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Pandora Cafe

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Wilder Road | No. 5 Belgrave Promenade, Ilfracombe, England
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

I did not intend to visit this Cafe' but on passing by I saw friends in there so joined them. It was an experience that I shall never forget! The proprietor was very comical. I ordered a packed lunch for my journey home which was excellent.

Thank Ann T
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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210 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This cafe has good plain food. It's run by a very helpful man who acts as chef as well. There are various things for sale in the cabinets around the cafe.

Thank wiselady1950
Liskeard, United Kingdom
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326 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Great value meals in a small cafe. The decor is basic but functional & we enjoyed our meals which represented great value for money. Ideal for people who want to have fresh meals cooked to order & be within walking distance of the town centre.

Thank 380pb
Somerset, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Tasty food plenty of food on the plate. Not enough roast potatoes but mabye too much mash potato but it was very good to have a carvery for just £6.20 would definitely recommend.

Thank bkelleher54321
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Its cheap but it needs to be, only stopped for a cup of tea and a slice of cake, sadly nothing homemade about it & mediocre at best.

Thank poljen
Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The tea was horrendous but the coffee was a better choice. Not a bad meal and cheap too. The sound of the gulls make it sound like your next to the sea .

Thank Jon D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We had just arrived in Ilfracombe town and pandoras cafe was the first cafe we came across. We sat down outside with only one problem, there was only two tables which only one of them had an umbrella to block you from the sun, it could do with another. The food was great and has a wide variety of choices... More 

Thank Jamie T
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

Everytime I come down to Ilfracombe in Devon I always use the Pandora cafe. Each year the owner always remembers me. Great friendly service . Great food at a reasonable price. Today I had a lamb shank dinner and the meat was so tender it just fell off the bone. Delicious. If you want home cooked food then 8 recommend... More 

Thank Lee O
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

Varied choices for Takeaways, reasonably priced. Ask if you want something different, very obliging. Good selection of knick-knack momentums.

Thank MojaySnodland_Kent
Frome, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

Popped in for a cream tea which was good enough although would have liked a bit more jam but tasty and reasonably priced. The place seems a little dated/old fashioned but I think it gave it character! The owners (?) were very friendly and it had a certain charm about it.

Thank Emma Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilder Road | No. 5 Belgrave Promenade, Ilfracombe, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe

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