Terrace Bar & RestaurantSt Ives, Cornwall

With incredible views across Porthminster Beach, The Terrace Bar & Restaurant provides a wonderful dining experience here in St Ives.

Serving fresh, local and seasonal food, The Terrace Bar & Restaurant celebrates the very best local flavours, suppliers and producers; with menus that reflect the changing moods and climates, fish landed daily at the ancient fishing harbour and a local larder of mouth-watering Cornish produce.

Whether it’s lunch overlooking the water, or a sparkling dinner for two, we’re open for breakfast, lunch and dinner – as well as afternoon tea in our beautiful bay view lounge.

Opening Times

Open early – late, drinks served all day.
Lunch served from noon

Afternoon Tea served 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Dinner served 6.30pm – 9pm

Our Menus

The menus use seasonal, local produce. Below you’ll find a selection of sample menus, with some dishes subject to the availability of local ingredients.


To Nibble


Olives £3.50

Spiced Mixed Nuts £3.50

Baker Tom’s breads & dips £3.50

Mini poppadum’s & mango chutney £3.50


Curry cured salt cod £7.50

With parsnip salsa, parsnip puree & crisps

Pumpkin & sage ravioli £7.00

With crispy sage, chestnut & parmesan

Crispy baby squid £8.50

With chorizo and bean stew

Seared half shell scallops £9.95

With vierge sauce, samphire

Chicken & wild mushroom terrine £7.50

Ale chutney, brioche toast


St ives bay dressed crab thermidor £14.50

With house salad, fries

Harbour hotels bouillabaisse £16.00

Roullie, saffron potatoes

Cornish ribeye steak £24.95

Frites, béarnaise sauce, mushroom, tomato

Whole catch of the day £18.50

Roasted new potatoes, herb butter, house salad

Roast breast of cornfed chicken £17.95

French style peas, fondant potato

Salt baked and confit celeriac £15.50

Mushroom ragu, charred king oyster

Sides £3.75 each

Thick Cut Chips or Skinny Fries

Buttered Cornish New Potatoes

Seasonal Greens

Seasonal Mixed Salad

Battered Onion Rings


Cornish ice-creams £5.50

Daily selection of ice-cream and sorbet available

Apple and pear crumble £5.95

Glazed apples and pear, calvados custard

Farmhouse Cornish cheese board £12.50

Five Cornish cheeses homemade spiced chutney, grapes, celery,
gluten free biscuits



Please note that a reduced version of this menu will be available on the 24th and 26th December and the 30th December-1st January inclusive.  It will not be available on Christmas Day.

STARTERS & Light Bites

Harbour kitchen soup of the day 4.95
Wild mushroom & truffle tortellini, parmesan veloute 6.95/12.95
Breaded brie wedges, cranberry gel, watercress 6.95
Crispy venison ragu risotto balls, truffle mayonnaise 7.50
River exe mussels, cider, leeks, bacon 6.95/ 12.95
Crispy baby squid, salad, sweet-chilli mayo 7.50



Harbour ale battered fish & chips, minted pea’s, lemon, tartare sauce £12.95
Harbour burger, bacon, cheese, salad & fries £11.95
Baby gem salad of chicken & bacon or avocado & beetroot, feta £9.95
Cornish rump steak frites, béarnaise sauce, tomato, mushroom £21.95
Harbour ale battered halloumi, minted pea’s, root vegetables wedges £11.95
Smoked haddock and chive risotto, soft poached hens egg, hollandaise sauce £10.50

sandwiches on your choice of white or brown bread:

cheddar & chutney ££6.50
smoked salmon & cucumber£7.50
ham & grain mustard mayo £7.50
egg, cress & mayonnaise £5.95
toasted bacon, lettuce & tomato £8.95
prawn cocktail £7.95


Thick cut chips or skinny fries £3.75
Buttered Cornish new potatoes £3.75
Seasonal greens / mixed salad £3.75
Battered onion rings £3.75
Baker Tom’s bread & dips £3.50
Olives / spiced mixed nuts £3.50


Selection of ice creams and sorbets £5.50
Triple chocolate chip brownie, hazelnut crumb vanilla bean ice £4.50
Baileys crème brulee, brandy snap tuille £4.50


Pot of tea, platter of mixed finger sandwiches, classic cakes, two scones, jam & Cornish clotted cream £14.50 – Make it Sparkle!  – the above with a glass of Prosecco £21.00  or Champagne £22.50

every day from 2pm until 5pm

cream tea

Pot of tea, two scones, jam and Cornish clotted cream £7.95

every day from 2pm until 5pm

All of the above dishes are, where possible, sourced fresh from our local suppliers. We apologise if we are, occasionally, unable to offer some menu items. Allergen information is available on request.


the harbour cream TEA

A pot of tea for one served with two home baked scones,
Cornish clotted cream and jam.

