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The Oliver Cromwell

) #9 of 39 Restaurants in St Ives ££ - £££ , British,
Wellington Street, St Ives PE27 5AZ, England
+44 1480 465601
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (2 reviews)
“pudding” (4 reviews)
“great pub” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
Wellington Street, St Ives PE27 5AZ, England
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1 - 10 of 99 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a family meal out on a summer Sunday, this was excellent. The pub has been transformed from a spit and sawdust place to a refined public house, and the offer of food lifts its offering yet again. The offer on Sunday (when we went...More

Thank J B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I haven't been here for some years but what a delight. An old fashioned pub near the river serving a good selection of real ales. Charming staff in a lovely atmosphere. We didn't eat there but looking at the menu, there was a good choice...More

1  Thank Mike N
Reviewed 28 June 2017

this pub is tucked out of the way just a 5 minute walk from the market place. It is worth the trip. They serve lunch 12-3 and it is all home made not zapped in a microwave. The three of us tried three different 'meaty'...More

Thank rjdy
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere the minute you walk though the door friendly and helpful. We were informed that there was a beer garden with a bar and a good selection of ale's but since we were not staying long we stayed inside which was just as enjoyable....More

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Stopped off for a beer in my old haunt from yesteryear. Busy bt served quickly and found a seat in the beer garden at the back. Nice hour spent in the sun.

Thank L3263LXmatthewf
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We come fairly often with friends midweek - and occasionally on our own. The service is always good, the atmosphere friendly and the food good value for money. The local ham is especially flavoursome! Drinks are well priced and there is always a great range...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

One of the best pubs in the area great food brilliant selection of beers good atmosphere gets real busy at weekend.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

As an ex-resident of St Ives I love coming back and visiting this pub. The atmosphere is great and they serve a good variety of real ales. The food (lunchtime only) is very good and reasonably priced. All-in-all a smashing boozer!!

Thank BluestreakCambridge
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Visited this old pub with friends who have two dogs because they found it on their dog friendly pub app. Easy to find on foot, although I wouldn't want to go there by car! We had made a reservation so getting a seat wasn't a...More

Thank nosmadanai
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

On a busy night bit of a tight squeeze, very friendly everyone is happy, good choice of drinks and good price too

Thank Wayne P
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23 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from GarthTheMightyAtom | Reviewed this property |
I can confirm the previous answer from Chris there is definitely no parking facilities at the pub. Don't be put off though; its a blinding good pub!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wellington Street, St Ives PE27 5AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1480 465601
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