St Ives restaurants

Top Choice Bistro in St Ives

Porthminster Beach Café

This is no ordinary beach cafe: it's a full-blown bistro with a gorgeous sun-trap terrace and a superb Mediterranean-influenced menu, specialising in seafood. Tuck into rich bouillabaisse, seafood curry or Provençal…
Top Choice Modern British in St Ives

Alba

Other restaurants come and go, but this harbourside bistro beside the old lifeboat station continues to excel. It's in a converted boathouse, with a split-level layout: dining is upstairs, with picture windows looki…
Chicken in St Ives

Beer & Bird

You know times are a-changing in St Ives when it gets its own craft-beer-and-fried-chicken bar. Hipster it may be, but it's definitely well worth a visit – with a choice of around a hundred brews and several homemad…
Cafe in St Ives

SILCo Searoom

Now run by the St Ives Liquor Company (makers of the town's premium craft gin), this wharf-side restaurant specialises in Cornish-tinged tapas: crab gratin, mackerel fillet, mussels and the like, alongside the usual…
Cafe in St Ives

Blas Burgerworks

St Ives' boutique burger joint, with an ecofriendly manifesto and an imaginative menu. Go for a 6oz Classic Blasburger, or branch out with a guacamole and corn-salsa-topped Rancheros, or a Smokey with beetroot, aged…
Bistro in St Ives

Porthminster Kitchen

Run by the same team as Porthminster Beach Café, this is a welcome addition to the harbour front in St Ives. It's a relaxed, bistro-style kind of place, with beachy dishes such as moules-frites, seafood curry and ha…
Pub Food in St Ives

Halsetown Inn

Prime pub grub a mile from St Ives in tiny Halsetown. It's still the village boozer – local ales, first-name bar staff, cosy crannies to hunker down in – but the food is a notch above the norm thanks to the owners, …
Vegetarian in St Ives

Bean Inn

Vegetarian visitors to St Ives swear by this small place in Carbis Bay, which takes a free reign in cherry-picking its dishes from across the world's cuisines – from Caribbean veggie curries to Moroccan chermoula or…
Cafe in St Ives

The Digey Food Room

On one of St Ives' oldest – and loveliest – backstreets, this little cafe is a newcomer, but already a local favourite. It's small, cosy and friendly, with a well-stocked deli shop and a counter filled with homemade…
Cafe in St Ives

Balcony Bar

This 1st-floor cafe-diner is as popular with the local crowd as it is with summer visitors, and it's easy to see why. Its stacked-up burgers, chilli dogs, pulled-pork wraps and all-day breakfasts offer cracking valu…