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We are pleased to present our breakfast menu, which has earned us a considerable reputation and awards for the quality of the ingredients and the care and attention with which it is cooked and presented.
Breakfast at the Old Vicarage is served between 8.30 and 9.30. If you have booked a room with breakfast rather than our room only option, please place your order the night before on the form provided in your room.

Breakfast Menu

AA Eggcup Quality Breakfast Award

Self-Serve Buffet Selection

Please help yourself to our buffet selection:

We have a choice of cereals including a couple of gluten-free varieties.

Home-made Fruit and Nut Granola.

Home-made Yoghurt.

Omega Seed Mix, Strawberry Trail Mix.

Home-made seasonal Fresh Fruit Salad or Compote.

Whole Fresh seasonal Fruit.

Orange Juice, Apple Juice and Cranberry Juice.

Cooked Breakfast Selection

All our ingredients are sourced locally wherever possible.

Our lovely eggs are from Cornhill Farm's own free-range hens.

Our sausages and hogs pudding (white pudding made from pork, herbs and spices) are from St. Ives Food Company using locally reared pork made to their own speciality recipe.

Our fish is from local St. Ives fishmonger Matthew Stevens, who have been established since 1960 and sell only the finest quality fresh fish from sustainable stocks.

All our breakfast items are freshly prepared and cooked in our Aga.

Please choose from one of the following cooked choices:

Full Cornish Breakfast

Bacon, Eggs (fried, poached or scrambled), Sausage, Hogs Pudding, Aga roasted Tomato, Sauté Mushrooms



Vegetable Bake, Vegetarian Sausage, Eggs (fried, poached or scrambled) and Beans



Smoked Haddock, Home-made Vicarage Fish Cakes, Smoked Salmon, all served with Scrambled, Fried or Poached Eggs


Traditional English Muffins

Any combination of Bacon, Sausage and Egg in Toasted Buttered English Muffins

Smoked Salmon with Scrambled Eggs on Toasted English Muffins


On Toast

Fresh Free Range Farm Eggs cooked to your liking, Boiled, Fried, Poached or Scrambled, served with Hot Buttered Toast


Baked Beans, Cheese, Tomatoes or Mushrooms served on Hot Buttered Wholemeal or White Toast

All breakfast items are served with Wholemeal or White Split-tin Toast from our local Bakery

Choose from a variety of quality Preserves and Home-made Vicarage Marmalade from the condiments table

Warm Croissants are also available to order.

Our Range of Hot Beverages

Pot of freshly made Filter Coffee

Decaffeinated Coffee

Pot of loose English Breakfast Tea

Decaffeinated Tea

Earl Grey Tea

Green Tea

Peppermint Tea

Camomile Tea

Jasmine Tea

Selection of Fruit Teas


We offer a broad selection of picnic lunches at reasonable prices, all freshly made. Please order the night before. Guests are welcome to consume these lunches on the premises and make use of our bar facilities should they wish.

Evening Meal

We no longer serve evening meals as there are now so many quality establishments in St. Ives serving food. We would be pleased to suggest somewhere to suit any taste and budget.