Beer & Bird

Beer and Bird is a family run business located in the heart of Fore Street St Ives. Specialising in Cornish free-range fried chicken, the restaurant offers a hedonistic selection of burgers, Belgian Waffles and home-made sides, alongside a choice of equally-indulgent Vegetarian and Vegan options.

Behind the bar there are over 100 craft beers & ciders to choose from, ranging from local cask ales, to Belgian Blondes and homemade Scrumpy cider.

Beer & Bird

18a Fore Street
St Ives, Cornwall TR26 1AB

01736 793776


Sample Menu



Sticky Wings (gf)
Cornish free range chicken wings tossed in your choice of our homemade sauce (Sticky BBQ/ Sweet & Sour/ Raging Coq Hot Sauce)
4 wings £6.95
8 wings £11.95
12 wings £14.95

Chicken crackling £2.95
Crunchy free range chicken skin sprinkled with Cornish sea salt.

Crispy 'shrooms (v) £5.95
Slices of juicy portobello mushrooms lightly breaded and fried - perfect with our homemade aioli.

Jalapeño poppers (v) £5.95
Whole jalapeños stuffed with a blend of mozzarella and Cornish cheddar cheese: lightly breaded and fried till golden brown.

Fully Loaded Nachos (v) £6.95
Homemade tortilla chips topped with salsa, guacamole, sour cream, jalapeños, mozzerella and chedder cheese. Add pulled chicken or pulled jackfruit for £3


Cornish free range buttermilk fried chicken cooked in our state of the art 'Henny Penny' pressure fryer.

Small bucket (gf) £9.95
3 pieces served with house fries.

Large bucket (gf) £14.95
6 pieces served with house fries.

Boneless tenders (gf) £10.95
Succulent chicken tenders served with house fries.

Our free range buttermilk fried chicken burgers are built using a toasted St Ives bakery bun, fresh salad and our homemade bird sauce. All served with house fries. (Make your fries filthy for £2)

Classic Bird Burger £10.95
Keep it classic. Focus on the bird. Add cheese for just £1.

Pulled Coq Burger £11.95
Succulent slow-cooked pulled chicken, melted Cornish cheddar and homemade coleslaw.
Why not add a buttermilk chicken breast for only £4?

Raging Coq Burger £13.95
The more you try to finish off - the harder it gets. Melted chedder, coleslaw, jalapeños and our seriously hot raging coq sauce.

Bacon Blue Bird £14.95
Smoky black strap bacon, sautéd mushrooms and melted blue cheese.

Alligator Pear Burger £14.95
Made with the finest alligator pears (thats avacado to you and me).
This burger has homemade guacamole, bacon and melted Cornish cheddar.

Smokestack Lightning Burger £14.95
You'll be howlin' over this burger. Bacon, smoked cheese, homemade coleslaw and beer-battered onion rings. Topped with homemade BBQ sauce.

Waffle Burger £14.95
Feeling naughty? Why not try our (frankly ridiculous) waffle burger.
Bacon, swiss cheese and Sriracha mayo served between two freshly griddled Belgian waffles. Comes with a pot of maple syrup.

Big Bird £18.95
Ludicrously big, double bacon, double chedder, double onion rings and of course - double breasted. Drowning in BBQ sauce.

Our range of delicious vegetarian and vegan dishes are every bit as finger lickin' as our Chicken!

Roasted squash, red pepper and pine nut salad (vg) (gf) £7.95
Roasted butternut squash, charred corn, red onion, mixed leaves, roasted red peppers and pine nuts toasted in a citrus vinagarette.
Add chicken or halloumi for £3

Hello you Halloumi burger (v) £11.95
A fried halloumi burger with salad and bird sauce. Topped with guacamole, a beer battered tomato and homemade salsa. Served with house fries.

Hail Seitan Burger (vg) £11.95
Our own recipe vegan 'fried chicken', salad, vegan mayo and melted vegan cheese. Served with house fries. Add pulled jack fruit for £3.

The BBQ Jack Burger (v) £11.95
Slow cooked bbq pulled jack fruit, melted swiss cheese, coleslaw and salad. Served with house fries. (Can be made vegan on request).

Mac n' 3 Cheese (v) £9.95
Our creamy, rich mac and cheese made with cheddar, swiss and blue cheese. Served with house fries.


Fries £2.95
Sweet potato fries £3.95
Filthy fries £4.95
Pulled Coq fries £4.95
Coleslaw £2.95
Guacamole £3.95
Corn on the cob £2.95
Mac n' 3 cheese £3.95
House Salad £2.95
Onion Rings £2.95
Southern Gravy £1.95


Go on treat yourself!

Maple waffles £5.95
Freshly griddled waffles, topped with Cornish clotted cream ice cream and drizzled with warm maple syrup.

Holy fudge waffles £5.95
Freshly griddles waffles, Cornish clotted cream ice cream and fudge pieces. Lathered in caramel sauce.

Nutcase waffles £6.95
Freshly griddled waffles, vanilla ice cream, sliced banana and gooey peanut butter. All drizzled with chocolate hazelnut sauce and sprinkled with chopped nuts.

Local Cornish ice cream
A selection of local ice cream and sorbets.
£2.00 per scoop