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Dinosaur Cafe

5 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4HH, England
+44 1392 490951
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mixed salad” (26 reviews)
“baklava” (26 reviews)
“turkish coffee” (16 reviews)
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Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4HH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This mom and pop restaurant is absolutely amazing. Great food and prices. If you’re in Exeter you have to visit this place. Try the baclava.

Thank quibblesquinn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely family meal, early evening. There was a good range of vegetarian dishes. We had most of the starters, all of which were very tasty. Great main courses (vegetarian and meat), all homemade. We were quite full but really wanted to try the...More

Thank Tonka50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eat here every now and then and are always made to feel welcome. The food is of a consistently high standard, and a friend of ours, a Kurd, gave it all a definite thumbs up. It may be a few minutes walk from the...More

Thank 895andy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having read many good reviews, I persuaded a friend to join me for a bite to eat at this little cafe in Exeter. I ordered the homemade hummus and pitta bread which I thought would be delicious but when it arrived, the hummus was nice...More

Thank eradford65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice and homely atmosphere in the Cafe. We had ordered Chicken Tavuk and Veg Burgers and both items were delicious and had a very'home-made' kind of taste. The burger unexpectedly so, because we had had a few bad experiences with veg burgers in the...More

Thank Rohit N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious homemade Turkish and eastern Mediterranean food . Small , very clean and cozy family run restaurant near the city centre. The owners are very nice and friendly the food is delicious and prices are low . Good to eat in or take away ....More

Thank B N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this cafe. Delicious food and friendly service that reminded us of our family holiday in Turkey.

Thank Helen A
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on a whim and was pleasantly surprised! Lovely tasty food, quick service, reasonably priced and friendly staff. Highly recommended 🤗

Thank CucumberCat
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We have met here as work colleagues on quite a few occasions. The food is consistently good, varied and very reasonable. It is called the Dinosaur cafe as they don't go on social media or take cards so take cash with you. It's middle eastern...More

1  Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 25 February 2018

I love restaurants like this close and familiar, with taste food. This place meets the standards I most care for a restaurant, that are good food, good place and good price. One thing I use to see in restaurants and I don't like is the...More

Thank Luis R
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Questions & Answers
Amy M
16 July 2017|
Response from Ben G |
If I remember rightly the owners asked their young daughter what they should call their new cafe. The answer should now be obvious!
Antonella F
14 July 2017|
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Response from KlimtEastwood | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park opposite the restaurant - although it doesn't belong to The Dinosaur, it's a public car park. Have a quick look on google maps, it's literally a 30-second walk away.
Natalie W
13 May 2017|
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Response from debsdonut | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 490951
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