Lifeboat Inn, St Ives
Wharf Road, St. Ives, Cornwall. TR26 1LF
Telephone: 01736 794123
Open from 11.00am - 11.00pm Monday - Saturday
and 12.00noon - 10.30pm on Sundays.
We look forward to welcoming you. Kellie McKeown.
We have recently become part of the Green Tourism Business Scheme and are pleased to announce we have successfully gained a Gold Award. This scheme provides accreditation and encouragement for tourism businesses to help reduce the environmental impact of tourism for the enjoyment of future generations.
We are also pleased to announce we have successfully gained a Five in the National Food Hygiene Rating Scheme. The schemes help consumers choose where to eat out or shop for food and encourage businesses to improve hygiene standards.
Food and Drink
Food is served from 11.00am - 9.00pm everyday.
Children, family and parties welcome.
Please click here to view our menu.
Please click here to view our wine list.
At the Lifeboat Inn, we offer top quality fairtrade coffees and we also have free wi-fi connection.
Very friendly service, happy staff, great atmosphere.
Fri 3rd Mighty Off Beats
Sat 4th Even Nine
Sun 5th Shameless
Fri 24th Rudi’s Message
Sat 25th Mickey Finn Band
Sun 26th Not the Beatles
Great fun with live bands!
The Lifeboat Inn
Environmental Policy Statement
The Lifeboat Inn is committed to enhancing our environment and we strive continuously to reduce our impact on the environment. We go beyond basic legal and regulatory requirements in order to fulfil both St Austell Brewery’s and our own environmental agenda.
We believe in training and investing in our team to raise awareness of environmental issues and enlist their support in improving our performance.
We are continuously measuring our impact on the environment through monitoring elements such as non-recycled wastage levels, electricity usage and gas usage. With the results we we aim to set ourselves targets to help us achieve ongoing improvement and minimise our environmental impact.
Mrs Kellie-Jane McKeown
At The Lifeboat Inn we have a Green/Environmental policy which outlines how we aim to minimise our carbon footprint.
- Use paper made from sustainable sources.
- Use Low-energy Dyson hand dryers.
- Use A Rated washing and tumble dryer.
- Use energy saving light bulbs wherever possible in the pub.
- Recycle all glass, paper, plastic and tin.
- Recycle food waste.
- WC’s fitted with HIPPOS (save flush).
- Current member of COAST (Cornwall Sustainable Tourism Project Scheme).
- Current member of CLEAN CORNWALL (underwater clean ups, beach cleans, footpaths, coastal path clean campaigns).
- Current member of the Green Tourism Scheme with awaiting grading status.
- Make use of local food suppliers wherever possible therefore reducing food miles.
- Encourage customers to forget about using their cars whilst visiting Cornwall.
The following will underpin these objectives:
- Ensure our processes meet all legal requirements,
- Incorporate REDUCE, REUSE AND RECYCLE philosophy to minimise waste stream.
- Ensure our business is energy efficient and relevant procurement policies reflect that.
- Continually promote sound environmental practice, raising team awareness and public awareness of our environmental activities and encourage others to follow suit.
- Reduce our water consumption throughout the pub and encourage our customers to be water wise.
- Locally source products wherever possible to boost local economy, therefore reducing road miles and provide fresh produce.
St Austell Brewery understands the necessity of reducing the effects of our activities upon the environment. The importance of identifying our impacts and managing them successfully not only contributes to our own operational efficiency and business prosperity, but to the welfare of the surrounding environment both today and in the future.
Our impacts have been identified as:
- Energy consumption
- Waste management
- Water usage.
- Employee awareness.
- Use of resources.
- Work with suppliers to keep packaging to a minimum.
All the companies we use at The Lifeboat Inn to supply our food and drink are Cornish based which not only help us reduce food miles but also support our local economy.
Here is a list of some of the local companies we support:
- A.E Roddas.
- Brian Etherington’s Meats.
- Dobles quality foods.
- Healey’s Cider farm.
- Matthew Stevens and Sons.
- St Austell Brewery Cask and Bottled ales and Larger.
Hot Spot to what we are doing inside the pub
- Information on Media Board for customers to look at what we are doing and information on Cycle Hire and Bus Routes.
- Handy leaflet for customers to walk to the Tate Gallery, Barbra Hepworth, Bus station and train station.
- Walks of Cornwall Map highlights both walks, heritage sites and wildlife sanctuaries.
- Donation boxes on the bar for Cornwall Wildlife Trust.
- On the 15th 23rd September our Captain Clean Cornwall Rachel leads our team to do a litter pick every day on the harbour beach.
- On each toilet door we advertise the “Bag It and Bin It” Campaign to help with simple disposal in toilets.
- A bird box has been put above the entrance of the pub.
- We advertise local artists’ works from Local Gallery.
- All our Tea and Coffee and sugar products are Fair Trade.
- All team highly trained in all aspects of our environmental policy and procedures.
Dancing: During music events.
Fishing: Available during summer months.
Music: Every Wednesday and Sunday lunchtimes. Occasional weekend evenings.
Swimming: See right on doorstep.
Walking: Lots of walks around St. Ives-Coastal.
Parking - offsite: Public car parks in St Ives.
Main access routes: Where we are: Just 12 feet from the Atlantic Ocean Main access routes: Rail link to St. Ives Directions: A30 to Hayle and then take the St Ives road, follow the signs to the harbour. On harbour front near the Lifeboat Station.
Telephone: 01736 794123
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