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Winking Prawn

South Sands, Salcombe TQ8 8LN, England
+44 1548 842326
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (125 reviews)
“baguette” (55 reviews)
“seafood” (62 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
South Sands, Salcombe TQ8 8LN, England
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1 - 10 of 969 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Sunny and very warm ideal to eat alfresco, excellent scallops and rose, quick service. but you wouldn't eat the cakes, all very nicely presented on tiles but no protection against flies,dogs or naughty children. made me wonder about the food you couldn't see!1

Thank Hazel W
Reviewed yesterday

I visited the Winking Prawn for breakfast and then lunch after a morning on the beach on Monday 19th June 2017. I had tea and toast for breakfast and was bemused that the guy behind the counter didn't explain that you have to make your...More

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed yesterday

When even I visit my Son and DIL we go to the above for a lunch. Last week was as good as ever. Mixture of Prawn pealed and Who could ask for more !!!

Thank buster148
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited in lovely weather and it was lovely to sit outside. I ordered a duck wrap which came on a plastic plate and I seriously questioned if it was a kids meal it was that small!! And I'm a 5'3" 8st 7lbs girl so...More

Thank Louise D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We shared 10 prawns in garlic butter for a starter. They were ok. Also 3 scallops with black pudding and crispy bacon, also ok. For main, I had monkfish wrapped in bacon. The monkfish was a very tiny portion and the bacon was very thick....More

Thank Pusilla
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place has a lovely setting in beautiful Salcombe Bay, but it's very overpriced for what it is. I had a ham, cheese and pickle wrap with a side of salad. The wrap itself looked, felt and tasted like it had been on a long...More

Thank krisgreen65
Alex W, Guest Relations Manager at Winking Prawn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. Sorry to hear that it wasn't as you would have liked to find it and we will speak to the team to check on standards, which we do take seriously. I don't know...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited North Sands for the first time and as hungry noticed the Winking Prawn as the only place to eat. The service from the girl on the till was quite abrupt. Not service with a smile at all which was a bit of a shame....More

Thank S1986
Alex W, Guest Relations Manager at Winking Prawn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your visit. Sorry to hear you weren't greeted with a smile, we will mention it to the team. In the meantime, we hope you enjoyed the rest of your visit to North Sands. Best...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sat by the beach, the salt in your hair, sun beaming down on you, you simply can't beat sitting outside here on a summers day. They only do bottled alcoholic drinks which are expensive but the coffee is good. Also recommend a chocolate chip cookie...More

Thank Heather L
Alex W, Guest Relations Manager at Winking Prawn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review! Sorry that the toilets weren't in use! Regarding the BBQ, you do get quite a lot of food for your £18, so while it makes an excellent evening meal after a day on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove down the coast from Torquay for a visit to Salcombe And for Sunday lunch. We arrived at North Sands and found the Amazing Winking Prawn restaurant. Fantastic menu and friendly For all including children.We all had fish dishes but the menus had All...More

2  Thank Anthony N
Alex W, Guest Relations Manager at Winking Prawn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review! We hope to see you again soon!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Apart from the tall, fair-haired guy who offered to take my wife and my photo with our mobile, the rest of the staff are clearly not enjoying their work at the Winking Prawn. The young woman who took our order seemed to be distracted by...More

Thank StephenNottingham
Alex W, Guest Relations Manager at Winking Prawn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your experience with us Stephen. We will work on the eye contact when taking your order and let the team know your thoughts. Hope the photo came out nicely!

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Opening hours November? Do you allow dogs inside at lunchtime?
7 November 2016|
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Response from Alex W | Property representative |
Hello, Apologies for not seeing this sooner. We do welcome (well behaved dogs), but space is a little limited indoors. For our most up to date opening times, please see our website as they do change seasonally. Hope to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Sands, Salcombe TQ8 8LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Salcombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 842326
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