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Harts Building The Wharf, St Ives TR26 1LP, England
+44 1736 795006
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10:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Thu 09:30 - 19:30
Fri - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

On our once or twice a year trips to St Ives, Pels has become a bit of a staple for breakfast. The crepes are amazing! Strawberry and chocolate is our favourite. The coffee is also good. The staff are friendly and helpful and the prices are reasonable. You can also purchase lovely cakes, scones and puddings, as well as pizzas,... More 

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Thank Helen E
Nantwich
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Tiny cafe but great food and nice service. We had the homemade pizzas which were delicious and then returned for freshly made crepes. Very reasonable prices and loads of choice

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Thank Jan L
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As a family we love this place. I've always adored the food and the friendly service, sadly I am now unable to eat lots of my favourites due to food intolerances (GF & Egg) but they do offer a GF menu. The crepes are not to be missed!

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Thank lrnsndrsn
Steve D, Owner at Pels, responded to this review

Our menu includes both GF and vegetarian (including GF crepes) - really pleased that you have been able to find something that you like! More 

Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Paid several visits to Pels this week for coffee and cake, but also took take away pizza for supper to cook ourselves. They were amazing as usual! Great value, fantastic topping of crayfish and prawns, we have this every time we visit st ives, 2 or 3 times a year, and never disappointed. Lovely staff, good service, and our dog... More 

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Thank wendy d
Steve D, Owner at Pels, responded to this review

Love it! Thank you for your review - and please do keep coming to see us! More 

Manchester, England
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely clean waterside cafe. Some outside seating as well as inside. Food very well prepared and decent portions. Normal choice of sandwiches, baked potatoes etc, plus savoury crepes and pizzas.

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Thank webntweb
Steve D, Owner at Pels, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! A great start to 2017 and so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Pels More 

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106 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this cafe along by the harbour welcomed dogs so in we went even though it is quite small inside. Plenty of cakes on offer, had a very nice apple cake. They did gave quite a lot on offer on thier menu if you were looking for something more substantial.

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we visit St Ives we head straight to Pels. It has something for everyone including pizzas, sandwiches and crepes. Everything is so tasty and the whole family can eat here. There are a few tables inside or you can take your food and eat it on the beach, although watch out for those seagulls!!

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Thank love_the_summer76
Steve D, Owner at Pels, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review - great to know we are making our customers happy! More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Always call in here when we're in the area, several times a year. Pizzas are unbeatable. Have a decent coffee while you wait. Really friendly as well.

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Thank benny_baracuda
Steve D, Owner at Pels, responded to this review

We pride ourselves on great food and great service - thank you for your kind review and am so pleased that you enjoy your visits to Pels! More 

Solihull
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

A trip to St Ives has (for us) to be accompanied by a trip to Pels. Excellent lunches at very reasonable prices, and their crepes are superb.

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Thank PMCSolihull
Steve D, Owner at Pels, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us - very much appreciated More 

Manchester
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Great quality food which is competitively priced, fantastic coffee and an excellent location on the harbour front These guys really care about their customers as well Would highly recommend to anyone visiting beautiful St Ives

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Thank richie247
Steve D, Owner at Pels, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review! We work hard to ensure our customers are happy with both the food and the service, and your review would indicate we are getting some stuff right! Really pleased you enjoyed your visit and if you are ever back in St Ives, please do come and see us again More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:30 - 19:30
Tuesday
09:30 - 19:30
Wednesday
09:30 - 19:30
Thursday
09:30 - 19:30
Friday
10:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harts Building The Wharf, St Ives TR26 1LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 795006
Description
St. Ives seafront take-out and small cafe specialising in home cooked food,

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?