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The Rendezvous Cafe-Bar

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Cafe, British, Gastropub
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The Landmark The Promenade | Wilder Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9BZ, England
+44 1271 324242
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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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227 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Very friendly staff who help whereever they think you need it. The cooked food times aren't useful sometimes because the individual sometimes wants hot food not cold!

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Thank wiselady1950
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Nice place for a coffee and some very welcome hot porridge. Nice sea views from the back of the area and seating outside if the weather is nice.

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Thank ysggem
Campbell River, Canada
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115 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We had spent some considerable time walking in downtown Ilfracombe on a lovely, sunny day. We fancied ice cream, but had to be leaving the parking soon. Ah, Ice Cream Bars at the Rendezvous Cafe. Just right.

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Thank KNCooper
Portishead, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Always look forward to a drink on the terrace here on my M V Balmoral visits. Called in on the afternoon of 1st September. Can't believe that they had to close for the afternoon on one of the busiest weeks of the Summer Season! The one person serving had to have a break, which is fair enough, but come on,... More 

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Thank jane j
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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225 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely breakfast! Very big and tasty! Sausages/bacon/toast/ beans/egg quite big! Friendly staff and reasonable price!

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Thank Angiemays
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Poor quality, slow service and cold food. Maybe it was an off day but for what we paid it was shocking.

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Thank Karen72w
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

It was a miserable wet day on our visit to Ilfracombe and we were looking for somewhere to park and get a drink. This café / Bistro is located at the Landmark theatre and there is convenient car parking on site (don't forget to buy a ticket from the machine). I ordered a skinny Cappuccino for my wife (unusual to... More 

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Thank David R
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3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Long wait despite it being quiet. Breakfast was cold, and not particularly good, the toast so dry and hard it was inedible, latte needed copius amounts of sugar to make it drinkable. Maybe we were just unlucky but probably the worst cooked breakfast we have ever had.

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Thank ktda2011
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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227 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

If you askthey will put reserved on one of their tables - no additional charge. food is good, well cooked and served with a smile.

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Thank wiselady1950
Devon, United Kingdom
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344 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

I have scored The Rendevous 'Average' only because it is a cafe providing an appropriately limited menu , is simply furnished etc. However, that is not a criticism - it is a good honest cafe where food is freshly cooked and the service is welcoming, friendly and efficient. We enjoyed good quality scampi and chips looking at a beautiful sea... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Gastropub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Landmark The Promenade | Wilder Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 324242
Description
From homemade cakes and treats to light lunches and main meals, The Rendezvous Cafe caters for all tastes and ages and undoubtedly has the best view in town! Enjoy a speciality coffee or a cold drink from our fully licenced bar whilst taking in the breathtaking views of the Bristol Channel. There's lots of space for little feet to run around both indoors and outside on our lawn (when the sun pops his hat on!) and we also allow dogs in the building so there is room for all the family!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?