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The Grampus Inn

Lee Bay, Ilfracombe EX34 8LR, England
+44 1271 862906
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Lee Bay, Ilfracombe EX34 8LR, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We walked to Lee from Morthoe in early February and didn't think that this pub would be open when we saw the signs for it, but so glad it was! We had two muddy dogs with us, and when we first arrived the pub had...More

Thank bikergirl
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Having last visited Lee in the summer when it was full of people this sunny November morning enabled a pleasant and peaceful visit and walk on the rocky beach. Then we called at the Grampus which was a wonderful find. With a beer garden and...More

1  Thank c n
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Called in for lunch, mid-way through a coastal walk from Ilfracombe to Mortehoe. We weren't overly hungry, having had a big breakfast, so we shared a lovely cheddars ploughmans with a side order of cheesy chips. Washed this down with a couple of West Country...More

Thank ArthurCBirmingham
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We walked from Ilfracombe to Lee along the coast and happened upon the Grampus for lunch. Can’t fault the place, friendly hosts, great food, cozy bar and to top it all the owner brews his own very fantastic beer. I had the ‘hoppy dog’ which...More

1  Thank Peter W
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Walked over from Ilfracombe on a beautiful sunny autumn day. Lovely find in the village of Lee. We all enjoyed lunch and my husband especially enjoyed the brewed on site bitter. If we're ever in Ilfracombe again we would definite visit.

Thank Niki Y
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We had a good but rather slow supper at the Grampus tonight.. Table booked for 7pm earliest they start serving.. we'd ordered by 7.20 but food didn't arrive until after 8.30. And then it came in long drips and drabs... food was good.. but just...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Ilfracombe, and decided to make a trip to the Grampus for our evening meal. From the moment we arrived, we were given a warm welcome, and being dog friendly was brilliant too. Even though they were due to close the kitchen...More

1  Thank jamesbilluk
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Wandering about north Devon, we popped into The Grampus for lunch. Entering the pub was like going back to a time where the pub was the social centre of the village - dark, low ceiling, no jukebox and friendly staff. The young lady behind the...More

1  Thank MisterBee123
Reviewed 2 October 2017

After a long walk we found this pub in the village of Lee. Grampus is a small pub but has lots to offer in terms of real ale. The menu is small but really is home cooked and not the usual pub grub found in...More

Thank Jayne M
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Popped in to the Grampus Inn after walking from Woolacombe.Liked the laid back feel of the place.It felt like a pub I would like in the village where I live.Food menu was not extensive but catered for most tastes ,selected the spaghetti dish and it...More

Thank fel1957
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Alex H
25 July 2015|
Response from Jannerbloke |
Do you have disabled access? Do you have free wifi? Do you allow children and or well behaved dogs? What are your opening days and hours? Do you bake all your own food? Do you take part in the 'suspended coffee... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lee Bay, Ilfracombe EX34 8LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 862906
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