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All 92 Ilfracombe Restaurants

The Olive Room

56 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9DJ, England
+44 1271 867831
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Ranked #7 of 92 Restaurants in Ilfracombe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $58
Cuisines: English, Contemporary, British
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: New restaurant offering contemporary, British cuisine by former Head Chef of two Michelin star Restaurant Nathan Outlaw. Friendly, attentive, unfussy service.
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English first
Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Myself and my partner ate here a few weeks ago, and what an amazing experience! From start to finish the food, service and ambiance were fantastic. A restaurant like this is exactly what the town needs! Amazing.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Four of us ate at the Olive Room on Saturday. This was the second time in four weeks for us, the first time for our guests. The menu was different which was initially surprising (we had been really pleased first time around) but proved very successful and demonstrated chef changing the menu to suit local available produce. We couldn't fault... More

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

The menu looked simple but the quality of the food, the service and the ambience were first class. I would recommend this restaurant without hesitation. Will be going again.

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Leicester
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This is a small restaurant on Fore Street (where many of Ifracombe's best eateries are) where quality reigns over quantity. The menu is not vast - 4 or 5 starters, mains and desserts - but everything is cooked to order and it's well worth the wait. The quality of the food is very high and service impeccable.

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Combe Martin, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We visited here for dinner as we had heard about the change of chef. I was hoping for good things given that Thomas Carr had been head chef at his previous restaurant when it got its second Michelin star. The food was first class, I particularly enjoyed the starter of slow roasted english tomatoes which was very flavoursome. There were... More

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Birmingham uk
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

What a lovely place I've already reviewed this place but it has changed names because of the new owners Tom and Thomas. The olive branch is the b&b attached to this place. So we visited as a family of 11 and at last minute this place accommodated our every need. The food is superb and the wine and beer selection... More

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Shropshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We went as a large family group, the food was excellent in taste and value for this standard. The staff could not have been more accommodating As we had booked another restaurant and they had to cancel due to staff shortage. They recommended the Olive room, so glad they did. It's a special meal well worth every penny, thank you.

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We recently visit the restaurant to give a change , I was not impressed, too small portions and I just went home for an extra filling. If you are in fine dining probably this is for you....probably I won't be visiting this place again.

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Everything gets top marks from the food to service to atmosphere - it's all top notch. A well crafted menu with something delicious for everyone at each course. No one in our entire party of seven was anything less than delighted with each dish. From starters right through to petit fours everything was fabulous. Chef obviously cares immensely about ingredients,... More

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Sydney, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We have been travelling around England now for almost 3 weeks and have tried all sorts of cuisines and restaurants. This restaurant was attached to our B&B and we decided to book a table on our last night in Ilfracombe. The food was amazing! Each dish beautifully presented with flavours of each of the ingredients perfectly complimenting each other. Congratulations... More

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Additional Information about The Olive Room

Address: 56 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9DJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1271 867831
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
Average Prices: USD 21 - 58
Cuisine: English, Contemporary, British

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