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Giovanni's & Luca's

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Wilder Road | Searock Apartments, Ilfracombe EX34 9AR, England
+44 1271 879394
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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here for my fathers birthday and all our meals were superb, each of us all agreed we would happily go back anytime and have the same, their home made ice cream is very good too.

Thank as50215
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Attentive service, warm atmosphere, beautiful food and very reasonable prices. Recommend the pizzas and risottos, also the amaretto trifle dessert was delicious.

Thank Katherine B
Pitlochry, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We don't usually eat Italian, prefer to eat local, but this was recommended, and we are pleased we discovered where it was (it's not obvious!).

Thank DavidF0777
Coventry, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We ate here while staying in Ilfracombe and were pleased we did. The menu has an excellent range of Italian food. On this occasion I ordered pizza which was exactly as expected. Between us we also ordered a bottle of red wine which was also nice. Both the food and service were good, I would certainly recommend Giovanni's and Luca's.

Thank Dan P
Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

This is a real find and an extremely friendly restaurant. The food is very good the service was fantastic. Simply one of the best Italian meals I have had outside Italy and very reasonably priced.

Thank P H
Smethwick, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This restaurant is a little Gem. The staff are so friendly. The food is one of the best Italians I have eaten and I have eaten a few. They have an extensive Menu but of course I had to ask for something not on the menu But this was no problem. I started with prawns and avocado beautiful fresh prawns... More 

Thank onslow2016
Ely, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely food and helpful waiter lovely gluten free pasta that was just like the real thing Pizza was lovely would recommend this place

Thank Citroen2CV6
Church Crookham, England
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88 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The team were so friendly when arrived just minutes before they shut at the end of lunchtime service. We were not hurried along and nothing was too much trouble. The food was well prepared and beautifully presented. They even wrapped up our left-overs for us to take-out.

Thank Frosties1
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

For our last night in Ilfracombe we wanted to eat somewhere nice, so based on the good reviews we decided to come here and we were not disappointed. Excellent staff who were friendly and made us feel welcome as soon as we stepped in the door. Delicious, authentic food and excellent house red. Very relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. The lady... More 

Thank Scott79_Emma87
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We popped in here, early evening. We hadn't booked but they got us a table. Wepromised to be fed and watered fairly quickly as the table had been booked from the hour after us. The staff were excellent, very efficient. The food was good . We would recommend this restaurant.

Thank 100MarionS

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilder Road | Searock Apartments, Ilfracombe EX34 9AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 879394

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