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The Angel

$$ - $$$
British, Contemporary
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23 Church Street, Ilfracombe EX34 8HB, England
Fri - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Braunton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Small,quirky but a very pleasant surprise. Late booking but delighted with our choice. Great food and ambience at reasonable prices for once. Will definitely return.

Thank dignum77
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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206 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Our family went to The Angel for Friday dinner a couple of months ago. It was an excellent experience and we're going there again this Friday

1 Thank wiselady1950
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

We cannot praise Carol and Alison highly enough for both the quality of the food and the personal service.

1 Thank 495pietro
Rugby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

We were fortunate enough to eat here 2 nights in a row. For somewhere open 2 nights a week only, and with just Carol and Alison doing everything, the menu is incredibly varied. Every dish was beautifully cooked, and full of flavour, complemented by great wine. C&A, and the layout, create a delightfully quirky ambience, which just adds to whole... More 

1 Thank Jabbawolf
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Special atmosphere, fantastic food beautifully presented. Very friendly most helpful staff. A must if your anywhere near.

1 Thank vincentloftus
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Possibly the best kept secret in Devon, fabulous food, great service. Never rushed or bothered. We will go as often as we can !

Thank C2637HNjohnd
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

If you want great food with a real home cooked quality this is the place to visit. This combined with the restaurant's charming Victorian interior and the friendly service made it a very pleasant evening for us.

Thank Maximus55
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Lovely warm welcome from Alison& Carol. Good range on the menu. Excellent main course. We had rib eye steaks, cooked to perfection, accompanied by fresh veg and opted for a Madeira sauce which was very nice too. Desserts ... wanted to try them all really ! settled on trio of chocolate... mmmm . Wouldlike to go again. You do need... More 

Thank GAIL L
Surrey, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016

very friendly helpful service (our waitress did admit to being bit nervous as still learning, usually in the kitchen) The menu was varied with something for everyone the food was spot on, lovely flavours and plenty of fresh veg and potatoes. Shame we where on holiday otherwise im sure we would be regular customers.

Thank jillsI1624WF
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016

I always knew the angel had a good reputation for good honest food. ..but tonight I was amazed at how good it really was! We booked a table for 8 people quite late in the evening and was expecting to be rushed in to ordering, as most kitchen staff like to be finished by 9.30 😉 But no.....they were amazing!... More 

Thank kooandnoel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Church Street, Ilfracombe EX34 8HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: 441271866833
We are open Friday and Saturday nights at 7.00pm but are happy to open other nights for bookings. The restaurant tends to be quite popular so we advise booking in advance to avoid disappointment. If require any help or assistance please don't hesitate to call us on 01271 866833.

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