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The Ilfracombe Fryer

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7-8 The Promenade | Wilder Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9BD, England
+44 1271 865003
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

These have got to be the best fish and chips in the area, ended up going back the next day as they were so yummy. Can eat in their very clean and tidy restaurant or takeaway and eat them on the seafront which we chose to do the second time, why do they always taste so much nicer by the... More 

Thank loodles1980
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

had sausage and chips from here and was well impressed good quality food piping hot and very good price for a seaside chippy

Thank daveSwindon
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Most probably the best fish and chips in Ilfracombe it is also a very good portion at a good price very enjoyable

Thank Jeff W
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service. Food was lovely-fish, chips, mushy peas with bread and butter and a pot of tea. Great portions for price.

Thank Lau_D0b
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just what you would expect very nice food and fresh sandwiches, the cod is fresh and the chips are very good to not greasy either, we would visit here again.

Thank Carley J
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here 1 night after good walk around n was impressed. Good quick service an food came quick. Lovely fish n chips. Staff were polite

Thank Carl E
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Their were two of us, we asked for a fried cod with no batter with mushy peas, chips and a pot of tea and a battered Place with chips and muchy peas. When the food came, the cod was poached and the Battered place was a frozen piece of fish that when fried had no taste and was watery. What... More 

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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Probably the best fish and chip out of many in Ilfracombe. Good for take away or eating in. The take away service was very efficient and the eat in well priced

Thank George D
Wellington, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

The food here is good. Our family of 8 enjoyed a good meal. However, the waitresses need some intense training in customer service. One was overheard to say, loudly, "blimey, it's like trying to get round an obstacle course" (referring to the closely set tables and pushchairs, which needn't have been pushed together as they were). Those "obstacles" are your... More 

Thank Noblettski
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Had a brilliant meal with the family, we had in our party a 2 year old who was made welcome and they had a high chair for him. The fish and chips were lovely, the service was efficient and the food came in good time. They were very busy, but still we received excellent service. The meal was good value... More 

Thank Raci117

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $16
Seafood, British, Fast Food
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7-8 The Promenade | Wilder Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 865003
An 80 seater restaurant & take away business located on the promenade with views out over the Bristol channel and only 2 minutes walk from the Landmark Theatre & car park.

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