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Lilicos

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Tapas
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The Square, Barnstaple EX32 8LW, England
01271 372933
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Today
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 93
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Jewel in Barnstaple's Crown

We love the atmosphere in Lilico's and have visited many times. In our opinion it has established itself as one of Barnstaple's premier eateries. The food is delicious with a great selection. There is regular live music which always adds to an enjoyable evening. Their lunch menu is also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
DaveHendy1
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Bideford, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
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English first
Bideford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We love the atmosphere in Lilico's and have visited many times. In our opinion it has established itself as one of Barnstaple's premier eateries. The food is delicious with a great selection. There is regular live music which always adds to an enjoyable evening. Their lunch menu is also excellent which is complemented by the fast and friendly service by... More 

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Bideford, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My friends organized a meal for about 16 of us for my gay hen do. We where given a room downstairs and had it all to ourselves. The food was stunning epically the BEEF and the wine was lovely. Great service too. I would go again!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Me and my wife went to lilico's after hearing nothing but great things about the place and we were not dissapointed! The choice of largers were second to none with a fantastic looking bar to serve from, we were say at our table and we felt like we were on holiday, perfect setting for the lovely food we were about... More 

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exeter
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Is this North Devon's best restaurant? It has to be a contender! We ate here last night for our wedding anniversary the food was amazing and the service equally as good the cambers sticks and home baked garlic and cheese bread were real highlights. The atmosphere is great in the restaurant and the drinks choices are great as well with... More 

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Ordered 2 large paella chorizo and chicken they were served on sandwich plates. Tiny, small portions total rip off. A meal a "nibble" "taster" to put it best What did you slaughter a White Yokohama chicken? seems likley cos each one is worth "£19.75p. I feel BAD for anyone going here and beig delt with way, way OVERPRICED" food.

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barnstaple
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

i have to say the owners are friends of ours but having said that the food is great. tapas is a must, there are so many dishes to pick from. the bread is the best! we keep going back. the tapas and wine offer is good value

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

initially the exterior does not sell the offer. The decor and internal layout could be improved, but the drinks, food and service were superb. Chosing a mix of tapas dishes was easy and the quality of the offer was good. Humous was superb although the Tzatzike( incorrect spelling) was a little watery. All fish dishes - most especially the sole... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I visit Lilicos every so often as its a good meeting point for friends to enjoy lovely tapas and catch up. The food's always plentiful and tastes great, with very friendly management! After our meal we normally head over to the bar for some cocktails, and usually stay on in Lilicos listening to the music etc! Highly recommended

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

With fantastic staff, an excellent chef and owners that need no introduction, this place really is the hub of Barnstaple. The ambience, food and drinks are incredible with a wide selection of everything there's something to suit any persons needs. Well done to everyone, long may the quality and high standard continue.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Yes Yes yes yes yes is all i have to say the staff were lovely the food was amazing ... no seriously it was amazing i live in Birmingham and was in barnstaple for the bank holiday weekend and i went here two nights in a row because the food was so good !!!

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Additional Information about Lilicos

Address: The Square, Barnstaple EX32 8LW, England
Phone Number: 01271 372933
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Tapas

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Square, Barnstaple EX32 8LW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
  • Phone Number: 01271 372933

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?