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.


Every dinner 6.30pm-9pm

To Nibble


Olives £3.50

Spiced Mixed Nuts £3.50

Baker Tom’s breads & dips £3.50

Mini poppadum’s & mango chutney £3.50


Venetian grilled mackerel £8.95

“On toast” – caramelized onion – pine nut- raisin

Seared Scallops £11.95

Peas – game chips – mushy pea mayonnaise

Bavette steak £9.50

Asian marinade- crunchy vegetables – string fries – watercress

Harbour Kitchen Soup £5.50

Char Grilled New Seasons Asparagus £7.95 (V)

 Poached duck egg – hollandaise sauce

Thai crab cakes £8.50

Homemade sweet chili sauce – coriander salad


Ale Battered Halloumi £14.95(V)

Crushed pea – sweet chili – fries

Catch of the Day£18.50 (gf)

Herb butter, house salad, new potatoes

Singapore chicken £18.95

Stir fried chicken – noodles – vegetables – peanuts

Baked Crab Thermidor £15.95

House salad – fries

Seafood Linguine £17.50

Aromatic bisque sauce

Wild mushroom Risotto £14.50 (V)




Corn-fed chicken breast £17.95

8oz Sirloin

Cooked how you like it £24.50

8oz fillet

Cooked how you like it £29.95

Add 3 Garlic Tiger Prawns £3.50

Add 2 Scallops £5.50

Steaks Served with Fries, Mushroom, Grilled Tomato & Béarnaise Sauce

24 hour notice required / subject to availability

Lobster – from £20 for half

Plain Grilled / Garlic Butter / Thermidor

Chateau Briand – £50/couple

Sides £3.75 each

Thick Cut Chips or Skinny Fries

Buttered Cornish New Potatoes

Seasonal Greens


Cornish ice-creams £6.00

Daily selection of ice-cream and sorbet available

Crème Brulee £6.00

Shortbread biscuit

Chocolate Brownie £7.50

Salted caramel ice cream & sauce

Lemon tart £6.50

Raspberry sorbet

Summer fruit pannacotta £6.50

Summer fruit gel – clotted cream

Harbour Eton mess £6.00

Chantilly cream – berries – crushed meringue

Local Cheeses 3/5 – £7.95 / £11.95

Everyday 12-9pm


Caesar Salad – Chicken, Prawn or Avocado £6.95 / £11.95

Classic Prawn Cocktail £8.95 (df) (gf)

Mackerel Beetroot Salad £7.95 (df) (gf)


Harbour Burger

In brioche bun, Cheddar Bacon Fries £12.50

Harbour Fish and Chips

Crushed Peas £12.95 (df)

Local Ale Battered Halloumi

With chips £14.95 (V)


Toasted BLT £8.95

Toasted bacon, lettuce and tomato Sandwich £8.95

Cheese and Chutney Sandwich £6.50 (V)

Ham and Grain Mustard Mayo Sandwich £7.50

Egg and Cress Sandwich £5.95 (V)

Smoked Salmon & Cucumber Sandwich £7.95


Crab and Chilli Linguini £8.95 / £15.50

Cornish Mussels £6.95 / £12.95

With tomato, beans and basil


Cheese £13.00

Selection of 3 Local Cheeses, Pickles and Bread

Charcuterie £15.00

Selection of 3 Meats, Pickles and Bread


Enjoy a great selection of tapas and drinks while soaking up the best terrace and views in town.

TAPAS MENU £3.50 per tapas


Pimm’s or Peroni with a choice of 3 tapas starting from £14.50


Patatas Bravas Y Alioli (v)

Potatoes, romesco sauce & garlic mayonnaise

Gambas al Ajillo Prawns,

chilli, garlic, rapeseed oil

Sardinas asadas estilo venecia

Grilled sardines venetian style

Mejillones con tomate, frijoles y albahaca

Mussels, tomato, beans & basil

Tostada picante nduja

Spiced Nduja toast, fennel & rocket

Halloumi maltratado con chile dulce (v)

Ale battered halloumi with sweet chilli

Chorizo con vino roja y tomate

Baby chorizo with red wine & tomato




3 meats, pickles & bread £15.00

Bread & dips (v) £3.75 / £7.00


selection of 3 cheeses, pickles & bread (v) £13.00


Cream Tea £7.95

Plain and fruit scones served with Cornish clotted cream and strawberry jam, with your choice of Clipper teas

Full Afternoon Tea £15.95

Selection of finger sandwiches, warmed scones, Cornish clotted cream and strawberry jam, a selection of homemade cakes and desserts, with your choice of Clipper teas

Sparkling Afternoon Tea £21.00

Selection of finger sandwiches, warmed scones, Cornish clotted cream and strawberry jam, a selection of homemade cakes and desserts, with a glass of Harbour Rose Fizz

Champagne Afternoon Tea £22.50

Selection of finger sandwiches, warmed scones, Cornish clotted cream and strawberry jam, a selection of homemade cakes and desserts, with a glass of Moet et Chandon Champagne


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

Two courses £17.50 per person with a glass of House wine

Two courses £35 for two with a carafe of House wine

Monday – Saturday lunchtime

Monday – Thursday – 6pm-7pm


Harbour kitchen soup of the day

Chicken and Wild Mushroom Terrine

Toasted brioche, west country chutney

Char Grilled Asparagus

with quails eggs, hollandaise sauce

Duck spring rolls

Crisp salad, plum sauce


Catch Of The Day

Crisp house salad, new potatoes ,herb butter

Ale Battered Halloumi

Crushed peas, sweet chiili sauce and fries

Corn-fed Chicken Breast

Grilled mushroom and tomato, hollandaise sauce, fries

Wild mushroom linguini

Rocket and parmesan


Chocolate brownie

Salted caramel ice cream

Harbour Eton mess

Crush meringue and berries

Sticky toffee pudding

Toffee sauce clotted cream

Selection of Ice Cream

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.