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Dolly's Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Wilder Road, Ilfracombe, England
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Cannock, Staffordshire
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited today on a wet and windy afternoon to a warm welcome. Frank our French bulldog was given a tasty sausage. We had a lovely cream tea for myself and my partner. The staff were very friendly and service was excellent... 5/5

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Thank Lucy/Cannock
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dad enjoyed his tea but our hot chocolate was tasteless even with cream and a flake on/in it.. I did find the powder at the bottom! Not happy! My mums change was nearly handed to another lady stood in the queue, by the lady serving who also couldn't decide if the drinks were cheaper when taken out!? I'd hate to... More 

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Thank MiniMahon
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Overall very pleasant and good value for money glad to see that it was open on New Year's Day which i found to be great

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Thank Karen C
UK
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

A really warm welcoming cafe, the staff were so friendly and helpful from the minute we stepped through the door. A great menu with lots to choose from and very good value. The breakfasts we chose were delicious and plentiful! A really nice touch was Reggie the dog being offered a sausage too :-) We would highly recommend visiting Dolly's... More 

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Thank JM1Uk
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

A young girl greeted me into the cafe, I think her name was Jacey. She served me through out the time I visited the establishment, it was an amazing experience, she definitely made me feel welcome (I assume she was the deputy manager or something?) Defeated a great place to eat on a rainy day! Thank you.

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Thank Kieron S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful food excellent service. Clean cafe. Friendly welcoming staff. Great veiws. Would definitely recommend

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Thank becky e
Leicester
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

After the most spectacular journey across a sun drenched exmoor we landed in Ilfracombe and went in search of a nice view and a decent mid morning coffee. The Italian next door to Dolly's was closed but the owner suggested try next door. Did not research this one on TA but we do agree the coffee leaves a lot to... More 

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Thank MarkLeicester
Andover, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Very friendly, lovely food, dog friendly and good value, our second visit as we liked it so much last time

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Thank kim w
Brisbane, Australia
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91 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We called in for breakfast. Wanted something local rather than the Witherspoon that was just down the road. The Cafe has to have one of the nicest views in Ilfracombe. They are set up for fast turn over holiday makers grabbing food and ice creams. We ordered coffees, a big breakfast, and cheer toast. The cheesy toast was exactly as... More 

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Thank David C
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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Went to Dolly's Cafe after reading the reviews on here. My husband's cheese, ham & tomato sandwich was ok, he said, but my crab sandwich was yummy & there was masses of crab! Would have been nice to have the choice of something other than white bread, but white's probably better with crab! Agree with previous comments that the staff... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilder Road, Ilfracombe, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe

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