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The Terrace Tapas & Wine Bar

62 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
+44 1271 863482
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (273 reviews)
“meatballs” (37 reviews)
“fondue” (15 reviews)
Closes in 9 min
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
62 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
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1 - 10 of 832 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We popped in on an event night in Ilfracombe having heard great things about the tapas here. Sadly we live an hour away and due to my husband’s work we couldn’t book ahead as we couldn’t guarantee having enough time before our event started, but...More

Thank greekmuse2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first impressions were good. There was a lovely feel to the restaurant, just the right amount of room between tables, appropriate gentle background music and friendly unobtrusive service. A nice bottle of wine to accompany a few tapas is a lovely way to spend...More

Thank Hobnob1871
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great little find - we came to town from our B&B a little later than anticipated as our baby needed to be bathed and put to sleep and when we got to town, nothing was open! Our last resort dinner was going...More

1  Thank Meera D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

BOOK to avoid disappointment, we had to wait several nights to get a table at our preferred timing (2000hrs). Great selection of varying menu choices that certainly would make any Spaniard feel at home accompanied by great wines and perfect service. Enjoy

1  Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about this place is outstanding. Notably, the food and service were well above average in every respect. Only developmental feedback - please consider getting draft beer rather than bottled.

2  Thank Guy R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyable evening, well cooked and well presented food, great friendly staff who squeezed us in with no prior booking. olives were disappointing as just out of a jar with stones in and no marinade, a little homemade 🌶 garlic oil to add would be an...More

Thank Tiacaden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do not miss this restaurant. Food, service, atmosphere and remarkably price exceptional. Simply great little place that was a pleasure to visit with my family. The chorizo croquettes were very special.

2  Thank Jason B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on Saturday night and unfortunately they were fully booked but welcomed us in for drinks and made us comfortable in the outside seating area. Fortunately whilst we were sitting there they had a cancellation and offered the table to us. We had...More

1  Thank Hannah B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So, the owner looks like JFK - or that bloke off breakfast TV. In addition, the food is top notch and excellent. Courteous, efficient service. Very happy and pleasant and relaxing ambience. Reasonably priced. Top notch! :)

2  Thank David B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited last night for dinner. Despite my not being that hungry we ended up having three courses of tapas and cocktails as everything was just so delicious. Particular highlights were the croquettes, the meatballs, the mini nachos and the mozzarella mushrooms....More

2  Thank owlbeonholiday
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Questions & Answers
August 25, 2017|
Response from TerraceTapas | Property representative |
Hello! Yes! Dogs are very welcome in our bar area and on our terrace. They always get offered a special treat too 😊
May 2, 2017|
Response from TerraceTapas | Property representative |
Hi Tony, Thanks for your enquiry. If you're missing tapas we have plenty of authentic Spanish tapas to choose from. With regards to dogs, we welcome all well mannered dogs in the bar and terrace areas only, where we also... More
February 10, 2015|
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Response from TerraceTapas | Property representative |
Hi Steve Yes we offer loads of gluten free dishes, gluten free breads & we can adapt any dishes where ever possible, you can see our current menu on our website- all our gluten free dishes are annotated with GF
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$79
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 863482
  • E-mail
Family run and family friendly tapas and wine bar serving 30+ traditional Spanish tapas dishes. With set menus, endless tapas deals, not to mention the vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options, there's plenty to choose from. We have a full bar, with wines, cocktails and even a gin Y tonica menu. With the orginal Victorian dining room, bar and outside terrace we are able to cater for 65+ guests. WINTER - Thursday to Saturday evenings from 6pm SUMMER - Tuesday to Saturday evenings from 6pm (includes bank holiday Sundays) If we haven't exceeded your expectations, please tell us first and give us the courtesy of putting things right for you, rather than simply posting a negative review.
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