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Curiosity Cottage

9 St. James Place | Ilfracombe, Ilfracombe, England
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“scones” (9 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
“pot of tea” (9 reviews)
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Cafe, British
9 St. James Place | Ilfracombe, Ilfracombe, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to get something eat. Staff are very friendly and a varied menu for all. Would recommend this place.

Thank 46tonyjen
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this lovely tea shop just before leaving for home after a week away. The gentleman was very helpful. We were there with two children and he catered for our them really well. The scone we had was delicious and the children really enjoyed...More

Thank Emma W
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

After a lovely dog walk in Lee..came to ilfracombe for cream tea. Lovely warm scone and plenty of clotted cream and is. All very yummy. Dog's welcome outside and serv8ce was swift..

Thank Anne G
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Nothing too much trouble for me and my greyhound which sat quietly whilst I ate a magnificent juicy prawn sandwich with all the trimmings, outside under an umbrella in the charming garden. A good pot of tea too. Only blot on it for me was...More

Thank artistanne2015
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely and friendly people could sit inside or out. Checked we were ok and if needed anything else. Food good value for money I ordered jacket potato with cheese and ham wasn't expecting 2 pieces of ham and cheese beside the potato though ly enjoyed...More

Thank Hazel C
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a light lunch and sat outside as we had the dog. The lady that served us was extremely friendly and welcoming. We were thankful to be able to sit under the awning as the weather hadn't been good that morning. The sandwiches...More

Thank samcourt
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Visited with my disabled mother in a wheelchair, the staff were more than helpful in accommodating us in the beautiful garden full of flowers. Extensive menu with many choices including smaller portions for children or the elderly. Food arrived quickly and was nicely cooked and...More

Thank Zanzizibar
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for sandwiches and they didn't disappoint - the BEST egg sandwich I have ever tasted and my 6-year old son who has eaten many a tuna sandwich said his sandwich was awesome. High praise indeed! The staff are really friendly and seem pleased...More

Thank Hayley R
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We visited this cafe last week & I had a crab salad. Less than 2 hours later I was vomiting in the Amusements. Dreadful pains in stomach. Sick twice more, then the runs. I have eaten crab many times, but never have I had such...More

Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Popped in just before 11.30am for breakfast. Super friendly staff - nothing too much trouble - and the most delicious fry up ever. Thank you!

Thank Doris1st
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 St. James Place | Ilfracombe, Ilfracombe, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
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