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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 good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (24 reviews)
“crab” (22 reviews)
“ceviche” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visted twice in a week. Venue nice atmosphere. Made to feel very welcome by owners and staff. Lovely food. The lobster was to die for. All the foid was top class.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always try to eat here every time I visit Woolacombe area - food has never disappointed me - last night ate dressed oysters, Argentinian prawns for starter followed by the main of crab in a chilli and ginger sauce - had the crab every time...More

Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best scallops I have ever had, one of the best dishes of ceviche and good to have molten cooked oysters on offer for those of us who are a bit squeamish. I count my greatest seafood meals as eating oysters and soft shell crabs...More

Thank SALMK9
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Overpriced, small portions the lobster was terrible and the sea bass was an extremely small portion for the price

Thank rayf1943
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

A great place ,fantastic food , hake to die for with new potatoes crushed an soy sauce yum, yum, king scallops mmmmm,, , delicious , apple tart , cinnamon ice cream , chocolate brownie, an such pleasant attentive staff. A superb place to eat, wine...More

1  Thank philip j
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Beautifully cooked and tasty food. I had half lobster which came with fries and a green salad, my husband had hake on crushed potatoes and a sauce which was very tasty. We both had the trio of deserts which gives you the ability to have...More

1  Thank Sue R
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A wide ranging menu with a selection of locally landed fish & seafood. Friendly staff, especially the Sommelier. Good house champagne We will be back again soon.

1  Thank tim c
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

My husband booked us in for our anniversary as a surprise. We were in North Devon on holiday. Overall the food was good. Found the service disappointing. We were basically pushed out of our table by a large group of local perhaps regular diners. Their...More

1  Thank CatherineDarren
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

A fabulous meal. I can't recommend this restaurant enough; if you can get in ... that is! We had chilli crab, whole lobster, and mussels. Everything was delicious and fresh. We sat outside on the terrace as we had our dog with us. Staff were...More

Thank KpgMelbourne
Reviewed 24 August 2017

What a great little jewel,the restaurant serves not only fish/seafood but also a fantastic Ribeye steak,my partner had the Lobster which she was over the moon with.We had both never tried Oysters,but the extreemly helpful member of staff told us that we should try them...More

Thank 1ontop
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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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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