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Giovanni's & Luca's

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Wilder Road | Searock Apartments, Ilfracombe EX34 9AR, England
+44 1271 879394
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely family meal! Twelve of us all enjoyed great authentic Italian food. Had children with us and they were made to feel extremely welcome. An excellent example of a well run family business.

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Thank adelemarshall1
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Returned once again to this lovely friendly restaurant and received a warm welcome. Excellent service on a Friday busy evening. Food of the same superb standard and well recommended for any visitor to Ilfracombe. Atmosphere wonderful

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Thank greenvale2015
Farnham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a great traditional Italian. Good quality ingredients, well cooked with a convivial atmosphere. Good pizzas lovely meat dishes and tasty pasta. Washed down with so.e excellent Montepulciano d'abruzzo. Very nice indeed.

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Thank Baxter G
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and customer service is very good and helpful. The time it takes the staff to serve you is very quick.

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Thank andrew h
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was amazing. Owner and waitresses were really friendly and made us feel really welcome. Will definitely eat here again if ever we revisit Ilfricombe.

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Thank SimonYall
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate dinner here and were very pleased with the service and the food. The staff are friendly and the menu is quite extensive. I had a spaghetti starter (Ana Maria - delicious!) and my wife had whitebait - both were generous portions and tasty. We both had sirloin steak for main course and the vegetables were well cooked (al... More 

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Thank CGW1981
Chichester, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked here for dinner, whilst staying in Ilfracombe, and reading all the wonderful reviews, and were really looking forward to our meal....oh how disappointed we were. Firstly, have to say that the service was great, very friendly waitresses and food was served promptly, despite it being very busy. My Prawn Cocktail starter was fine, just as you'd expect, nothing... More 

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Thank applefoe
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Went on Sat night. We're told that we could only have the table from 6.30 until 7.45 as it was booked up. That would have been OK if the service had been anything but slow. We only had time for two courses. The food was ok but nothing special but wasn't expensive either.

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Thank denise956
Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Wonderful restaurant with great atmosphere and amazing food at reasonable price. We were in Ilfracombe for a week and visited twice it as we thought it was best one in town. One minor thing was that all beer was bottled nothing on draft but a no biggy. Must aso mention the service was exceptional.

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Thank Mike S
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

The food in this wonderful Italian restaurant is really delicious! My husband and I are often disappointed eating Italian food outside of Italy but Giovanni&Luca's is an exception! The sweet waitresses were courteous and charming, we only wish we lived nearer the restaurant so we could visit more often!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilder Road | Searock Apartments, Ilfracombe EX34 9AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 879394

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?