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The Chill Bar

Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9DJ, England
+44 1271 863407
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The best place by far for a great night of live music

I just can't get enough of the place. Every time I've been I've loved it. The owners Lawrence and... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2016
Sophie E
via mobile
Little gem

Me and my chap love our rock and this is the place to be . It's a shame places like these are a... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
Verity B
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Open Mic Nights and Live Music featuring Local National and International bands.
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Hours Today: 18:30 - 01:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9DJ, England
+44 1271 863407
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I just can't get enough of the place. Every time I've been I've loved it. The owners Lawrence and Isabel make you feel very welcome and all there staff are great too. The chill bar has so much to offer! Live music from some of...More

Thank Sophie E
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Me and my chap love our rock and this is the place to be . It's a shame places like these are a dying breed. Fantastic Unsigned bands play here some local and some from afar. The owners and staff are very welcoming and polite....More

Thank Verity B
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Me and a buddy visit this town year after year and we always make an effort to see Lawrence and Isabelle who are the friendliest bar staff who always make an effort to make you smile. They've put all their years experience into making creative...More

Thank Dom C
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Landlord and landlady could not have been more welcoming. They realised we were on our Honeymoon and did everything they could!! Open mic night was really good and some very talented people played. If we visited Devon again we would defiantly be back! Thank you...More

Thank Lora A
Reviewed 12 May 2016

We had heard of the Chill bar but didn't expect it to live up to the hype in a retiring, calm town like Ilfracombe. We had dinner in Fore Street, where the Chill Bar is and were on our way home when we caught sight...More

1  Thank Jonathon B
Reviewed 9 May 2016

It's the nicest place , where you can be yourself, where young and old mix together, where there is excellent music and talented musicians, where new talent is born and nurtured, where you can feel safe , your surrounded by good company and made to...More

2  Thank cncooper
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Great all round hospitality. Staff incredibly friendly, atmosphere brilliant, we can't wait to return, great mix of ages. Lionstar we're totally awesome. Thank you Chill Bar for making our holiday special.

2  Thank lyn417
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Fantastic and quirky place, super friendly management and some of the best bands, Local, National and International bands travel here to play. Great sound from the inhouse system. A lovely way to spend an evening

1  Thank Leighwigg
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This has to be the top venue for live music, for Ilfracombe and maybe North Devon. With an entry price of free - almost unbelievably - they put on bands friday and saturdays every week plus hosting open mics on wednesdays and thursdays. This friday...More

2  Thank 339lindseya
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Went there last night with my partner and two friends. Free admission!! How often does that happen nowadays? Small venue which i much prefer than all the big venues I have been in the past. The owners laurence and isobel are very welcoming and friendly...More

Thank Yotissy
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Ben H
12 April 2017|
Response from Law_Isa | Property representative |
Hi. on the 2nd of June we have a local band doing classic and bluesy rock covers called Old No 7 On the 3rd we have a glam rock band doing originals and 80s rock covers from Bournemouth called The Saints of Sin. We are... More
mark h
12 August 2015|
Response from Law_Isa | Property representative |
Hi Mark. On Friday 28th we have an acoustic duo from New Zealand and on Saturday we have a rock band Snakebyte. We hope this helps. Have a great time in Combe and we hope to welcome you. Lawrence
Malcolm B
26 July 2015|
Response from Law_Isa | Property representative |
Hi. On the 6th Hammerjack (Rock) 7th November is a Blues band from Italy, Marcos Power Trio. We close on Sundays and Mondays. Regards.