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Dolly's Cafe

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Wilder Road, Ilfracombe, England
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Evercreech, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice atmosphere and well situated on the front. Went in for coffee and enjoyed a very good crab sandwich, bit of a doorstep bread but lots of fresh crab.

Thank wisteria_10
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice little find on the front in Ilfracombe. The place is run really well and efficiently with a very high standard of cleanliness throughout. We enjoyed scones, a sandwich, milkshake and an amazing banana split.

Thank andyLizi
Bromsgrove, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting Ilfracombe my wife and I were glad to take a break and relax in this friendly cafe. We only needed a pot of tea but there was a good breakfast menu.

Thank Peter W
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On my first visit to this lovely resort, we came upon Dolly's Café. What a pleasant atmosphere inside with the staff being attentive and friendly. We ordered cakes and tea and were most pleased with the service and value. We will certainly be returning when we are down here again.

Thank Kevin W
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thus cafe us extremely welcoming to dogs (probably owing to the fact that dolly was a dog), and the staff are extremely friendly, welcoming and helpful. The place has a wonderful friendly atmosphere, and the food lovingly prepared to you every need. In summary: highly recommend!

Thank Edward M
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we came here on holiday in June and saw this little cafe We ordered scones and they were very tasty and had come out warm. The place is really nice and friendly service.

Thank 1991vh
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Went for cream tea the tea was cheap poor quality and was vile , the coffee I think was 1 spoon coffee 1 spoon mud also vile , the saving grace for the 2 stars was the scones cream and jam . Wouldn't recommend .

Thank wayne k
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Very family friendly, fast service, freshly cooked scones (plain or fruit), competitively priced. Worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank Mrsvellis
Manchester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Went here with family, and found it a really nice place to eat. Ordered sandwiches and chips, and everything was nicer than we were expecting - food in general round Ilfracombe, Combe Martin, Woolacombe etc is generally fried to within an inch of its life, but this was good. Café owner seemed to care too, which is another rarity!

Thank PaulJM1976
Northampton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

My wife and I were enjoying the sights and enjoyable walks around the town and realised it is thirsty work discovering the quaintness & beauty of this delightful seaside town. Ideally located and conveniently positioned is Dolly`s Café, we were attracted to the well presented façade of this café and as we entered the establishment the proprietor (maybe Dolly? we... More 

Thank CityBreakTubbies

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilder Road, Ilfracombe, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe

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