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Eclectick

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26 Fore Street | Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9DJ , England
01271 866 900
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: bloody great place to be

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  • 2
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  • 4
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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
Lovely little bar in teh heart of the town

We felt right at home in this lovely and quaint little bar with breathtaking views of Ilfracombe across our hotel. The outside terrace might be a little small but it packs a great view of the sea and town below. The couple who owned the place were ever so affable and full of life. We had a couple... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
trippyraff
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Mitcham
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Mitcham
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We felt right at home in this lovely and quaint little bar with breathtaking views of Ilfracombe across our hotel. The outside terrace might be a little small but it packs a great view of the sea and town below. The couple who owned the place were ever so affable and full of life. We had a couple of cocktails... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Jeff & Chrissi are lovely made to feel like old friends on each visit. We visit every year. Cocktails are lovely and made fresh. Food is amazing. the terrace upstairs is a sun trap and very well landscaped with beautiful views. Cant recommend enough.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We were searching for a relaxed venue for our second anniversary meal, having got married two years ago at Tunnels. Great atmosphere, brilliant cocktails, fantastic food and superb hosting. Hidden away but brilliant at all levels. Best peppercorn and brandy sauce I've ever had and worth tapping up the owners for suggestions. A special place for our special occasion.

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The place is a hidden gem! Small but just amazing, food is perfect and the staff were very welcoming. Would highly recommend! 5*

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We had a very lovely meal here. Its a set menu with only a few chioces on it but the food was define. I had the king prawn Thai curry followed by eaton mess. The atmosphere was very nice here wed go again.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely visit to this pub/restaurant. Hosts are very welcoming. The tables have little pub quizes on the table which are good fun. Food was delicious if a little over priced. View from the beer garden is amazing. There's guitars and drums in the pub and the hosts didn't even mind when our group picked them up and had... More 

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My husband & I spent a very enjoyable evening at Eclectick sampling some wonderful cocktails and extremely tasty food! Eclectick is one of those places I have been meaning to go to for a couple of years but for one reason or another have always by passed it by! Looking for a restaurant before going to watch a friends band,... More 

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Bristol, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Staying overnight in Ilfracombe we wanted to get out and have a drink and some food. We shortlisted a few and went for a walk whilst exploring our options. This one had attracted us by it's cool pictures on its website, plus tempting cocktails and what promised a good vibe. Off we went, knowing it wasn't far from our hotel...but... More 

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UK
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We had a wonderful evening with the Eclectick crew, excellent tapas, excellent cocktails and excellent service. A lovely, quirky place.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

Back in Ilfracombe and off to Eclectick for a Friday night cocktail or two to the accompaniment of Charmaine on guitar and vocals. You must try the Bronzed Verity cocktail, specially created by Geoff and Chrissie in honour of a certain Verity in the harbour. We also ate here on Friday - my curry (with extra chillies on the side)... More 

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Address: 26 Fore Street | Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9DJ, England
Phone Number: 01271 866 900
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
Cuisine: International

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26 Fore Street | Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: 01271 866 900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine

Description

bloody great place to be

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