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“Lovely cafe!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Beachcomber

The Beachcomber
Ranked #44 of 144 Restaurants in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, British, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Lovely cafe!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2013

Visiting St.Ives for the day, this was a beautifully situated café with views of the harbour. Good selection of café-food available; tasty and reasonable value for money. We enjoyed our Panninni, Soup and cake very much! Friendly staff and reasonably good facilities.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Greg F
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English first
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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590 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
“fabulous cakes”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2013

We popped in here, as it looked rather busy and that usually means a good place to eat, there were people sitting outside. The cafe is situated near the harbour and a good place to watch the world go by. We originally went in for coffee but was so tempted by the array of cakes, we succumbed to some carrot cake and a fruit cheesecake. Absolutely delicious. The atmosphere was also lovely and the staff very helpful, a very enjoyable experience and will definitely be back

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank susan952
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Great lunch spot, fresh seafood and reasonable prices”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2013

Stopped off for lunch in st Ives, various baguettes and seafood chowder ordered by group. All meals fresh and tasted great, particular favourite was the crab and prawn baguette, loads of seafood in the baguette. In addition to food lots of nice artwork on walls and if you can get a table outside it looks over the harbour. Price for lunch for 4 people with tea was £31

Visited September 2013
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1 Thank 27steve118
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“The sandwiches are massive”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2013

we decided to stop for a coffee and a sandwich. The sandwich was so big I struggles, but managed it in the end. What a place. The café was clean, surroundings and staff pleasant and food brilliant.

Visited September 2013
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1 Thank staffysapper
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burnl
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“The Beachcomber Cafe”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2013

We have been visiting St Ives for many years (since 1974) and the Beachcomber Café has always been a favourite place to have lunch. The service is second to none and the quality of the food is excellent. I would strongly recommend a visit.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank kenBurnl
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