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The Badger Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Fore Street, St Ives TR26, England
+44 1736 752181
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Fore Street, St Ives TR26, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I have had eaten twice at The Badger this week. Once on Sunday for the carvery and then again yesterday early evening. On both occasions we recieved a genuine welcome and the staff were really good. The food was of an excellent...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Standards have certainly slipped in recent years. Used to be our place to go for the carvery when on holiday but not any more. The food was ok but luke warm then they tried to charge for drinks which we had previously paid for. The...More

Thank JenandDerek2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We passed this restaurant by and tried the Waterwheel instead the previous evening as we were not sure about it. Our first instinct was right. We had two very nice Gin & Tonics but the Carvery was terrible. First we sat nursing our drinks for...More

Thank Theresa B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Surprise birthday dinner thrown by friends and relatives. The Badgers staff were most accommodating and welcoming, especially considering we were a party of 11 with four children 8 and under. Everyone was very warm and most hospitable and the waitress who took our order was...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for a roast carvery and it was terrible. The meat was luke warm, fatty and very dry. The vegetables obviously were sat around for ages. The Yorkshire puddings were inedible burnt and frankly vile. Three different servers came up and asked us 3...More

1  Thank Jacko248
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called here on a recommendation glad we did well worth coming Staff made you feel welcome good choice of beer and food Nice lass to take order we had<Home made burger with Cheese & Bacon with Chips &Ham Egg wit Chips Proper chips as well...More

Thank WalsallIan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been walking from St Ives to ‘the badger’ for years. Lovely garden to sit in (sorry Badger I can’t always 5 star the weather you provide). Whether it’s a drink or food we have enjoyed coming here for years. Yesterday enjoyed the standard...More

Thank thestoad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having stayed in Lelant on holidays for several years myself and wife and always enjoy popping in for a bar meal and few drinks. We popped in twice during August 2018 and yet again have to be honest and say the bar food here is...More

1  Thank Therovingsheep
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in and said to the lady behind the bar can we sit anywhere so long as the table does not havd reserved on it ok we found table 24 we ordered drinks when the young lady came back we gave her our food...More

Bertie B, Owner at The Badger Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So lets get this right. A customer who hasn't thought to book a table in this part of the country in the middle of August when we had just over 125 people that evening who had been sensible enough to book and were all due...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in on the way home from St Ives - been here a couple of times and it was fine, but this time was not good. Barman was miserable as hell and a bit standoffish. Didn’t have regular coke, which I know is the way...More

Thank ukiyochi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fore Street, St Ives TR26, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 752181
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