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“Wonderful!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Terrace Tapas & Wine Bar

The Terrace Tapas & Wine Bar
Fore Street, Ilfracombe Ex34 9ed, England
+44 1271 863482
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Ranked #7 of 95 Restaurants in Ilfracombe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian, Tapas
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Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Bar scene, Families with children, Doing business, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Family Run & Family Friendly Tapas Bar Serving 30+ Traditional Spanish Tapas,Set Menus, Kids menu. Full bar, spanish wines, Cocktails & Gin Y Tonica list Seating for 80+ in our Orginal Victorian Dining Room, Bar & Outside Terrace. SUMMER - Open Tuesday to Saturday Evenings from 6pm (5.30Pm in Summer Holidays) WINTER - Thurs-Sat from 6pm
Farnham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Wonderful!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

What a gem of a place. We booked this in advance as it was my husbands birthday and he loves Tapas Bars. We were not dissapointed, Good menu, we had the £14.95 endless tapas..plenty of choice, infact we tried everything, all very good, Lovely service, a good salad bar, and the Toblerone chocolate fondue was out of this world. Very reasonable price and you came out full!

Visited May 2014
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TerraceTapasBar, Owner at The Terrace Tapas & Wine Bar, responded to this review, May 30, 2014
We are so pleased your husband had a lovely birthday
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English first
Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Best tapas ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

My god it was delicious! And the staff were fab and tried their best to keep us warm (smokers) on the terrace. They recommended some delicious dishes and wine to go with it. Very friendly staff, very clean facilities, delicious food. What else is there to say?

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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TerraceTapasBar, Owner at The Terrace Tapas & Wine Bar, responded to this review, May 30, 2014
Thank you our new heaters are very effective - but as note smoking is not permitted on our terrace due to the parasol forming an enclosure (smoking act) :-(
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Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Would never attempt to eat here again! Shocking treatment!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

My husband and I headed to ilfracombe yesterday for the beer and music festival. We spent a few hours there listening to some of the bands and trying some of the ciders before deciding to head for domething to eat around 7pm. We had always been planning to go out for food as it was my husband's birthday on Thursday but I had been away visiting family so we had planned to celebrate it with a meal out together. We spent about 20 minutes deciding where to eat and checking out the various places before settling on tapas. We walked into the bar and politely asked if there was a table available so that we could order some food. We were seated and given menus, however, before we even had chance to open them, a male staff member came over and loudly informed us that he was going to have to ask us to leave as we had had too much to drink. We were both too shocked and surprised, not to mention humiliated to question his decision and had no option but to get up and leave as ordered. However we were both thoroughly shocked and disgusted at this treatment. Yes we had had a few drinks but we were not being rowdy or rude or doing anything that would justify asking us to leave. The impression U got was that this man was just throwing his weight around and showing off! We had had a lovely day but unfortunately it was ruined by this treatment. My husnand and I both work very hard and do not often get a day off together and as I had been away for a week, plus the fact that it was supposed to be a belated birthday celebration, this was supposed to be a special occassion and it was ruined for no reason at all!

Visited May 2014
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TerraceTapasBar, Owner at The Terrace Tapas & Wine Bar, responded to this review, May 30, 2014
We feel this review is unfair as all all licensed establishments are not permitted to serve people who are intoxicated.

The matter was handled very discreetly & bears no resemberlance to the the review.
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Didcot, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Fantastic food and service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We popped in on the off chance and they fitted us in even though they were very busy. The food was fantastic and the service was very quick. One of the best tapas I've had for a long while.

  • Visited May 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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Vancouver Island, Canada
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“One of a kind”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Located on the historic Fore Street, this restaurant is about as unique and European as it gets in Ilfracombe! We ordered several tapas as well as the cheese fondue which was AMAZING! This is definitely a place to go for a special occasion or a romantic dinner, and I can't wait to visit again!

Visited April 2014
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