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Blacksands Bistro - CLOSED

3 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BH, England
+44 1271 523296
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  • Average1%
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“chilli vodka” (11 reviews)
“burger” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
3 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BH, England
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Excellent food and service with a lovely setting using fresh and local ingredients,very good value for money and blankets were supplied as we ate outside.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Shaun c
Reviewed 9 December 2017

We enjoyed the 3 Course Christmas Dinner menu, the presentation was very good and the food was of a very high standard. Plenty of cocktails to choose from to include some festive ones to get you in the festive mood. The staff are very professional...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank maria w
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This was the best meal we had in Ilfracombe although the Tapas restaurant came close. Between us we had the salmon stir fry and the halloumi burger. Both were delicious and to a very high standard. Service was excellent and we would have eaten there...More

Date of visit: October 2017
3  Thank thomash254
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Marvellous, unpretentious food in relaxed surroundings with attentive service from the young staff. A very enjoyable evening.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank johnboy21
Reviewed 2 October 2017

,must admit quite disappointed,having heard really good reviews.The meal was expensive for what I had.A mediocre burger with no seasoning.Took a long time to cook although not busy.

Date of visit: September 2017
3  Thank Marilyn F
Reviewed 27 September 2017

we had a lovely meal here, we didn't know what the menu was before we booked but were pleasantly surprised, the menu was varied and the food good value and delicious, the atmosphere was good in a small intimate place and the drinks were nice...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Dave P
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Was a wet September Sunday. Brightened up by a relaxed Sunday brunch !!! Very friendly and made to feel welcome.chiiled music .while it rained heavily we enjoyed a fab caipirinha...I choose black sands bagel ummm and Trevor had blue cheese cheesecake...umm too...Very creative menu...back tonight...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank tinahay980
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Fantastic atmosphere with excellent service and food. After reading the excellent reviews it still managed to surpass my expectations. We had a lovely meal and definitely will be returning. The chilli vodka cocktail will also need to be revisited.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank helengooch
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Went to the bistro on a Saturday evening, lovely relaxed atmosphere, very friendly. The stone with your name on was such a nice touch. Food was a little bit pricey but it was absolutely delicious

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank 34abbiem
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Lovely vibe to this place, the food is amazing and very original. Vegetarian options are delicious, meat is all locally sourced. Great music, lovely staff, very attentive and welcoming

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Jo B
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  • Address: 3 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 523296
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Family Run Business Serving Homemade Fresh Food In A Fun, Relaxed Environment With Music And Cocktails
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