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Relish Bar & Bistro

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10-11 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
01271 863837
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Tue 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars

Have eaten here several times. An excellent menu with a wide selection of starters and mains. Absolutely delicious food in a lovely cosy setting. The waitress knew her stuff and was enthusiastic and helpful. A delight.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2015
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Have eaten here several times. An excellent menu with a wide selection of starters and mains. Absolutely delicious food in a lovely cosy setting. The waitress knew her stuff and was enthusiastic and helpful. A delight.

Thank carrie534
Exeter, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Went for evening meal with friends had selectin of dishes all excellent very cosey dining room lovely couple cooking and serving

Thank Gundamuck
Glos, UK
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

Delightful welcome, and good service. The food was excellent, tasty, well cooked, and well presented. Pleasant surroundings. Well worth a visit.

Thank cotland
Birmingham, UK
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

What an absolute gem this restaurant is. The service from the staff is excellent. Really helpful and they have a balance of being attentive without harassing you all the way through your meal. We ate quite early and it was quiet but was full by the time we left. The food was superb, really tasty. We had crab tortillas and... More 

1 Thank AmandaCruxton
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

We are regular visitors to ilfracombe and also to Relish. The food as usual was fantastic, tasty and freshly cooked and the service impeccable. They are always full as the food is so good so I recommend that you book but it's well worth it. Keep up the good work Relish. We will be back again soon 😀

Thank Kerry S
Southampton, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We arrived and had the last table available. I think we were unfortunate in that 2 or 3 tables had obviously also recently arrived and were only just ordering drinks. Service was rather slow, although the staff were very friendly. My boyfriend had a starter which he said was OK, but we waited at least an hour and a quarter... More 

Thank 550LaLa
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Before our holiday to ilfracombe last week we did some research to find the best places to eat during our stay. This bistro came highly recommended on trip adviser so we gave it a try. The food, service and atmosphere was so good the first night that we decided to book a table for the following evening. The waiter and... More 

1 Thank Jenna M
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We booked this venue on recommendation from the cottage we were staying in and were told the locals like to eat here, which is always a great sign. Small but very good atmosphere and food was excellent. Staff very attentive but not too much and pre ordered cake was delivered for the surprise which was really well presented. We had... More 

Thank col1000
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful food. Recommend highly . Staff are attentive and management are lovely. Had the sea bass and scallops to start. Wine list Is very nice. Go and relax

Thank Slimmingworldmom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We have visited this lovely restaurant a few times now, the owners are very nice, and always very attentive. I usually choose seafood, which is normally cooked & served to a very standard. The puddings are amazing, and i struggle to chose which one to go for. Its a little more expensive than your usual restaurant, but that makes it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10-11 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: 01271 863837

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 24
  • Cuisine: French, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?