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The Grampus Inn

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Lee Bay, Ilfracombe EX34 8LR, England
+44 1271 862906
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Lee Bay, Ilfracombe EX34 8LR, England
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We walked from Ilfracombe to Lee along the coast and happened upon the Grampus for lunch. Can’t fault the place, friendly hosts, great food, cozy bar and to top it all the owner brews his own very fantastic beer. I had the ‘hoppy dog’ which...More

1  Thank Peter W
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Walked over from Ilfracombe on a beautiful sunny autumn day. Lovely find in the village of Lee. We all enjoyed lunch and my husband especially enjoyed the brewed on site bitter. If we're ever in Ilfracombe again we would definite visit.

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We had a good but rather slow supper at the Grampus tonight.. Table booked for 7pm earliest they start serving.. we'd ordered by 7.20 but food didn't arrive until after 8.30. And then it came in long drips and drabs... food was good.. but just...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Ilfracombe, and decided to make a trip to the Grampus for our evening meal. From the moment we arrived, we were given a warm welcome, and being dog friendly was brilliant too. Even though they were due to close the kitchen...More

1  Thank jamesbilluk
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Wandering about north Devon, we popped into The Grampus for lunch. Entering the pub was like going back to a time where the pub was the social centre of the village - dark, low ceiling, no jukebox and friendly staff. The young lady behind the...More

1  Thank MisterBee123
Reviewed 2 October 2017

After a long walk we found this pub in the village of Lee. Grampus is a small pub but has lots to offer in terms of real ale. The menu is small but really is home cooked and not the usual pub grub found in...More

Thank Jayne M
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Popped in to the Grampus Inn after walking from Woolacombe.Liked the laid back feel of the place.It felt like a pub I would like in the village where I live.Food menu was not extensive but catered for most tastes ,selected the spaghetti dish and it...More

Thank fel1957
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Advised by the local shooting club to detour to come to this pub. Parked up near the beach and a steady stroll up a pathway next to a stream and then stage set for lunch. Walked in and this place feels a cosy traditional pub....More

1  Thank dazzer2001
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The impression given, was a rather grubby and dark interior. Food moderate, took a while to come and very average when it arrived. We sat outside, felt rather repulsed by a fat terrier dog, lying on an adjacent table. We know the Pub cannot help...More

2  Thank Clara M
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Spent a solo weekend in Lee with my dog. We didn't eat here but we dropped in after a days walk, the staff couldn't have been nicer. A lovely friendly atmosphere.

1  Thank Ann W
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Alex H
25 July 2015|
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Do you have disabled access? Do you have free wifi? Do you allow children and or well behaved dogs? What are your opening days and hours? Do you bake all your own food? Do you take part in the 'suspended coffee... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lee Bay, Ilfracombe EX34 8LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 862906
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