Beauty & the beach

Opening Hours

Monday - Thursday 9.00am - 5.00pm (Breakafast & Lunch)

Friday - Saturday 9.00am - 9.00pm ( Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Sunday (9.00am - 5.00pm) Breakfast, Lunch)


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.


Breakfast Daily 9.00am - 10.45am

Lunch Daily 12.00pm - 4.30pm

Dinner: Friday & Saturday 5.30pm - 9.00pm

half term

Friday 18th October - Saturday 26th October

Open Daily For Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

We only reserve tables for dinner 17:30-21:00. To book please call our office between 09:00-16:00 on 01736 793366.

Please note we do not book tables for breakfast or lunch.


From 3rd November 2019

Open 7 days a week for Breakfast & Lunch

9.30am - 5.00pm


Closed Christmas Day

Closed Boxing Day

27th Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 9.00am - 9.00pm

28th Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 9.00am - 9.00pm

29th Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 9.00am - 9.00pm

30th Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 9.00am - 9.00pm

31st Breakfast & Lunch 9.00am - 4.30pm

Closed New Years Day


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 end of May to end of September