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The Olive Branch

56 Fore St, Ilfracombe, England
01271 867831
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Ranked #41 of 89 Restaurants in Ilfracombe
Price range: $16 - $41
Cuisines: Vegetarian, Eclectic, Healthy, Bistro
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Recently reopened under a new name with a varied menu suitable for all! Eclectic decor with good tasty homecooked food, great music and wine a'flowing!
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Recently reopened under a new name with a varied menu suitable for all! Eclectic decor with good tasty homecooked food, great music and wine a'flowing!
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

very good service and atmosphere. Extremely good food. Beautifully presented. Prices were very reasonable.

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Birmingham uk
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

We found it really difficult to find a restaurant to cater for 11 people in ilfracoombe. This place pulled out all the stops for us the service was second to none. Our food was great every one of us enjoyed it and we were all really impressed by the high standard. I can honestly say most of the evening we... More

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Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This B&B was our 6th on our journey around the southern and western coasts of England. When booking from Australia, one can only rely on websites and other traveller reviews. The Olive Branch sounded great and it did not disappoint. When we arrived after a long drive we were greeted by our friendly host, Paul, and were shown to our... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is our second visit to The Olive Branch. We have stayed in many, many guest houses and hotels over the years but this without doubt the best for facilities and value for money. We married in Skiathos six days before our arrival and couldn't wait to return to The Olive Branch and Ilfracombe. We had Room 1 for the... More

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Went to the Olive Branch with three friends on Wednesday night. Wonderful food, great service and a lovely time. Would go again.

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devon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We went with friends and it was a really good experience ,the food was really tasty and wine good and the service prompt and friendly . If you want a good night out and a good atmosphere eat here ,you will return as we have

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Manchester
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Went to the Olive Branch on Thursday evening after seeing a sign open from 6.30pm we went at 8pm to be told they were closing as they needed to mop the floor could not believe it so cannot comment on the food customer service poor.

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England
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Really good central place to stay. Lovely owners & great breakfast. The restaurant is worth a booking!

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Ilfracombe, England, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

We have been twice and both times have had excellent experience, good well presented food at very reasonable prices £100 for 4 incl several courses each and wine/drinks. Compares well with five star restaurants in London.Room for kids. Will definitely go again.

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london
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

varied menu from homemade burger to goan vegetable curry! all freshly prepared. food was very good, altho portions were wee bit small (more rice please!!). desserts seemed to be homemade and were delicious. would definitely eat here again and would recommend. inexpensive and nice atmosphere...

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