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The Dolphin Inn Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews seafood risotto sunday roast pudding beef the pub bistro upstairs outside area pool table overlooking the beach birthday meal locals and visitors lovely meal beer garden whilst on holiday staff were very friendly lovely place north devon
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

We had dinner in the Bistro upstairs which is particularly unattractive with no atmosphere. There was a simple one course menu with no starters or deserts which was a bit odd. My wife had the curry which was very cheap at £8.50 and not bad....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank patcf100
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Good home cooked food, cooked to order very busy with locals and holidaymakers, easy parking outside and nearby.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tour29442754742
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Came here with a some friends. After being directed upstairs by the barman we were shown to a table. Unfortunately the service was very slow. My meal was very disappointing, I had the curry but it was drowning in oil. Completely spoilt the taste and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Teddy1967
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Stopped here for lunch as we were on our way to Watermouth Castle bit of a strange menu but on asking at the bar they did sandwiches so ordered a ham sandwich and I have to say what a lovely sandwich it was the ham...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bloodaxe01
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Lovely meal here.Great choice for vegans and veeggies. Mushroom risotto was delicious.Husband had seafood platter which was fab,Lovely friendly barman and such a dog friendly place ,Would def visit here again

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank taffygirl333
Reviewed October 2, 2018

On a short break to Combe Martin in late September we visited the Dolphin Inn for our evening meal and although it was packed we were not disappointed. We were seated to the rear of the pub which overlooked a lovely courtyard which would have...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MargMountford
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Worst food we have ever had. Nice venue with lovely views, and not as busy nor as expensive as other pubs. Sorry but we'll have to rate The Dolphin as poor and amateur, only because the food from the carvery was stone cold today. A...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank John_PikeUK
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Didn’t eat here until our last night, what a mistake that was ! The menu is extensive and no where near as expensive as other pubs in the area . The food was delicious , I had fish pie , served with greens , a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nonabass
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

A very dog friendly pub. Both dogs were given a biscuit on entry. We ate downstairs in the bar, great atmosphere and even better food from upstairs. Ate 2 nights on the trot, fantastic sea food and delicious home made chicken pie. Nothing fancy, just...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank fattieandherfeeder
Reviewed September 18, 2018

We called in for our evening meal on our first evening in Ilfracombe. A good selection on the menu. Food well cooked and tasty. Staff were friendly and very helpful.

Date of visit: September 2018
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