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Breaking news

July 2020: via Facebook Thomas Carr has said he will not be reopening the Olive Room at 56 Fore Street, but has plans to relaunch it elsewhere in the town - watch this space.

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Ex-Nathan Outlaw chef Thomas Carr opened this, his first solo restaurant, in 2015. He expanded his brand with a seafood and grill restauarant, also in Ilfracombe, in 2018.

survey result

Summary

£78
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Chef Thomas Carr is “exceptionally talented”, turning out “perfectly balanced” fish-centric food which “honours the ingredients” at this North Devon five-year-old, boosted last year by a paean from Jay Rayner. Ilfracombe is “a truly tough environment for a high-end restaurant, especially to survive year-round, so hats off to the chef and team”.

Summary

£80
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“An inspiring young chef who has a real talent with fish – never spoiling the delicate flesh of the fish itself and always accompanying the dish with exciting tasty morsels or fabulously delicate sauces” – wins high praise from the few who have visited this offbeat but competitively priced North Devon four-year-old. Its profile was helped this year by a rave review from Jay Rayner. (In February 2018, after a crowdfunding drive, Carr took over the town’s Lamb Hotel, converting it into the ‘Thomas Carr Seafood and Grill’.)

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Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 55.00 D only 5
Menu2 75.00 D only 6
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £26.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
56 Fore Street, Ilfracombe, EX34 9DJ
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Sunday12 pm‑3:30 pm

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