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Relish Bar & Bistro

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10-11 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
+44 1271 863837
18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Tue 18:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Relish on Saturday evening for my dad's birthday meal, 14 of us. The staff were absolutely fantastic! Food was amazing, beautiful restaurant. We all had a lovely time. Kate, the owner was so welcoming, nothing was too much trouble. Thanks for a fantastic evening Kate and team, we'll be back.

Thank Elle R
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pleased to have found this charming place. The food was delicious (between us: steak / rack of lamb followed by a very naughty chocolate, caramel and peanut butter slice of dreaminess!), wine, cocktail. The welcome was very warm and the interior cosy and historic. We will certainly go back.

Thank GillTew
Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I visited this restaurant and it was pretty dame good!!. We were greeted by the owner who made us feel very welcome. The service was remarkable, we couldn't fault anything, the young gentleman who served us wasn't over the top and there was no rush for us to leave we could have stayed until it closed. The... More 

Thank ljl42
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Was just passing this restaurant and popped our heads in to see if there was any availability for dinner - even though they were full they manage to fit us in on a Friday night. What a great choice - the food and service was superb, we can not recommend this restaurant highly enough. The menu and drinks selection was... More 

1 Thank joy3645
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Me & the missus love coming to this restaurant for those special evenings. The owners attention to detail is always 1st class as it the quisine..Never fails to impress.. Hugs x

1 Thank WJ63WYG
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141 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic experience from the minute we walked in. Having been greeted by one of the owners and made to feel most welcome we sat down to experience a real treat for the taste buds. We shared a fish platter to start with which was fresh, well cooked and plentiful. I went for a steak with prawns which was beautifully cooked... More 

1 Thank MrMarkBennettcom
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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226 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Really lovely Place to visit food was amazing! Prices reasonable and really fresh food! I think the pictures tell the story amazing!

1 Thank Angiemays
Reading, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The staff were friendly and good at their jobs, the ambience was comfortable and the food was so good we went again two nights later.

1 Thank Nobby53
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The restaurant is small and cosy. Staff are friendly. The menu is small but interesting, and I like that because large menus in small places worry me! Small menus in small places mean it should be fresh. I have a bad reaction to garlic. I ordered 2 dishes, both with garlic dip/dressing and asked for that to be changed, which... More 

2 Thank Stranger903
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

My daughter spotted this place online to visit on a previous trip to Ilfracombe in March. We were gutted when we got there to find we were going home the day before it opened for the season. So this time we couldn't not book. We were not disappointed. And in fact my OH said it was the best meal he'd... More 

2 Thank Cheryl R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
British, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10-11 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 863837

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