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Larkstone Family Park & Gardens

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Quaint Plaice

We had refreshments here after a funeral. The sandwiches were generously filled and fillings were... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Susan H
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Cwmbran
Great find and lovely welcome

This is a great place to go for lunch or early dinner with young kids. It changed hands earlier... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
StuartL1446
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  • Average9%
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23 Aug 2018
“Great find and lovely welcome”
19 Aug 2017
“Not what I was expecting”
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We are a fully licensed cafe and function venue offering stunning views across Ilfracombe Harbour and the sea to Wales. We have a range of lawn games from putting to grass court tennis, croquet to bowls, all with refreshments from cream teas to full...more
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Larkstone Gardens, Ilfracombe EX34 9QG, England
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+44 1271 268536
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to go for lunch or early dinner with young kids. It changed hands earlier this year and new owners are lovely. Outside if weather permits us a bouncy castle and small playground but if raining they have a small indoor...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank StuartL1446
Reviewed 19 August 2017

As a local who has lived in Ilfracombe 50 years I have seen this place change hands many times over the years. In the last couple I've heard many people saying how good it is now and due to Facebook seen many a good review...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank Rick T
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this cafe after dog walking in Hillsborough Park & stopped for a bite to eat. The food was mostly nice, although my toast was cold and the lemon drizzle cake was a bit stale. It's a lovely setting with a really nice...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Piggly4
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

The animals here look so sad. The emus are kept in a tiny enclosure with nothing in it at all except an old shed, they walk round and round in circles! I feel so sorry for them!! And the aviary, it's large yes, but the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Angela S
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

There was no zorbing, bouncy castle or fun at the site. It looked very run down and unloved. The black swan lake was a muddy puddle under netting with 2 distressed swans. I think 1 had a broken wing. The emus were in what I'd...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Meljs77
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Attracted by a glossy leaflet, fortunately visited day before to check out for daughters birthday trip. While sure cafe is is good going by reviews, we were looking for water zorbing and animals. No zorbing, bouncy castle, crazy golf, - no evidence of any activity....More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Mary H
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Traveled 45 minutes to this "theme park" we started off by eating lunch which was served quick and very delicious my 2 year old enjoyed the play park but after we went off to find the rest of the listed animals attractions to only find...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank Laurence W
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We had refreshments here after a funeral. The sandwiches were generously filled and fillings were suitably cold, the scones were fresh , fluffy and still warm, we were kept supplied with fresh tea and coffee, .the surroundings were quaint, well cared for and interesting ,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Susan H
Reviewed 12 May 2017

A group of us from East Grinstead Rugby Club came here for the evening whilst on a rugby tour. They opened up specially as we booked in advanced. Friendly service, food was good (would recommend the ham, egg and chips) and drink flowed freely. What...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank steve0404
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely meals .The best carvery we've ever had.Highly recommended .The staff were lovely .We are going back again this week

Date of experience: April 2017
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