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Relish Bar & Bistro

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10-11 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
+44 1271 863837
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 18:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Chichester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just wanted to say what a wonderful meal we had at Relish last night. From the moment we stepped through the door we were made to feel welcome. The staff were fantastic! The food was also superb, scallops followed by lemon Dover Sole then creme Brule! My husband also made his way through the tasty cocktail list. So glad we... More 

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Thank janeandperry
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Relish was fully booked for the weekend but we happened to ask for a table as they received a cancellation! Best luck we've had for years because our meal was fantastic! The service was superb and attentive whilst the quality and choice of food was exceptional. I'm coeliac, they had a separate menu for me with lots of options with... More 

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Thank stuart A
Andover, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff very attentive and friendly. We were made to feel very welcome. We came with friends who live locally and had heard good reviews about Relish. Cosy warm atmosphere and comfortable seating. There is a lovely choice of food onthe menu including special dishes of the day. Super home cooked and fresh food. There was also a jolly good choice... More 

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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I dropped in here last night on our first trip to Ilfracombe. I ordered a sea bream fillet on a Tuscan bread salad and my wife ordered the lamb cutlets. The food when it came was amazing, and the staff brilliant. We will definitely be back, maybe even before we leave the town In a few days.

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Thank Ben M
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had noticed this bar and bistro whilst exploring the harbour area. I phoned ahead and booked a table. There is plenty of parking available nearby. We arrived and were greeted by name and were offered a choice of two tables. The menu was not extensive but the choices available all seemed excellent including the specials. The food was excellent... More 

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Thank erick273
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When on 31st March with visiting friends. Good job we booked as all tables were taken. We had the sharing fish platter for two as a starter for four and it was very good. Between us we had fish, steak, Guinea fowl and it was cooked and well presented. Serving staff were attentive and sufficient time left between course for... More 

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Thank SJB1948
Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We went to Relish on Saturday evening for my dad's birthday meal, 14 of us. The staff were absolutely fantastic! Food was amazing, beautiful restaurant. We all had a lovely time. Kate, the owner was so welcoming, nothing was too much trouble. Thanks for a fantastic evening Kate and team, we'll be back.

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Thank Elle R
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Very pleased to have found this charming place. The food was delicious (between us: steak / rack of lamb followed by a very naughty chocolate, caramel and peanut butter slice of dreaminess!), wine, cocktail. The welcome was very warm and the interior cosy and historic. We will certainly go back.

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Thank GillTew
Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2017

My partner and I visited this restaurant and it was pretty dame good!!. We were greeted by the owner who made us feel very welcome. The service was remarkable, we couldn't fault anything, the young gentleman who served us wasn't over the top and there was no rush for us to leave we could have stayed until it closed. The... More 

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Thank ljl42
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Was just passing this restaurant and popped our heads in to see if there was any availability for dinner - even though they were full they manage to fit us in on a Friday night. What a great choice - the food and service was superb, we can not recommend this restaurant highly enough. The menu and drinks selection was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 24
Cuisine
British, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10-11 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 863837

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