Places to Eat in & around Ilfracombe

Ilfracombe has many delicious eating outlets, including, fine dining, bistros, tapas, Italian’s pub/cafes and fish & chip restaurants.

We have put together a list of just some of them, as we have eaten in most of them we would be happy to make recommendations, and reservations.

Places to eat Ilfracombe
Places to eat Ilfracombe
Places to eat Ilfracombe

Hancock’s Dining Room @ The Habit Boutique Rooms is a new contemporary restaurant.

The Thatched Inn, Hillsborough Road
A traditional 15th Century thatched pub serving home cooked, locally sourced foods, real ales, fine wines and other drinks – Tel 01271 864450

Take Thyme, Fore Street
Specialising in local fish & seafood dishes – Tel: 01271 867622

The Restaurant 71, Fore Street
Specialising in local fish, seafood & meat dish – Tel: 01271 863632

Relish Bar & Bistro – Fore Street
Cosy and vibrant atmosphere serving locally sourced seafood, gourmet pizzas and bistro meals – Tel: 01271 863837

The Gendarmerie, Fore Street
Fine Dining – Watch great British food being prepared in an open kitchen – Tel: 01271 865984

The Terrace Tapas Bar, Fore Street
Trendy atmosphere serving traditional Spanish and Mexican tapas – Tel: 01271 863482

The Olive Room, Fore Street
Fine Dining – Awarded AA rosette for Culinary Excellence – Tel: 01271 867831

The Harbour Lights, Broad St, The Quay
Serving local fish, seafood and meat dishes – Tel: 01271 862778

Number 11 The Quay
Owned by Damien Hirst, the famous artist, serving classic locally sourced food with stunning views of Ilfracombe Harbour – Tel: 01271 868090

Expresso Bar & Grill
Specialising in fresh fish, shellfish and matured Devon meats – Tel: 01271 855485

Hele Billy’s Bar & Restaurant, Hele Bay
Traditional pub meals – Tel:  01271 866488

Giovanni & Luca, Wilder Road
Italian restaurant – Tel: 01271 879394

The Admiral Collingwood
Weatherspoon’s pub with stunning views from a sun deck terrace. – Tel: 01271 862373