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Grass Roots Cafe

97 High Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9NH, England
+44 1271 867574
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“salad” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
97 High Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9NH, England
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

We are both vegetarian and were wandering around Ilfracombe on our first night there, trying to find somewhere nice to eat. When we saw this place we thought it looked nice for a lunch option the next day and went to check it out. So...More

1  Thank Jennie C
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Excellent and varied vegan dishes for breakfast, brunch and lunch. Sadly, we were not in town for the bistro evening but would have definitely booked a place

Thank Vincent M
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We were lucky enough to get booked into one of the bistro evenings. These are run on Friday and Saturday nights. Reservations are a must, if you want to go, as the place was fully booked on the evening we went. And we soon realised...More

1  Thank Daz_Adie
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This restaurant is a fantastic vegetarian and vegan restaurant! Meals delicious, home-cooked and very cheap for the quality and quantity! The restaurant is quaint and beautifully decorated with an eclectic mix of sunflower pictures and nicnacs, making it very bright and cheerful! Would highly recommend...More

Thank evmlowdell
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Lovely food and friendly welcome. One tiny moan - the helpings are too big! Still that is better than saying they are too small!

Thank Isabel W
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

If you care about animals and planet Earth then this is a good option. I still felt the need to remind staff about adding coleslaw and butter on jacket potatoes, sometimes the response to the word 'vegan' still doesn't inspire confidence! The food when it...More

Thank steve w
Reviewed 19 March 2016

interesting food. just try it. tastes good. does a BYO for dinner reservations. I had a good time and managed to try a few different meals

Thank wiselady1950
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Ate out in London for years and so called other posh places - I will eat meat but prefer veggie - been here twice now and it's amazing. The most inventive and attractive food ever. These people would make a killing in London where veggie...More

1  Thank Dessalyn42
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Was nice, we went for lunch and was very bread heavy but they accommodated when I asked for a salad. The savoury baked goods were amazing. The cafe is decorated on a lovely manner, loads of sunflowers. Was very pleasant and a pleasing change to...More

Thank Nataliano
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Just had a wonderful birthday meal with my partner at this lovely restaurant. We had the festive xmas menu and I have to say every course was absolutely amazing and delicious. We highly recommend this place to eat!!!

Thank Paul B
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6 September 2015|
Response from Jannerbloke |
Do you have disabled access? Do you have free wifi? Do you allow children and or well behaved dogs? What are your opening days and hours? Do you bake all your own food? Do you take part in the 'suspended coffee... More
17 January 2015|
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Response from Gimmick4Life |
Ppl need to provide more proof when i post reviews it's the given truth not "my opinion" when i say a place is bad i mean it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 High Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9NH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 867574
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