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“Excellent - home cooked.”
Review of Combe Cottage Restaurant - CLOSED

Combe Cottage Restaurant
Price range: $8 - $26
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: At Combe Cottage Restaurant and Cafe the emphasis is on home cooked meals using fresh local ingredients. We are proud to support our local producers and suppliers.Full of character and charm our restaurant is ideally situated on the bustling Ilfracombe High Street. We would like to extend a warm welcome to all.
Reviewed October 15, 2013

A small homely restaurant on the high street with only 20 or so seats. Menu had lots of variety and food was excellent. I had the feta cheese salad to start and the lamb as a main course. My wife choose prawns to start followed by beef from the specials board. Wine was sensibly priced and service was attentive. A relaxed homely ambience prevailed with old tables and chairs - substance over style!

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paulw09, Owner at Combe Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2014

Many thanks for your lovely review. We are of course delighted that both you and your wife enjoyed your meal here and look forward to seeing you again if you are ever in the area. Apologies for the delayed response - I have no idea where the reply I posted went to.

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Reviewed October 13, 2013

Visited Combe Cottage in September when we were visiting one of my wife's relatives in the area. Good selection of food from menu and, most importantly, freshly-cooked gluten-free choices not just vegetarian posing as "suitable for gluten-free diets". Excellent food, value and service and a pleasure to enjoy this experience.

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Thank Tom L
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paulw09, Owner at Combe Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2013

Thank you so much for your really lovely review, we have some truly wonderful local customers and really appreciate their loyalty. Thrilled to hear our deserts are amongst the best you have ever tasted as yes, we strive to serve our fair trade coffee fresh and tasty, there is nothing worse than buying a cup of stewed coffee (ugh!). Look forward to seeing you guys again soon :)

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Reviewed October 11, 2013

We frequently visit this restaurant for lunch and would recommend it to all. Family run, the food is freshly cooked, arrives hot and is delicious to the palate. The deserts are amongst the best I have ever tasted and the coffee fresh and tasty. It is advisable to book as it's reputation speaks volumes and it is always busy. We love it and commend it to all.

Richard & Anna

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paulw09, Owner at Combe Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2013

Many thanks for your review. If our food service and value for money are all seen as excellent we have achieved our aims. So glad you enjoyed your visit to Combe Cottage and we will look forward to seeing you again sometime soon.

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Reviewed October 7, 2013

Fresh, tasty and excellent value for moey. Our expectations were high and this charming restaurant delivered. We would not hesitste to recommend.

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paulw09, Owner at Combe Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2013

Many thanks for your review and recommendation. So glad you found us and enjoyed your evening. We will look forward to seeing you again next time you are in the area.

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Reviewed October 6, 2013

On a recent trip to North Devon we booked and visited Combe Cottage for Dinner. I have to say it was a lovely little restaurant that I'm glad we found on here. I would differently recommend booking as there are only a limited amount of tables and seems very popular.

Food was delicious and I would highly recommend it.

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Thank UkHammers
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paulw09, Owner at Combe Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2013

Many thanks for your review and recommendation. We look forward to seeing you again if you are ever back in Ilfracombe.

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