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Cellar Bistro


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings

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Rustic style bistro, in the heart of St.Ives, serving simple tasty dishes with good quality wines, all at a reasonable price.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
European, British
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

By far and away the best meal out that we've had in a long time. An excellent menu, perfectly executed in every respect. Compounded with the friendly, efficient service from the waiting team it made for a really pleasant evening. There's really no need to...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Beetlebug41
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband booked here for my birthday and we had a wonderful evening! Louise, the owner, and her staff are lovely and couldn’t do enough for us. As we were early, we enjoyed a couple of drinks at the bar before sitting down at our...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank sunnytraveller2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the cellar for dinner in February and it was great,- now one of our top restaurants in St Ives. The early bird menu was good,- £21 for 2 courses or £27 for 3 courses. The waitress was friendly and efficient. The sauvignon blanc...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sheilambutcher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let's make this review very simple, If you want to have a fantastic meal and service then go here and enjoy.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ross g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely restaurant in the centre of St Ives. On our visit it was very quiet but I'm sure that was due to the time of year, but the staff and the food were top drawer. A real bonus was the huge number of gluten free...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank bobbymoore06
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never been before but will be a definite when we are in St Ives. The menu was well thought out and everything freshly cooked and presented well. A little hidden gem. Service was very friendly, attentive and a relaxed atmosphere.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank wbafc17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had the most gorgeous meal for our anniversary at this intimate little hidden bistro in the heart of St Ives. Succulent calamari, followed by superb cod Thermador. For desert, a sumptuous chocolate pot with hazlenut crumb,plus a very elegant Reisling. Candlelit, evening jazz, excellent...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank kerry g
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

We had dinner here for New Year's Eve. Louise and her team at the Cellar Bistro are amazing. Service was absolutely excellent - warm, welcoming and extremely friendly. Food was beautiful, with the sticky toffee pudding being our highlight. Worth every calorie!! A fantastic atmosphere...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank EJ150480
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

We visited here for dinner on Christmas Eve. The staff and customer service was brilliant. The food was incredible I had the chicken and sticky toffee pudding for dessert. Would highly recommend, make sure you book.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 810lucyb
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

We visited here for dinner with friends after not going for a long time. But we will be back now regularly. It’s fantastic. As our friend says it is exactly what it’s described as - a bistro in a cellar!! But what a bistro, and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Sean O
12 October 2018|
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Response from Freedom721927 | Reviewed this property |
No not dog friendly
28 July 2016|
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Response from cornishstaffy | Property representative |
It's recommended that you do book to avoid disappointment, we are only a small restaurant that fills up very quickly in high season, thank you
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