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Take Thyme Fish Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Located not 50 yards from Ilfracombe's Harbour, Take Thyme Fish Restaurant is an Independent , Family run premises serving the best ,Fresh Local Catch of Fish & Seafood along with Locally Reared , West Country Steaks All Reasonably priced and served with a smile. We also make all our own Home Made Desserts using local Produce. We Have many gluten free options and 'with notice' can cater for most dietary requirements .
$3 - $23
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Steakhouse, Seafood, British, Healthy
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, two friends and I have been to this lovely little seafood spot in Ilfracombe twice now and both times had a wonderful time! Not only was the food and wine spot on, but the service was great - our rowdiness was matched by...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank andreajonesuk
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We were a large group and the staff looked after exceptional well. All the food was beautiful, the mussels starter and the Hake in Mediterranean sauce were excellent. Everyone enjoyed their food. We had a brilliant night. We would thoroughly recommend this restaurant. Thank you...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GeorginaL105
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Wow just wow. I am a great fan of trip advisor as I travel a lot with work but tonight was our wedding anniversary and take thyme was recommended. Phoned up and booked a table. A little off the beaten track for us but thought...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Vacationer556957
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

We have often enjoyed dinner at Take Thyme as a couple or with friends and family since it opened. It has been remiss of me not to leave a review before now, though I do recommend to guests who stay in our apartment and compliment...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank PhoebeBeeBee1
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We booked a table for 2 in this cosy little restaurant food excellent I would recommend the Seafood Chowder which was so tasty and also the hake which came with lovely fresh vegetables. Staff very friendly and attentive. A lovely evening if we return to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank E A
Reviewed September 28, 2018

I found this little place when asking a local lady dog walker could she recommend a nice place to eat she recommended 2 places the second being hers. Fate must have stepped in and room was kindly made for a single dinner on a very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Nannie-mate
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Another enjoyable evening at Take Thyme. We thought twice about going out in this horrendous weather but once inside we soon snuggled down in this small but cosy restaurant and forgot all about what was going on outside. After our last visit I couldn't forget...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank karenhH1463SI
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

We dined here whilst staying in Illfracombe and can thoroughly recommend it. We were treated to glasses of fizz on arrival as they knew it was my husband's birthday which was a generous touch. They hold a good selection of artisan gins which perfectly accompanied...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bollybat
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Excellent food , lovely owner , great atmosphere . All our meals and desserts were delicious - we have a wonderful evening.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We managed to snag a table without a booking - but looks like booking would be a good idea. Had the chowder with lovely fresh bread which was delicious. Friend had fish which was a little dry and overcooked but did come with nice fresh...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Jennifer S
June 27, 2016|
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Unfortunately we do not allow dogs into the restaurant, however we do have some outside seating if the weather is favourable and dog owners are welcome to sit outside. This is useful on a Friday and Saturday as we offer a... More
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