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All 93 Ilfracombe Restaurants

Take Thyme Fish Restaurant

1 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
+44 1271 867622
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Ranked #7 of 93 Restaurants in Ilfracombe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $24
Cuisines: European, Irish, Seafood, Healthy
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Located not 50 yards from Ilfracombe Harbour, Take Thyme Restaurant provides fresh local fish, Exmoor steak and home-made dishes. We also have vegetarian and gluten free options.
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English first
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

.... non-fish eaters as well. They went out of their way to provide a marinated lamb steak alongside our good fish dishes..

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Alton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

lovely little restaurant near the quayside,excellent and friendly service with a great choice of fish dishes as well as the specials board.Well worth a visit booking is advisable as always seemed very busy when we walked past and this was in November. Will definitely be visiting again when in the Area, highly recommended.

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Helsinki, Finland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Nothing pretentious here. Good food in convivial surroundings. Breaded mushrooms, pan-fried scallops, a Torbay sole and the evening's only lemon sole on the menu (it paid to get there early...) were washed down with a bottle of Chiaretto from Lake Garda. All splendid, and served with a smile. Nice home-made (?) ice creams and sorbet for dessert. A very likeable... More

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We have eaten here on several occasions and have had the best date night out every time! my husband is not a fish man and always goes for the exmoor steak,but as the fish is cooked to perfection every time (how do you do that?) He always helps me out! Lovely restaurant and staff, will be returning very soon...ps.thank you... More

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lincolnshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

A lovely little restaurant tucked in near the quayside. Excellent service and a good menu.. The food was excellent, look for the specials for fresh catch, I had John Dory and it was well presented and cooked to perfection. The restaurant was small but has a good ambience..

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My partner and I booked in here as recommended by the guest book where we were staying. And might I say that we weren't disappointed. We both had a starter which was lovely (I had the last of the queen scallops!) and both of us had sea bass for main but cooked differently. A great atmosphere and lovely staff. Good... More

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

After checking out the reviews, we decided to have dinner here a couple of weeks ago. We were the only customers for a little while but then a few more tables got filled which makes for a much better atmosphere. I imagine you'd definitely need to book well in advance in the high season as this is a lovely little... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Happened upon this restaurant during a weekend away in Ilfracombe and we were lucky to get the last remaining table after calling late on the Saturday afternoon. Looked very nice from the outside and it didn't disappoint on the inside. A compact restaurant which hadn't made the mistake of cramming every possible table space in. The room was well decorated... More

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

An experience to be enjoyed.. a relaxed, informal atmosphere in this delightful fish restaraunt. Fresh SEA fish, not farmed. Reasonably priced with friendly service. Booking essential, which speaks volumes. Situated in the Old Town area, close to the harbour. Wonderful !

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I didn't have brill - I had the sardines and the turbot but it was excellent. The waitress / owner was a delight - as was the food. Would highly recommend this plaice for any lovers of fish.

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Additional Information about Take Thyme Fish Restaurant

Address: 1 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
Phone Number: +44 1271 867622
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
Average Prices: USD 6 - 24
Cuisine: European, Irish, Seafood, Healthy

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