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17 St. Andrews Street, St Ives TR26 1AH, England
+44 1736 438326
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (17 reviews)
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
Closes in 11 min
08:30 - 17:30 Hours
Cafe, British
££ - £££
17 St. Andrews Street, St Ives TR26 1AH, England
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

This is one of our regular haunts during our annual summer holiday and we were pleasantly surprised to find it open today (30 December) as we understood the owner was not opening at Xmas/New Year. However, there the pleasure ended! Having gone to the counter...More

Thank JeanandKim
Reviewed 5 October 2017

a little modern, i prefer the old old time tea shops but scones were excellent....a short way coming down off the path on a rainy day.

Thank 66travelor
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This little place should have a lot going for it - good location, excellent tea and coffee and a good menu BUT... The guy behind the counter eagerly greeted his mate despite the fact that there were people waiting to be served and the place...More

Thank Geoffarrell
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Visited today just for coffee and tea. Asked for extra hot coffee and got a lovely surly reply from the waitress. Would like to say it was because we asked for hot coffee but no, we were pretty much greeted with - what do you...More

Thank SallyBingBong
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely cream tea, scones very light, jam excellent, lovely friendly service. Well done keep up the good work

Thank maltaone
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Found Coaster of the beaten track behind the church on sea front. Lovely atmosphere fantastic freshly made crab sandwiches washed down with great latte coffee. The menu had variety of choice and the home made cakes looked delicious!

Thank Gordon E
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Went in for a sandwich and cream tea. No chicken for the sandwich, and the milkshake machine was off, but shared a goats cheese sandwich and cream yes instead, which were both lovely. Nice looking place, but it slightly lacked atmosphere.

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Nice central location with easy access. Only small dried up scones available though and I was not impressed that there was a small dog in the food preparation area! The girl at the counter was chatting to a friend and seemed to be annoyed that...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I have been to many tea rooms serving cream teas - but this place has the best home made scones ever! Position of the cafe is a bit out of the main shopping area but still very close to the harbor and sea-easy walk from...More

Thank Olgie_12
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Didn't want a heavy Sunday lunch and saw this advertised walking along the seafront. Good service and food was ok, the sort of thing I could do at home! Just a toastie and iced coffee for me (which was so strong I couldn't quite finish...More

Thank Debbie F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$21
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 St. Andrews Street, St Ives TR26 1AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 438326
  • E-mail
Coasters Cafe Tea Shop is home to Cornish Cream Tea which is our specialty, we also sell home made cakes and other light snacks. We are proud to present a small menu so nothing complicated or expensive which ensures fast efficient service and excellent value for money.
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