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Zenas Restaurant - CLOSED

1 Market Street Square, Barnstaple EX31 1BX, England
+44 1271 378844
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Sep 10, 2013
“Nice Venue”
Aug 5, 2013
“Great lunch”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
1 Market Street Square, Barnstaple EX31 1BX, England
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Reviewed September 10, 2013

Food was not good - very limited choice. Decided on fish and chips - the fish was tiny and the chips were inedible.

Thank GillyNorthDevon
Reviewed August 5, 2013

This eatery is now called The Courtyard which can be very confusing to visitors to the area who have never known it as Zenas. We found it by chance on a very wet day and had a great lunch, my bacon and Brie sandwich was...More

Thank NottsDiyman
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Reviewed 4 April 2013 Have just visited The courtyard (again) for a light lunch, under £10 per head with a glass of red wine, Stefan the charming head waiter always adds to the pleasure of the meal and is worth his weight in gold for...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed May 13, 2013

I was recommend by a friend to go there and I love it . All the foods I like , reasonably priced , excellent service by the team . I know how hard it can be , looking forward to the refurb and I hope...More

Thank RestmanagR
Reviewed May 10, 2013

Visited last night with about 30 colleagues to thank them all for a great year. Everybody loved the atmosphere, the great service and a really nice balanced menu. Some great food, everybody loved the presentation of each dish. The Sea Bass was a great success!...More

Thank Napoleon W W
Reviewed April 4, 2013

Have just visited Zenas (again) for a light lunch, under £10 per head with a glass of red wine, Stefan the charming head waiter always adds to the pleasure of the meal and is worth his weight in gold for any restaurant, Waiters like Stefan...More

Thank ronald s
Reviewed March 11, 2013

Really good place for lunch, with good, simple food. Good atmosphere, good service, excellent moules.

Thank Tawviewers
Reviewed January 23, 2013

When this restaurant was run by Zena it was superb! The new management was always going to find it hard to live up to Zena's reputation, but I think that they have done very well. The food is excellent, the portions are generous and the...More

Thank Alan M
Reviewed January 21, 2013

I have eaten here as a local quite often. The restaurant appears to be under new management but with the same head waiter 'Stephan'. When Zena ran this establishment I would have recommended it without hesitation. My visit a month ago was 'OK' ; service...More

Thank WCC99
Reviewed January 19, 2013

went for coffee with friends and they had stopped doing cakes to go with it. used to be lovely choice of cakes at one time so now we go elsewhere.

Thank Jax D
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$10 - $20
Good for
Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Market Street Square, Barnstaple EX31 1BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 378844
  • E-mail
Nothing beats a touch of local flavour, especially when it comes to our food. Our produce is sourced from local producers and suppliers, so you'll see only the freshest food makes it to your plate at The Courtyard.
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