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Converted mill with food to suit everyone

At a glance

Bar menu
Beer festival
Open all year
Kids play area
Dog friendly

Set in extensive gardens on the old St Ives coach road, with glorious valley views towards Trencrom Hill, The Watermill is a cosy, family-friendly pub and restaurant created in the 18th-century Lelant Mill. The old mill machinery is still in place and the iron waterwheel continues to turn, gravity fed by the mill stream. Downstairs is the old beamed bar and wood-burning stove, while upstairs in the open-beamed mill loft is the atmospheric restaurant where steaks and fish (sea bass, sardines and mackerel perhaps) are specialities. There is a beer festival in June.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Opening times: 12–11 (Sunday 12–10.30)
  • Lunch: all week 12–2.30
  • Dinner: May to October 6–9, November to April 6–8.30

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Beer festival


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Wedding receptions


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • Play area available
  • High chairs
  • Baby change


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

Exit A30 at junction for St Ives/A3074, turn left at 2nd mini-roundabout.

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