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Lilicos

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3 Bridge Buildings The Square, Barnstaple EX32 8LW, England
+44 1271 372933
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoy coming here quite regularly...the atmosphere is nice..and the food is nice however I have had a few hit and misses with the food but my latest tapas was really nice.i used to come here quite often on a Saturday evening but the live bands put me off a bit,the last 2 times I didn't think the live bands... More 

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1 Thank cocopep80
Chris S, Owner at Lilicos, responded to this review

Thank you for your review,glad your latest tapas experience was enjoyable.We have always tried to promote the Live Music Scene in the Barnstaple and North Devon area and i agree sometimes it works on a weekend and sometimes not.But i really appreciate you letting us know.Hope to see you again soon. Kind Regrds Chris and Wanda More 

Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently visited as a group of 6 , food was fantastic, great beer and wine, great friendly staff.

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1 Thank Edward L
Chris S, Owner at Lilicos, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review,and really appreciate you taking the time to do this.Glad you had a great time. Kind Regards Chris and Wanda More 

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We came here as a group for my brothers 21st birthday - had booked as a table of 6 but ended up being 7 of us, however staff were brilliant and rearranged the table and space to add an extra seat on for us with no problem. The food was brilliant, we ordered a large amount but due to the... More 

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2 Thank Olivialols
Chris S, Owner at Lilicos, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and glad you enjoyed the dishes on the menu,I will forward your kind words to Sarah and if she wants any copies of the photo I will maybe get her to contact you!! Thanks again,Chris and Wanda More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner as a group of 4 but didn't have a great experience unfortunately The menu was quite broad including Thai (Thai red curry), Chinese (crispy beef), Mexican (tortillas) and Spanish. We had expected a Spanish tapas experience but generally when a restaurant is trying to cook such a broad range of cuisines it's unlikely they will do them... More 

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Thank Dtwilliams23
Chris S, Owner at Lilicos, responded to this review

Thank you for your review,i believe i remember the ticket well. If i am not mistaken it was Saturday night and i was one of the chefs cooking....that'll teach me !! While i appreciate you said your experience wasn't great i feel that during the course of your meal, where as you mentioned the service was good, that at no... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

i asked for a black coffee and i was not asked if i wanted hot or cold milk and when it was brought to my table he did not bring milk. This may sound silly, but i am fed up with the number of times i ask for a black coffee and am brought milk. It is nice to know... More 

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1 Thank Heather H
Chris S, Owner at Lilicos, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and glad you enjoyed your coffee.We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Chris Smith More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Saturday morning cycle, diversion into town off Tarka Trail. Cold wind but Lilicos outside seating was sheltered and basking in sunshine. That was the best thing, sorry guys. Coffee? Poss a cup of warm milk with some brown stuff in the bottom of the cup making up a Latte. My wife's Cappucino wasn't as bad. Food on offer lacked imagination... More 

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Thank TwometrePete
Chris S, Owner at Lilicos, responded to this review

Hi Pete Thanks for your review and sorry to hear your coffee wasn't up to the normal standards of other establishments you use. Sorry you felt the menu lacked imagination and obviously was not to your tastes, unfortunately being a tapas style bar sometimes doesn't suit everyone but after 9 years of trading it does works for us. A misconception... More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my lady we love this place but.... What A he'll has happen to it!!! We had our dinner date night and we couldn't disside where to go, so we pick most saves place Lilicos. It's all started fine, (even I could say as usel nice welcoming staff)... After having our drinks we order our food. And what a... More 

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1 Thank Raivo V
Chris S, Owner at Lilicos, responded to this review

Dear Raivo Thank you for your review, however damming it was of the service and quality we try to provide at all times. I thank you for pointing out that the greeting by our staff was good something which we do pride ourselves on,even though unfortunately you were disappointed with the level of service afforded to you. You pointed out... More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Met a business colleague and an old school friend here and the atmosphere was perfect for both. Informal surroundings, great tasting food and some quality beer. Very much look forward to my next visit

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Thank Phill M
devon
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We love sitting outside watching the world go by at Lilicos the only downside is sitting next to someone that is smoking..come on Lilicos there is no ash trays on the tables so you don't want people smoking SO put NO SMOKING signs on the tables or make people move away from tables to smoke.

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Thank dzfm1271
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We have just finished a very enjoyable 'tapas' meal at this very nice bar/restaurant. 6 tapas and prosecco for a very reasonable price. Food was hot and we weren't hurried through the dishes. Lively atmosphere and staff with a smile, worth a visit at any time.

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Thank barum1056

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 01:00
Saturday
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Bridge Buildings The Square, Barnstaple EX32 8LW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 372933

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