The Lifeboat Inn is a traditional harbour-side pub with log fire and outstanding views of the sea. Sitting alongside the famous lifeboat house that supports seafarers it's a great place to relax, enjoy a meal and watch the maritime activities of St Ives.

Fancy joining us for breakfast?

We can't think of a better way to start the day than enjoying a freshly prepared breakfast while enjoying the beautiful panoramic of St Ives harbour. All you have to do is turn up, sit down and admire the view!

 

We serve breakfast each morning from 8am until 10am. You don't have to, but, booking a table is advised especially at the weekend and during the Summer months.

 

Breakfast Menu

Our menu

Enjoy a meal as you take in the sea views of St Ives or try our own blend of Brewer & Bean coffee over lunch.

 

If you would like to join us for lunch or an evening meal please come in and take a seat.

Unfortunately we do not take table bookings for our main menu.

 

Each Sunday we offer a delicious Carvery alongside our main menu. We take bookings for this at 12noon only.

 

If you need any additional information please give us a call.

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Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free Menu

New for this year! Just to make it a little easier for you we have put together our veggie, vegan and gluten free options all together in one place! That's handy right?

 

Using fresh ingredients full of colour and flavour take a look at our menu below.

Have a peek!

BREWER & BEAN

We believe if you want something done to perfection, you need to do it yourself; that’s why here at St Austell Brewery we have created our very own Brewer & Bean coffee , If you thought our blend was rather delicious already we have now decided to take it to new heights and use 100% arabica beans, giving this blend a medium body packed full of flavour. Our beans are hand roasted in Cornwall and freshly ground to order. We even offer a loyalty card, so you can enjoy some Cornish roasted bean goodness for free! 


Make your choice and enjoy!

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Locally sourced

We’re based in a stunning part of Cornwall, with fantastic access to fresh local produce, so why not make the most of it? From pub food to fine dining, our ingredients are sourced from local businesses and our menus include dishes made with ingredients from Cornwall and the South West of England. So when dining in St Ives, you can enjoy quality home-cooked cuisine, savouring our region in every bite. 

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We always hope your experience is an enjoyable one and that we will be welcoming you back soon. To help us know what we did well and to understand areas for improvement please take a few minutes to complete our online Smiles survey. In return your name will be entered into a monthly prize draw to win £250 worth of St Austell Brewery vouchers to spend at St Austell Brewery managed pubs, inns or hotels.

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