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Clarets

Northfield Cottage, Northdfield Road, Ilfracombe EX34 8AL, England
01271 866834
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Ranked #26 of 90 Restaurants in Ilfracombe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $30
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Tis property is now CLOSED Shame we always went for our anniversary and other occasions but has been closed since May

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Have been here a few times. It really is lovely. The low ceilings and soft lighting makes it such a lovely place to eat. The wine list and champagnes are to die for. Would recommend it to anyone. The waitresses are very polite and attentive too. Give it a try! You won't be disappointed

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Topsham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

great meal.....and service......great as always Excellent Food but gets very busy. . Could do with a few tables taking out. Barry and his team are very friendly. Excellent service. We are regular customers.

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Once again a good evening was had by all. Full restaurant again, Everyone enjoying the evening. Unfortunately Clarets is closing on Saturday 26th April - fully booked for that night already - so get busy and book before they close!

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We had a brilliant time at this very nice & friendly restaurant. It's run by a family and it has a high standard. We had steak & pork belly - very generous portions. The service here was second to none & as its family owned they care about their customers. If you are a tourist or new to the area... More

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Ilfracombe
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

The food was amazing as always!! Beef medallions is a must! Thank you all! A special place!! Goats cheese to start! Beautiful x

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We've been to Clarets several times and enjoyed every visit. On average a bi-monthly visit because there are several good places to eat in Ilfracombe and we only go out to eat for a few visits a month. Menu is varied and caters for all diets. Service is good too although it can be strained when they are fully booked... More

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for my partners birthday. We were greeted by very attentive staff. The menu had lots of choice and the food was lovely and fresh. Great atmosphere in a small family run restaurant. Will definitely be returning!

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

On a recent short break in Ilfracombe it was recommended that we dine at Clarets and were advised that booking was necessary. However, when we called into the restaurant they fitted us in there and then. We were not disappointed. Whilst the restaurant is relatively small the ambiance is excellent and you don't feel as though you are sitting on... More

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Leicester
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

The restaurant is a relatively small and family run but the menu is extensive. The menu is exceptionally good and in the main sourced locally; local beef, lamb, fish, cheese etc. Everything was cooked to perfection and the service first class! Good wine selection at sensible prices. Reservations essentials and usually closed during the early part of the week.

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