MICHELIN Travel Discover the world
Home > > > > Saint Ives Travel Guide

Leaving for Great Britain


Where to sleep?

View 11 hotels for Saint Ives

Saint Ives Travel guide Recommended Recommended

Vue plongeante sur maisons en bord de port.
Enlarge map
Logo LeGuideVert

Saint Ives Recommended Recommended : Michelin's recommendations


This charming fishing port, with winding alleys and houses built on its hillside, has been a favourite destination for artists since 1880, when Whistler and Sickert came here in the footsteps of Turner. The most attractive part of the village is called The Island, which occupies a small headland where fishermen's houses huddle together, lining winding and stepped alleys. In summer, most of the action takes place on the town’s wharf with its restaurants and café terraces.

View 7 Tourist attractions Saint Ives

Tourist attractions Saint Ives : Things to see and do

  • Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden Recommended Recommended

    Barnoon colline GB - Saint Ives TR26 1AD

    House where Barbara Hepworth and her husband, the painter Ben Nicholson lived. The abstract sculptures of stone and polished wood are the fruit of a life devoted to sculpting. The workshops contain a number of blocks of stone that she had begun to wo..

  • Tate St Ives Recommended Recommended

    Porthmeor Beach GB - Saint Ives TR26 1TG

    This magnificent building (1993) enjoying a lovely view over the sandy beach of Porthmeor was designed by Eldred Evans and David Shaley. The asymmetrically shaped art gallery rises in harmonious spirals, offering a functional and light space in which..

  • Penwith Recommended Recommended

    GB - Saint Ives TR26

    Penwith, the most westerly part of Cornwall, is a magnificent headland often pounded by the ocean waves. Its bleak beauty derives from its granite foundation, the wind and its small granite churches. There is a magnificent view of the coast from Cape..

View 7 Tourist attractions Saint Ives Top of page
View 11 Hotels Saint Ives

Hotels Saint Ives

  • The St Ives Bay Hotel

    The Terrace GB - St Ives TR26 2BP

    Prix Prices from : 35 £

    Offering a restaurant, The St Ives Bay Hotel is located in St Ives. Free WiFi access is available. There is also an electric kettle. Featuring a bath or shower, private bathroom also comes with a hairdryer. At The St Ives Bay Hotel you will find a 2..

  • St Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    The Terrace GB - St Ives TR26 2BN

    Prix Prices from : 89 £

    Overlooking Porthminster Beach with impressive views across St Ives Bay and Godrevy Lighthouse, The St Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa offers elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi. Guests can enjoy local seafood in the traditional restaurant. Individually decorate..

  • Tregenna Castle Resort Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Treloyan Avenue GB - St Ives TR26 2DE

    Prix Prices from : 70 £

    Within 72 acres of private grounds, this Tregenna Castle Resort overlooks St Ives and the Cornish coast. It has a choice of heated indoor swimming pools, and an 18-hole golf course. Guests at the Tregenna Castle Resort can enjoy 2 on-site restaurant..

View 11 Hotels Saint Ives Top of page
View 7 Restaurants Saint Ives

Restaurants Saint Ives

  • Halsetown Inn Traditional pubs serving food 

    GB - TR26 3NA Halsetown

    Relaxed, slightly quirky pub, a short drive from St Ives; there are various little areas to sit in, as well as a lovely suntrap of a terrace. Tasty seasonal cooking, with strong Asian influences; Wednesday theme nights include Chinese or Thai. Excell..

  • Porthminster Beach Café Quite comfortable and pleasant restaurant 

    Porthminster Beach GB - TR26 2EB Saint Ives

    Charming 1930s beach house in a superb location overlooking Porthminster Sands. It's hung with Cornish artwork, has a nautical style and leads out onto a large heated terrace. The seasonal seafood menu offers unfussy, vibrantly flavoured dishes with ..

  • Alba Comfortable restaurant 

    Old Lifeboat House, The Wharf GB - TR26 1LF S Ives

    Former lifeboat station in a great harbourside location; sit upstairs by the window. Both the set and à la carte menus are offered throughout the day. Dishes are European in base with a modern slant - go for one of the fish specials.

  • Black Rock Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Market Pl GB - TR26 1RZ St Ives

    A relaxed modern bistro with a semi-open kitchen and a contemporary art display. The regularly changing menu places its emphasis on local seafood and cooking is gutsy, rustic and big on flavour. The owner is a third generation fisherman and has lots ..

  • Porthmeor Café Bar Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Porthmeor Beach GB - TR26 1JZ St Ives

    Simple beachfront café; a very popular spot, as all of the tables have a view. Service is friendly and the atmosphere, laid-back. They offer breakfast, fresh cakes, Mediterranean small plates and a few more substantial dishes too. No lunch bookings.

  • seagrass Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Fish St GB - TR26 1LT St Ives

    Personally run with a reassuring efficiency, this first floor restaurant just off Harbour Beach puts Cornish produce centre stage, with a menu of classic dishes cooked in a modern style. Marble-topped bar; modern décor.

View 7 Restaurants Saint Ives Top of page

Top of page