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Espresso Seafood Bar and Grill

1 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BH, England
+44 1271 855485
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (21 reviews)
“crab” (21 reviews)
“ceviche” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BH, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Relaxed, friendly atmosphere - an excellent place to enjoy an evening of high quality food and drinks. We ordered oysters, mussels, whitebait and crayfish - all were beautifully prepared and presented: simple and delicious. A great range of local ingredients. I wouldn't hesitate to eat...More

Thank dct12017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely restaurant with a nice atmosphere, menu not massive but enough and the dishes of the day was what I went for that was very tasty fish and very fresh.

Thank Deborah E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here whilst on holiday for my husbands birthday. We had the deluxe seafood platter which was INCREDIBLE. Everything on the platter was so delicious. Never had oysters before and now I love them. Can't recommend it highly enough and the staff can't do enough...More

Thank sbbirdy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I came here tonight and we certainly were not disappointed! What a lovely little place this is, the food was delicious and of perfect portion size. Highly recommend the crab pate and the lobster! We will certainly return!

Thank Nadia M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just had a "tapas" meal or small plates portions as the menu puts it. 4 tapas between the three of us was just about right and it was excellent. Having seafood we selected a crisp white wine to accompany it and were surprised to...More

Thank Devonbeachcomber
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went as a family of three for dinner. My wife and son had the deluxe seafood platter - lobster, crab, mussels, scallops, cockles, prawns etc. They enjoyed it very much. I had the half lobster which was also good. The service was very good....More

Thank Colin G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to Devon for a 6 night camping trip with the idea that we would seek out a seafood restaurant as a great one evening. We visited Ilfracombe a number of times during our break and quickly came to realise there is a wide...More

1  Thank Barbie1991
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with my husband, and have to say it was one of our best dining experiences. The staff couldn't do enough for you and the seafood platter that we shared was cooked perfectly. Highly recommended if you are a seafood fan. If we're ever...More

1  Thank Kaffers12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent smart fish restaurant in the heart of Ifracombe. We had grilled sea bass which was superb. A little gem of a place!

1  Thank Adrian H
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We booked for Friday evening at 7pm and when we arrived the place was quiet but soon began to get busy. My wife opted for the whitebait starter and I, the anchovies. Both were delicious. From the "catch of the day" board we both ordered...More

Thank Mo A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 855485
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