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The Thatched Inn

Hillsborough Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9PG, England
+44 1271 864450
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hillsborough Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9PG, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice looking pub from the outside, convenient parking and good choice of drinks (including range of unusual gins). Inside it is comfortable and food was delivered to use quickly. Half roast chicken was cooked well and came with good quality roast potatoes, yorkshire pud and...More

Thank write2car
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped in here to enjoy a great Sunday roast of Exmoor beef and all of the trimmings. Large portions and well presented. But be early as the beef is much in demand. Family run pub serving traditional and real ales.

Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with wife and 5 y.o. son. I had the Diabello burger which was quite possibly the nicest burger I've ever had. Whatever they did to their chips made them crispy, fluffy and with a slightly spicy seasoning really tasty . Wife had the mushroom...More

Thank cherylandjohn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here on the last night of our holiday as it looked lovely from the outside. Nice little pub on the inside too, however the menu is a bit limited. We waited about half an hour for our food (4 people) which seemed quite...More

Thank Charlotte R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by here on a very wet Sunday thanks to trip advisor reviews. Without doubt the best Sunday roast I have ever eaten, and I’ve had a few! Roast port belly was beautiful, amazing crackling, proper crispy roast potatoes, cheesy leeks, carrots, kale and...More

Thank Emma T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stop googling and go here. Cosy pub, friendly staff and a proper tasty roast!! Mushroom, spinach and truffle pie was delicious 👌🏼

Thank Sam R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

small inside, not many tables, advise to book a table in high season, another 5 mins later and we would not have got a table, seated upstairs, little warm, food was excellent, game pate was fantastic, (off the specials board), all the family enjoyed there...More

Thank amstelskyla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food at reasonable prices, very friendly staff. Good setting slightly away from the town, but very near our hotel so suited us. Worth trying the specials, also deserts lovely.

Thank koiman87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pub looks quite nice from the road however inside doesn't impress. Food very good and pleasant staff , reasonable pub prices

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Proper English pub, cosy atmosphere! We Ate at the thatch on a Sunday (one of the only places open on a Sunday evening) and had an amazing pork Sunday dinner. My girlfriend had the veggie dinner - pie was nice but very kale based and...More

Thank Josh B
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29 August 2017|
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Response from Mat B | Reviewed this property |
not that I remember off the main menu but I am sure if you ask they may
23 October 2016|
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Response from Stewoo7 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, give the Inn a call
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hillsborough Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 864450
The Thatched Inn is a traditional English pub dating back to the 17th Century. We are a small pub with a simple no frills traditional British menu. Dogs are welcome in the beer garden but not inside.
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