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Combe Cottage Restaurant - CLOSED

63 High Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9QE, England
+44 1271 862605
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Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good8%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
5 Jul 2015
“Wedding annniversary”
25 Apr 2015
“Delicious supper on a damp evening”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
British, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
63 High Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9QE, England
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Reviews (272)
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1 - 10 of 272 reviews

Reviewed 6 July 2015

Always enjoy our food at this restaurant but it is a pity that more effort is not made for their night-time customers, like a tablecloth on the tables. We have been to this restaurant daytime many times and this is the second time that we...More

Thank Tricia G
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Ilfracombe was looking very grey and grizzly on the damp Friday evening our party of three women visited this well-reviewed restaurant in the middle of the High Street. We got a lovely warm welcome and kicked off by sharing a tartlet starter, which the chef...More

Thank Skierparent
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Whilst out shopping in Ilfracombe High Street spotted Lamb Hot Pot on Combe Cottage's specials board. We were tempted in and it was absolutely delicious, full of flavour with lovely fresh vegetables. As always it was beautifully presented, pleasantly served and at a very modest...More

2  Thank Peter H
paulw09, Owner at Combe Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2015

Many thanks for your lovely review, it was so nice to see you both again and we are delighted that you enjoyed your lamb hotpot - it is one of our most popular lunch specials this time of year, homemade with local lamb - yummy!...More

Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

I was fortunate enough to be able to visit Combe Cottage on a recent visit to Ilfracombe and as always I was not disappointed. I was treated to tasty home cooked food in a friendly relaxing atmosphere, which was also excellent value. I hope to...More

Thank Dragon_Lady101
paulw09, Owner at Combe Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2015

We are not sure when you visited us but many thanks for your review and I don't mind say how glad we are that you are not disappointed! We will look forward to seeing you next time you are in the area.!

Reviewed 20 April 2015

Thanks Kate and Paul for another fantastic lunch.I highly recommend the shepherds pie. Just such a lovely place to eat.I really cant understand some reviewers complaints as they are so unjustified.Oh well you cant please some people but you do please most of your customers...More

1  Thank Deborah Y
paulw09, Owner at Combe Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2015

Many thanks for you lovely review. I can't say often enough how much we appreciate all our local and returning customers. We have been lucky enough to meet, and befriend, some of the nicest people, thank you all!

Reviewed 15 April 2015

Ended up eating here in the 4 days we were visiting Ilfracombe as the first meal was so lovely. Food is excellent, fresh, hot and filling. Wonderful atmosphere and a very lovely couple running this beautiful restaurant. We were made to feel so welcome and...More

2  Thank Jill2411
paulw09, Owner at Combe Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2015

Many thanks for your great review - it was really good to meet you and your lovely family and we can't wait to see you all again next time you are in the area :)

Reviewed 13 April 2015

We visited Combe Cottage due to other trip advisor reviews but I'm afraid were a little disappointed. The food, which was fresh and homecooked, well presented and tasty, was no more than I would have cooked at home. More disappointing though was the ambience and...More

Thank 291samanthah
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Popped in for lunch just after the easter weekend. I had cottage pie and my partner had steak and pie. Both dishes were stunning so tasty! Finished off with a lovely slice of cake and good coffee. Well worth a visit.More

1  Thank cheesmamandy
paulw09, Owner at Combe Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2015

Many thanks for your lovely review, the Cottage Pie has been one of our best sellers ever since Tom Parker Bowles declared it 'perfection on a plate' in the national news some years ago with the Steak and Ale Pie also a favourite. Its amazing...More

Reviewed 10 April 2015

We were thoroughly disappointed with the very slow service (although attentive) and poor food offered. There were 5 of us and the only customers in the restaurant. The starters were poor to mediocre, the lemon couscous in my mains were mushy instead of fluffy, the...More

1  Thank siewmr
paulw09, Owner at Combe Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2015

Obliviously we are extremely disappointed with your rather scathing review. We are also somewhat confused as we do remember your party and certainly nobody complained, in fact, with the exception of yourself, everybody appeared to have a really good evening - so much so that...More

Reviewed 6 April 2015

We ate here on Easter Sunday evening. At 18.95 for 3 courses - a great value option. Our choices were goats cheese tart, damon and prawn cocktail, chorizo black pudding and potato cakes (starters) and beef stroganoff, chicken tagine and lamb shoulder on minted potato...More

2  Thank Trudy W
paulw09, Owner at Combe Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2015

Many thanks for your lovely review, it was great to meet you all and to hear your thoughts on our special Easter Menu which we are thrilled to hear you enjoyed although you will have to come back later in the year when the local...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 8 - USD 26
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 High Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 862605
  • E-mail
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.
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