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Relish Bar & Bistro

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10-11 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
+44 1271 863837
18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Tue 18:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our evening at Relish yesterday. The food was fabulous and the staff could not have made us more welcome. They were so friendly, attentive and helpful. Can't recommend this restaurant enough. Well worth a visit.

Thank fiona560
Level Contributor
45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very inviting atmosphere, full of character (pub?) restaurant with original feature. Fresh food cooked to perfection and the staff were super nice. Definitely worth stopping by if you are in the area

Thank Niro S
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice pub - small - dog friendly and they was live music the night we visited which was a nice change.

Thank KAZZAQ1966
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this wonderful restaurant twice this month and we weren't disappointed! The dressed Devon crab was outstanding, the portions were generous and the dish as a whole was lovely. The West Country rack of lamb was perfect, everything about the dish was full of flavour and a joy to eat! Then there was the steak which didn't disappoint, cooked... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant with friends. We received a very warm, friendly welcome. The Bistro is very clean and welcoming and the staff are very friendly and helpful. The food was delicious, although I did find my steak a little tough but this was replaced without hesitation and I was provided with a lovely glass of wine while I waited... More 

1 Thank 13102014
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60 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this restaurant to be more than excellent on our visit. Staff were attentive without being in your face. I have an allergy and Kate was more than happy to help me with food i could eat safely. Portions were more than we expect in restaurants and what we had was delicious. Definately worth booking ahead of your visit to... More 

1 Thank Shassa
Ilminster, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just celebrated a big birthday (not saying which one!) Wonderful meal at the Relish on Saturday evening with my lovely family - 10 of us in all. Food excellent, service excellent and, as someone else has said, we were made so welcome. Well done Kate and her staff!

1 Thank Mavis H
Bristol, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although Ilfracombe is full of fabulous restaurants we felt that this one had the edge for the quality of the food and is perfect for a special evening meal. The place itself is cosy but comfortable and the waitress/owner was delightful. My husband had the squid stuffed with pork which was utterly mouthwateringly delicious and I had the rack of... More 

1 Thank Florence188494
Chichester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Just wanted to say what a wonderful meal we had at Relish last night. From the moment we stepped through the door we were made to feel welcome. The staff were fantastic! The food was also superb, scallops followed by lemon Dover Sole then creme Brule! My husband also made his way through the tasty cocktail list. So glad we... More 

1 Thank janeandperry
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Relish was fully booked for the weekend but we happened to ask for a table as they received a cancellation! Best luck we've had for years because our meal was fantastic! The service was superb and attentive whilst the quality and choice of food was exceptional. I'm coeliac, they had a separate menu for me with lots of options with... More 

1 Thank stuart A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Seafood, British, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10-11 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 863837

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