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Larkstone Cafe and Leisure Park

Larkstone Gardens, Ilfracombe EX34 9QG, England
01271 269240
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Ranked #13 of 14 Attractions in Ilfracombe
Type: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: We are a fully licensed cafe and function venue offering stunning views across Ilfracombe Harbour and the sea to Wales. We have a range of lawn games... more » Owner description: We are a fully licensed cafe and function venue offering stunning views across Ilfracombe Harbour and the sea to Wales. We have a range of lawn games from putting to grass court tennis, croquet to bowls, all with refreshments from cream teas to full sunset dinners. With 30 indoor covers, a log fire for the cooler days and sunset dining on the lawns overlooking some of the most picturesque coastline in Britain. We have catered for many functions from weddings to 40th birthday parties to family gatherings.We look forward to welcoming you..... « less
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Blackpool
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We went to order our food and the staff were talking about their personal and private life. (what they were doing at the weekend.) I found this totally unacceptable as I was waiting to order food and drinks and I had to listen to this before I was served.

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Larkstone could be the perfect place to dine with the family and has fantastic views across the harbour. However, some of the staff there are rude and on 2 occasion's we caught them talking about us when we went in to order drinks. The menu and prices can be inconsistent and seating outside is reduced to several old benches. Almost... More

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Devonport, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The gardens are lovely and in a nice peaceful area. We went for a cream tea thinking it's perfect for the children - lots of outdoor room for them to run around and toys etc. The very old toys were kept in a broken plastic box (which was quite sharp) and the climbing frame has a slide which you bump... More

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theadds, Owner at Larkstone Cafe and Leisure Park, responded to this review

The issues mentioned have been addressed. I am sorry that you felt you could not raise your concerns directly with me or a member of staff rather than post a comment here as I am always on site. I hope that you will still return to enjoy Larkstone, the food and the play facilities as you have done many times... More

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
203 reviews 203 reviews
12 attraction reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Another visit to this lovely café on a rainy Sunday in April. We were very pleased to find that it was open despite there not being any customers around, and I was slightly sorry that we had already eaten and were therefore just having drinks on this occasion. We didn’t sit outside because of the weather but you can appreciate... More

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theadds, Owner at Larkstone Cafe and Leisure Park, responded to this review

Thankyou for your lovely review. It was nice to have you back again. Hope to see you again soon to try our new menu or great selection of home baked cakes as well as a 'special ' Hot Chocolate next time : ) More

London
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We had an amazing time at this cafe. The weather was on our side and the food here is absolutely divine. Plenty of space for the children to play while we had our drinks. Lovely view of the coast.

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LarkstoneCafe, Owner at Larkstone Cafe and Leisure Park, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your time at Larkstone. We try to keep our menu fresh and exciting. We are rolling out a new menu this week with all the favourtie's as well as new Family sharing platters, exciting new salads, Fresh fish specials and exe valley mussels. We hope to see you again on your... More

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We had a great Sunday roast and fantastic beef burger at the Larkstone Café, what a treat. Eating lunch and enjoy the ever changing vista of the church, capstone and beyond out to sea was just the best. The lunch menu had something for everyone, including if you had little ones, there is also lots of fun play activities too... More

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theadds, Owner at Larkstone Cafe and Leisure Park, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to review your experience at Larkstone. We are thrilled you liked the Sunday Lunch and look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Ilfracombe. More

Swindon, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Spent the weekend in Ilfracombe and visited Larkstone Cafe twice. Dave & Steph are wonderful hosts and made us feel very welcome. Spent as much time as we wanted with us, telling us about the area, their business and we had lots of general chats.. We spent a lovely Sunday afternoon sampling their food - my partner had the roast... More

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theadds, Owner at Larkstone Cafe and Leisure Park, responded to this review

Thankyou for your lovely review it was lovely to meet you. I hope you had a great stay in Ilfracombe and we look forward to seeing you again on your next visit. More

Exeter, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We love this place, so do my girls, the food is fantastic, staff are very very good, there isn't a bad thing we could possibly say. We had some great days and evening out here, such a fantastic find, would recommend it to everyone

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theadds, Owner at Larkstone Cafe and Leisure Park, responded to this review

Thankyou for you for taking the time to review us, Its been a lovely summer and we are glad you enjoy Larkstone. We plan to be open through Autumn and Winter but with reduced opening times so follow us on facebook / Twitter@larkstone1 or visit our website for the latest news, opening times and events. More

Bideford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Wonderful food, service and spectacular views! Will be visiting even more often now the new owners have improved the establishment.

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theadds, Owner at Larkstone Cafe and Leisure Park, responded to this review

Thankyou for your lovely review. We look forward to seeing you again soon More

Ilfracombe, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Lovely day with sunshine, good lunch, children very busy and easily viewable, gorgeous view and nice red wine!

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LarkstoneCafe, Owner at Larkstone Cafe and Leisure Park, responded to this review

Thankyou for your lovely review, we hope to be seeing you again over trhe summer holidays. More

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