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Curiosity Cottage

9 St. James Place | Ilfracombe, Ilfracombe, England
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (12 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
“pot of tea” (9 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
9 St. James Place | Ilfracombe, Ilfracombe, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for a tea and a cake ended up having 2 x Devon Cream Teas and a 🍪 cookie for our son the order arrived and it was absolutely fantastic Good Service ✔️ Clean✔️ Good Food✔️ Would return✔️ value for money ✔️

Thank Justin B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in after a long walk for a nice cup of tea the staff are lovely and couldn't do enough for you we have been again twice and each time had lunch and haven't been disappointed there is so much choice from sandwiches, baguettes, jacket...More

Thank juliedevine03
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here twice on our visit to ilfracombe as a family of 4. We loved the super speedy friendly service. The affordable prices and great honest food. Ok it's not posh nosh, but great food at great prices. If you've got hungry children and...More

Thank nikkie1974
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cheap and cheerful, a place that you won't waste your holiday waiting to be served. We had sandwiches which come with salad and crisps. Although you may want to have a side order of chips to share. Payment is at the serving hatch. Clean toilets.

Thank John R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice cup of coffee in a quirky cafe Staff very friendly and helpful Although we did not eat here what we saw looked nice and well presented Nothing seemed too much trouble and they were very good at accommodating big family groups with dogs and...More

Thank victoriaduns
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Great place to get something eat. Staff are very friendly and a varied menu for all. Would recommend this place.

Thank 46tonyjen
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this lovely tea shop just before leaving for home after a week away. The gentleman was very helpful. We were there with two children and he catered for our them really well. The scone we had was delicious and the children really enjoyed...More

Thank Emma W
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

After a lovely dog walk in Lee..came to ilfracombe for cream tea. Lovely warm scone and plenty of clotted cream and is. All very yummy. Dog's welcome outside and serv8ce was swift..

Thank Anne G
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Nothing too much trouble for me and my greyhound which sat quietly whilst I ate a magnificent juicy prawn sandwich with all the trimmings, outside under an umbrella in the charming garden. A good pot of tea too. Only blot on it for me was...More

Thank artistanne2015
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely and friendly people could sit inside or out. Checked we were ok and if needed anything else. Food good value for money I ordered jacket potato with cheese and ham wasn't expecting 2 pieces of ham and cheese beside the potato though ly enjoyed...More

Thank Hazel C
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 9
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 St. James Place | Ilfracombe, Ilfracombe, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
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