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The Manor House Cafe

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Café, British, Family Fare, Tea Room
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70 High Street, Ilfracombe EX349QE, England
+44 1271 864865
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Ham, egg and chips ...

Dropped in on the recommendation of a local. A perfect ham, egg and chips with coffee. Came quickly and perfectly cooked. Very tasty good sized portion. Made to feel very welcome, very relaxed and calm.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
RichardFMBE
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Dropped in on the recommendation of a local. A perfect ham, egg and chips with coffee. Came quickly and perfectly cooked. Very tasty good sized portion. Made to feel very welcome, very relaxed and calm.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Lovely lovely food, very friendly staff and children are made to feel very welcome...mime always ask to go here for lunch :)))

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Most Fridays we have bacon sandwiches and sausage & mushroom rolls in the office. I have worked in different parts of the UK and eaten in many cafes, but the Manor House is the best. By far. The service is very friendly but most importantly, the food is excellent. With locally sourced produce and freshly baked bread the Manor House... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Fantastic food as always. Very friendly staff especially the young man named Peter, he's always extremly polite. Keep up the good work guys.

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Somerton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Popped into the Manor House for a cream tea on a spur of the moment visit to Ilfracombe. Both the owners and the other customers were very friendly. Lovely home made scones with locally sourced clotted cream, and a very reasonably priced menu overall. Would happily return if in the area again.

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Lovely hot chocolate combined with great service, haven't tried the food yet, but I've heard good things about it.

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England
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

On the A-board outside, it proudly stated," Traditional Devon Cream Tea". In we went & down we sat. The rest was everything perfect!! Its clean, it has That feel to it. A happy feel. a personal feel. The owner, a lovely lady made us welcome, as if we were royalty! Our cream tea, out of a score of 10, was... More 

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

... do come here to sample their wares. Very friendly people who go out of their way to get you what you want.

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Oxford
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My wife and 2 children visited twice last week for breakfast and i must say this certainly lives up to it's name of the friendliest cafe in Ilfracombe. Not only was the food excellent but also great value and all locally sourced, the owner was so welcoming and made us feel very welcome, We travel back and forth to Ilfracombe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

It was raining when we arrived in Ilfracombe and stumbled upon the cafe as we trudged away from our car parking . The Manor Cafe was everything we wanted . Warm, welcoming and excellent food . The owner even helped us get the most from our visit by giving us a map and talking us through where we were and... More 

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JillyMSC, Owner at The Manor House Cafe, responded to this review

All I can say is sorry I could not stop the rain!! Thank you for your kind comments. We love Ilfracombe and really want our visitors to get the best from it too. Always glad to help. Jill More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 70 High Street, Ilfracombe EX349QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 864865

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 18
  • Cuisine: Café, British, Family Fare, Tea Room

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