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Maddys Chippy

25 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BJ, England
+44 1271 863351
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (75 reviews)
“pudding” (9 reviews)
“jacket potato” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Fast food, British, Seafood
25 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BJ, England
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1 - 10 of 303 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Based upon our experience the fish was average only although quite warm but the chips were not up to standard and on the cool side - perhaps we were unlucky as to how long they were previously cooked but we will not hurry back.

Thank Welshwasp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

delicious fish and chips and a very good portion i had scampi and it was cooked to perfection both served with a salad garnish which was a meal in its self everthing from the meal to the tea /coffee /bread and butter was spot on...More

Thank patricia m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food with good size portions. Great service, and friendly staff. It's a shame the business is up for sale! 😟

Thank Carolinecheal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious fish and chips, generous portions and friendly staff. The premises are very clean and there's a restaurant next door if you want to eat in.

Thank jaglady2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You get what you pay for. Simple fish and chips, fish tasted fresh batter was a good texture. Only gripe really was the curry sauce was a bit watered down, however portion sizes are good.

Thank Kris A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here as everywhere else we had tried beforehand along the harbour had stopped serving food or just looked abit manic. The resturaunt was empty when we arrived and also silent (could do with some music). We both had cod and chips which was...More

Thank popzical
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a portion of chips and a fish and chips plus tea. The service was good. The food lovely, and automatic teapot fill up.

Thank alisonclarke110
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Good value for money and fish was very fresh, very good service and value for money, we have been in every time we go to Ilfracombe

Thank jacquelinesimmerling
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

4 of us turned up for supper after a recommendation from staff at our hotel. 3 haddocks and a cod with mushy peas and chips along with a cuppa tea. Smashing! The fish was tasty and flaky and covered with the lightest crispy batter. Absolutely...More

Thank Stagman59
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We visited Maddy's restaurant, which was empty on a September weekend afternoon for some reason. The staff were rude and wouldn't accommodate a simple dietary requirement, so we went elsewhere and got the kind of service anyone should expect. The best we can say is...More

Thank Aequanimitas J
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David P
3 December 2016|
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Response from Nicki1315 | Reviewed this property |
No the toilets are upstairs
28 August 2016|
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Response from Richard P | Reviewed this property |
not sure about that but there is one along the promenade called the dolphin that do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 863351
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