We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rocky Cove

2 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BH, England
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
23 Apr 2017
“Great location ”
3 Jun 2014
“Another enjoyable visit!”
Closed Now
All hours
2 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BH, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (20)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 20 reviews

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Rocky Cove B&B for a couple of nights in April. John and Polly were very welcoming abd helpful about restaurants and bars in the local area. Our room was a nice size, nicely decorated and clean. Breakfast was lovely, not greasy and...More

1  Thank beccyweccywoo77
Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

We visited Ilfracombe and stayed in rocky cove. We hav stayed there twice previously in room 4. It is a family room with a big bath and double size shower. The room is clean and tidy with tea/coffee and water. There is a good selection...More

Thank jaynem24
Reviewed 9 September 2013

We arrived on a rainy, cold night in Ilfracombe and ended up in a truly horrid hotel. Most good restaurants were booked but we chanced upon Rocky Cove. We really lucked out. Gorgeous little place, great atmosphere, perfect ambience and music. Our waitress was fun,...More

Thank AdeCB
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Visiting the area on holiday and celebrating our 13th anniversary my wife and our two young children walked past and from the outside the venue looked just what we were looking for. The Monday madness menu also looked good. As there was no tables inside...More

Thank navy71
Reviewed 17 August 2013

Whilst on a visit strolled by and spoke with the chef(owner) asked if he could do a good crab salad, so that was the challenge, booked a table (just as well we did). My husband had a steak with amazing fresh veg. I had the...More

Thank Emma B
Reviewed 16 August 2013

We had two Huge whole plaice with veg, potatoes and a bottle of wine for £30! The wine was nothing special but the fish were enormous and freshly caught. More of a bistro than a full blown restaurant but freshly prepared food and friendly service...More

Thank CharlesCarter
Reviewed 14 August 2013

been meaning to try this restaurant for ages and we finally made it this evening. We were not disappointed the food was lovely and tasty and beautifully presented. excellent cheese board served with an unexpected glass of port. We will definatly return.

Thank redsea100
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Ok, its small, its not teeming with staff waiting with baited breath, we were out for a walk and not intending to eat but it looked kinda cozy and friendly as we looked in so in we went..The food was better than we'd expected in...More

Thank MSJ69
Reviewed 10 August 2013

We tried this restaurant after seeing good reviews on here. It was a long time before we were acknowledged by the waiting staff and they were not very good at their jobs. The food was poor, i had the antipasto which is fish and chicken...More

Thank Studentabroad94
Reviewed 8 August 2013 via mobile

After a day on beach in Saunton we stopped off in ilfracombe for dinner. Found rocky cove by accident and so glad we did. Great outdoor seating and food was very special and tasty. Service excellent too, highly recommended

Thank Andy8408
Nearby Restaurants
Thomas Carr at The Olive Room
299 reviews
.13 km away
Blacksands Bistro
279 reviews
.06 km away
Giovanni's & Luca's
585 reviews
.09 km away
The Terrace Tapas & Wine Bar
725 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Hele Corn Mill & Tea Room
475 reviews
1.31 km away
Ilfracombe Harbour
695 reviews
.28 km away
Tunnels Beaches
1,301 reviews
.70 km away
Ilfracombe Museum
366 reviews
.38 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Rocky Cove staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing