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54 Fore Street, Ilfracombe, England
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Ranked #17 of 92 Restaurants in Ilfracombe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Thu - Tue 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Tel No. 01271 862823 email - lindsay.basils@yahoo.co.uk
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English first
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Unfortunately Lindsay has been unwell and not able to open Basil's for several weeks. We wish her all the best and hope that she recovers in the near future. Ilfracombe is not the same without the option to go to Basil's!

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

.... at the last minute. Lindsey came through for us once again. Very good visit. I suggest you try Basils perhaps with a little mire nitice than we gave!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

My husband and I chose this quaint little bistro sytle resturant on Fore Street because of its intimate feel. The menu wasnt extensive but I liked that, because I hate having too much to choose from. The waitress was extremley welcoming and attentive. The food was perfectly cooked. I choose the Brie, Cranberry and mushroom Wellington. The waitress did come... More 

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BasilIlfracombe, Owner at Basils, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments they are very welcome we are glad you enjoyed your evening and look forward to welcoming you back soon More 

Coventry
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Ilfracombe has some great places to eat, however, the best by far is Basil's. A chance decision to dine, due to a lack of vegetarian options, we stumbled upon this intriguing restaurant. I had a gorgeous meal of seabass followed by a cheese board, my partner a mushroom strog followed by a lemon cheesecake. The service was amazing, staff were... More 

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BasilIlfracombe, Owner at Basils, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review it is very much appreciated hope to see you again soon More 

Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Lindsey at Basils Does everything in her power to provide what you want during your visit to her restaurant. She remembers your special requirements and will alter a meal to suit your dietary needs,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 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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BasilIlfracombe, Owner at Basils, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments I do apologise for the delay in getting your bill prepared the Waiter was new and unfortunately had got confused. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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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
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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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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
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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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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Additional Information about Basils

Address: 54 Fore Street, Ilfracombe, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: International

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