£7.95 per person

THE HARBOUR full english afternoon TEA

Indulge yourself in a fantastic selection of baked cakes, tea time treats,
scones and freshly prepared sandwiches served with a pot of tea.
£15.95 per person


Indulge yourself in a fantastic homemade selection of baked cakes, tea time treats, scones and freshly prepared sandwiches served with a glass of Prosecco.
£21 per person

english afternoon TEA with champagne

Indulge yourself in a fantastic homemade selection of baked cakes, tea time treats, scones and freshly prepared sandwiches served with a chilled glass of Champagne.
£22.50 per person

Sunday Lunch
(Please note this is a sample menu and changes weekly with the seasonality and availability of local ingredients)

2 courses for £14.95 per person
3 courses for £19.95 per person

sunday lunch menu

12 noon – 2:30pm


Courgette and Broad Bean Soup with Minted Crème Fraiche
Pork and Pickled Vegetable Wonton, Chilli Butternut Puree, Cherry Tomato Compote
Traditional Nicoise of Tuna, Olives, Cherry Tomato, Soft Boil Egg, Anchovy, Potato, French Beans, Croutons
Local Mussels in a White Wine Herb Cream Sauce
Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Terrine with Salad and Pesto


Traditional Roast Pork, Thyme Roast Potato, Seasonal Vegetables, Black Pudding Stuffing, Red Wine Jus
Roast Chicken Supreme, Sauté Wild Mushrooms, Thyme Roast Potatoes, Green Beans and Red Wine Jus
Seared Salmon Sauté Wild Mushrooms, Baby Onions, Bacon, Grain Mustard Crushed Potato, Red Wine Sauce
Harbour Fish and Chips with Pea Puree and Home-Made Tartare Sauce
Vegetable Ribbon and Herb Spring Rolls, Leek Compote, Capsicum Coulis and Sesame Sauté Beansprouts


Fresh Strawberries and Clotted Cream
Poached Peach, Raspberry Sorbet, Honey Nut Granola
Chocolate Chilli Tart, Honeycomb Ice Cream
Selection of Cornish Cheeses, Farmhouse Chutney and Biscuits

Whether it’s traditional Fish & Chips, or mouth-watering Moules and Frites, enjoy fresh local seafood and a glass of Prosecco, overlooking the stunning Porthminster Beach views….

Available anytime between 12-9pm, anywhere!

Harbour beer battered fresh Fish & handcut chunky Chips, crushed peas & tartare sauce,
served with a flute of chilled Prosecco, only £15

Fresh Fowey Mussels cooked in white wine, garlic & cream with skinny fries, served with a glass of chilled Prosecco, only £15

Menu changes daily depending on the availability of local ingredients…

Every day between 4.30-6.30pm

Gin o’clock

Set against the backdrop of Porthminster Beach, enjoy:

refreshing Bombay Sapphire
and tonic over ice, with a wedge of fresh lime for only £4


Gin not your thing? Why not try one of our exclusive Harbour Happy Hour(s) offers:

Classic Mojito or Pimms No1 only £4

Bottle of ice cold Cornish lager £3

Make a Reservation

To enquire about making a reservation at The Terrace, please call us on the number below, or enquire online and we’ll get back to you.

Call: 01736 795 221

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Group Dining

We have a number of spaces available to book for breakfast, lunch and dinner. From celebrations to intimate gatherings, we promise to turn every special occasion into an unforgettable experience.

How to book

To enquire about hosting a group dining event at The Terrace Restaurant, please call us on the number below, or enquire online and we’ll get back to you.

Call us on: 01736 795 221

Thank you. Your enquiry has been sent.