Island Street Bar & Grill

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32 reviews
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£25 and under
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Fish
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  • Live Music
  • Child Friendly
  • Fun

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Established in March 2010, Island Street Bar and Grill has become the place to be in Salcombe to meet with friends and family for good times. Halfway along Island Street with a terrace hanging over the water’s edge it’s the perfect place to sit and chill. The Bar and Grill is famed for its quality burgers, seafood and cocktails as well as its live music events, so expect an upbeat and buzzing atmosphere. We’re open for lazy lunches and livelier evenings (as well as breakfast during peak season). Please keep an eye on seasonal opening times and let the good time roll!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Fish, Steak
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Hours of Operation
We have seasonal opening times, so make sure to check back often to find out when we're open!
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Phone number
01548 844007
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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SB
1 review
Dined on 12 May 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great atmosphere, friendly staff! Live music on Saturday nights too! Well worth a visit!

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C
1 review
Dined on 5 May 2018
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 2

We went here on Saturday night (party of 4) as we are regular visitors to the sister restaurant - the winking prawn which is lovely.

Our waitress was very nice but the food was quite literally... horrible.

We ordered halloumi whilst we read the menu- it was inedible. Raw halloumi swimming in extremely potent garlic oil. They did take this off the bill as we didn’t touch it.

Starters: mussels were full of grit and minuscule. They were clearly not fresh.
Prawns were over cooked and tasteless.
Ribs were nice & crab croquettes were fine.

Mains: 2 crab salads (one with a pepper allergy which we told the waitress- peppers were not listed on the menu but we mentioned it anyway) the person with the pepper allergy was served a salad with peppers in.
Jerk chicken: was fine. Just a piece of chicken with some rice, can’t do much wrong.
Scallops & prawns- absolutely the worst meal I have had out in devon ever. And at nearly £20. The prawns were so over cooked I couldn’t peel them. The scallops were over cooked too. The meal was just awful.
We mentioned all of this to the manager when we went to pay (over £100 for the pleasure of trying to eat this food) and his attitude was quite literally “well what do you want me to do about it?”
I never complain. I never write reviews. But that was hands down the worst meal I have ever eaten in a restaurant, and it is a huge shame as it could be lovely.

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M
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 31 March 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 5

Nice place , great cocktails but food a let down , expected better .

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SW
1 review
Dined on 28 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always good service and buzzy atmosphere - burgers and Peroni unbeatable!

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OT
1 review
Dined on 24 March 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

The food was acceptable without being outstanding but we chose the venue for the evening and live music which was very good and the staff and service were excellent.

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Cornwall
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very enjoyable and delicious. Lovely atmosphere and very attentive staff.

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Cornwall
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2017
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Great food, atmosphere and service as always especially the Moules & Frites!

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Cornwall
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Real noice borgor 👌🏽Had a swell evening, would recommend to anybody

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Cornwall
1 review
Dined on 21 September 2017
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 4

Great food, best rack of ribs! lovely waterfront location

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c
London
12 reviews
Dined on 14 September 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had a nice meal on a quiet evening. More of a bar than a restaurant which detracted slightly from the dining atmosphere. Staff were very friendly and efficient

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London
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2017
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

The meal started so well. Yummy cocktails and the service to begin with was great. We got our food, and after that we were completely forgotten about. No offer of dessert menus, and we had to wait 50 minutes for our bill. In the meantime, they were trying to set up the live music around us, and were so desperate to try and get us to move that they opened the doors directly where we were sat (it was tipping it down outside, and cold). All they needed to do was sort our bill out, which we had asked for several times, and we would have happily moved for them. It was such a shame.

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Cornwall
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2017
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

The food was amazing and the staff were very helpful.

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Cornwall
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We went on a quiet week night but had great service.The food was delicious and had a lovely view over the estuary.Would highly recommend.

