The Brasserie at The Carlton

The Carlton Hotel
Runnacleave Road
EX34 8AR

If you’re looking for something different, away from the beach, or just heading to Ilfracombe, then come and relax at The Brasserie at The Carlton. You can find us next door to The Tunnels Beaches, with car parking available, on a first come basis.

Open seven days a week, all year round, both to hotel and non-resident guests. Serving an informal dinner menu each evening from 6pm, and a lunch offer Wednesday through to Sunday from 12:30pm.

Menus adapt to the seasons, so there’s always something new to try whatever time of year you arrive. The informal hospitality and service complements the wonderful freshly prepared meals, using some of the best local produce around.

Vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options are available, and dishes can be adapted to your requirements.

A choice of lunch menus is served five days a week. Wednesday to Saturday, discover a fixed price two or three-course offer, which gives you a great dining experience from just £16 per person. Full Brasserie menu is also available.

The Brasserie’s classic Sunday lunch is a weekly Carlton highlight, leaving you ready for a countryside walk, or armchair snooze, and the well-stocked bar is always available for a chilled-out drink or to sample something from the carefully curated wine list.

Sunday Lunch menu’s always includes a quality roast (usually West Country sirloin and one other) plus fresh fish, vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. The bar is open 7 days a week, so you can relax with a cocktail, glass of wine, craft beer or more from the generous bar list.

Afternoon Tea is served daily, ideal for that very special treat in the afternoon.

Private dining is also available and special events can be catered for, contact us for more details.

From Barnstaple, follow the A361 to Ilfracombe. From Mullacott, follow signs for seafront, use EX34 8AR for satnav.


With Provenance, from the chef

“We love to find new suppliers, whether they’re Devon families who’ve been growing, rearing or selling produce for generations or new, artisan makers of craft food and drink products – of which there are many in the county.

We’re pleased to offer quality West Country meats from our Muddiford butcher, and Exmoor beef from Chris Lerwill’s Exmoor farm. Choice game is delivered daily from MC Kelly, well known for their regional cuts. Our greengrocers offer locally picked crops, many from the Great Field in Braunton, as well as access to the local market in nearby Bristol.

Naturally, fish and seafood are key ingredients in our larder. You are guaranteed to enjoy some of the best fresh fish from day boats landed in our own harbour.  Add to that, mussels that are picked at low tide in Westward Ho! then cleaned in Instow. All in all a great selection of local and seasonal ingredients, that are truly sustainable.”


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