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The Angel

$$ - $$$
British, Contemporary
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23 Church Street, Ilfracombe EX34 8HB, England
+44 1271 866833
Fri - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Someone in the know had recommended this hidden gem to us and we were so glad they did. It is not open all the time and booking is advisable, but it really is worth it. It's hard to describe it's quirky character - its unique! But be assured it is relaxing, comfortable, and a perfect place to enjoy a lovely... More 

1 Thank DavidEJM
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I can't praise this little restaurant enough. Service was a little slow but acceptable. The food was piping hot, extremely tasty and beautifully presented. Thank you so much for such an enjoyable evening

1 Thank n01tad
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We've been to the Angel many times over the last few years, the food is simply excellent. Tonight a superb fillet steak and confit of duck- and fantastic veg- delicious! Managed to squeeze some desert into my pudding stomach too- almond & raspberry tart- so yummy!

1 Thank BA P
Braunton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Small,quirky but a very pleasant surprise. Late booking but delighted with our choice. Great food and ambience at reasonable prices for once. Will definitely return.

Thank dignum77
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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233 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Our family went to The Angel for Friday dinner a couple of months ago. It was an excellent experience and we're going there again this Friday

1 Thank wiselady1950
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We cannot praise Carol and Alison highly enough for both the quality of the food and the personal service.

1 Thank 495pietro
Rugby, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We were fortunate enough to eat here 2 nights in a row. For somewhere open 2 nights a week only, and with just Carol and Alison doing everything, the menu is incredibly varied. Every dish was beautifully cooked, and full of flavour, complemented by great wine. C&A, and the layout, create a delightfully quirky ambience, which just adds to whole... More 

1 Thank David J
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Special atmosphere, fantastic food beautifully presented. Very friendly most helpful staff. A must if your anywhere near.

1 Thank vincentloftus
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Possibly the best kept secret in Devon, fabulous food, great service. Never rushed or bothered. We will go as often as we can !

Thank C2637HNjohnd
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

If you want great food with a real home cooked quality this is the place to visit. This combined with the restaurant's charming Victorian interior and the friendly service made it a very pleasant evening for us.

Thank Maximus55

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Church Street, Ilfracombe EX34 8HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 866833
We are open Friday and Saturday nights at 7.00pm but are happy to open other nights for bookings. The restaurant tends to be quite popular so we advise booking in advance to avoid disappointment. If require any help or assistance please don't hesitate to call us on 01271 866833.

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