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The Ilfracombe Fryer

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7-8 The Promenade | Wilder Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9BD, England
01271 865003
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: An 80 seater restaurant & take away business located on the promenade with...
An 80 seater restaurant & take away business located on the promenade with views out over the Bristol channel and only 2 minutes walk from the Landmark Theatre & car park.
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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 105
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great fish and Chips

Really enjoyed the fish and chips we had here very clean and friendly service. 3 adults + 2 children = 5 clean plates.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 17, 2015
Christopher H
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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182 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Really enjoyed the fish and chips we had here very clean and friendly service. 3 adults + 2 children = 5 clean plates.

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Braunton, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

excellent fish and chips, generous serving, very fresh fish, one of the best in north devon. good place to sit talk and watch the world go by.

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Warwick, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

All I can say is, that these are the best fish and chips I have have had in many a year. Try it for yourself, what have you to lose.

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Best fish and chips ever! They'll even cook the fish to your liking: fried, poached, or grilled. Old fashioned quality. We liked the little seaside buckets that the sauces arrive in.

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Kingston SE, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Our first fish n chips in the UK. Tasty Cod, Prawns, Mushy Peas and a generous serving of chips. Great place to sit enjoy and chat with fellow travellers.

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gateshead
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104 reviews 104 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Went on a afternoon to sit down for fresh fish & proper cut chips, got wot taste like frozen chips and a tasteless small fish with either a pot of tea a pop for around £7 each. Went on a teatime for takeaway burger in bun with salad my partner had sausage & chips he throw the chips away and... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Not just the worst fish and chips we've ever had, but also the most expensive! Five different dishes and nobody managed to finish more than a few mouthfuls. The food managed to be dry and greasy at the same time and, if it's locally sourced, fresh and hand cut as claimed they should fire the suppliers – the chef should... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Really good fish and chip Restuarant chips excellent and fish best I have had in ages. Proper melt in the mouth meal Will definately return when we come back for some wet weather cinema

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Yes - a good tip from Trip Advisor. These were excellent fish and chips. Good price and the staff were friendly too. We had them by the sea and all were eaten without a word spoken, Lovely!

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We had a Fish and Chip takeaway. The fish was lovely but the chips were not great although not expensive.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7-8 The Promenade | Wilder Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: 01271 865003

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 20
  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

Description

An 80 seater restaurant & take away business located on the promenade with views out over the Bristol channel and only 2 minutes walk from the Landmark Theatre & car park.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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