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The Bean Inn Vegetarian Restaurant

St. Ives Road, Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2RT, England
+44 1736 791706
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“potato cakes” (26 reviews)
“casserole” (12 reviews)
“tarka dahl” (9 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 22:30All hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
St. Ives Road, Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2RT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Change any negative thoughts on veggie meals at the little gem. Intimate eating areas surrounded by unique artwork. Having eaten out most days lunch and dinner this proved to be the best of the lot by far. Tip would be the stuffed potato cakes and...More

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been a vegetarian for over 45 years and so look forward to trying a restaurant aimed at me. That is one where I am not an afterthought for the chef. Visited Spinaccios in St Ives many times before it closed its doors for...More

1  Thank pandamacheshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been visiting The Bean Inn for several years now and I can honestly say this is the best veggie vegan restaurant in Cornwall. The food is gorgeous, the atmosphere is lovely and the service is faultless. The waitress was also incredibly helpful in...More

Thank Stacey H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another fabulous evening full of great food, inventive and creative menu options, beautifully presented and happily eaten! Small enough to have extremely personal service but big enough to have just the right sense of atmosphere.

Thank Michelle E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great restaurant tucked away in the Coast B & B on the main road to St Ives. The menu is creative, and offers a wonderful selelction of starters, mains, and desserts many of whIch are organically sourced. Even the wine list contains...More

Thank circe64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Managed to get a table on a Saturday evening. The food was great, I especially loved the curry dish. The restaurant was wonderfully furnished and decorated.

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I are vegan and we visited the Bean Inn recently. All items on the menu can be made vegan, you just need to inform the waiter/waitress of your dietary needs. The restaurant is tastefully decorated and the service is very good. All...More

Thank Dev M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Counted 10 seeds and FRESH herbs on my paella dish, including pomegranate - combinations I would never have thought of! (and no cheap option ingredients) Bought the book to try and learn how it's done and be inspired. All dishes immaculately presented, great colour and...More

Thank Debra H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Returned for our third visit to The Bean Restaurant and once again everything came together for a perfect evening for my wife Sue and me. We had a walnut and beetroot salad starter followed by gorgeous potato cakes, a delicately spiced dish, home made pitta...More

1  Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here with my mum and we entered the building by ringing a bell for attention. We were greeted by a friendly waitress who saw us to our table. We were sat opposite the door. Bare in mind this is also a B&B so...More

1  Thank mshlheppy
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13 April 2017|
Response from Thebeaninn | Property representative |
Hi, sorry, we're unable to take dogs. We do have a decking area and some people leave the dogs outside and book the table in the window where they can keep and eye on the dog. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Ives Road, Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 2RT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives  >  Carbis Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 791706
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The Bean Inn was born in 2003 and its reputation has grown steadily throughout the years. The restaurant is a popular choice with both tourists and locals and offers a warm intimate setting spread over 3 small dining rooms displaying local art. Our aim in the restaurant is to offer you some of the tastiest vegetarian and vegan dishes from around the world. Bringing you the best flavours means using the best quality ingredients. We therefore use local, organic and seasonal produce whenever possible. We are members of the Vegetarian Society's Food & Drinks Guild. This means that all of the ingredients that we use have been approved by The Vegetarian Society.
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