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£2 - £13
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Seafood, Fast food, British
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 23 September 2023 via mobile

Fabulous service and food. The best fish and chips we have had. Freshly cooked haddock and chips, delicious and a good price.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 15 August 2023

We visited on a blustery, showery day. The eat in area was deserted. Our order was taken grudgingly by an unfriendly assistant. The eating area entrance was blocked by a sign, we asked to enter and eventually let in. The assistant then said we needed...to reorder as there was a different price for eating in. This is standard I know, but we were not given an option prior to paying. A separate price list was not displayed which would have given us a clue. The fish and chips were really good but the experience felt uncomfortable as the staff were so unhelpful. No wonder the eat in area was deserted even on a rainy day.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 16 April 2023 via mobile

Not nice, given it’s prime location you would hope for good quality - the batter was horrible, chips average and portions way to large such a waste of profit. Could definitely do with a major menu overhaul. We ate it, staff were good.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 29 August 2022

i know it was carnival and it was busy but the kids cod strips that we purchased were awful the batter was not cooked enough very soft and chewy and although the chips were nice and hot the cod strips were luke warm hence they...went in the binMore

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 24 August 2022

I Think these are the best ive had in a long time Lovely big piece of fish and LOADS of delicious chips

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 23 August 2022 via mobile

Family of 4 veggies. The curry sauce isn’t veggie (as with a lot of chip shops) so we settled for chips and mushy peas. Food was great although I’d like to know if the chips were definitely veggie (they taste like they might be cooked...in animal fat although I’m not sure).More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 23 July 2022 via mobile

From start to finish the food and service were spot on we definitely would recommend this place thanks for everything 👏👏😎

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 26 May 2022

The best meal we had during out 4 day stay in Ifracombe. A huge portion of fish and chips served by very happy members of staff, what more could you want? Oh yes, and it was half price during eat out to help out.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 4 May 2022

First visit here today (4/5/22) Hubby ordered fish,chips and mushy peas and cup of coffee, the fish was massive! he could not fault the whole meal! I had roe,chips, mushy peas and pot of tea, couldn't fault it! Staff were friendly and attentive, would definitely...visit again.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 31 March 2022 via mobile

Lovely little find we stopped for the classic fish and chips wow it was amazing. The curry sauce was lush friendly staff we took our dog in the waitress even put water outside for here she was so friendly amazing chipshop

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 10 October 2021

Yesterday 09 10 2021, we were in Ilfracombe, and we had a very good meal here, the waitress with the black and orange hair was very good,, all the social distancing systems were working, and yes she made us feel safe and valued, the food...was excellent and l was very impressed with her and her attention to detail,, so please,, if you are in the area,, give them a goMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 30 September 2021 via mobile

Delicious chips, possibly the best I’ve ever had. They were all so crispy and yet fluffy in the middle. Clearly freshly cooked. The fish was also delicious, crisp batter and tasted fish. Finally the chicken nuggets were amazing, chicken breast with a delicious batter, perfectly...crispy. Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 14 September 2021 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in to have some fish and chips, wow the fish was massive. We both had the fisherman's special. Cod, chips, mushy peas and a pot of tea. The fish was amazing, really tasty.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 7 September 2021

Visited here after reading and hearing from friends who have visited Devon about how amazing it was, and they’re not wrong! Chips were absolutely amazing, and the fish was so fresh (as pointed out by my fisherman partner)! With perfectly crispy batter, also ordered a...battered Mars bar because we were intrigued and wow! They were so good. Hoping to visit again for one before we leave! Really recommend the ilfracombe fryer.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 3 September 2021 via mobile

Managed to get a table because there were a few booked I don’t know why they do this it’s best to have walk in for this sort of establishment. Food was excellent and service was great highly recommended

Date of visit: September 2021
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I'm sorry we don't, however we do have a takeaway in Barnstaple, The Pilton Fryer that does gluten free on Monday evenings.
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Yes, The Ilfracombe Fryer offers takeaway services.

The Ilfracombe Fryer is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4