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Pels

Harts Building The Wharf, St Ives TR26 1LP, England
+44 1736 795006
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (205 reviews)
“pizza” (101 reviews)
Open Now
09:30 - 17:30 Hours
CUISINES
Pizza, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
Harts Building The Wharf, St Ives TR26 1LP, England
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1 - 10 of 615 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Encouraged by other reviews , I was looking forward to this. All the fish is cooked to order which is good. Portions large ( why are chip portions everywhere so big ?) . Batter not great, and I suspect cod may have been frozen

Thank Jaymartian
Reviewed yesterday

Although busy, we managed to get a table inside with our two dogs, who were made very welcome, as in previous visits. So top marks for that as a starter. We ordered our homemade soups, and they were delicious- both flavours! We followed that with...More

Thank ZigiB
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered a sandwich and a few other bits for takeaway, the lady behind the counter seemed like she couldn't be bothered in even taking our order, we were then ushered (nearly pushed) to the door by an extremely rude man with his arms outstretched, which...More

1  Thank Neill A
Steve D, Owner at Pels, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedbck

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been meaning to try this cafe for ages but always too busy and we didn’t realise it was dog friendly. We had a delicious hummus, olive & sundried tomato sandwich on granary bread that was excellent and reasonably priced. I ate a savoury crepe with...More

Thank steveissy
Reviewed 1 week ago

my husband took me on a surprise day trip to St Ives where we had a lovely coffee and good service at Pels café. very clean café and friendly staff would recommend popping in. the meals looked very appetising too and the prices look very...More

Thank mar67lyn
Steve D, Owner at Pels, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review and am so pleased you had a great time @ Pels!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

have been to a good many takeaways in st ives but this one has the best crab sandwich of all ,good service very clean and great food at reasonable cost would use again.

Thank ainsleydd
Steve D, Owner at Pels, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you guys! I remember chatting with you and am so glad your sandwiches lived up to my promises! Thank you for taking the time to write your review

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been coming back to Pels for many years now and popped in last night on the first day of our holiday about an hour before closing for a bite to eat - we weren’t disappointed! The friendly customer service and excellent cream tea (warm...More

Thank thestoad
Steve D, Owner at Pels, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write your fab Review and I am so pleased that you love coming to Pels - it means a lot to us I hope you don’t mind - in replying to you I would also like to update...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called for something to eat last week and I asked for olives as I was going to order a few different items to take away and enjoy on the beach. The dark haired lady was so arrogant and rude! She looked at me gone...More

1  Thank Ewills66
Steve D, Owner at Pels, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and I am so sorry this has happened. I am afraid I have no re-collection of this happening but am very upset that it did. We work very hard on customer service and this really isn’t how we want our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have had countless lunch time and evening takeaways from Pels during our three week stay in St Ives. The prices are reasonable, the food quality is superb, we especially like the prawn sandwich and pizzas. The staff are very efficient and friendly. Understandably there...More

Thank Kerry F
Steve D, Owner at Pels, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write your kind review and I am so pleased you enjoyed coming to Pels! I very much hope we will see you back in the future and thanks again

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate breakfast this morning, children ordered crepes and myself and friend coffee and bacon barms. I asked for mine crispy (didn’t happen, very fatty and not the best bacon. The staff who brought the sandwiches to my friend and I was so rude and so...More

Thank Ann marie B
Steve D, Owner at Pels, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am sorry that you did not have a good experience @ Pels. We have worked hard on our customer service this year and your review indicates that we still have more to do. That said, I have to say that I was very surprised...More

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555lotty
17 July 2018|
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Response from Steve D | Property representative |
We do indeed! We have a very extensive menu which includes both vegan and GF options. Please pop in and see us and we can take take you through them. Regards Steve ( Owner of Pels)
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ambermarriott80
11 August 2017|
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Response from Steve D | Property representative |
Yes we do - we have an extensive GF menu including cakes, paninis, hot meals, sandwiches and crepes
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RachelMaisy
23 June 2017|
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Response from Steve D | Property representative |
Yes we do! You and your dog are both very welcome
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 17:30
Monday
09:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
09:30 - 17:30
Wednesday
09:30 - 19:30
Thursday
09:30 - 19:30
Friday
09:30 - 19:30
Saturday
09:30 - 19:30
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 sit in and take away. Small licensed cafe specialising in home cooked food. Gluten free range of food. Well behaved dogs allowed.
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