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The Dabbling Duck - CLOSED

25 The Strand, Dawlish EX7 9PS, England
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
10 Sep 2015
“Welcomed break”
6 Sep 2015
“Hearty breakfast.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Spanish, Contemporary
25 The Strand, Dawlish EX7 9PS, England
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Reviewed September 10, 2015

Lovely sitting outside in brilliant sunshine. Very friendly service,and good food and drink for all the family.

Thank The_Travelling_Bear
Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

A pleasant cafe with a friendly owner. The full English was excellent and the coffee superb. Well worth a visit and I will certainly be back.

Thank MartockLennie
Reviewed September 3, 2015

Stopped off for a glass of wine and homemade croquetas de pollo with my boyfriend-fantastic! Always nice to be remembered by the owners too. Thanks again, Becky.

1  Thank becky19855
Reviewed August 31, 2015

This is a lovely little café offering a wide range of food throughout the day. We stop off here on the first day of our holiday for breakfast before we check in to our site. The Dabbling Duck is friendly, welcoming and child/family friendly. The...More

1  Thank YanUK
Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

The main tapas meal was delicious! They have delightful desserts including the best cake I have ever had! Overall a very nice meal🍜🍰

Thank Andrew E
Reviewed August 18, 2015

A lovely place for me & my friends to meet up for brunch on a Sunday morning. Great value & great service.

Thank Lois L
Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

Popped in for a quick lunchtime bite. I had ham, egg and chips. On the upside...nice surroundings with pictures by local. Artists on sale. Only downside was the slightly 'hard' fried egg otherwise very good service. Didn't feel like complaining about the egg but it...More

Thank hepa
Reviewed August 12, 2015

Great little cafe! Visited for the second time yesterday and was not disappointed. Had a chocolate milkshake and the beef brisket toastie - would highly recommend both. The gentleman in charge was very friendly. Will come again!

Thank TheLouLaroo
Reviewed July 20, 2015

We popped in for a quick snack on a day trip to Dawlish. The interior is decorated in a wonderfully eclectic style, very clean and spacious. The menu was good with a selection of snacks and meals. There is also a Tapas option. I had...More

Thank JulieD45
Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Away for two days in Dawlish and popped into the dabbling duck for lunch , I had the halloumi stuffed pitta and my husband had ham egg and chips, both dishes where gorgeous but especially mine the halloumi pitta it was amazing . I had...More

Thank lmbta
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Restaurant Details

Spanish, Contemporary
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 The Strand, Dawlish EX7 9PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dawlish
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