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The Quay Restaurant - Ilfracombe

11 The Quay, Ilfracombe, EX34 9EQ +44 1271457177

(((() British
Main course: £18
Food spend: £32
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 18:00 - 21:00

Service was amazing, food was fantastic

Keith Winsor 22 April 2017
from Hereford

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An elegant seaside retreat just a stone's throw from Damien Hirst's 66-foot Verity statue, The Quay Restaurant offers elegant British and European cuisine. Via ornate French doors, enjoy views onto Ilfracombe harbour and beyond.

Making use of the local area’s bountiful produce, favourites from the diverse Quay Restaurant menu might include pasta with homemade pesto, a succulent steak with hand-cut chips, or when in season, a whole lobster in garlic and herb butter. Indulge your sweet tooth with bread and butter pudding with custard, or decadent chocolate fondant. There are also inviting vegetarian options and a children’s menu.

Owned by controversial British artist Damien Hirst, artwork from the man himself decorates the interior of this masterfully restored Victorian Inn. Guests at The Quay restaurant can choose from 2 dining rooms, one of which – The Atlantic Room – is fashioned to resemble an upturned boat, and includes an aquarium, as well as views out onto the Atlantic Ocean.

An idyllic seaside retreat, diners can enjoy drinks and nibbles in The Quay bar throughout the day. Ilfracombe town centre is a 5-minute drive away.

The Quay Restaurant - Ilfracombe

11 The Quay, Ilfracombe, EX34 9EQ

Contact +44 1271868090
Reservations +44 1271457177

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Customer reviews for The Quay Restaurant - Ilfracombe

4.7 (((() (based on 105 reviews)
98% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (88)
  • views (69)
  • lunch (53)
  • romantic (51)
  • trendy (46)
  • luxury (30)
  • private dining (29)
  • value (22)
  • business (18)
  • large parties (18)
  • child friendly (14)
  • al fresco (12)
  • afternoon tea (9)
  • entertainment (4)
  • breakfast (1)
  • ((((( 23 April 2017 by Linda Smith from Woolacombe

    Excellent meal fabulous view

  • ((((* 23 April 2017 by Richard Smith from Braunton

    Great food though the mussels starter was a little disappointing.
    Service could of been better but overall very good experience

  • ((((( 22 April 2017 by Joanne Brooks from Melksham

    I loved it. Amazing food and staff friendly considering we had 3 young children who were lively! Best meal I had in Devon during my holiday and I would recommend it 100%.

  • ((((( 22 April 2017 by Keith Winsor from Hereford

    Service was amazing, food was fantastic

  • ((((( 20 April 2017 by Chris Benford from Surrey Heath District

    Excellent in every way

  • ((((( 9 April 2017 by Michele Cammareri from Bristol

    Very good,
    ; lots of personality in the place and the menu.
    Excellent food, brilliant service.

  • ((((( 29 March 2017 by Abi Fragoso from Barnstaple

    , loved the feel of the restaurant and the lovely view and of course the food was delicious, scallops were superb

  • ((((( 10 March 2017 by Rebecca George from Woolacombe

    Great Sunday birthday lunch at a table by the window overlooking the sea. Delicious food (goat's cheese and red onion tart, mushroom risotto, battered hake), friendly service. All round excellent experience.

  • ((((( 3 March 2017 by Allan Miller from Tiverton

    Excellent service and delicious meal

  • ((((( 17 February 2017 by Becky Marriott from London

    Love the food here; crab claws are divine

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