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Take Thyme Fish Restaurant

1 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
+44 1271 867622
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“mussels” (61 reviews)
“fresh fish” (27 reviews)
“sea bass” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Seafood, British, Healthy, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
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1 - 10 of 354 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Had great meal here during our stay in Ilfracombe last week. Absolutely first class! Great service, food and wine.

1  Thank WorcesterSue
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited as we're both fish lovers. Started with (tiny amount of) bread served with the worst/cheapest balsamic vinegar I've ever tasted. To follow we ordered a 'Seafood' chowder served with (a minute) amount of bread at £15 and the 'Asian Style' sea bream at £16....More

Thank Fifismum
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic meal the fish was so good and fresh the staff were great this place is a real find I can recommend this restaurant to any one who visit north Devon Not to be missed

Thank mauricekimber
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fabulous service, small but comfortable, beautiful ambiance, food was so fresh light and delicious 👏👏👏

Thank Thelma J
Reviewed 1 week ago

A small, intimate, lively restaurant. Probably one of the best in Ilfracombe. The food was superb! We just felt a bit sorry for the young waitress who seemed to be doing all the running around while the other one spent most of the evening having...More

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable meal. Fitted us in last minute on a Saturday night. Which was very good as every time I walked passed the rest of the week it was pretty full. Dressed crab was fresh and tasty.

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The decor of the restaurant is humble compared to the standard of food & the standard of food is humble compared to the standard of people who will welcome,serve & entertain you in this restaurant! I think this area of Devon is blessed with some...More

Thank Peter C
tara o, Owner at Take Thyme Fish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Peter, Thanks so much. That has to be one of nicest reviews we've ever had here. We genuinely love to make people happy ! xxx Look forward to seeing you both again as you were both a pleasure to look after

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a great hidden treasure in ilfracombe well worth a visit , superb ambiance atmosphere relaxed, service,food exquiste,,,,,,we really enjoyed ourselves an so reasonably priced .

Thank philip j
tara o, Owner at Take Thyme Fish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thaaanks 'My Darlins''' :)))) x

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate in this restaurant last night after a break of about 18 months. I am a regular visitor to ilfracombe and over the last 15 years I have seen this restaurant evolve into what I believe to be the best local restaurant and from...More

Thank AngelaGab64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During our stay in a Ilfracombe we wanted a nice fish restaurant for an evening Booked at the last minute and really enjoyed the service, food and overall atmosphere We recommend to anyone wanting a nice restaurant in a good location

Thank Bob D
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Jennifer S
27 June 2016|
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Response from Teaboo | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not allow dogs into the restaurant, however we do have some outside seating if the weather is favourable and dog owners are welcome to sit outside. This is useful on a Friday and Saturday as we offer a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$24
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 867622
  • E-mail
Description
Located not 50 yards from Ilfracombe Harbour,
Take Thyme Restaurant provides fresh local fish,
Exmoor steak and home-made dishes. We also have vegetarian and gluten free options.
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