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Seventy One

Certificate of Excellence
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71 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
+44 1271 863632
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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175 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

good meal, wine, service and environment. nothing is too much trouble. we all asked for slight changes to our meals and those changes were taken on board. having asked for extra peas somehow I threw half of them on the table. no comment was made, the summer pudding was exceptional as usual.

Thank wiselady1950
Bedford, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a small restaurant, with professional attentive, and enthusiastic staff. Nothing was too much trouble and we were made to feel really welcome-- like visiting someone's home. The food is excellent quality and the courses were served with perfect timing throughout the evening.

Thank Chasingdreamscape
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The restaurant was recommended to us so we went in with high expectations and we weren't disappointed. The setting was like someone's living room, cosy and homely. The food was excellent, I had the surf and turf with lobster and my wife had what she said was the best steak she had had ever in the UK. The starters were... More 

Thank PeterBassett66
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurant itself is quite small, dark; however the staff were fine. I had the Pan Roasted John Dory, which was absolutely fantastic. The vegetables which came with the meal were delicious, and the hand cut chips were also very good. Speed of service was average, however it did not seem as slow as others have stated. Worth a visit.

Thank Flairs2277
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here on our first night in Ilfracombe. Service was slow and the staff seemed quite miserable. The restaurant itself was dark and lacked atmosphere. The food was OK. . Scallops were a bit tough and not much for money. Monkfish however was lovely. My son had the burger which he enjoyed. Wouldn't go back.

Thank Sarah M
Oakham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly service. Lamb tagine, hake and summer pudding all excellent. Good English wine. Kids happy with plain burger and fries.

Thank TheLongSentance
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently popped in after a beautiful stroll near the harbour. The wide range of dishes available enticed me and my friends to try it out and we certainly were not disappointed! There truly was something for everyone! We were welcomed warmly by the staff and taken care of all evening. I would highly recommend this eatery - fantastic value... More 

Thank Jen123London
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I had been recommended this restaurant by some friends who had visited Ilfracombe earlier in the year, and boy were we glad they did! From the moment we entered, the staff were warm and friendly, and the restaurant itself had a lovely welcoming atmosphere. The food was absolutely superb, to the point that my partner and I... More 

Thank BMT88
Bristol, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal which was served very efficiently. The prices are not cheap, but the food good. The restaurant one the whole is nice, but lacks a little in atmosphere and although very efficient, the waiting staff need to smile a little more.

Thank Laurence H
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We met some friends for dinner and although this restaurant didnt pop up in trip advisor it did win an award in 2015 so we gave it a go. Very friendly service and some great dishes on offer, using locally sourced produce. We were also really please to see them offering English wine on the menu. I had the bouillabaisse... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?