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“Basic but good”
Review of The Angel

The Angel
Ranked #32 of 124 Restaurants in Ilfracombe
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: We are open Friday and Saturday nights at 7.00pm but are happy to open other nights for bookings. The restaurant tends to be quite popular so we advise booking in advance to avoid disappointment. If require any help or assistance please don't hesitate to call us on 01271 866833.
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Very enjoyable evening. Attentive gentleman out front and his wife out back providing the excellent food. Take the trouble to go along to this small restaurant and enjoy yourself!

Thank wiselady1950
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Reviewed 21 February 2014 via mobile

The Angel. Well deserved reviews. We only go there occassionly but we have a good time when we do go. Try it. Parking is available at Wilder Road car park over the road and the traffic lights have a pedestrian phase if you evoke it by pressing the button. It's well worth a visit.

Thank wiselady1950
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Reviewed 1 January 2014

Really lovely restaurant, but the food whilst nice quality was I thought pretty bland. I had for my main course salmon with lime & ginger cream sauce and it was fine - nice piece of salmon, plenty of cream sauce, but no hint of lime or ginger could I detect! Veg were in dishes to share, a nice selection and a decent amount too, plus very nice roast potatoes! Pudding - the best sticky toffee pudding we have ever had! It included some treacle and was just fab!

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Thank Gardenclaire
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Reviewed 3 November 2013 via mobile

Forget Damien Hirst - think Keith and Carl Tomlinson! Don't understand how 31 Excellent, 1VG, 1 Good make the Angel only #11 in Ilfracombe - there can't be 10 better in Devon, let alone Ilfracombe! So here is another Excellent to try to elevate The Angel to the very top.

This unpretentious, unheralded gem has been housed in a former butchers shop at the unfashionable end of Ilfracombe's High St. for 25 years, and operated by a husband and wife team, using entirely fresh ingredients and home-made recipes.

The starters include home-made fish mousse and mussel and prawn gratin. Steaks, venison and fish dishes are all beautifully cooked and the desserts to die for. All at prices which are much lower than newer, more pretentious establishments. The Angel is not for those in a hurry - the individual preparation of dishes makes for a longer, but more enjoyable occasion.

This review is submitted after 6-8 superb meals over a 10-year spell without a single blemish. Well done, Keith and Carol!

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5  Thank CroydeWeavers
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Reviewed 26 October 2013

This was our second time at The Angel and it was fantastic. Food is amazing, service is brilliant and the atmosphere is warm and homely. The folk that run the place do this as a hobby but could teach others a thing or two on how to run a first class restaurant. Brillisnt

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2  Thank XR250Rider
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