Porthgwidden Beach St Ives Cafe & Restaurant

What Our Customers Think

We discovered Porthgwidden Cafe on our first night in St Ives and had such a wonderful meal that we had breakfast and our last night meal too.  With such friendly staff, such fresh fish and such amazing views there is no where better than this.

Dona Bradley 12/10/2009

Hi, Great to have stumbled across a really friendly and delicious cafe.  We really appreciate the fact that you do a really great array of vegetarian food.  Our lunch today was scrumptious, the service was top-class and the atmosphere was relaxed and chilled out.... we will definately be back for more! Delighted to support a local maid.  The miso sauce with the squid was fantastic - are you willing to share the recipe?  Keep up the great work - we'll spread the word!

Nicola Pengelly 10/10/2009

Just wanted to say how much me and my husband had enjoyed our dining experience at Porthgwidden Beach Cafe on the evening of  Wednesday 9th Sept.  I had actually read about the cafe in Olive Magazine but the review had not indicated whether you were open in the evening and we had not booked a table but thought we'd try and find you and see if we could strike lucky - fortunately we did as someone had not turned up! The cafe is very special and everyone working there obviously thinks the same, a special mention must go to Claire, who was a wonderful hostess and treated everyone very professionally and always with a smile even though she must have been shattered - an asset to a business if I ever saw one! The food was excellent, imaginative and good value too and the view - well, you'd have to go a long way to beat that one! I was on holiday in Cornwall and was just visiting St Ives for the day, but I will certainly be returning to Porthgwidden Beach Cafe again next year but will definitely book a table next time - I'd come more often if I lived nearer (Blackpool - wish it was St Ives).

Diane Haigh 17/09/2009

Had a delightful lunch overlooking the beach, simple tasty food, nicely served with well priced bottled of wine, will tell friends and certainly go back when in St Ives.  Excellent value!

Perkins 23/08/2009

A beautiful restaurant in a beautiful setting.  We visit this restaurant everytime we visit our holiday cottage.  The food is fantastic and the presentation is lovely.  The fish taste so fresh and the attention to detail generally is superb.  We will see you next time we are down from Sussex. Huge thanks to you.

Claire Murray 20/08/2009

We ate lunch here 2 days ago.  WOW! It was a brilliant, tasy meal.... a great menu.  Can't wait to come back.  Best meal in Cornwall.  Thanks.

Vicky Bevan 5/06/09

We had our civil partnership reception at Porthgwidden Cafe on Sat 16th May.  It was perfect.  So much fabulous food and such great service! Thank you for making it such a perfect weekend.

Laura & Kate 19/05/2009

My favourite place to eat in Cornwall, tucked away overlooking beautiful med-like beach and cove.  Atmosphere and food is amazing.  Have watched dolphins and seals out at sea whilst dining here.  Can't wait to return and bringing my friends!

Amanda Dean 5/04/2009