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The Ilfracombe Fryer

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7-8 The Promenade | Wilder Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9BD, England
+44 1271 865003
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Visited recently with mu husband and two young boys, (families welcome). Had a delicious fishermans special. The staff were all very friendly, efficient and helpful. Toilets and the restaurant were clean too. All round, a nice place for lunch.

Thank Carys N
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Came here for a takeaway at 7.40pm. The restaurant was ready to close however we were welcomed in to have our order taken. My boyfriend ordered fish, chips and curry sauce and I ordered cheesey chips and a battered sausage. I felt the staff were very friendly and when he explained that there where no jumbo sausages left, he did... More 

Thank Sam-Bidder
Ryde, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We visited the Ilfracombe Fryer twice during a holiday based in neighbouring Woolacombe, and on both occasions found the food to be delicious. Chips are dry, crisp and perfectly sized, fish was skinned, lightly battered and absolutely delicious. The staff were friendly and efficient, and waitress service was speedy. We were also encouraged to fund that food was cooked to... More 

Thank adamw94
Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

had a wee haddock supper here (photo) with mushy peas n a pot of tea excellent freshly cooked fish with plenty chips very reasonably priced will use again when in area staff were friendly and service was quick a big thumbs up

Thank photomadcolin
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

These have got to be the best fish and chips in the area, ended up going back the next day as they were so yummy. Can eat in their very clean and tidy restaurant or takeaway and eat them on the seafront which we chose to do the second time, why do they always taste so much nicer by the... More 

Thank loodles1980
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

had sausage and chips from here and was well impressed good quality food piping hot and very good price for a seaside chippy

Thank daveSwindon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Most probably the best fish and chips in Ilfracombe it is also a very good portion at a good price very enjoyable

Thank Jeff W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great service. Food was lovely-fish, chips, mushy peas with bread and butter and a pot of tea. Great portions for price.

Thank Lau_D0b
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Just what you would expect very nice food and fresh sandwiches, the cod is fresh and the chips are very good to not greasy either, we would visit here again.

Thank Carley J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Called in here 1 night after good walk around n was impressed. Good quick service an food came quick. Lovely fish n chips. Staff were polite

Thank Carl E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$16
Seafood, Fast food, British
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7-8 The Promenade | Wilder Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 865003
An 80 seater restaurant & take away business located on the promenade with views out over the Bristol channel and only 2 minutes walk from the Landmark Theatre & car park.

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