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Grass Roots Cafe

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97 High Street, Ilfracombe, England
01271-867574
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 5
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Friday Evening Dinner

We moved to the area this spring and have walked past this café several times. After the recommendation of some locals we booked a table for Friday evening. We were not disappointed. From arrival with a warm welcome, the whole evening was very relaxed, the food was well presented and the best bit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Woolacombe, United Kingdom
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Woolacombe, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We moved to the area this spring and have walked past this café several times. After the recommendation of some locals we booked a table for Friday evening. We were not disappointed. From arrival with a warm welcome, the whole evening was very relaxed, the food was well presented and the best bit oh so tasty. Not being vegetarian or... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Very Small Cafe, I had a lovely Lunch of Vegetarian Sausage filled Baguette, is not cheap but very nice, I would visit again.

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South Wales, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Well worth a visit. Polite and friendly service. If your looking for a quick snack then this will be for you.

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Devon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Having been staying in Ilfracombe in nothing less than Faulty Towers and struggling to find somewhere half-pleasant to eat breakfast, we stumbled across this lovely café. Although a Vegetarian café, their menu was extensive and there was plenty of choice. We enjoyed a light breakfast and good tea. They didn't have Breakfast Tea, but otherwise had a huge array of... More 

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Ilfracombe, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The best jacket potato with guacamole, salsa and jalapeño peppers I have ever had. We often go for the 3 course meal in the evenings and apart from it being great value for money, the cuisine is fantastic. My partner and me highly recommend the grassroots. *********

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Crawley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Love this restaurant. Great food - meals, snacks, cakes. Great coffee and other drinks. Friendly service. Clean and airy. Calm atmosphere. Sun terrace at the back. Love it.

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

Great dinner in a great atmosphere for an absolute bargain price! Would definitely recommend.... Even for non veggie's, just don't forget your alcohol!

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Wales
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

Daytime menu is very typical of any british cafe and is not exceptional. Very dairy heavy vege menu with disappointingly little imagination on the vegan side. Homemade cakes and quiches look good and evening menu also looks good. Nice coffee with soya as standard. No wifi.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Me and my fiance are both vegan and to be honest finding anywhere that serves vegan food around Ilfracombe is a bit of a difficult task so when we found out this place did, we had to give it a go. We popped in just for a couple of sandwiches on the one day (which were yummy) and we noticed... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Set menus on different days. I had soup followed by cannelloni and then treacle tart. Each tested home cooked. Good value. BYO. You will need to book.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 97 High Street, Ilfracombe, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: 01271-867574

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegetarian

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