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The Cornish Deli

3 Chapel Street, St Ives TR26 2LR, England
+44 1736 795100
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (64 reviews)
“sandwiches” (56 reviews)
“chorizo stew” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3 Chapel Street, St Ives TR26 2LR, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ceinwen was awesome! We’ve visited thrice now! Love it! Food great. Atmosphere great and it’s dog friendly!! 5/5 Also! Check out their oatley flat whites! Stunning

Thank ralph693
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went in here after knowing nothing about it and had the most fantastic lunch. All of the staff were extremely friendly, the service was quick and the food was FAB. We had a Brie & bacon omelette which was lovey and came with a...More

Thank Liv B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went here for lunch on a Thursday afternoon and was welcomed by a very friendly owner who immediately made us feel comfortable and attended to. We ordered a layered crab salad, crab sandwich and prawn & squid stew. Each meal was well presented, fresh and...More

Thank J N
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped here in the middle of the afternoon for a cheeky cream tea. Their gluten free scones were delicious - great texture, flavour and size - we piled them high with the yummy strawberry jam and cornish clotted cream! They also offered a great...More

Thank Briony P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Called in here for a takeaway lunch after a walk along the coastal path. It’s not the biggest cafe but staff were very friendly and there was a nice atmosphere. We ordered a salad box each (one sweet chilli chicken and one BLT) and they...More

Thank Jen_Andy_Lawson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If the produce is well sourced there’s no need to get fancy with it - The Cornish Deli understand this better than most. Not that they don’t do brilliant concoctions too but for a simple ham and/or cheese sandwich there is no where better in...More

Thank KTHopkins
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

4 of us went for a lunch. We ordered sandwiches. I’ve got sweet chilli chicken sandwich and it was THE BEST sandwich I ever had! It was the sandwich that all other sandwiches aspire to be. If I could, I would merry that sandwich! It...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came her for breakfast and cannot fault it. Food was gorgeous, so we're the staff. The guy who served us was very welcoming and friendly. Would definitely come back here

Thank Jess W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If I could rate this a 6 I absolutely would! A gorgeous quaint cafe that serves incredible food. I had the crab sandwich special and haven’t stopped thinking about it since! Lovely wine, lovey atmosphere and lovely staff!

Thank action_dan123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe is a gem and a must visit cafe if visiting St Ives. We have been in twice for lunch and the food is excellent each time my wife and I had a sandwich which is a proper lunch sandwich with very fresh ingredients....More

Thank Dave S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Chapel Street, St Ives TR26 2LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 795100
  • E-mail
The Cornish Deli exists to bring to best quality Cornish and regional produce to its customers.If you want fantastic quality local meats, cheeses, seafood, fruit and vegetables, snacks and regional specialities, the Cornish Deli is for you.Incorporated with the Cornish Deli, is the The Deli Cafe offering hot and cold drinks, brunches, lunches, afternoon tea, and Evening Meals. As well as providing lots of wonderful foods and drinks, the Cornish Deli is home to the Deli Cafe. The Deli Cafe offers delicious drinks including Lavazza coffee, brunches, lunches, afternoon tea and Evening Meals. All food can be eaten in or take-away. The Deli Cafe is open every day, and in the summer evenings from Tuesday to Sunday. It is fully air conditioned and fuly licensed, providing the perfect sanctuary away from the often busy St. Ives streets.
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