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L
Derbyshire
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We like this restaurant. The food is lovely, it's fun decor makes it nice for kids and the service is always good. The waiters are young and good looking and it's relatively cheap

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Cornwall
1 review
Dined on 11 August 2017
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Atmosphere is great, waiting team are really good, cocktails were good value at happy hour. Food is okay only - vegetarian options are very limited, the mac and cheese was really disappointing, coleslaw portions tiny. It's a good venue for a gathering and a fun evening out Friday and Saturday.

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Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 4 August 2017
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 5

Reasonably priced American diner type place with a good atmosphere. Bit off the main drag found it easy to book

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s
Gloucestershire
2 reviews
Dined on 30 July 2017
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Food was good. Long wait between starter and mains arriving. Child's pasta came out cold however.

Sticky table was a bit off putting!

Overall good...

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Cornwall
1 review
Dined on 29 July 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love a trip to Island street when we're in Salcombe. Always great food and service.

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JC
Buckinghamshire
2 reviews
Dined on 28 July 2017
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

excellent evening with family. food very well done. Atmosphere really good

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London
1 review
Dined on 12 July 2017
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Food was excellent. Very nice atmosphere and enjoyed sitting outside overlooking boats. Waiters very friendly and polite but food was slow to arrive. Saying that worth the wait as we were enjoying the ambience.

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Cornwall
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Dined on 11 July 2017
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Really glad to have booked and enjoyed the food, location and service very good. Great place for gluten free too.
Noisy birthday party/ large group which meant we chose to go somewhere else for pudd as difficult to hear each other- a family group of 5 adults- but not unpleasant to complain about.
Would/ will go back again,

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Cornwall
1 review
Dined on 8 July 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Tasty food, friendly service and nice waterside view. A nice evening meal.

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Central Coast
1 review
Dined on 28 June 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent as always. Great food, great service, great price.

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Cornwall
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Dined on 24 June 2017
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Food was good and plentiful. Service good and restaurant manager most helpful.

Need to get Allergy listings correct; chips/sweet potato fried in egg and Ribs have anchovy in sauce but egg of fish respectively not mentioned in the allergy menu. Can I suggest that all fries are cooked on their own - that way allergy and vegetarians can eat freely. And that the chef takes the time to correct every error in the allergy list.

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Cornwall
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Dined on 16 June 2017
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Just a great overall evening. Excellent service lead from the front by the manager. Food fab and plentiful if I was to make a tiny ask it would be for the coating for the southern fried chicken to be a bit more flavoursome but still delicious. Highly Recommend a visit

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Cornwall
1 review
Dined on 11 June 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely meal, lovely atmosphere, ftirdly helpful staff,
All in all a very enjoyable evening.

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GE
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2017
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 3

Visited restaurant whilst on holiday. Staff explained that they were two members of staff short. Website implied a good selection of gluten free options- this was misleading as we had to check a folder ourselves for options to choose from. One of the burgers was lukewarm as was the rack of ribs ( we sent this back to be reheated but still did not look or taste appetising on its return)
This restaurant was not what we expected having visited the 'Winking Prawn' in the same group of restaurants and which serves excellent food time after time.
We were asked if our meal was enjoyable but when we gave feedback The comments were ignored.

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Oxford
1 review
Dined on 20 May 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

A cracking afternoon was spent here with great mates. Food was excellent and well priced. A 1pm start ended at 9.30pm!

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CC
Bath
1 review
Dined on 12 May 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great food, great drinks (2-4-1 cocktails on Fri eves) and superb friendly service.

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Cornwall
1 review
Dined on 30 April 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great friendly service, very efficient with no delay. good value for money. fantastic food.

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Surrey
1 review
Dined on 15 April 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great dinner here. Very attentive & friendly waiters, food was delicious and the restaurant just had a lovely relaxed feeling. Varied menu which we plus kids all enjoyed.

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Cornwall
1 review
Dined on 1 April 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great food, and great atmosphere. Meeting Andy Jordan there was a highlight!

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