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Larkstone Family Park & Gardens

Larkstone Gardens, Ilfracombe EX34 9QG, England
+44 1271 268536
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Lovely place for an afternoon with the family

We found this place by accident whilst walking our dog..I'm so glad we did as it was a great... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2012
Mary B
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Hereford, United Kingdom
Could be nice...

Place was a bit shabby and tired looking, with lots of investment and care it could be quite nice... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2012
Russ P
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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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 sunset dinners. With 30 indoor covers, a log fire for the cooler days and sunset dining on the lawns overlooking some of the most picturesque coastline in Britain. We have catered for many functions from weddings to 40th birthday parties to family gatherings.We look forward to welcoming you.....
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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Larkstone Gardens, Ilfracombe EX34 9QG, England
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Reviewed 3 October 2012

We found this place by accident whilst walking our dog..I'm so glad we did as it was a great afternoon spent in their lovely garden with our little girl. There is a childrens play area with all sorts of toys and they have activities such...More

Thank Mary B
LarkstoneCafe, Owner at Larkstone Family Park & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2012

Thank you for visiting Larkstone and taking the time to review the premises. We are glad you were able to enjoy the premises and service, we look forward to welcoming you again. Dave & Steph

Reviewed 27 September 2012

Place was a bit shabby and tired looking, with lots of investment and care it could be quite nice. Can't comment on food as only had drinks.More

Thank Russ P
LarkstoneCafe, Owner at Larkstone Family Park & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2012

Thank you for visiting Larkstone and taking the time to review our premises. It is fair to say that a rainy September day does not do justice to our offer and I would hope that you re-visit next year to see the continued evolution of...More

Reviewed 16 September 2012

My husband had the cream tea, he said it was one of the best he's ever had. The scone was clearly homemade, it arrived warm, the cream and jam amounts were huge, and as a wonderful bonus, it also came with a small pot of...More

Thank tracy80bristol
LarkstoneCafe, Owner at Larkstone Family Park & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2012

Thank you so much, our home cooked scones with fresh strawberries have been excellently recieved through the season, we look forward to welcoming you to Larkstone again soon, Dave & Steph

Reviewed 15 September 2012

visited on sunday 9th sept with our border collie and sat outside, waiter was very accommodating and attentive, great food with good size portions and really good value for money! would love a place like this to eat by us!

Thank Colliechops
LarkstoneCafe, Owner at Larkstone Family Park & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2012

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we hope to see you again and were pleased you enjoyed your time at Larkstone, Dave & Steph

Reviewed 12 September 2012

Lovely place to have lunch or afternoon tea. Fantastic views over the harbour, plenty for adults and kids to do, service very good. Sunday lunch was good also

Thank Jo B
LarkstoneCafe, Owner at Larkstone Family Park & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2012

Thank you for your kind comments and for visiting Larkstone - We look forwrad to serving you again, Dave & Steph

Reviewed 30 August 2012

This was our second visit for Sunday lunch and it was as good as the last time. Food and service are excellent and the setting is one of the best in Ilfracombe. There were a few families there with small children and they were having...More

1  Thank Debs L
LarkstoneCafe, Owner at Larkstone Family Park & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2012

Dear Debs L, Thanks for taking the time to review Larkstone, I am glad you enjoyed your Sunday Lunches we are open through to October and beyond. Did you know we now have some live music playing in the gardens on Sundays? (weather permitting) See...More

Reviewed 25 August 2012

This is a hidden away cafe, that gets missed. Worth a walk from the harbor & a visit . With investment it will only get better. They even have a music club on a Tuesday evening! #ThinkingoutoftheboxMore

2  Thank Roy_Imeson
theadds, Owner at Larkstone Family Park & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2012

Dear Roy, I am glad that you enjoyed the experience at Larkstone and thankyou for taking the time out to post a review. We are currently focused on providing excellent food and service for the cafe as it is early days for us, but we...More

Reviewed 25 August 2012

Lovely relaxed atmosphere, with larger than average portions of food. Lots of activities for children, and a breathtaking view of the sea really enjoyable !More

2  Thank 77coyne
theadds, Owner at Larkstone Family Park & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2012

Dear 77Coyne, We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit. Larkstone is a great spot to enjoy the spectacular views. (Did you catch one of the spectacular sunsets while you were here?), Its a great spot to ejoy good food and drink while children of...More

Reviewed 24 August 2012 via mobile

Larkstone cafe is like stepping back in time. It is amazing value. You can spend a pleasant few hours playing a variety of games and enjoying an amazing view while sampling the menu. Lovely to see all generations relaxing together. A must do for all...More

2  Thank myLouisa
theadds, Owner at Larkstone Family Park & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2012

Dear RollOnNextHoliday, We are glad you loved our homemade Devonshire cream teas and find that the fresh strawberries go down well. Next time you will need to try the cream tea with our shortbread which is just as good. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 14 August 2012

We have been coming to Ilfracombe for years to visit family and have a break at the same.We always try to have a traditional cream tea somewhere.This time we tried Larkstone cafe and have to rate it possibly as our best yet.The quantity and quality...More

2  Thank RollOnNextHoliday
LarkstoneCafe, Owner at Larkstone Family Park & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2012

Thank you so much for visiting us and taking the time to review Larkstone. We are pleased that you enjoyed the location and service and look forward to seeing you again. Dave & Steph

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