We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Larkstone Family Park & Gardens

Larkstone Gardens, Ilfracombe EX34 9QG, England
+44 1271 268536
Review Highlights
Very dissapointing

Attracted by a glossy leaflet, fortunately visited day before to check out for daughters birthday... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mary H
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Not what it's made out to be

Traveled 45 minutes to this "theme park" we started off by eating lunch which was served quick and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Laurence W
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 80 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
We are a fully licensed cafe and function venue offering stunning views across Ilfracombe Harbour and the sea to Wales. We have a range of lawn games from putting to grass court tennis, croquet to bowls, all with refreshments from cream teas to full sunset dinners. With 30 indoor covers, a log fire for the cooler days and sunset dining on the lawns overlooking some of the most picturesque coastline in Britain. We have catered for many functions from weddings to 40th birthday parties to family gatherings.We look forward to welcoming you.....
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
All hours
Hours Today: Closed
Larkstone Gardens, Ilfracombe EX34 9QG, England
+44 1271 268536
Write a Review
Reviews (80)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 80 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attracted by a glossy leaflet, fortunately visited day before to check out for daughters birthday trip. While sure cafe is is good going by reviews, we were looking for water zorbing and animals. No zorbing, bouncy castle, crazy golf, - no evidence of any activity....More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Traveled 45 minutes to this "theme park" we started off by eating lunch which was served quick and very delicious my 2 year old enjoyed the play park but after we went off to find the rest of the listed animals attractions to only find...More

1  Thank Laurence W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had refreshments here after a funeral. The sandwiches were generously filled and fillings were suitably cold, the scones were fresh , fluffy and still warm, we were kept supplied with fresh tea and coffee, .the surroundings were quaint, well cared for and interesting ,...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 12 May 2017

A group of us from East Grinstead Rugby Club came here for the evening whilst on a rugby tour. They opened up specially as we booked in advanced. Friendly service, food was good (would recommend the ham, egg and chips) and drink flowed freely. What...More

Thank steve0404
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely meals .The best carvery we've ever had.Highly recommended .The staff were lovely .We are going back again this week

Thank bevb1977
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We visited during the Easter holidays with our 5 & 8 yr olds whilst holidaying in North Devon. The park had a glossy leaflet and a website advertising bouncy castles, outdoor games, crazy golf, water zorbing etc. When we got there the two bouncy castles...More

1  Thank Freddydoodles
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Went for a walk around the harbour area and came across the cafe. A little out of the way to find but well worth the visit. Nice outside seating area over looking the sea and new area inside to sit should the weather be wet....More

Thank AndrewPBarnstaple
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I had high hopes that this place had been revamped as the previous owners had let the place get really tatty. Whilst the seating area has been extended and much improved, much of the grounds looked the same, some things looked worse. Why there are...More

1  Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

As locals we'd seen this place from the path on the way to the Harbour a few times and we're looking forward to going. We went in August and so it was busy, there was one person taking orders from the till, she was pleasant...More

Thank ilovechocolate11
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Advertise more, your carvery was great and very reasonable price! Under a tenner for great food! Definitely make this our new sunday spot and can't wait to try some more of the menu

Thank joshua b
Nearby Restaurants
Adele's Cafe
294 reviews
.59 km away
Lynbay Fish and Chips
698 reviews
.54 km away
The Terrace Tapas & Wine Bar
692 reviews
.71 km away
Relish Bar & Bistro
308 reviews
.66 km away
Nearby Attractions
Hele Corn Mill & Tea Room
451 reviews
.66 km away
Ilfracombe Harbour
614 reviews
.49 km away
Ilfracombe Museum
349 reviews
1.05 km away
Ilfracombe Aquarium
527 reviews
.46 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Larkstone Family Park & Gardens staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines