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Grass Roots Cafe

97 High Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9NH, England
+44 1271 867574
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
97 High Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9NH, England
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely quiches,pies, salad, coffee.3 course meal Friday and Saturday for not a lot of money with choices every course. Wonderful cakes. Blooming fantastic.

Thank londonpride1
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We went to one of their Bistro Evening meals and it was just fantastic. If you were to focus on some of the food elements you would think that you were experiencing top quality fine dining. Which when you consider it is only a cafe...More

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely three course vegetarian evening meal. Great value for money. No licence so £1 per person corkage on a bottle of wine. We also had a lunch the next day and again good quality vegetarian food

Thank reevefamily2016
Reviewed 6 November 2017

a good choice available. Coffee and desserts delightful. Grass Roots is open on some evenings. Bring your own wine for corkage.

Thank wiselady1950
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We attended a Saturday night bistro evening recently.The food was great and plenty of it! Excellent value at £15 for the 3 courses,about 3/4 choices for each course. We particularly liked being able to bring our own wine.The service was efficient and friendly and the...More

Thank phake2016
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Straight out of the car park and knowing nothing about Ilfracombe we happened upon this cafe and were drawn in by the books in the window and the need for coffee. We were not disappointed, friendly welcome from both humans and dog, delicious coffee and...More

Thank Saraki
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Recently returned to Grass roots with a friend who enjoys vegetarian food, and her meat eating husband. He husband was a little reluctant to partake initially, but after some persuasion he enjoyed soup, bread and butter pudding and a plain main option (as he didn't...More

Thank OliverSJD
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a lovely café with excellent choice of vegetarian dishes. The atmosphere is relaxed and cosy. I have attended bistro evenings in the past which are very good value, with a set menu and bring your own wine, but you need to check when...More

Thank Catherine Y
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Took my six year old daughter here today for lunch, absolutely delightful from start to finish. The cafe itself is beautifully decorated and inviting, with sofas as well as wooden tables and chairs and a selection of toys and books for the little ones. My...More

Thank MissMIm20112
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Been there twice this week, one for coffee and a cake, and once for a lunch. Superb foods, prices, surroundings and staff. A real asset to Ilfracombe and check out the bistro evenings. I am not a vegetarian, but will definitely be back, again and...More

Thank mha404
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6 September 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
17 January 2015|
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Response from Gimmick4Life |
Ppl need to provide more proof when i post reviews it's the given truth not "my opinion" when i say a place is bad i mean it.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 High Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9NH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 867574
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