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The Seahorse Restaurant

5 South Embankment, Dartmouth TQ6 9BH, England
+44 1803 835147
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (106 reviews)
“seafood” (77 reviews)
“dover sole” (52 reviews)
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Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5 South Embankment, Dartmouth TQ6 9BH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m afraid the only positive I can offer this restaurant is its location. The negatives are as follows: 1) Average food 2) Small portions 3) incredibly pricey 4) Entrance and outside seating area/garden pots littered with disregarded cigarettes. Last but not least the owner was...More

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RockfishandSeahorse, Owner at The Seahorse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Highstandards35 This is a previous review you left about a restaurant you visited in Hong Kong " Tripadvisor is the most horrendous social platform ever created. Its site allows dishonest travellers to post whatever they wish as long as it doesn't contain profanity. The...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All very good, from the pre-dinner cocktail in Joe's Bar, to the comfortable ambiance of the restaurant, and of course the excellent food. Competent , friendly staff all wanting to please and a calm , open kitchen showcasing the skills of the brigade of talented...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been meaning to eat here for ages and, as today marked the end of our wedding weekend, we decided to try it and we were not disappointed. We had the set lunch which, today, included beef carpaccio and sole, both were outstanding as...More

Thank Bopeep1947
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our dinner at the Seahorse didn’t start too well as the 4 of us were seated at a table far more suitable for 2 people. We sat down at 7.30 and they had already run out of Monkfish which two of us particularly wanted. They...More

1  Thank SCE1960
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Number one for sea food, just ahead of Alioto's at Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, and that chap in Padstow.

Thank _richardrawlins2
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

This place had been recommended to us and it did not disappoint. Friendly staff made us immediately feel welcome, and they were very knowledgeable about the food and wine. Top class ingredients are prepared with flair and imagination and beautifully presented. A nice touch is...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

In March 2010 whilst on holiday, we paid a lunchtime visit to The Seahorse Restaurant. I can do no better than to repeat what I wrote to my family about the experience. "We entered with every good intention of having a two course lunchtime option...More

3  Thank PeterPietro
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Had a spectacular dinner here on beautiful South Deven evening. We agreed that all our fish main dishes were probably the best we’ve ever had. Our drinks server made perfect recommendations regarding cocktails and wine. The room is cozy, yet alive with energy. The restaurant...More

Thank Timothy C
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Really good wine selection - loved the sparkling alberino! Staff were very friendly and helpful, knowledgeable on the menu and very relaxed atmosphere. Chefs were brilliant and happy to accommodate small changes in my meal due to medical diet and all the food was lovely...More

Thank Gemma K
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Saturday lunchtime and the place is buzzing. Really nice looking restaurant inside. Looks like it’s been there for years and years and decorated well. Nice touch with all the signed framed menus from celebrity chefs who have done a turn here. Out of 4 of...More

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Matilda H
8 June 2018|
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Response from JohnADLewis | Reviewed this property |
Hello Matilda Normally they do have a few meat options including an excellent steak. Best to check before you book though.
allan k
23 October 2017|
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Response from Pinkertonx | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't have thought this is a beer restaurant: the cuisine demands a good wine!
19 July 2017|
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Response from Peroma1 | Reviewed this property |
We took ours and she was made very welcome at lunchtime.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 South Embankment, Dartmouth TQ6 9BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 835147
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