was very nice. Two full breakfasts, a bacon sandwich and smoked salmon and scrambled egg on toast. All cooked nicely and very tasty....More

1  Thank Paul C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Chapel Street, St Ives TR26 2LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 795100
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The Cornish Deli exists to bring to best quality Cornish and regional produce to its customers.If you want fantastic quality local meats, cheeses, seafood, fruit and vegetables, snacks and regional specialities, the Cornish Deli is for you.Incorporated with the Cornish Deli, is the The Deli Cafe offering hot and cold drinks, brunches, lunches, afternoon tea, and Evening Meals. As well as providing lots of wonderful foods and drinks, the Cornish Deli is home to the Deli Cafe. The Deli Cafe offers delicious drinks including Lavazza coffee, brunches, lunches, afternoon tea and Evening Meals. All food can be eaten in or take-away. The Deli Cafe is open every day, and in the summer evenings from Tuesday to Sunday. It is fully air conditioned and fuly licensed, providing the perfect sanctuary away from the often busy St. Ives streets.
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