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Reviewed 30 October 2020

We ate here on our final night in Devon and were so pleased we found it. Lovely friendly family run restaurant. The food was great and we felt it was excellent value for money.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 26 October 2020

After doing research I found this bistro and managed to book a table for one of our 2 night stays. It was the highlight of our visit. We were greeted with a friendly welcome and had a lovely table. The menu was small, but less...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 26 October 2020

What a lovely restaurant with great food. Nothing was too much of a problem and all patrons in the restaurant were pleasant and chatty especially the owners who went out of their way to make you feel really welcome. A must when visiting Ilfracombe.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 22 October 2020

My cousin, wife and I have just eaten at Wards for our final night in Ilfracombe. It certainly didn’t disappoint. The staff and owners Sharon (hostess) and husband John (chef) were friendly and very attentive. I had fish cake and sea bass which was cooked...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 19 October 2020 via mobile

Wow! So glad we found this location for a Sunday dinner - booked via email and had a very speedy response. The restaurant itself is tiny, but has a lot of character and the owners are absolutely wonderful and made us feel welcomed as soon...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 2 October 2020

We read the reviews before we went & they were accurate, the ‘restaurant’ was tiny, their lounge? I asked for a garlic bread which was no longer on the menu but they made one for me, it was a baguette £6!! I couldn’t taste any...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 29 September 2020

There is no atmosphere in this restaurant, it is too bright, there are no candles, or flowers on the table. The service was ok, but too much talking. The food was average, I had the lamb, sadly it was so salty and so was my...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 26 September 2020 via mobile

We were made to feel very welcome when we stopped for a drink in the sun one afternoon. COVID precautions were being followed, staff chatty and very accommodating. Great selection of drinks. We will definitely return. Thanks guys!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 21 September 2020

We visited Wards for an evening meal last week and the food and service was faultless. There was good choice on the menu and staff were friendly. One of the best meals we have had in a long long while. Thank you

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 21 September 2020

We dined at Wards during our weeks stay in Ilfracombe and were very glad we did. It was our best meal out. We had the whitebait and seabass and a yummy dessert. All three courses well excellent, delicious and well cooked. The service too was...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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14 May 2015|
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Good Morning Josie OPENING TIMES MON – THURS 12:00 – 23:00 SAT 11:00 – 11:30 SUN 12:00 – 23:00 Also check out wardsbistro co uk Many regards
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    Wards is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 5