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The Grampus Inn

) #45 of 85 Restaurants in Ilfracombe €€ - €€€ Bar, British, Pub
Lee Bay, Ilfracombe EX34 8LR, England
+44 1271 862906
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Lee Bay, Ilfracombe EX34 8LR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this pub by accident with some friends on a walking trip. Really good atmosphere, great beer. Enjoyed an impromptu tour of the attached micro brewery. Great visit, what a lucky find!

Thank JimHenderson1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived late for lunch! A male was asleep in front of the fire!! the pub was empty except for a few people in the garden, which is lovely, with the rooks nesting in the big tree! Good choice of Beer and cider, lovely, old pub!

Thank Jacqui C
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Nice pub although finding it is a bit of a job!! Nice dog friendly garden, very good local lager and decent food! I'd go back!!

Thank Gary R
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The Grampus is a traditional pub with open and good food and drink, what more do want? Dog friendly and outdoor seating for the beautiful days in Devon.

Thank Henny M M
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Great food, great proper pub atmosphere and just delighted to know that places like this still exist. Lovely little garden too.

Thank _mirandambrennan
Reviewed 17 April 2017

A great stopping-point after the clifftop walk from Mortehoe, and ciders and chips in the sunshine in the garden were just what was needed for the return trip. Friendly helpful bar-staff, good range of drinks.

1  Thank Le_Podge
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I ordered the ham and cheese 'panini'. What arrived was a stale roll with some dry ham and half melted cheese, with the most pathetic salad I've ever seen, a few gone-off lettuce leaves. It seems that being the only pub in the village, this...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub on the coastpath in picturesque Lee Bay. This is a village pub how it should be after my taste and how it probably always has been. Cosy, good ale and cider, great landlord. And yes, that also means that it can be cold...More

Thank Christoph O
Reviewed 13 April 2017

called in a on a busy day during easter hols. kids had great fun in the garden playing table tennis while we enjoyed a local ale and some great food....lasagne with garlic bread and homemade pea soup with artisan homemade bread...tasty, good portion size and...More

Thank rebecca2352017
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Friendly staff with table-tennis table for kids to play on in garden. Some fine real ale to try. I would recommend the 'Kraken.'

Thank Stephen F
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Alex H
Do you have any gluten-free options on the menu?
25 July 2015|
Response from Jannerbloke |
Do you have disabled access? Do you have free wifi? Do you allow children and or well behaved dogs? What are your opening days and hours? Do you bake all your own food? Do you take part in the 'suspended coffee... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lee Bay, Ilfracombe EX34 8LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 862906
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