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3 Bridge Buildings The Square, Barnstaple EX32 8LW, England
+44 1271 372933
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (96 reviews)
“butter beans” (3 reviews)
“meatballs” (7 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Bridge Buildings The Square, Barnstaple EX32 8LW, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Fabulous food in a casual restaurant setting. A really good selection of tapas dishes and all came out freshly cooked and served. I love my seafood/fish and choice was great! We also ordered several meat dishes and veggie plates - all were of high quality!...More

Thank lllllchester
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not a dog friendly pub, put into trip adviser and it came up dog friendly. NOT DOG FRIENDLY didn't try the food as the dog was not allowed in trip adviser got it wrong

Thank sueutting
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always worry when I visit somewhere again when I have not been for a while. Nothing to worry about here, just as good as September last year. They have a good selection of wines, and the menu is pretty much the same. I have...More

1  Thank Steve F
Chris S, Owner at Lilicos, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Steve Lovely of you to take the time to review us and really appreciate the feedback.So glad you enjoyed your tapas again with us, and i will pass on your kind words to our team.Hope to see you again. Kind Regards Chris and Wanda

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While staying in Barnstaple recently we ate here twice as it was so good. The range of tapas is extensive and the food is delicious. Also, excellent service.

1  Thank martimas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't eaten here force long time but after today's lunch will be returning very soon.Always a good choice of wine here but the lunch menu is fabulous.So much choice, we had the sardines, ham, chicken and crispy chilly beef tapas and have to say it...More

Thank Darren H
Chris S, Owner at Lilicos, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Darren Thank you so much for your review it really is much appreciated.Great that you enjoyed the tapas and always lovely to have a little sunshine as well.Hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Chris and Wanda

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Only in the evenings unfortunately, but delicious. Staff friendly and helpful. Some Spanish music in the background would add to the ambience of the place.More

Thank Karen L
Chris S, Owner at Lilicos, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi Karen Thank you for your review,totally agree with the Spanish style music we do try and makesure this is the backgound music of choice for the restaurant.We offer some tapas during the day but appreciate it isn't as comprehensive as the evening tapas menu....More

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Came here for a drink. The staff are very friendly and the bar is well stocked. They even offer a 3rd of different beers so if you can't decide which one you want, you can try a third of 3 different beers! Definitely worth a...More

Thank Vicki Y
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Stopped for lunch here on a day trip to Barnstaple. The servers were friendly and very courteous. The restaurant offers a range of mainly continental beers as well as fairly local cider and wines. We, a mature couple, ordered some tapas and when these arrived...More

Thank David C
Chris S, Owner at Lilicos, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Dear David Firstly thank you for your review and glad you enjoyed the tapas,a shame about the Underdog I.P.A it is naturally unfiltered which does give it that 'haze' and i do appreciate that we could be a little more pro-active in letting customers try...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Good range of meal options with outdoor seating available - lovely on a sunny day. Specials available, which were reasonably priced. One downside - we ordered scampi but they had no tartare sauce. However, they did provide a lemon mayonnaise, which was very tasty.

Thank MrsShephard
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We stopped off for a few drinks one Saturday afternoon. We sat outside. Busy road but pleasant enough. Staff are very pleasant. Good range of wine at not bad prices. Will definitely return.

Thank Shiraz64
Chris S, Owner at Lilicos, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you for your review it really is much appreciated,glad you enjoyed the range of drinks on offer. Kind Regards Chris and Wanda

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Questions & Answers
9 January 2017|
Response from Chris S | Property representative |
Hi Dave Apologies for the slow response,we are open,i will book you in now if that is okay Thank you for your booking and look forward to seeing you. Kind Regards Chris and Wanda
4 January 2017|
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Response from Chris S | Property representative |
Hi Michelle We do have a disabled toilet which is situated in our restaurant.Access can also be made through the restaurant into the main bar as the entrance up the step is a little awkward for wheelchair access. Anything... More
Bungy C
15 August 2016|
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Response from Always-on-the-level | Reviewed this property |
9am - 11pm mon - wed 9am - 12am Thursday 9am - 1am Friday & Saturday Closed on Sunday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Bridge Buildings The Square, Barnstaple EX32 8LW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 372933
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