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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
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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211 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After an all day drinking session on Carnival day, we fancied some fish and chips before our stagger home. We have had take aways from the Ilfracombe fryer on numerous occasions and it is a safe bet for a tasty meal. The take away queue was massive so we decided to grab a table and were quickly served and just... More 

Thank ClaireAdamMoss
Singapore, Singapore
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172 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

A huge plaice filled my plate, and the chips had to settle for a side plate. The fish was thick, the batter crisp and light, the chips hot and fresh, and the pot of tea was pretty good too. A fine chippie near the seafront.

Thank pbb451
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

A decent meal of fish and chips in a nice setting on the main promenade in Ilfracombe. Fairly priced, tasted nice and free wifi. Kept all of the family happy.

Thank UpchurchFamily
Milton Keynes
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189 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

You have to try this restaurant, eat-in or take-away. Great choices and lovely tasting food, worth the walk from the town centre to the coast line

Thank Tony_Forder
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

This was ok, just OK . the staff were friendly but the food was average. We felt we could have been anywhere.

Thank socaqueen66

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $17
Fast Food, British, Seafood
Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
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?