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Seafood Cafe

45 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1HE, England
+44 1736 794004
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (250 reviews)
“potatoes” (135 reviews)
“swordfish” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
45 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1HE, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited there for lunch..I had the duck salad and my wife had the mussels. The food was very well cooked,the quality was really good , and the staff were friendly and efficient. All in all I couldn't fault it..maybe the mark up on the wine...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed yesterday

We had a very tasty lunch of hake wrapped in Parma ham. Especially good with sweet potato wedges and vegetables. The staff were friendly, The only negative point was that the meat and fish specials were not pointed out to us when we were given...More

Thank Tracy F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a hugely popular place in Fore Street and people were queuing to get in when it opened for dinner at 5:30. The idea is that once seated you then choose the fish you want from a glass cabinet, add a choice of potato,...More

Thank Bunmonster
Reviewed 3 days ago

Without a booking, they really did all they could to get us a table. The customer service was excellent considering they had one person downstairs and one person waiting tables. The waitress was clearly overworked and under pressure but she kept smiling and doing everything...More

Thank Karla W
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were down on holiday last week and decided to eat at the Seafood Cafe - best decision of the week! The food was amazing, fresh and deliciously presented; the staff were lovely and friendly and, as the title says, the sticky toffee pudding was...More

Thank jwamanda
Reviewed 5 days ago

We are local so are careful where we chose to eat. The food at Seafood Cafe is always first class and well presented.i very rarely indulge in something like sticky toffee pudding but it is a treat not to be missed!

1  Thank Greencrest123
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Yes believe the hype, this place does fantastic food. We went for lunch with our 1 year old (high chair no problem but how Welcome are children?) Scallops- 8/10 (small in size) Mussels-10/10 (star of the show bar none, simply delicious!!!!!) Squid (salt and pepper)...More

Thank SakeSake
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been to the Seafood Cafe on numerous occasions and I have never had anything other than a perfect meal. It's definitely one of, if not my favourite restaurant in South-West England. I have actually driven there 2 hours from Plymouth just for lunch!...More

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a fabulous trip to The Seafood Cafe. The food is amazing. We visit every time we're in St Ives. Pre book to avoid disappointment.

Thank ClaireCCS32
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to the seafood cafe after a long day we were given a table and everything was explained. Both the food and the service were excellent a must if you are in St Ives

Thank Micheal G
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hello Are you open New Years Eve and if so are you taking bookings please let us know
15 October 2016|
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Response from TinyTimTulips | Reviewed this property |
I am unable to answer this question as I am not connected to the restaurant in anyway, and do not know the owners, staff or Management or even live nearby.
Having been to the restaurant many times before and having not seen young children/babies at dinner time. Are babies welcome for lunch or dinner in a pram? We were not sure. Thanks
6 June 2016|
Response from Femi O | Reviewed this property |
Yes babies are definitely welcome at lunch time. I was there with my family and saw two couples with babies and a one had a pram. I can only assume they would not object at dinner time either. If in doubt you can always... More
Do you allow well behaved dogs in the restaurant at lunchtime?
4 November 2015|
Response from Rachaelstella | Property representative |
No , so sorry we unfortunately don't. We have a fresh food counter . And therefor unable to accomadate pets in the restaurant. And have no outside space. You could try porthmister kitchen 01736799874 on the harbour front... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 794004
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