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“Afternoon visit ”
Review of Beach Cafe Bar

Beach Cafe Bar
Ranked #21 of 156 Restaurants in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

All right but nothing to write home about. Not that impressed. Staff uninterested. Nicely situated but that is all its going for it. Hopefully just an off day and I am being unfair

1  Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Nice outdoor seating, perfect to watch the world go by as you enjoy a decent coffee. They even provide rugs if it's chilly!

Thank Mfreshers74
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Lunchtime visit to this venue. Delicious and generously portioned crab sandwich accompanied by perfect chips. Friendly waitress. Now that the old Searoom has become a bar with food and no longer does crab sandwiches this is the best place for these. Recommended.

Thank Ken M
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Good coffee, nice selection of pastries too. ( first visit )
Good selection of wines and the 'smidgen' selection food is great, really enjoyed it and I do recommend. Can get busy as it's not a big place, outside seating looking across the harbour.

Thank oddjob30
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

we visited St Ives with my elderly parents on a blustery winters afternoon and were drawn to the warm timber interior of this 'tapas bar' mainly because of its location on the promenade, and the promise of warm snacks and fine wine given by the prominent signs. The view is probably the only thing going for this eatery, although we welcomed the use of the blankets which were needed due to the inexplicably wide open doors letting in the cold sea breeze. The menu was severely limited but this was only pointed out once the drinks were ordered. Despite the signage, the range of beers and wines is very small and laughably pedestrian. Doom Bar, weissbier, merlot and chardonnay, all overpriced. Eventually we settled on two 'boards of tapas', seafood, and pate. When these arrived it was almost too embarrassing to comment, as the food was just this side of frozen, and clearly from a discount store. None of the 'seafood' tasted of anything - honestly - the bread was sliced Warburtons, the pate banal, the only flavour came from a ready made Marie rose sauce and picallili, of which there was insufficient amounts. I am sure that other people have been better served judging by the reviews, but this goes to show how dangerous it is to rely on trip advisor. if this is what the best of our Cornish gem can offer, it makes me sad to live here and think what tourists are taking away with them as memories. what could have been a pleasant interlude on a mid winter day turned out to be a cold, insipid experience and pointless waste of money. Just be up front please, about what is on offer, so that your customers can walk away before committing.

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1  Thank Ali G
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