Don't be suspicious that this good restaurant is on the St Ives seafront. Standard's are high!
Lunch offers everything from open sandwiches to ambitious dishes containing local seafood.
The kitchen going up a gear during the evening with perhaps the likes of 'Mussels steamed with Cornish Cider'; 'Sticky Pork Belly with Coconut-Infused Carrot Purée, Pickled Ginger & Spring Onions'; 'Beetroot Cream Tea - beetroot scone, goats cheese cream, beetroot & orange jam & a cup of borscht' and 'Orange & Walnut Cured Duck, Confit Duck Scotch Egg with Foie Gras Brulée' amongst the starters.
'Lyburn-Crusted Hake with Parmentier Potatoes & Salsa Verde'; 'Fillet of Beef with Cornish Blue & Walnut Rabbit, Fondant Potato, Confit Tomato & Watercress'; 'Monkfish Wrapped in Chicken Skin with Pickled Girolles, Monkfish Kiev, Leek Fondue & Thtme Jus' and 'Wild Mushroom & Pistachio Wellington with Jerusalem Artichokes, Truffled Kale & Tarragon Jus' might follow.
Homemade desserts such as 'Chocolate & Peanut Butter Fondant with Banana Ice Cream & Peanut Praline' and 'Carrot Cake with Carrot Sorbet, Candied Carrot, Cinnamon Tuile, Mascarpone & Orange Ice Cream' might be there to tempt you at the end.
Whilst cheese lovers have an excellent selection of local varieties on offer.
Service is both friendly & professional.
- Food Style: Modern British
- Lunch: all week 12.00-17.00; set L £16.95 (2 courses); mains about £13 to £20
- Dinner: all week 18.00-22.00; mains about £13 to £20
- Seats: 26, plus about 12 outside
- Wine: a concise list has modest mark-ups
- Wheelchair access: Yes
- Nearest station: St Ives Rail
- Directions: See the map at the top of this page
- Outside eating