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The Laughing Monk Restaurant

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Totnes Road | Please Note NO Private Parking, Strete, Dartmouth TQ6 0RU, England
+44 1803 770639
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Brixham, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous meal last night, very impressed that we were presented with excellent vegan options without asking, after mentioning on the phone earlier in the day that one of our party is vegan. Excellent food, drink, atmosphere and service.

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Dartmouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant never fails to please the service is always very attentive and the food delicious varied and always well presented . The home made bread even home brewed beer delicious starters and mains as well as a variety of home made deserts make this restaurant a winner. A place to take family and friends in the Dartmouth area.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic fish,lovely selection of gin garnished with orange and warm efficient service even thought we had not booked.

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Glasgow
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner for my husband's birthday. Lovely restaurant, with peaceful atmosphere. Everything was just perfect and they made the occasion really special for us. We were given a lovely table by the fire and 'happy birthday' was iced in chocolate onto my husband's dessert plate. The meal itself was exquisite - the best meal I have had in... More 

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1 Thank Becca_H_83
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well... we ate there tonight and we've just been pottering through the 'awful' trip advisor reviews with some amusement! The venue is just a delight - built in 1839 as a school, it's been renovated in a really chilled out lovely ambience that just 'feels right' - there's a lovely vibe to the place for a Thursday evening. The food... More 

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Flushing,UK
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just spent a weekend in Dartmouth Devon in a great B&B, more of that later. The first night my wife booked a table at the Laughing Monk, Strete. Located ten minutes by car from Dartmouth. On arrival we were warmly welcome by the owner and shown to our table. The restaurant is housed in the old village school. The interior... More 

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1 Thank C0llings
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This is a lovely restaurant in a small village. The staff are very friendly, attentive and welcoming. The dining room is very well appointed with a cosy feel even though the tables are well spaced. My husband and I had dinner there whilst visiting Devon. The food was very well prepared and delicious. We do not normally eat dessert but... More 

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1 Thank Bur88
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We ate at this lovely family run restaurant twice during our stay. We were made to feel very welcome and staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. The food and drinks offered were excellent.

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1 Thank Karen C
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Went here for a meal whilst on holiday - the only restaurant in the village! It was quite, but nice.The staff were very friendly and happy to have a chat. Me and the other half shared Bread With Sun-blushed Tomatoes And Stilton and we both had the Mixed Seafood Grill. The food was absolutely amazing. However, I felt it was... More 

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

It's over five years since we were here, but it's every bit as good. Crab Dim Sum, Chicken terrine, lamb rump, hake with chorizo and beans and bread and butter pudding were all excellent. What a shame we don't live nearer!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Totnes Road | Please Note NO Private Parking, Strete, Dartmouth TQ6 0RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmouth  >  Strete
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 770639
Description
Family owned restaurant, relaxed atmosphere, serving the best local produce available. We are not a fine dinning restaurant but serving great food is our passion

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?