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The Laughing Monk Restaurant

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Totnes Road | Please Note NO Private Parking, Strete, Dartmouth TQ6 0RU, England
+44 1803 770639
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely restaurant in a small village. The staff are very friendly, attentive and welcoming. The dining room is very well appointed with a cosy feel even though the tables are well spaced. My husband and I had dinner there whilst visiting Devon. The food was very well prepared and delicious. We do not normally eat dessert but... More 

1 Thank Bur88
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate at this lovely family run restaurant twice during our stay. We were made to feel very welcome and staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. The food and drinks offered were excellent.

1 Thank Karen C
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for a meal whilst on holiday - the only restaurant in the village! It was quite, but nice.The staff were very friendly and happy to have a chat. Me and the other half shared Bread With Sun-blushed Tomatoes And Stilton and we both had the Mixed Seafood Grill. The food was absolutely amazing. However, I felt it was... More 

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's over five years since we were here, but it's every bit as good. Crab Dim Sum, Chicken terrine, lamb rump, hake with chorizo and beans and bread and butter pudding were all excellent. What a shame we don't live nearer!

1 Thank lawd
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139 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This lovely restaurant just a mile from Blackpool Sands is informal and friendly. We were made very welcome as soon as we entered by the owner. The menu is utterly mouth watering and we could have worked our way through it! Several more visits will be a given! We had a delicious sharing dish of baked Brie and sweet sun-dried... More 

1 Thank Trish66
Bristol, United Kingdom
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96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Everything you can expect from a good restaurant. Genuine, local food with friendly staff, quiet surroundings and warm decor. Great fish and seafood dishes.

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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Visited with three work colleagues to celebrate a successful year and the service was discreetly attentive and the food was sublime. Ox cheek dumplings were surprisingly good and the aged steaks were right up there. Will visit again

1 Thank Paul K
Rye, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Late November is not the best time of year to celebrate a wedding anniversary as many restaurants are quiet. However, this restaurant was recommended to us and having only moved into the area this year, we are delighted with this find. An interesting menu and our meals were beautifully cooked and presented. An extensive wine list and the lady serving... More 

2 Thank Origins_11
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Best meal of our UK trip! Interesting restaurant by history & décor. The service was friendly & efficient - our food course choices & food delivery was shared by multiple staff members who were great to talk with & seemed to work together as a great team! We both had seafood choices for appetizer & dinner & they were prepared... More 

2 Thank Shell4444
Bewdley, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

This was a fine cuisine experience - excellent food with first class service. Tables well spaced out and all in all a very comfortable setting. The staff were most attentive and nothing was too much trouble. Would definitely go back.

1 Thank chrisjanedunn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Totnes Road | Please Note NO Private Parking, Strete, Dartmouth TQ6 0RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmouth  >  Strete
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 770639
Family owned restaurant, relaxed atmosphere, serving the best local produce available. We are not a fine dinning restaurant but serving great food is our passion

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?