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“Amazing place”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Porthgwidden Beach

Porthgwidden Beach
Ranked #6 of 55 things to do in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence
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3 reviews
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“Amazing place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2014 via mobile

St ives is a great place. I visited this beach for the first 18 years of my life. I got lost on this beach when I was 3 yrs old. Amazing place with great memories. Iv got St Ives in my blood x

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Reading, United Kingdom
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“Traditionally our favourite place to eat in St Ives”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

All of the beach cafes in St Ives are worth a visit as they all serve superb food and offer superb views in stunning locations. The Porthgwidden Beach Café has always been our traditional favourite in St Ives, but we did feel that it did not live up to previous standards this year. The food was still good, but not as good as it has been in the past. Maybe it was just a bad night that we chose, but the chef has changed recently. The staff were still very friendly and attentive as usual though!

Visited June 2014
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Witney Oxfordshire
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“Best beach in St Ives”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

Smallest of the three main beaches it is sheltered and has a great little café. Perfect for families although a little walk from the main car parks

Visited June 2014
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014

Picture perfect. Try Portminster Beach Cafe for a fabulous lunch or dinner right on the beach.
The sea is pretty cold so you may want to dip you toes in and test before a swim.

Visited June 2014
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Blacko, United Kingdom
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“Beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2014

Lovely little secluded beach with fabulous restaurant and beach shop for icecreams. Saw dolphins jumping the evening we where there.

Visited June 2014
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