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The Terrace Tapas & Wine Bar

62 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
+44 1271 863482
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (239 reviews)
“meatballs” (39 reviews)
“cheese fondue” (15 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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62 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
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1 - 10 of 756 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visited here with my partner & his sister & brother in law, during a weekend away. We hadn’t booked & it was around 8:30, however the host was more than happy to accommodate us, advising we’d have a short wait for food, but could...More

2  Thank Julie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely amazing tapas at great value!! We visited here in February and although there were only us and another table dining the restaurant was open. Owners are lovely too/

3  Thank Jess D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A super place to eat. Food was fabulous and service was friendly. Loved the meatballs and the baked mushroom also the lamb lollipops were amazing. Wicked Wolf gin was an extremely enjoyable addition to the meal. Very popular so you need to book. Highly recommended.

3  Thank Ruthie T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just returned from the most perfect evening at The Terrace Tapas & Wine Bar. From the moment we walked in we loved it. Great atmosphere and wonderful customer service along with a great choice of food and drinks. Cocktails and wine selection were...More

3  Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had walked past in the day ( Saturday ) and read the menus thought mmm looks great as we love tapas! We popped in to book a table that evening for 9pm but we were disappointed to be told they were fully booked.... Clive...More

3  Thank Mandy H
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Fantastic evening. The food was delicious and the service spot on. Nothing was to much trouble . There was four of us , two couples. The owner was very helpful from booking the table right up to serving the food

5  Thank drichardwhite
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Fresh, fresh fresh! What a delight to find this place. Nothing is rushed here and everything is cooked to perfection. Favourite dishes, the gambas pil pil, the tender, hand rolled meatballs in their thick glossy sauce, the paella and oh wow, the tortilla. Better than...More

6  Thank foodbabyyeah
Reviewed 23 December 2017

the atmosphere was amazing and staff are very friendly and helpful the food was well presented and worth every penny spent on it was made very welcome with my two girls who can be fussy eaters but they eat every bite of the food and...More

7  Thank katrinaday82
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

The food; Terrible. It’s bland, definitely not fresh, probably brought in from the wholesalers and finished in the microwave, I’ve honestly never had such bad Tapas, I really couldn’t find anything that’s good about it. Even the Spanish omelette, which is a very simple dish...More

3  Thank TallSparky
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I wish I could give this zero stars. For such a lovely venue it was a shame that the food did not live up to the same standards. I ordered the paella, mozzarella mushroom, the prawns, meatballs and the cheesy garlic sourdough bread. First to...More

1  Thank Louly99
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Questions & Answers
25 August 2017|
Response from TerraceTapas | Property representative |
Hello! Yes! Dogs are very welcome in our bar area and on our terrace. They always get offered a special treat too 😊
2 May 2017|
Response from TerraceTapas | Property representative |
Hi Tony, Thanks for your enquiry. If you're missing tapas we have plenty of authentic Spanish tapas to choose from. With regards to dogs, we welcome all well mannered dogs in the bar and terrace areas only, where we also... More
10 February 2015|
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Response from TerraceTapas | Property representative |
Hi Steve Yes we offer loads of gluten free dishes, gluten free breads & we can adapt any dishes where ever possible, you can see our current menu on our website- all our gluten free dishes are annotated with GF
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 70
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 863482
  • E-mail
Family run and family friendly tapas and wine bar serving 30+ traditional Spanish tapas dishes. With set menus, endless tapas deals, a childrens menu, not to mention the vegetarian and gluten free options there's plenty to choose from. We have a full bar, with wines, cocktails and even a gin Y tonica menu. With the orginal Victorian dining room, bar and outside terrace we are able to cater for 80+ guests. WINTER - Thursday to Saturday evenings from 6pm SUMMER - Tuesday to Saturday evenings from 6pm (includes bank holiday Sundays) If we haven't exceeded your expectations, please tell us first and give us the courtesy of putting things right for you, rather than simply posting a negative review.
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