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St. Andrew's St Bistro

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16 St. Andrews Street, St Ives TR26 1AH, England
+44 1736 797074
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11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We have been to St Andrew's Street Bistro twice and both times the food and choice were superb. The chef is first class. The staff are friendly and efficient and know exactly how to explain the details of the various dishes on the menu. Gluten Free options are available. The atmosphere is friendly and comfortable. We can highly recommend a... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We have been visiting this restaurant for many years and it never fails to impress! The staff are friendly and helpful, the wine great and an excellent menu choice. The food is well presented and delicious. Our only slight complaint was that the main course was upon us as soon as we finished our starters which meant we couldn't fully... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We run five star Gold award romantic cottages so we are always on the look out for new places to recommend to our guests, October half term week everywhere is St Ives was busy and we wanted to escape the crowds, down one of the narrow streets of St Ives we could see into the Bistro a relaxed restaurant with... More 

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Malvern, England, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We went to celebrate our friend's anniversary and we're really impressed with the setting and menu choice. In fact we were so impressed with the menu choice it took me ages to choose! However, given that, we arrived at 8 and had been served and finished two courses by 9!! It would have been lovely to have had a more... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Visited again, this time with three guys friends and found food excellent (and different - don't come if you want steak or fish and chips) and service really personal and friendly. This is a place you will leave with a smile on your face.

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Shropshire
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We visited the bistro the day after my wife had suffered a fall leaving her with a somewhat bashed about face. I had warned them that we might not be able to attend so they knew of her injuries and owner Neil made a point of coming to see how she was and the rest of the staff were kindness... More 

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I agree with Jax from St Austell, a beautiful bistro with good service and attentive waitresses, but really let down by the chef, I was totally sold on the idea of giving old bistro classics a new twist, but the Coq au vin with Cornish chorizo, was hugely disappointing, gristly chicken served in a white wine sauce, the chorizo took... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere very friendly staff........lovely building . The food was delicious and presentation was great .

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Great Sutton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Quirky restaurant with fantastic food and service. My wife and I had a superb meal the beef bourgeon was to die for, we would certainly recommend a visit!

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Walk around St Ives and you can become bemused by the number and variety of food establishments. I've never seen so many bakeries and pasty places in one town. However you can probably count on the fingers of one hand the really worthwhile places to eat. St Andrew's Street Bistro is definitely among them. It's a family affair. Dad's the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$33
Cuisine
European, British, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 St. Andrews Street, St Ives TR26 1AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 797074
Description
Vibrant street food menu influenced by best locally sourced season produce.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?