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Giovanni's & Luca's

Wilder Road | Searock Apartments, Ilfracombe EX34 9AR, England
+44 1271 879394
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (91 reviews)
“veal” (20 reviews)
“tiramisu” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wilder Road | Searock Apartments, Ilfracombe EX34 9AR, England
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11 - 20 of 621 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended this restaurant by our landlady. It was a great choice. The food was good but the staff really made the evening(s) for us. Friendly, attentive, knowledgeable. Two great experiences - we came here twice. Essential to book. A peculiar fact speaks volumes...More

Thank david b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I came here for dinner. We hadn’t booked but they managed to squeeze us in before another booking. I am vegan and although there is no listed vegan items on the menu, there is plenty for vegetarians and front of house were...More

Thank Abby S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very busy, but the staff are friendly, quick and well organised. Great selection of dishes covering all tastes, an ideal place for a great meal but as others have said it is essential to book to avoid disappointment.

Thank CotswoldsMidge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great little Italian restaurant. They get busy so booking is advisable. They accommodated our group of 9 with short notice. A fantastic choice of food which is very reasonably priced. Great service with a fabulous Italian atmosphere.

Thank cgtrow
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Visited here on a Friday evening whilst staying in Ilfracombe. It had looked busy all week since our arrival so we made sure we booked and that was definitely necessary as people were being turned away on the night if they couldn't fit them in....More

Thank jw1983
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We ate here one evening during our stay in Ilfracombe. It was near the end of the season and not all the restaurants were still open. Our accomodation hosts recommended Giovanni and Luca’s, and we were glad they told us about it. It is a...More

Thank Fiona S
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Exceeded our expectations. Admittedly we ordered fairly safe options (pizza & lasagne) but the food and service were excellent and the restaurant environment was very pleasant.

Thank johnboy21
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We had an early evening two course meal for a very reasonable price.....old style and extensive menu....lovely people. Thoroughly enjoyed it....unpretentious !

Thank mikeandpete
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Weekend visit to Ilfracombe, Giovanni & Luca's recommended by our hosts. We passed by on our way to the pub, it looked quiet so decided against popping to make a booking. Got delayed in the pub (!) which meant that by the time we arrived...More

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Was heading for Wetherspoons and found this nice little Italian restaurant next door. Decent food and great service. Just a pity they didn’t have my favourite meatballs on the menu...this place is definitely worth a try tho..

Thank Roger B
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14 April 2017|
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Response from jw1983 |
No it's a restaurant!
31 March 2017|
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Response from AndyB-SamT | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to, but it is advisable. We were very lucky and got the last table. It is a popular place and rightly so!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilder Road | Searock Apartments, Ilfracombe EX34 9AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 879394
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