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“Great British Food”
Review of Combe Cottage Restaurant - CLOSED

Combe Cottage Restaurant
Price range: $8 - $26
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, 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.
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great British Food”
Reviewed November 5, 2013

My wife and I had the pleasure of visiting the restaurant and found it great value for money and the food was beyond excellent. If there was a 10 star system I would give. The service was fantastic as was the atmosphere. I would recomend the restaturant highly.

  • Visited November 2013
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1 Thank John W
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paulw09, Owner at Combe Cottage Restaurant, responded to this review, November 24, 2013
What a fantastic recommendation. 10 stars Wow! If we are creating food that is 'beyond excellent' whilst been great value for money and with fantastic service we are very happy. We truly believe that food prepared on site with fresh, local ingredients makes all the difference to the dining experience. Look forward to seeing you again sometime soon.
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English first
Ilfracombe, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Brilliant food at a good price”
Reviewed October 28, 2013

Food was delicious and I was delighted with the service I received lots of choice and all at good price

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Dan S
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paulw09, Owner at Combe Cottage Restaurant, responded to this review, November 24, 2013
Many thanks for your review. We really do think that 'brilliant food' is possible without breaking the bank. Homemade and using local ingredients our menus aim to have 'something for everyone' both with regards to both the dishes available and the cost. We also believe that good service is a massive part of the dining experience and hope that each member of our team is seen to provide just that. Look forward to seeing you again very soon.
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Broughton Astley, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Excellent - home cooked.”
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!

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank CharlesCarter
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paulw09, Owner at Combe Cottage Restaurant, responded to this review, 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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Crewe, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
“Excellent food, service and value”
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.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Tom L
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paulw09, Owner at Combe Cottage Restaurant, responded to this review, 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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Ilfracombe
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent Food,Service and Value”
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

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Richard_BJ2346ZL
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paulw09, Owner at Combe Cottage Restaurant, responded to this review, 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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