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“friendly pubs” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Grampus Inn

The Grampus Inn
Lee Bay, Ilfracombe EX34 8LR , England
(01271) 862 906
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Ranked #57 of 92 Restaurants in Ilfracombe
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Blunham, United Kingdom
1 review
“friendly pubs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Setting lovely, Food great , Staff friendly, Locals friendly, Lovely place and meal for the last evening of our holiday

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Stunning setting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This place is simply beautiful. A welcome rest at the centre of a number of walks, the Grampus is a lovely old inn with a secluded cottage-style garden. The simple pub menu is well presented and reasonably priced and the beers are always good.

It can get very busy here. Make sure you're not in a hurry as even during quiet times, the service operates at a gentle and relaxed pace, never flustered -and why not?

  • Visited July 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Exeter, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Overpriced ploughmans..very poor quality!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

After a long walk, stopped in pub garden for lunch.
Ordered ploughmans. 2 very small slices of bread, a smear of 'homemade' chutney ( half a teaspoon) and tasteless cheese. Cost £7.50 !!
I'd have been embarrassed to serve this...and at that price!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Ilfracombe
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Tasteless food and dirty”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

Visited this pub for second time after six years. It has gone downhill. Toilet was filthy and window ledges with dead flies on. Staff very friendly but the food portions were small and home cooked dishes tasteless. A real shame as could be so lovely.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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England
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Lovely Pub”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Lovely evening spent with my family last Friday. Food was delicious...freshly prepared.....what joy!
Call in if you are in the area....lovely bay

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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