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£20 - £60
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Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely love it here. Came with the wife’s family and every aspect of our visit was amazing. Each tapas dish is a masterpiece of flavor, meticulously crafted with care and attention to detail. Meanwhile, the cocktails are a symphony of taste, blending innovative ingredients with...expert technique to create libations that tantalize the senses. It's clear that equal measures of passion and skill go into every aspect of the dining experience at the Terrace Tapas, making it a true gem for food and cocktail enthusiasts alike. I will definitely be back for more.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fabulous experience from start to finish. Our little dog arrived with us and was treated to his own blanket, bowl and biscuits - thereafter WE were treated to carefully curated cocktails and delicate delicious dishes! Seriously good food and drinks - this place is...hiding in plain sight but don’t tell everyone - we need to get back in! 😀 thank you for a wonderful eveningMore

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A extremely warm welcome and staff that couldn’t do enough. Dishes recommended by waitress and everyone was fresh and very tasty. Good wine and cocktails. Not cheap, but worth every penny.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautifully decorated interior (don't be put off by the outside). Very friendly welcome and also dog friendly inside. Well chosen selection of tapas dishes plus a specials menu available. Large cocktail and separate Gin and Tonic menu plus a decent wine list as well. Attentive...but not rushed service. Particularly recommend the chorizo in red wine and honey. Excellent final meal of our holiday.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had such a wonderful evening at the Tapas restaurant. The staff were so friendly, service was wonderful and nothing was too much to ask. The food, well what a delightful experience. A wealth of beautiful, delicious tapas dishes to savour throughout the evening, all...amongst lovely people and surroundings.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 27 February 2024

One thing that I love is when a restaurant looks totally different from what it looks like from the outside! Ilfracombe is a classic Victorian seaside town, however inside the Terrace Tapas & Wine Bar, it would not be out of place in many big...towns/cities! The service was attentive and the food was amazing!! Lamb lollipops were our favourites!! Definitely on our return list!More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 25 February 2024 via mobile

Amazing service and food! We really enjoyed our night out here for a friend’s birthday. Very high quality tapas - every dish was delicious and freshly cooked - and extremely knowledgeable and friendly staff. Couldn’t fault it and if we’re ever back in the area...we will definitely return.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 14 February 2024

Lovely food (especially the churros) good service, very friendly owner and staff, nice relaxed atmosphere, would highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 10 February 2024 via mobile

A real unexpected gem. Booked this last minute for a birthday celebration on New Year’s Eve, and waw.. what a treat. The staff are superb, the food and drink is to die for, and on top of that I was treated to little birthday extras...such as a card, Prosecco and some sweeties on the table. Highly highly recommend.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 31 January 2024

I went here with my partner a few days before new years eve 2023 and I can't stop thinking about how amazing it was! Not only was the food outstanding but the staff were amazing too especially the owners; both owners were really accommodating when...we hadn't booked and managed to squeeze us in. The owners were really friendly and made us feel right at home. The food was incredible and after visiting Spain a fair few times I know when tapas is worthy of 5 stars. It has a lovely independent atmosphere to it with stunning traditional Spanish decor. It's sad that I don't live local to Ilfracombe as I would be going here on a regular basis. It was lovely to get recommendations off the staff as to what we should eat and the prices were very reasonable for the standard of food. I would recommend The Terrace to anyone; whether they wanted somewhere as a couple or if it were for a family or a group of friends. This place will be on my priority list to go back to when I visit Ilfracombe next!! 10/10!!More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 6 January 2024 via mobile

Another excellent night spent at this amazing restaurant. Our food was fabulous, the atmosphere is great and Rachel was, as usual, the best waitress ever .

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 19 November 2023

Lovely restaurant, great food with fresh ingredients and quite authentic Spanish food, everything we ordered was very tasty my only criticism is that the Spanish tortilla wasn’t really a traditional tortilla, it was more like a potato au gratin but nevertheless it was very tasty,...the friendly staff were fabulous too.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 13 November 2023

Our evening at the Terrace Tapas was amazing. We had the Gambas Pill Pill, Lamb, and Chorizo in Honey and Red Wine. The food was incredible - the prawns had a wonderful kick, the lamb was tender and delicious, and the chorizo was gorgeous with...honey and red wine. The restaurant is cozy with a wonderful welcoming atmosphere, which was perfect for a date with my wife. The service was perfect, and the staff recommended the most wonderful wine and cocktails to go with the meal. Overall, the perfect choice for a romantic evening withe incredible food.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 12 November 2023

Excellent authentic food, nice atmosphere and decor. Very good value for money, especially if you have the set menu. Would definitely recommend. Our waitress was very friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 5 November 2023

Amazing tapas bar, great service, lovely atmosphere and superb food! Found this place through reviews, not disappointed, friendly staff, very clean, fantastic tapas, definitely recommend!

Date of visit: November 2023
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Hi, this is in the FAQs of the Terrace. Can we bring our pooch? We welcome your well behaved pooches but please remember to book a table in a dog friendly area; the conservatory or the outside terrace. Blankets and treats... More
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The Terrace Tapas & Wine Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5