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The Dolphin Inn Restaurant

Seaside, Combe Martin, Exmoor National Park EX34 0AW, England
+44 1271 883424
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (11 reviews)
“sunday roast” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Seaside, Combe Martin, Exmoor National Park EX34 0AW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

1  Thank Sammy67Poole
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Bloodaxe01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank taffygirl333
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank MargMountford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank John_PikeUK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank nonabass
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank fattieandherfeeder
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank chandrah874
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting on holiday we ate in the bistro above the bar, very busy on a Thursday night. Really good food - sardines to start, fish & chips (nice light batter), half roast chicken (delicious) and then a superb sticky toffee pudding. Service was not fast...More

Thank TrewinDorset
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here whilst on holiday in the area. Kids were nearby with their dad crab fishing in the rock pools. I came to have a drink here with my older son and our dog. Very dog friendly. The service was good and the pub was...More

Thank Helenpatelson
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Liz C
September 17, 2017|
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Response from Ivy N | Reviewed this property |
Yes, downstairs :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Seaside, Combe Martin, Exmoor National Park EX34 0AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Combe Martin
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 883424
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