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The Dolphin Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
36 Fore Street | St Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4LY, England
+44 1803 323725
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good11%
  • Average11%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible7%
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“st marychurch” (3 reviews)
“great food” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
36 Fore Street | St Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4LY, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered lager and they charged £3.70 for Fosters which is only 20p a pint less than the pubs on the Downs. They have the views but a pub in the middle of a street shouldn't be charging this much!

Thank Sophiemills
Reviewed September 26, 2018

We have been here a few times now. First time was lovely, but 2nd and 3rd time has been less than average. The fish was clearly cooked in old oil and was so overcooked, all you could taste was the oil. Not pleasant. Nice place...More

Thank readit101
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Well this Heavitree pub has had a bit of a make-over in recent years, has an enclosed concrete 'beer garden', improved toilets and quite a nice menu......er......what else can I say that's a positive? Sadly the answer is....very little! Now as a Beer drinker I...More

Thank Bennettonbeer
Reviewed September 6, 2018

This is in the heart of St MaryChurch, busy and a frequently visited by locals and visitors. I deal for food with the family, or just a quick stop for a drink. Friendly and worth a visit.

Thank Linsey S
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across the Dolphin Inn after visiting the Babbacombe Model Village on our holidays . Very affordable pub food ! We all had fish and chips - tasted divine ! Lovely light batter . I would definitely return again with the family .

Thank CarolineK78
Reviewed August 11, 2018

The Dolphin Inn is located near the cliff-walk of Babbacombe and offers a variety of great food, beers and ciders. You can eat inside or sit at wooden tables in the outside area. The staff is very friendly. As the maindoor was closed due to...More

Thank GuidoK2
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

It was so hot and my wife and I ducked into the Dolphin for a quick bite and drink. Ordered a Chicken Ceasers Salad and a Classic burger, they quickly arrived at our table and were exactly what we wanted. Both were delicious and a...More

Thank zzaatt
Reviewed July 2, 2018

I visited this pub with my husband last Sunday and ordered a meal.....seriously was the worst meal EVER . Food looked as if it was dropped on a plate ....It was awful . As we are locals we decided to try and give it another...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed June 18, 2018

In the heart of the Fabulous St Marychurch Precinct, stands a Fantastic Pub and Eatery, The Dolphin Inn. Excellent Menu and Food, Great Value for Money, good clean Surroundings and Atmospher, as well as Regular Live Entertainment.

Thank Robert V
Reviewed May 25, 2018

My wife and I only popped in for one drink, but the staff are great, the surroundings are very comfortable and clean, the menu looks good value with what I saw of people eating. We will return for a meal very soon. Congratulations to the...More

Thank zzaatt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Fore Street | St Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 323725
  • E-mail
The Dolphin Inn is located in St. Marychurch, Torquay. There has been a pub on the site since the Commercial Inn opened in 1714 and the Dolphin Inn has recently undergone a major refurbishment, re-opening in September 2016. The pub now boasts a revamped bar, beer garden and spacious restaurant area as well as a great selection of beers, ales, wines and spirits. The Dolphin Inn is soon to be under under new ownership by Cousins David & Daniel from 20th November 2017. Food will be served daily from 12pm to 9pm and a traditional roast on Sundays. Come in, take a look around and find out What’s On.
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