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The Monkey House - CLOSED

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The Business!

Monkey business that is! It's small but has everything for little one's, and you can keep an eye on... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Exmouth, United Kingdom
Could be brilliant but it's tired...

I guess I was expecting a modern playbarn and cafe but this is very much the first of its kind... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2017
Northwich, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good27%
  • Average30%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
15 May 2017
“The Business!”
7 Feb 2017
“Could be brilliant but it's tired...”
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Dawlish Delivery Office Brunswick Place, Dawlish EX7 9PA, England
+44 1626 867070
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

I took my two monkeys there oh I mean my children. They have a kids playground inside you can have a cup of tea and something to eat and the children will love it here

3  Thank david t
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

After a nice walk from Dawlish Warren into Dawlish the weather soon changed and with two young children this looked like a good option for some cover and a cream tea, the cream tea was reasonable but the play area and seating area is very...More

3  Thank Annette S
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

Monkey business that is! It's small but has everything for little one's, and you can keep an eye on the children from where you sit.

Reviewed 7 February 2017

I guess I was expecting a modern playbarn and cafe but this is very much the first of its kind. The toys and facilities are old and tired. Needs updating as it could be amazing!

Thank FablePie
Reviewed 4 January 2017

It's a 'basic' cafe, with prices that reflect this - so it is good value, but don't expect an artisan coffee. The drinks and food was fine and the soft play was great for our toddler. All in all, it was the perfect place to...More

Thank 5_9_2_8
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Young children will enjoy the soft play area while you sit and chat and have a coffee near by. You can also get snacks for lunch for yourself and your little ones

Thank Net123456B
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Small venue but for £3 can't complain. Children had a couple of hours fun on a foggy day. Tea £1.35. Can't complain. As a wheelchair user the disabled toilet was rather small and layout meant you got hooked up on door or hand basin and...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I came here with daughter in law and grandchildren a couple of times. First time was quite a while ago and we thought the balls etc needed a good sterilising. it wasn't very clean generally. We decided to give it another try recently but unfortunately...More

Thank 543Tomel
Kathy B, Manager at The Monkey House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2016

hi there, sorry we did not come up to scratch during your visits, it does get dirty and dusty very quickly and we do clean daily, its not possible to do all of it during the day single handed, whilst children are playing so generally...More

Reviewed 8 September 2016

Very nice place our Granddaughter who is 2 really enjoyed her visit. The staff were nice and I think this is an excellent combination works very well for adults and children. It is a pity every town does not have one.

Thank pearcerebecca5
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is a small cafe that has its own soft play area (very small). Ideal for parents with younger children (under 5) to meet for a coffee.

Thank woolbee2016
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This was the perfect quick stop off for when it's raining but not to good for older kids . Perfect for kids aged 5/6 as it's mostly aimed for them. It's a sweet but small soft play are for young kids

Thank Molly L
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Smallish indoor play area for young children (up to age 5/6 would be fine). Serves coffe and light refreshments. Separate soft play area for young toddlers (up to 3 years old) and a completely separate area set aside as a party room.

Thank Andr00L
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