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

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  • 45
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 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
Paul & Rosie

Just had a wonderful birthday meal with my partner at this lovely restaurant. We had the festive xmas menu and I have to say every course was absolutely amazing and delicious. We highly recommend this place to eat!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2015
Paul B
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Ilfracombe, England, United Kingdom
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Ilfracombe, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Just had a wonderful birthday meal with my partner at this lovely restaurant. We had the festive xmas menu and I have to say every course was absolutely amazing and delicious. We highly recommend this place to eat!!!

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Thank Paul B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Lovely little coffee shop with a good range of snacks. Very friendly staff and welcoming. Try the cakes they are fabulous

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Thank Brennieboy
Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Got caught in a heavy showewr and ran into hwre for shelter, excellent coffee and wonderful cakes. Also the veggie pasties and thinmgs looked delicious

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Thank Dave H
Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Before going on holiday to Ilfracombe I was desperate to find some places where we could eat as a family, as my daughter is vegan and her friend vegetarian. Grass Roots came up when I googled so we headed there for lunch on a wet and miserable August day! Lovely fresh food and good service, we were not disappointed. My... More 

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Thank Tracey G
Woolacombe, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

Spent a relaxed Friday night here, and its now my favourite restaurant. Having recently become vegetarian, I was keen to try Grass Roots out as I had very good things, and boy was I impressed! The most delicious of freshly made food, a charming little place, and fantastic service and price. I shall definitely be returning again soon! :)

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Thank Nick R
Woolacombe, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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Thank OntheLash
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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Thank Jayne W
South Wales, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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Thank Norman B
Devon
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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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: British, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?