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The Loft Restaurant & Terrace

Norway Lane, St Ives TR26 1LZ, England
+44 1736 794204
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“chateaubriand” (9 reviews)
“steak” (47 reviews)
“chowder” (21 reviews)
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Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Norway Lane, St Ives TR26 1LZ, England
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1 - 10 of 468 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is tucked away behind the Sloop car park and next to the Norway stores. We booked although it was February. The room is nicely decorated and the staff were welcoming. We arrived at 7 o'clock and thought for half an hour we were...More

1  Thank Sheilambutcher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sat on the terrace, with a gentle summer breeze, glorious sunset and delicious food. I couldn’t have asked for a better birthday meal. The decorated table and complimentary fudge made me feel so special, and the adventurous menu was exciting. The steak is exceptional with...More

Thank Moomoomegan99
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Everything was charming; the room,staff, food and ambience. recommend the steak and chowder. Large portions, all delicious.

Thank WestMidlandsEthel
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

A shortish menu but it won't disappoint. Once you've eaten, if it's a sunny day I recommend finishing your drinks on the cute little roof terrace, away from the crowds but amongst the rooftops of St Ives

1  Thank jojom999
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Booked for the Sunday roast after having a wonderful meal Saturday evening. They serve a normal roast or a half roast for the smaller appetite but both were hard to finish. Excellent service and such tasty, fresh meat and vegetables. Loved the red cabbage and...More

3  Thank Nicky J
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We ate here tonight, though it was quiet the staff were attentive without being overbearing and the food was outstanding. My father ate mussels as a starter and we both had the chowder as a main. The chowder was fantastic but for me a piece...More

3  Thank HelenmacCheltenham
Reviewed 5 November 2017

You have to look hard to find this place which is within the craft market behind the Sloop pub. Setting is lovely and food even better. Pork belly was incredible. Service good and good value

3  Thank Jason A
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Lovely little restaurant, great staff and food. Well cooked food, tricky steak with a sauce on a board but quality was amazing. Service was fantastic.

3  Thank RGG83
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Well worth finding this restaurant, a little gem! Superb food, friendly professional service. Enjoyed mussels and duck to start followed by two excellent roast beef dinners. Gluten free variations made without any fuss. Including a couple of drinks the bill came to £45 Highly recommended.

3  Thank Anne S
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We’ve stayed many times in Downalong St Ives & have found this lovely restaurant (just behind the Sloop Inn) consistently to offer the best menu in the area. This time we dined here twice - for Sunday lunch (with terrific Roast Beef) & once for...More

4  Thank Jonathan N
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29 July 2017|
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Response from xoxoxoxoxoxc | Property representative |
Yes it is, there is a children's menu with - burger and chips, fish and chips and macaroni cheese with garlic bread
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Norway Lane, St Ives TR26 1LZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 794204
  • E-mail
We are situated in the artists quarter of the picturesque town of St Ives. Our menu uses the best local ingredients we can and cooking simply with passion. We have 40 cover sun terrace which overlooks the bay and we allow Dogs in this part of the restaurant, service is always with a smile.
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