Beauty & the beach


Located in St Ives just below the TATE, Porthmeor beach Café is a truly magical place. 

With a buzzing atmosphere, alfresco dining and imaginative cocktails we serve breakfast, lunch and tapas through to evening dining. Our friendly staff will greet you with a choice of inside, on the terrace, or tucked away in our cosy heated booths. We boast the best sunset in the west, perfect for people watching, checking the surf, and even the occasional dolphin show.

We don't reserve for breakfast or lunch, feel free to just come along. Reservations are taken for dinner only.

PLEASE CALL: 01736 793366

Please note our office hours for bookings are 09:30 - 16:00 daily.


November 2018 – 30th March 2019:
Open daily 09:30 - 16:30

Also open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings until 21:00.

sUMMER Opening hours

From 31st March 2019 - late autumn 2019

Open daily for breakfast, lunch, tapas, dinner, cakes & drinks from 08:30 until 22:00.


sit back and relax at our open air cocktail bar with its panoramic views.

From the fisherman’s chapel on the island, past the boiler of the alba shipwreck, along to the rugged cliffs of clodgy view, our fresh, innovative cocktail list will bring you the classics with a twist. Come along for a pre-dinner cocktail, enjoy them at the comfort of your table, or just grab a stool and take in the view.

Open May to September