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Seventy One

71 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
+44 1271 863632
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
71 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
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1 - 10 of 202 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We were recommended this restaurant by a friend and weren't disappointed. The food was delicious and cooked to perfection. You can really tell and taste the quality of produce. I had the Surf & Turf which was lovely, yet still got food envy over the...More

Thank Mike_Brown23
Reviewed 5 days ago

Just chose this little restaurant by chance, it looked quiet and cosy. The staff were very friendly, couldn't be more helpful, knew the local area well, and produced food of a quality I have not experienced for many many months.....absolutley excellent. Went back the next...More

Thank Michael H
Janieg2110, Owner at Seventy One, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your sensational review it's much appreciated.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food, presented well. Steak cooked to perfection & sea bass fresh & tasty. Sticky toffee pudding was to die for & chocolate profiteroles light & fluffy.

Thank 511Kathryn
Janieg2110, Owner at Seventy One, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by the B & B. We weren't disappointed- great starter home made seafood chowder, succulent Cornish hake for mains, chocolate tart for dessert - all washed down with a lovely bottle of picpoul - great food experience in small...More

Thank Gill S
Janieg2110, Owner at Seventy One, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much it is wonderful to feel appreciated as we do both put a lot of hard work in to making our business work well.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant on Saturday evening, the owner very kindly managing to squeeze us in at short notice. We had a lovely time, and very much enjoyed the intimate and friendly atmosphere. The restaurant is based very close to the harbour in Ilfracombe. The...More

Thank John S
Janieg2110, Owner at Seventy One, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for giving us a glowing review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a delightful surprise to find this little restaurant - a little gem. We enjoyed a superb meal. The monk fish fritters and scallop starters were delicious as were the lamb and pork main courses. The berry pavolva was outstanding. We will definitely return there...More

Thank Beverley M
Janieg2110, Owner at Seventy One, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We look forward to welcoming you back and thank you for your positive review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on Saturday and have to say it did not meet our expectations. The scallops and pea purée starter with a mint dressing sounded good unfortunately they were overcooked , the pea purée looked and tasted like it had just come out of a...More

Thank john b
Janieg2110, Owner at Seventy One, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Whereas I apologise that your meal fell short of expectation, I am disappointed that you did not verbally comment on your meal at the time. On two occasions you were asked whether your starters and main courses were to your liking and you did not...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here several times now and are never disappointed. There is a good range on the menu for a wide choice of fish and meat. Return visit is already booked.

Thank Windladd
Janieg2110, Owner at Seventy One, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind review and look forward to seeing you on your return.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were squeezed in without a booking, although our menu choice was not available. Customers were being turned away while we were eating. Comfit Duck and Cornish Hake were both good. Well done Seventy One without you we would have gone to bed hungry -...More

Thank Jane B
Janieg2110, Owner at Seventy One, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Glad we were able to seat you on a busy Tuesday night and hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 19 May 2017

Have been several times to Seventy One and it is always exceptional. Lovely bistro feel, friendly service and an excellent menu which is perfectly cooked fresh to order and beautifully presented. Cannot recommend this place highly enough.

Thank Collingdale
Janieg2110, Owner at Seventy One, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us with such lovely comments.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
19:00 - 22:00
Saturday
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 863632
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