Self catering in St Ives

Conor Fletcher

Whether you’re staying with us at the Sail Lofts for a short break or a longer stay, one of the best ways to make the most out of your self catering holiday in St Ives is to simply cook! Take a break from the life of a restaurant-goer and indulge yourself in some of the finest produce Cornwall has to offer you.

So let’s take a look at some of the ways you can make your stay in St Ives that little bit more unique, with so many ways to enhance both your self catering stay in St Ives and your taste buds the only thing you have to do is step outside and treat your taste buds to a Cornish culinary charm.

The town is full of unique and wonderful places for you to enjoy locally grown ingredients, from farms only a stone’s throw away. Not only does this help the local economy and industry but also it gives you the reassurance that what you end up with on your plate hasn’t been passed through a wide variety of processing and hasn’t been victim to a gulf of additives. The St Ives Farmer’s Market is the best venue to get a sample of some of Cornish produce that you can cook however you like during your self catering holiday in St Ives, choose from a whole host of vegetables, meats, fish and so much more from the variety of stallholders.

If the Farmer’s Market isn’t really to your taste why not try out some of the many local delicatessens where you can pick up some wonderfully unique goods sourced from either local producers or from places further afield. The Digey Food Room is the perfect place to pick up some luxury ingredients to enhance your creations, from smoked Cornish pilchards to a Sicilian Cherry Tomato Salsa there will always be something on the shelf for you to pick up and bring to the table.

A quick trip into town may lead to you to the Allotment Deli, a nice little shop along the main street in St Ives which sells a variety of baked delicacies (even with some gluten free options for those who are wheat intolerant!) which go perfect with a nice warming cup of Tregothnan tea on a calm afternoon.

All leave options however may leave you feeling somewhat inundated with choice, in which case why not try out a Cornish Deli Breakfast Hamper, sitting safely in the fridge from the moment you arrive, it’s quite possibly the best way to get a taste of Cornwall after a long days travel and starts your self catering holiday in St Ives off in good stead.

Whether you’re one to walk through the town picking up a variety of what Cornwall has to offer you or would like to get a taste without the added stress there are so many ways you can enhance your stay at the Sail Lofts self catering luxury apartments in St Ives. To ensure you’re here to enjoy some of Cornwall’s illustrious bounty why not get in touch with the office and see when you can next be in St Ives? Otherwise take a look online at all of our properties and find out about the extra bits we can do to make your holiday even more unique.