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The Halsetown Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Halsetown, St Ives TR26 3NA, England
+44 1736 795583
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“banana split” (19 reviews)
“pavlova” (9 reviews)
“burger” (44 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Halsetown, St Ives TR26 3NA, England
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1 - 10 of 476 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped off for Sunday lunch on a very wet day. Lovely welcoming pub. Excellent food, great choice of drinks and friendly staff.

Thank Emma Louise T
Reviewed 1 week ago

A quiet, friendly pub, easy to reach from St Ives or Penzance, with plenty of parking. Looks fairly ordinary from outside, but cosy and welcoming inside. Interesting menu, which was welcome after a week of eating out. 8 of us all rated our lunch highly...More

Thank Janice F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came across this pub after our first (and last visit - omg people!) to St Ives. What a find. Really friendly helpful staff and an amazing interesting menu. All food is freshly cooked to order and is delicious. We had too different curries, one...More

Thank Robin G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We pooped into here today at 5.30pm - very welcoming and excellent pint of Doombar. The meal was excellent and the voice of wine was good.A very enjoyable experience nd only 5 mins from out motorhome in Polmanter park. Will go back, definitely recommend.

Thank Peter_ala_Clicker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food in a friendly atmosphere. The burger is particularly good as they also run Blas Burgers in St Ives. Good range of beers and plenty of parking. Good value for money.

Thank dharper54
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went here for dinner and the pub is very unprepossessing from the outside, which made me wonder if we had made a mistake. The food, by contrast, was superb. We ate a fish starter followed by a fish main. Both dishes were very well cooked...More

Thank gericUk
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We went in for drinks as we were staying at Polmanter and decided to come back the following evening as had a really nice Cornish pub feel. The food and service was outstanding, really sorry i did not get the lovely lady's name (attractive and...More

Thank JohnSilvert
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Had a table booked for 8pm arrived early. We were directed to our table crapped between 2 other occupied tables. The restaurant was sparsely occupied and, it turned out, we were the last diners to arrive, but were offered an unlaid table in a very...More

Thank Pamela G
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Lovely restaurant and service. Parking was also available. I like the halloumi but not a big fan of courgette rice.

Thank Jierre
Reviewed 5 September 2017

After walking around St. Ives, we were glad to get in our car and happen upon this Inn for dinner. The atmosphere was relaxing, and the food was a cut above typical pub food. My husband had the hake, and I had a burger--both were...More

Thank 11nancy11
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5 December 2016|
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Response from Castledrinkers | Reviewed this property |
Yes new owners at end of August have put in a manager to run the pub, menu is practically the same, I believe the chef has not changed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Halsetown, St Ives TR26 3NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 795583
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Country pub with great food , Michelin and Good Food guide recommended.
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