Best cafes to visit near St Ives this December

Hélène Chaussavoine

1. Scarlett Wine

Just at the entrance of Lelant, this lovely cafe is also a deli with a carefully selected variety of cheeses, wine and fresh bread. If you are looking for a bit of a different menu with plenty of flavours, make sure to book a table to avoid disappointment as this place get busy fairly quickly. If you are on the hunt for a coffee on the way to St Ives as well, Scarlett's makes the perfect stop over.

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2. The Bean Inn

Only offering vegetarian food, The Bean Inn is the perfect place to take all your veggie friends. With its quirky atmosphere which makes us fee like we are in someone's house, this can also be the perfect place for a romantic dinner or to celebrate a special occasion. This restaurant has also plenty of vegan options to satisfy everyone in the party.

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3. The Mexico Inn

Located in the heart of the lovely village Longrock, this lovely pub will give you a warm welcome with cosy seats and mouth-watering food. The perfect place to catch up with friends or to go for a roast with the family, The Mexico Inn knows how to treat their customers. If you are a dog-owner, make sure to bring your four-legged friend along as Marazion is only a five minutes drive away and will be the perfect place for a  beach walk.

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4. Tremenheere Kitchen

This wonderful sculpture garden near Penzance is definitely worth a visit whilst you are holidaying in Cornwall. With a beautiful view over St Michael's Mount, the park has a lovely cafe and even a gallery with new exhibitions every couple of months. The kitchen offers fresh food in a modern stylish environment and even exhibits some local artist's work on their walls.

5. Godrevy Cafe

If you have never been to Godrevy whilst being in Cornwall, it has to become your next destination. Enjoy a long walk on the beach or on the coast and admire the beautiful scenery that Cornwall has to offer before treating yourself to lunch in the Cafe. With fresh food, scrumptious cakes and scones and plenty of hot drinks, this hut will quickly become your favourite place to go. This cafe welcomes dogs too.

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