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Larkstone Family Park & Gardens

Larkstone Gardens, Ilfracombe EX34 9QG, England
+44 1271 268536
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Not what I was expecting

As a local who has lived in Ilfracombe 50 years I have seen this place change hands many times over... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Nice Little Cafe

We stumbled across this cafe after dog walking in Hillsborough Park & stopped for a bite to eat... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
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We are a fully licensed cafe and function venue offering stunning views across Ilfracombe Harbour and the sea to Wales. We have a range of lawn games from putting to grass court tennis, croquet to bowls, all with refreshments from cream teas to full sunset dinners. With 30 indoor covers, a log fire for the cooler days and sunset dining on the lawns overlooking some of the most picturesque coastline in Britain. We have catered for many functions from weddings to 40th birthday parties to family gatherings.We look forward to welcoming you.....
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good15%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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Larkstone Gardens, Ilfracombe EX34 9QG, England
Larkstone Gardens, Ilfracombe EX34 9QG, England
+44 1271 268536
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

As a local who has lived in Ilfracombe 50 years I have seen this place change hands many times over the years. In the last couple I've heard many people saying how good it is now and due to Facebook seen many a good review...More

2  Thank larrythelamb05
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this cafe after dog walking in Hillsborough Park & stopped for a bite to eat. The food was mostly nice, although my toast was cold and the lemon drizzle cake was a bit stale. It's a lovely setting with a really nice...More

Thank Piggly4
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

The animals here look so sad. The emus are kept in a tiny enclosure with nothing in it at all except an old shed, they walk round and round in circles! I feel so sorry for them!! And the aviary, it's large yes, but the...More

1  Thank Angela S
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

There was no zorbing, bouncy castle or fun at the site. It looked very run down and unloved. The black swan lake was a muddy puddle under netting with 2 distressed swans. I think 1 had a broken wing. The emus were in what I'd...More

2  Thank Meljs77
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Attracted by a glossy leaflet, fortunately visited day before to check out for daughters birthday trip. While sure cafe is is good going by reviews, we were looking for water zorbing and animals. No zorbing, bouncy castle, crazy golf, - no evidence of any activity....More

1  Thank Mary H
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Traveled 45 minutes to this "theme park" we started off by eating lunch which was served quick and very delicious my 2 year old enjoyed the play park but after we went off to find the rest of the listed animals attractions to only find...More

3  Thank Laurence W
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We had refreshments here after a funeral. The sandwiches were generously filled and fillings were suitably cold, the scones were fresh , fluffy and still warm, we were kept supplied with fresh tea and coffee, .the surroundings were quaint, well cared for and interesting ,...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 12 May 2017

A group of us from East Grinstead Rugby Club came here for the evening whilst on a rugby tour. They opened up specially as we booked in advanced. Friendly service, food was good (would recommend the ham, egg and chips) and drink flowed freely. What...More

Thank steve0404
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely meals .The best carvery we've ever had.Highly recommended .The staff were lovely .We are going back again this week

Thank bevb1977
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We visited during the Easter holidays with our 5 & 8 yr olds whilst holidaying in North Devon. The park had a glossy leaflet and a website advertising bouncy castles, outdoor games, crazy golf, water zorbing etc. When we got there the two bouncy castles...More

1  Thank Freddydoodles
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