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Relish Bar & Bistro

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10-11 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
01271 863837
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Tue 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Yet another excellent meal at this lovely little restaurant. We make sure we eat here each time we visit Ilfracombe and it never disappoints. Great food and friendly service. We'll be back!

Thank Dave m
Oakham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very friendly service from nice Kiwi lady. Fantastic Lundy lobster and sea bass. Kids happy with some fish for starters and pizzas for main. Cree caramel good, kids enjoyed caramel/peanut butter stack.

Thank TheLongSentance
Broughton Astley, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To start I had a fish sharing platter which was as good as it always is. The highlight was the catch of the day - a large, and I do mean large, whole plaice served on the bone with skinny fries and a salad. The plaice was cooked to perfection! I should point out Relish serve meat, vegetarian and pizzas... More 

Thank CharlesCarter
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit to Relish and we were not disappointed! Lovely warm welcome and delicious food yet again! The sharing starter was one of the best starters I've ever had. Well done Relish - we will be back!

2 Thank nicolagregory86
Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed a lovely family meal at Relish. Lovely fresh fish on the menu and had an amazing lobster which was just delicious ! Very generous portions and reasonable prices. We all really enjoyed the meal. Also we had a bottle of the picpoul de pinet and can also really recommend the wine it was perfect with the fish.

1 Thank sunshinesmiler644
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88 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely book this place. Such a lovely warm welcome and delicious freshly cooked food. We took our granddaughter and they accommodated her needs brilliantly. She fancied a prawn cocktail which wasn't on the menu and they offered crayfish cocktail which she devoured. She then had the goat's cheese starter for her main and it was plentiful. They couldn't do enough.... More 

2 Thank deedee_is
York, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Relish and if anything, it has got better since our last visit a year ago. The atmosphere is very quiet, friendly and relaxed, with the few staff going about their work with the gentle assurance that goes with knowing that what you are doing is of the highest quality. Particularly pleasing was the variety... More 

2 Thank Jonathan S
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this lovely restaurant with friends last Saturday night. You have to book in advance as it us very busy especially on weekends. We started with cocktails which were made to order snd extremely good ! The food choices are very original and varied with lots of fish on the menu. We all had three courses which were sll very... More 

2 Thank Bevie120161
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little restaurant in Ilfracombe to rival the fierce competition on fore street. Great food at affordable prices, perfect portion sizes and there is always something on the menu that will suit all. The setting is quiet but vibrant enough to be able to hear your fellow diners. The evening was made better by the excellent standard of service we... More 

1 Thank jbest118
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

The food here is out of this world, we sampled the duck and the lobster along with the cheese board and a chocolate, peanut and caramel desert. Everything tastes delicious. The atmosphere at Relish is calm and peaceful but positive at the same time. Tasty cocktails. Definite value for money when the bill came at the end of the night.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $24
European, British, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10-11 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: 01271 863837

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?