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St James Tearoom

24 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BJ, England
+44 1271 863215
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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24 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BJ, England
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Been dozens of times with my husband and son. The birds sit by your side. The garden is absolutely beautiful and well taken care of. Their sandwiches are so fresh and tasty and they always top up your tea pot. Their scones are the best...More

Thank Holly P
Andrew O, Owner at St James Tearoom, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Thanks for your lovely comments all the best Andy and Jenny

Reviewed 7 November 2017

open 10-1630 except mondays this tea rooms offer muc that is home made. Available most of the year except nov-easter.

Thank wiselady1950
Reviewed 21 October 2017

very clean and very quaint tea shop , very friendly with home produced food.we just chose a fruit scone with jam and cream.lovely fresh scones with plenty of fruit,i had a black coffee and my partner had tea.i did notice food was being made in...More

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We found this tearoom just by chance and boy what a find. We sat outside under the grape vines, the sun was shining which gave a Mediterranean feel. After perusing the extensive menu which was very reasonably priced we decided on a sandwich followed by...More

1  Thank Robert G
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Good selection of hot and cold lunch dishes as well as delicious cream teas. Looked after from start to finish, we had a cream tea and a jacket with tuna. Only one other table seated when we entered at 12 but full within 5 minutes....More

Thank Rob L
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The homemade scones are amazing making the afternoon tea a must here excellent value for money. The owners are lovely and really give you some idea of what it used to be like.

Thank samstulowe
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We visited here twice in our week in Ilfracombe and have been coming here for years every time we visit the town . In our view it is the best tea room, crab salad and cream tea in Ilfracombe. The scones are so light and...More

Thank travel b
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This is a delightful little cafe offering love cream teas and various cakes. The birds are so friendly they will feed out of your hand. Great service and food.

Thank John H
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Four adults, one in a wheelchair plus the dog for a late morning break. A table outside with a flock of sparrows rustling through the bushes. Four menus quickly handed out and the order taken efficiently and accurately. The drinks arrived almost at once closely...More

Thank Steve O
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Had a great gluten free cream tea here today, warm scones lots of jam and cream and a good pot of tea. All the others had normal scones and they said they were really good. They also do gluten free cakes and sandwiches so you...More

Thank Jane M
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Response from SportyLady1953 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe they are open all year
20 April 2016|
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Response from nancy609 | Reviewed this property |
4 large eggs, 250 grams ground rice, 250 grams ground almonds, 250 grams caster sugar,few drops almond essence. I do reduce the amount of sugar though as I feel too sweet. Can also use rice flour and alter almond essence... More
18 April 2016|
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Response from nancy609 | Reviewed this property |
Thank you so very much this is so very kind of you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 863215
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