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“Perfectly poached eggs.”
Review of Upstairs at Jacks

Upstairs at Jacks
Ranked #14 of 80 Restaurants in Devizes
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$10
Cuisines: British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: Located in the the Market Place, Upstairs at Jacks offers a unique dining experience in Devizes, with views over the Market place, sit and relax over a coffee and breakfast of a morning or visit for a light lunch. Upstairs also transforms into a Tapas bar, Tuesdays through to Saturday.
2 reviews
“Perfectly poached eggs.”
Reviewed 6 April 2013

I wrote my first review yesterday because I thought John D's review of Mayenne was unfair..
I feel the same about what he wrote about Upstairs at Jacks.
If,as it appears, he has a problem with his own company, I don't think it is acceptable to take it out on the restaurants he visits by writing negative reviews.
Mayenne was closed during the month of February, so I went to Jacks every day [except Sundays] for breakfast. I went on my own and was always warmly greeted. I had no complaints
about the service and the eggs I ordered were always perfectly poached.
At the end of the month I wrote them a card to thank them for making me feel so welcome while
Becky and Mel from Mayenne were on holiday.
A group of us meet up every Thursday morning for coffee at Jacks, and we are never made to feel as if we are outstaying our welcome.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank DerekaD_13
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  • Dutch first
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English first
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44 reviews
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“great tapas - when open”
Reviewed 30 March 2013

There were times when you would think they would be open when theyre not but the choice of tapas is good and the food is tasty. good wine selection too

Visited August 2012
Thank LondonTourist1967
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Devizes, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Very Good”
Reviewed 25 March 2013

After living in Devizes for 8 years and sampling most of what Devizes has to offer cuisene wise we paid our first visit to upstairs at Jacks this weekend. We originally booked our table for 19.30 and thought we would arrive slightly earlier for a glass or two before eating. We were somewhat perplexed on arriving finding the front door locked and no signange on the door indicating when the place was to open. When we originally booked the table we were told that they only had two bookings for that night and so we wondered if in fact they were going to be open and almost wandered into the Bistro feeling slightly cold and peckish. However thanks to the mobile phone we managed to ring Jacks and find they were just about to open the door. As many other reviewers have mentioned the first thing that strikes you when entering is the intimate atmosphere with dimmed lights candles on the table and the fireplace alight. This plus the wonderful view over the market place immedietly put us at ease. The two young ladies attending the tables that night were attentive and helpful with their guidance through the menu which had a good contrast of differing kinds of tapas. My wife and I ordered the peppers and bread and Oil to start and followed this with 5 dishes from the tapas menu along with a bottle of wine. The food was quality and with the bill coming to just over £45 for the both of us I feel this good value for money and would highly recommend a visit

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank David R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“A bit overpriced”
Reviewed 15 March 2013

Nice view over the market place. Comfortable seating. Rather expensive coffee and cakes for a small market town cafe.

Visited March 2013
Thank gallopingranny
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Devizes, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic Tapas”
Reviewed 13 March 2013

We had a great time Upstairs at Jack's , it is the best venue to eat in Devizes with amazing views over the square by candle light, excellent wine and great Tapas.
It's a must in Devizes

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank john528767
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