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The Manor House Cafe

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70 High Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9QE, England
+44 1271 864865
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08:00 - 16:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Been visiting this cafe ever since my trials of the local breakfast talent back in 2010 when we moved here. I often take my two kids there who are always chatted to and made to feel welcome as is everyone who walks through the door. The food is always freshly and cleanly (5 star H&H for many years) prepared and... More 

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Thank Rareun
JillyMSC, Owner at The Manor House Cafe, responded to this review

Oh heavens, not often does a review make me cry, but this one did! Thank you for appreciating all we do. You reap what you sow. We love our cafe and glad you do too. We are very lucky with our local support. Our Bread that you enjoy is from Venners Bakers just down the road. All local. More 

South West England, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've been past this cafe many times and always told myself one day I'd try it. Today my partner and I went in for the first time and we are so glad we did! Coffee that was hot and better than Costa and tasty prawn baguettes. The staff are lovely and very welcoming and because of this and with the... More 

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Thank Santefering
JillyMSC, Owner at The Manor House Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, so glad you enjoyed your visit and was so lovely to meet the newest member of your family. Look forward to seeing you soon More 

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service, great food and very warm, friendly and welcoming! The food was fresh very well prepared and a joy to eat.

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Thank AshMindset
JillyMSC, Owner at The Manor House Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our cafe. Mick tries very hard to get it right and we always try and use local produce which is so readily available here in North Devon. More 

Rutland, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Manor House Cafe on the High St looks plain and homely, but don't be fooled; its prices are competitive, the staff are friendly and the menu is sensible; classic food done very well at a reasonable price. Good English food for good English people. Novelty, they are actually professionals and they can cook. Five stars well deserved; probably the... More 

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Thank pamela h
JillyMSC, Owner at The Manor House Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, especially that your comment that we try hard. Yes we do, this is our home and we love our cafe. My husband used to teach Catering and we have had young staff take it up as a career after working here. I was surprised at your 'venal' comment but comes as no surprise and sorry... More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in during the Christmas lights switch on for a glass of wine and we're made to feel so welcome we came back for breakfast in the morning. Great value breakfast. But can't remember seeing any black pudding on the menu. Delicious anyway. Highly recommended. Hope to return in the summer. Merry Christmas to all the staff and regulars

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Thank jamesjewell1983
JillyMSC, Owner at The Manor House Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, it was a bit of a surreal night!! Hope you both enjoyed the rendition of Happy Birthday!! Look foorward to seeing you in the Summer. And yes Black Pudding and HAsh Browns are on the menu More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traditional English Cafe reasonably priced, and popular in Ilfracombe. Best value breakfast you will get, a decent size with a drink and toast for £5. Problem was our tomatoes were stone cold, it isn't difficult to boil tinned tomatoes or serve hot food. Fast and efficient service and usually friendly welcome unless they're under pressure. The very best breakfast around... More 

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Thank ian s
JillyMSC, Owner at The Manor House Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review and your comments. I do wish, however, that you mentioned our error as we could have rectified it immediately so that you could have enjoyed your breakfast at its best, which we are well known for. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice cafe highly recommend (: Dog friendly and amazing home cooked food. Very busy little place in Ilfracombe. Lovely Latte and cakes (:

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Thank Eileen C
JillyMSC, Owner at The Manor House Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments - we have been very busy recently so hope we didnt keep you waiting too long. More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Manor House Café grabbed our attention yesterday during a brief visit to Ilfracombe. Enticed inside we were treated to a warm welcome, excellent service and wonderful food, modestly priced. The Manor House understandably has a loyal following locally and they are very accommodating to children. This really is how every café should be.

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Thank Richard L
JillyMSC, Owner at The Manor House Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments - we live by the saying - you reap what you sow = and The Manor House and our lovely customers have been very good to us. Pop in when you next visit our lovely North Devon More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful people happy to have our jack-chi in the café with us. She sat under the table and was so good the people came up to her they asked if they could give her a treat. We went back several times and the people were lovely so was the food. Can't wait to visit them again.

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Thank Karen L
JillyMSC, Owner at The Manor House Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments - we try and make all happy including your 4 legged friends. Hopefully see you soon More 

Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We came for breakfast last Monday and thoroughly enjoyed it. for those who'd rather not have a good fried breakfast you cold, like me, have cheese on crumpets a change from cheese on toast!

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Thank wiselady1950
JillyMSC, Owner at The Manor House Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. Our breakfasts are very popular More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$11
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Street Parking, Cash Only
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:00
Monday
08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 16:00
Thursday
08:00 - 16:00
Friday
08:00 - 16:00
Saturday
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 High Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 864865
Description
Friendly High Street Cafe open all year for Breakfasts, Lunches, local Farm Cream Teas and in high season early Dinners. Our varied menu is family friendly from juicy local steaks and burgers to meals for the kids too. Our food is all sourced locally including our Beers and Ciders and we aim for a relaxed atmosphere after your day at the beach or long drive to beautiful North Devon We are also Dog friendly

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