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The Grampus Inn

Lee Bay, Ilfracombe EX34 8LR, England
+44 1271 862906
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Lee Bay, Ilfracombe EX34 8LR, England
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Went for a pint one lunch time and decided to take the family for a meal based on the experience. Nice pub and garden with friendly staff. Unfortunately for a very limited menu the quality was poor with the one exception of the ham egg...More

Thank Johnno-rpa
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely pub in a beautiful setting, welcoming staff, pretty garden and veranda, dog friendly, but sadly really poor food. We've been a couple of times in the hope that it was just a one off but we're disappointed that the food was...More

Thank aw1939
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Visited the Grampus on Tuesday last week (previously visited two years ago and many times years before that). What has happened? The interior is run down, cushions grubby at best and beer mats all need replacing. The menu was sadly lacking, my husband always eats...More

Thank OshawaSue
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Visited for a cream tea and were delighted to find a beautiful pub with a lovely garden to sit in. Staff were very attentive, the scones were warm with plenty of jam and cream, and the tea was served in pretty china. Truth be told,...More

2  Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Called in here expecting to find the bar lined with delicious, moist cakes and sticky flapjacks as we had done the previous month only to be very disappointed! Not the usual at all! We had travelled a distance in order to get a gluten free...More

Thank ednaflarty
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Looking for a light lunch, I'm a sucker for "Egg and Chips".. Driving down to Lee Bay and there's The Grampus again.... and almost inevitably they add slices of gammon to their meal. Super quality too-two eggs too...I shoud have realised that after my 'full...More

Thank taff515
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The pub is in a lovely spot, the beer garden in very pleasant indeed. The beer / cider is great. Our dog was well looked after with a lot of fuss made of her, Bar staff are really friendly, Such a shame the food lets...More

1  Thank Alex W
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Excellent friendly staff, food very good pub nosh with local specialities, beer and cider well looked after and occasionally staggeringly good, literally. Friday live and own music evenings. Lovely gardens with wide woodland vistas, leading down to the beautiful Lee bay.

1  Thank incredibish
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This pub is slightly off the SWCP, but it is worth the diversion. We sampled the Grampus Ale and Orcadia, both are excellent. We didn't eat here, but it appears they serve food until 15:00.

1  Thank SoftSouthernJessies
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing dog friendly pub and beautiful garden. We visited three times during our stay in Lee. They are so friendly and the food is delicious. We had the chickpea and chard curry and the pesto and wild garlic spaghetti one night and the delicious lasagne...More

1  Thank ItchyfeetShrewsbury
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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
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids
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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