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All 90 Ilfracombe Restaurants

Basils

54 Fore Street, Ilfracombe, England
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Ranked #16 of 90 Restaurants in Ilfracombe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 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
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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

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