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Ask a Local #003- Libbi from The Loft

Each week we will be asking a local 10 questions, next up is Libbi you can often find her working in the family run restaurant The Loft....

How long have you lived in St. Ives?

I have lived in St.Ives for 8 years now, I was only in Hayle before and came to school in St Ives.

Where do you work in the town?

I work in my families business The Loft Restaurant and Terrace.

The Loft Restaurant has a cosy outdoor terrace perfect for dinner and cocktails.

What is your favourite thing to do in St. Ives when the sun shines?

Sit at upper deck with a cocktail!! or sit on porthmeor and sunbathe!


Feeling peckish, where do you head for lunch?

Porthgwidden cafe or silco searooms!

Photo from @thesearoom ' St Ives Gin cured salmon with beetroot and dill creme fraiche'


Still hungry.. best place for dinner?

The Loft of course (or porthmeor beach cafe!). My favourite thing at the Loft is the chowder but everything on the menu is amazing.


Favourite place to visit in Cornwall outside of St. Ives?

Newquay as I love the restaurants there!! Particularly recommend The Fish House Fistral, the food is delicious.

Photo from @fishhousefistral 

Best thing about living in St. Ives?

Spending my childhood growing up on the beach!!


If you could change one thing about St. Ives what would it be?

Affordable housing!

What would you like to see in St Ives that's not already here

More nightlife - maybe a club?


Would you ever live anywhere else?

I’d love to explore living in the city however I think I’d always love to end up back in St. Ives.

Any other burning questions? Pop in the comments below and we will add to our next 'Ask a local' blog post.

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