Lifeboat Inn, Wharf Road, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 1LF

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Lifeboat Inn,
St Ives

Open today
9AM - 10PM
Food served today
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Welcome to the Lifeboat Inn

Sitting beside the town’s lifeboat house, the Lifeboat Inn is a traditional harbourside pub in St Ives with a roaring log fire and outstanding sea views. Sink into a window seat and savour a tasty bite to eat from our contemporary menu that champions the very best local produce across a range of reimagined pub classics and seasonal specials. Book one of our stylish rooms for a memorable break in one of Cornwall’s finest coastal settings.

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Rebecca Hall

General Manager


Family Friendly
Free Wifi
Holiday rooms available
Town Centre Location
Sea views
Near beach i
Dogs Allowed
Accepts table reservations i
Vegan & Vegetarian Options i
Children’s Menu i
Gluten Free Options i
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Food & Drink

Our menus combine your favourite pub classics, with enticing specials - making the most of the freshest ingredients.
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Our Rooms

Relax in one of our warm and comfy en-suite rooms, with everything you need for a comfortable night's sleep.


We welcome well-behaved dogs with open paws at the Lifeboat, but please note that they are unable to join you in the restaurant. When booking a table, let us know that you are bringing your pooch and we’ll make sure to seat you in our dog-friendly bar area. Come on in doggies, we have dog-friendly accommodation too!