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St James Tearoom

24 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BJ, England
+44 1271 863215
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
24 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visit this lovely, quirky tea room every time we come to Ilfracombe (and usually multiple times). The staff are lovely, friendly and very efficient and the food is great quality and reasonably priced. I absolutely love the cheese and pickle sandwiches and the cream...More

Thank Ellie249
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for some lunch on a lovely visit to Ilfracombe. We received a warm welcome and the owner quickly found room for our party of 6 plus dog! Sat at the front of the tea room on the patio area, it was a welcome...More

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been coming for over 17 years since a child, and will keep coming every time I'm in Devon. Hands down the best cream tea. Scones and cakes all homemade. Owners friendly and a lovely garden terrace. You won't be dissappointed. Afternoon teas and sandwiches are...More

Thank Carl W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cream teas are amazing, had a fruit and plain scone with jam and clotted cream. The scones are huge and i could only manage one but the owner kindly wrapped it up so I could take it away. They do a mini cream tea...More

Thank holibobber2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been going here for over 19 years. Great cream teas with homemade scones and lashings of clotted cream lovely fresh crab sandwiches are always a must. All in all a typically English tea garden which is well worth a visit. Good prices to 😀

Thank Lorrjeff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful tearooms, wonderful setting! Had a yummy gluten free sandwich - very good for allergies and could provide any information I needed. Highly reccommended. Lovely to eat somewhere and not have to worry. Also had decaf tea and lacto free milk! Was fantastic! My...More

Thank Lydie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely quiet tea room with nice court yard seating, the cream tea's are amazing, they also have a good gluten and dairy free range.

Thank kinge83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heaven on earth, what more can I say! The cakes are home made and delicious! Lovely cup of tea in a cute cup and saucer. Yes I said cute!

Thank Trudytavs21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful crab sandwich and cream tea for lunch. Really good prices, our first time but many return customers who obviously rate this as highly as we did.

Thank Nicola19712014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are three cafes all next to each other but we chose this one because my husband had seen good reviews on Trip Advisor. It's easy to spot as the outside wall is maroon. I had the cream tea with plain scones and he had...More

Thank Elizabeth T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 863215
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