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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
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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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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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Their were two of us, we asked for a fried cod with no batter with mushy peas, chips and a pot of tea and a battered Place with chips and muchy peas. When the food came, the cod was poached and the Battered place was a frozen piece of fish that when fried had no taste and was watery. What... More 

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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Probably the best fish and chip out of many in Ilfracombe. Good for take away or eating in. The take away service was very efficient and the eat in well priced

Thank George D
Wellington, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The food here is good. Our family of 8 enjoyed a good meal. However, the waitresses need some intense training in customer service. One was overheard to say, loudly, "blimey, it's like trying to get round an obstacle course" (referring to the closely set tables and pushchairs, which needn't have been pushed together as they were). Those "obstacles" are your... More 

Thank Noblettski
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Had a brilliant meal with the family, we had in our party a 2 year old who was made welcome and they had a high chair for him. The fish and chips were lovely, the service was efficient and the food came in good time. They were very busy, but still we received excellent service. The meal was good value... More 

Thank Raci117
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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250 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

After an all day drinking session on Carnival day, we fancied some fish and chips before our stagger home. We have had take aways from the Ilfracombe fryer on numerous occasions and it is a safe bet for a tasty meal. The take away queue was massive so we decided to grab a table and were quickly served and just... More 

Thank ClaireAdamMoss
Singapore, Singapore
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182 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

A huge plaice filled my plate, and the chips had to settle for a side plate. The fish was thick, the batter crisp and light, the chips hot and fresh, and the pot of tea was pretty good too. A fine chippie near the seafront.

Thank pbb451

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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$3 - US$16
Seafood, Fast food, British
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
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?