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The Angel

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British, Contemporary
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23 Church Street, Ilfracombe EX34 8HB, England
+44 1271 866833
Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Fri - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We've been to the Angel many times over the last few years, the food is simply excellent. Tonight a superb fillet steak and confit of duck- and fantastic veg- delicious! Managed to squeeze some desert into my pudding stomach too- almond & raspberry tart- so yummy!

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1 Thank BA P
Braunton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Small,quirky but a very pleasant surprise. Late booking but delighted with our choice. Great food and ambience at reasonable prices for once. Will definitely return.

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Thank dignum77
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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206 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Our family went to The Angel for Friday dinner a couple of months ago. It was an excellent experience and we're going there again this Friday

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1 Thank wiselady1950
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We cannot praise Carol and Alison highly enough for both the quality of the food and the personal service.

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1 Thank 495pietro
Rugby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We were fortunate enough to eat here 2 nights in a row. For somewhere open 2 nights a week only, and with just Carol and Alison doing everything, the menu is incredibly varied. Every dish was beautifully cooked, and full of flavour, complemented by great wine. C&A, and the layout, create a delightfully quirky ambience, which just adds to whole... More 

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1 Thank Jabbawolf
northampton
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Special atmosphere, fantastic food beautifully presented. Very friendly most helpful staff. A must if your anywhere near.

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1 Thank vincentloftus
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Possibly the best kept secret in Devon, fabulous food, great service. Never rushed or bothered. We will go as often as we can !

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Thank C2637HNjohnd
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

If you want great food with a real home cooked quality this is the place to visit. This combined with the restaurant's charming Victorian interior and the friendly service made it a very pleasant evening for us.

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Thank Maximus55
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Lovely warm welcome from Alison& Carol. Good range on the menu. Excellent main course. We had rib eye steaks, cooked to perfection, accompanied by fresh veg and opted for a Madeira sauce which was very nice too. Desserts ... wanted to try them all really ! settled on trio of chocolate... mmmm . Wouldlike to go again. You do need... More 

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Thank GAIL L
Surrey, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

very friendly helpful service (our waitress did admit to being bit nervous as still learning, usually in the kitchen) The menu was varied with something for everyone the food was spot on, lovely flavours and plenty of fresh veg and potatoes. Shame we where on holiday otherwise im sure we would be regular customers.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Friday
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Church Street, Ilfracombe EX34 8HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 866833
Description
We are open Friday and Saturday nights at 7.00pm but are happy to open other nights for bookings. The restaurant tends to be quite popular so we advise booking in advance to avoid disappointment. If require any help or assistance please don't hesitate to call us on 01271 866833.

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