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Seventy One

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71 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
+44 1271 863632
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7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Lovely meal with great service. Lovely small venue with good atmosphere. We both had the crab cakes to start, followed by the lamb for main course. Both were great.

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Thank Scott B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

Had a fantastic meal at this lovely restaurant in the heart of Illfracombe - delighted to find this place open and even more pleased with the quality of the food and service. Reasonable prices for quality meals and wine in a lovely atmosphere. will definitely be back.

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Thank Lynn G
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016

We had such a lovely experience 2015 we've been again this year. Friendly efficient service and very unhurried. Food again was lovely with one minor point, my monkfish was slightly overcooked. We were greeted by the chefs wife who said she remembered us from last year and was giving us the same table. A nice gesture. We talked to a... More 

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Thank gillowgirl
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Beautifully cooked local produce at very reasonable prices. A professional and assured service in a comfortable relaxed atmosphere. 71 makes the most of local fish.

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Thank Sue12317
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We were 5 for a change one of my friends had come down from London for a few nights. Food, service and overall pleasant atmosphere.

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Thank wiselady1950
Prestatyn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

We visited Seventy One while on a trip to North Devon in September 2016. Nothing was too much trouble and we enjoyed our evening so much that we booked again for our last night while we were there! Lovely fresh fish and a really good bistro menu. Everything we were served was delicious. Clientele all couples or small groups -... More 

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Thank mamadarkes
Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

We had a thoroughly enjoyable evening at 71. Situated on the greatly improved Fore St - we had a drink first in the oldest pub in Ilfracombe the George and Dragon slightly down the same street - then enjoyed some delicious fish (which is their speciality) It is a very pleasant family feel.

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Thank annettepawson
Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

After turning up without booking we thought we would be turned away but luckily for us another couple hadn't turned up so we had a good start to the evening. My wife had lobster salad and I surf and turf. Wine was an excellent new Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, my wife's favourite. Food was top notch and certainly the best we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Went here for a meal in August. Friendly welcome, Lovely decor. I had the parfait for starter which was lovely. Pork in cider sauce for the main course, beautifully presented, and tasted devine.. and the yummy chocolate brownie type pudding, which was lovely Visited the toilets , very nice, and nice soap/hand lotion... loved the hand towels rolled up ready... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

Managed to book here for dinner at the second attempt - the first evening was fully booked. A fairly plain little bistro with no particular ambience, but lovely good value food and an excellent choice of very fresh fish and seafood. Easy to get to from the harbour area, very quiet and civilised. Thoroughly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 863632

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?