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The Terrace Tapas & Wine Bar

62 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
+44 1271 863482
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (237 reviews)
“meatballs” (36 reviews)
“fondue” (16 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
62 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a hidden gem this place is.......the food is cooked to order and is beautiful. The gin selection is great as is the service and value for money. The best tapas venue I have ever been to and hope to go back when in town...More

1  Thank HauteMedocLover
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very disappointing booked over a week ago, arrived at 8pm seated straight away, didn’t see anyone for half an hour, never even offered a drink whilst looking at the menu, waiter even came to 2 other tables and ignored us, spoilt the night as it...More

1  Thank Sara B
Reviewed 1 week ago

And so another incredible meal at my most favourite place. Every visit is a pleasure with fabulous food and warm, friendly service from fabulous staff that will do their utmost to ensure you have a wonderful time. An escape from tradition this time, we opted...More

3  Thank Suzie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have spent a week In Ilfracombe and have visited the Terrace Tapas twice. The husband and wife team who run it are great. We were welcomed, including our somewhat grumpy spaniel, in the bar area. The husband works at front of house and the...More

1  Thank Leamington_Lemming
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friend were celebrating my 30th birthday here and decided to head to the terrace based on reviews! We were definitely not disappointed. The cocktails were to die for (especially the rhubarb Collins) and the food was exquisite (especially the prawns in garlic...More

1  Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff were plolite and attentive. The food was outstanding and with a good choice.. Cocktails looked good but didnt indulge

1  Thank Skate1962
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Saw the reviews on this site and decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed. We had the 'all you can eat' and choice was great. Would definitely recommend for a great meal out.

1  Thank grango25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent. We ate their last night and had a lovely evening. Cocktails, wine and tapas. We had the £19.50 tapas favourites and wiped every plate clean. Staff all lovely and nice atmosphere. Perfect.

1  Thank Charlotte G
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were late arriving in town and searched high and low for somewhere to eat. The staff here were so lovely and and the manager sorted us a table. We ordered a few dishes and where so please with the quality of...More

1  Thank Gr3d
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

A great experience , tapas fantastique the staff so attentive, the food exquisite , we so enjoyed the experience an would reccomend it anywhere as a great foodie experience

1  Thank philip j
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Questions & Answers
26 August 2017|
Response from TerraceTapas | Property representative |
Hello! Yes! Dogs are very welcome in our bar area and on our terrace. They always get offered a special treat too 😊
3 May 2017|
Response from TerraceTapas | Property representative |
Hi Tony, Thanks for your enquiry. If you're missing tapas we have plenty of authentic Spanish tapas to choose from. With regards to dogs, we welcome all well mannered dogs in the bar and terrace areas only, where we also... More
10 February 2015|
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Response from TerraceTapas | Property representative |
Hi Steve Yes we offer loads of gluten free dishes, gluten free breads & we can adapt any dishes where ever possible, you can see our current menu on our website- all our gluten free dishes are annotated with GF
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$66
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 863482
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Family run and family friendly tapas and wine bar serving 30+ traditional Spanish tapas dishes. With set menus, endless tapas deals, a childrens menu, not to mention the vegetarian and gluten free options there's plenty to choose from. We have a full bar, with wines, cocktails and even a gin Y tonica menu. With the orginal Victorian dining room, bar and outside terrace we are able to cater for 80+ guests. WINTER - Thursday to Saturday evenings from 6pm SUMMER - Tuesday to Saturday evenings from 6pm (includes bank holiday Sundays) If we haven't exceeded your expectations, please tell us first and give us the courtesy of putting things right for you, rather than simply posting a negative review.
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