Eating Out

Ilfracombe has several excellent restaurants. The following are located within thirty meters of The Salt House (see website links for opening dates and  times and booking likely to be essential in high season):

Thomas Carr Dining at the Olive Rooms

Thomas Carr at the Olive Room  received a Michelin Star in 2017 which was retained in 2018. The menu is based around locally caught ingredients. The restaurant is open all year round with reduced opening in the winter season.

The Antidote

The Antidote received a Michelin Bib Gourmand award in 2018 and offers intimate dining using fresh local and in season ingredients. 

Espresso Seafood Bar and Grill

As you would expect, this restaurant specialises in fish and seafood.

Relish Bar and Bistro

Offering locally sourced seafood and game, great wines and cocktails and gourmet pizzas.

Adele’s Cafe

Fantastic all day breakfast alongside lunch menu and cream teas. Dog friendly and fully licensed.

The George and Dragon

Ilfracombe has many pubs offering food. The closest to The Salt House is the George and Dragon (Ilfracombe’s oldest pub) which is open all day serving food at lunchtimes and in the early evening