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Basils

54 Fore Street, Ilfracombe, England
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Ranked #17 of 87 restaurants in Ilfracombe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Tel No. 01271 862823 email - lindsay.basils@yahoo.co.uk
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Tel No. 01271 862823 email - lindsay.basils@yahoo.co.uk
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

The food was excellent however only slightly with the service as the bill took a long time to prepare. Good that the chef came out to check if food was ok

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Better than average choice for vegetarians - excellent quality cooking. On a side note, I wish people would stop cooking in/with alcohol - it ruins the taste and adds another obstacle. ( I do not dink/like alcohol).

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Last minute booking but we were made very welcome as usual. Good food, service and atmosphere. I have no hesitatiion in recommending you go there.

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London
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This restaurant has the feel of dining in a front froom - it is quiet and welcoming and the food was delicious.The menu isn't extensive but I felt like every one of our meals was prepared with love and care. A great touch was the chef coming out from the kitchen to ask how we enjoyed our meal and we... More

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BasilIlfracombe, Owner at Basils, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review it is always a pleasure to know that someone has enjoyed their visit to us hope to see you again soon More

London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A cosy little restaurant, with a very friendly welcome and a good menu. Not wildly exciting, but nicely cooked food, plenty of choice and sensible prices. The house rose wine was delicious and service was excellent. Recommended.

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Great food and great atmosphere. Very good serving and choice of menu. Will definitely recommend to anyone in the area

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Big Sky, Montana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

It was very slow and a lot of places were shut while I was in Ilfracombe, but the first night this lovely little spot was open. The only tables that night were mine and group of gentleman. I had an incredible starter of the soup of the day. It was delicious and very flavorful. The waitress was kind and attentive... More

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BasilIlfracombe, Owner at Basils, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments it was a pleasure to meet you too More

Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We are frequent visitors to Ilfracombe and always eat here. The restaurant is warm and cosy with a lovely atmosphere. All guests are made to feel so welcome by wonderful friendly staff. The food is freshly cooked using local produce. We have now eaten our way through the menu! We all have different favourites and I can recomend the prawn... More

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The food was extremely good. This cosy restaurant is a really great find. Very tasty throughout and we had a fantastic time.

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I have wanted to visit Basils for quite a time but with my family visiting we decided to try it out together. We had an exceptionally warm welcome and were delighted with our whole evening. Food was superb freshly cooked the local Devon. steaks succulent and Sea Bass amazing also had Mussels cooked in two different ways. can't wait to... More

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