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Thomas Carr Seafood & Grill - CLOSED

59 High Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9QB, England
+44 1271 555005
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Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood grill” (8 reviews)
“hake” (14 reviews)
“rice pudding” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Seafood, European, British, Grill, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
59 High Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9QB, England
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Reviews (171)
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1 - 10 of 170 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I visited for lunch, it was such a wonderful treat. The waitress (Charmaine), was amazing, very helping, polite and friendly. The food was absolutely delicious, the tastiest prawns I’ve ever tasted, anywhere in the world and the burgers were extremely juicy with...More

2  Thank Philippa L
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

This was the last evening of our holiday so wanted to save the best until last. We were given two options of fine dining or a bar menu. One of us opted for the bar menu and I opted for a dish from the fine...More

4  Thank annagZ266MU
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We visited on a Friday evening and it was very quiet. The upstairs dining room (a la carte) was not open understandably so we sat in the downstairs bar area. Having been to The Olive Room we had hoped for a similar experience. Service was...More

1  Thank purchases
Charmain L, General Manager at Thomas Carr Seafood & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Good Afternoon Purchases, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. It is a fair and balanced review and we thank you for your four bubble rating, given that there were a few issues which may have affected your visit. Following feedback...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We visited on a quiet Thursday lunchtime as the menu looked so good and for a birthday treat. We were not disappointed, the beetroot risotto was fantastic and an excellent vegetarian option. The food is worth the price as it’s all freshly prepared and not...More

Thank Heather C
Charmain L, General Manager at Thomas Carr Seafood & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Hi Heather, We're so glad that you enjoyed your visit to the Seafood & Grill! We'll make sure that we pass your compliments on to our kitchen team, they'll be delighted with your comments. Although you're a way away we hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 29 September 2018

Tucked away on the high street of Ilfracombe is the modern, stylish but laid back Grill. We had lunch on a Thursday and were so impressed with the food that we were back on the Saturday for a repeat lunch. We took advantage of the...More

Thank DXT1
Charmain L, General Manager at Thomas Carr Seafood & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Hi DXT1! It was great to meet you both (and Daisy of course!) and we're glad that you enjoyed your experience with us. Please do make sure you all pop in next time you visit Ilfracombe as we'd love to see you all again :)...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Had lunch there. My husband really chuffed that he sat in the same seat as Jay Rayner when he visited. Had the same main as him as well. Skate wings. The food was really good and service was absolutely brilliant. So friendly. We were initially...More

Thank maureensmith
Charmain L, General Manager at Thomas Carr Seafood & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Dear Maureen, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review! It was a pleasure to meet yourself and your husband and we are so glad that you enjoyed your lunch with us. We'd be delighted to see you...More

Reviewed 24 September 2018

We booked a table for four for a Saturday night 10 days in advance and were told that the only booking time available was 6.45. We arrived to an empty restaurant and after asking if we could have drinks downstairs, were told our table was...More

1  Thank Owdmon
Charmain L, General Manager at Thomas Carr Seafood & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Good afternoon Owdmon and many thanks for taking the time to leave a review for us! We're so glad that you enjoyed the quality of the meal and that our team looked after you so well. Just to explain a little bit with regards to...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018

We have not spent time in Ilfracombe before and were drawn here by Thomas Carr and his two restaurants (thanks to the Michelin Red Guide). The Seafood & Grill is at the opposite end of the High Street from his other restaurant. The website had...More

1  Thank RevdIain
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We went as a large party and were seated in the downstairs bar area. The area lacks any kind of atmosphere/welcoming decor and can become VERY noisy (when the two other tables were occupied it became almost impossible to hear other people talk without shouting...More

2  Thank RubiesRBest
Reviewed 17 September 2018

There for a birthday meal, and overall, wasn't disappointed, just, though do feel aspects of the experience need some attention. The large downstairs room lacks atmosphere, or something, and the staff need to up their game as a touch off-hand. Can't put my finger on...More

Thank VCB_10
Charmain L, General Manager at Thomas Carr Seafood & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Dear VCB_10, Thank you for taking your time to leave us a review following your visit to the Seafood & Grill. We certainly take on board your comments regarding the atmosphere and the improvements required on the ground floor. They are areas which we know...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 45
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Hot New Restaurants, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 High Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9QB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 555005
  • E-mail
Description
Set over two floors, downstairs is a fun, trendy gastropub with a grill type menu. Upstairs a sit down restaurant with a la carte menu.
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