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Dinosaur Cafe

5 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4HH, England
+44 1392 490951
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mixed salad” (23 reviews)
“baklava” (25 reviews)
“turkish coffee” (16 reviews)
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Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
5 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4HH, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Friendly, informal,family run Turkish cafe with great food and friendly service. It is hard to imagine you're in Devon. We ate here on our recent 2 day trip to Exeter one evening and enjoyed it so much we came back on our second night. There...More

Thank travel b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come to Dinosaur very often, since three years now and it is always a fantastic experience! The food is home made and traditional. I strongly recommend Sarma and Moussakka! The desserts are simply amazing, my favourite is the almond tart! The choice of drinks...More

Thank Adolfo D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can I say? This was my second visit to the Dinosaur Cafe, and once again I had the most amazing food, and Turkish hospitality, at very reasonable prices. The food is so fresh and feels healthy. This time I had to have the baclava,...More

Thank Hazel M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, lovely staff and large choice on the menu makes Dinosaurs an amazing place to spend lunch or dinner. As family own business expect to be in touch with the owner/chefs and always being treated as a special guest rather than a customer. Honest...More

1  Thank Antonello G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice in 4 nights. Owner recognised us and remembered son's name. Great food suitable for families but also not dull and bowing either.

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came to the Dinosaur Cafe just for a morning coffee and to have a look at the menu. Pretty good menu that got me wanting to order food however had to rush off. Will return. Great coffee.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to Dinosaur Cafe for nearly 5 years now. Always recieve the best welcome and have consistently fantastic food served to me with a smile. Authentic family run business. The stuffed aubergine is a favorite!

Thank G T
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We held our Wedding Reception meal at the Dinosaur on Saturday 7th October. All of our guests had a wonderful afternoon, with excellent food and wine., and we could not have wished for a more friendly, attentive and welcoming staff, who we would like to...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a small friendly no frills restaurant serving genuine Turkish food at reasonable prices. Staff are welcoming and the menu is varied. Great for lunch.

Thank Natalie P
Reviewed 17 September 2017

we had a start of feta grilled that was good, only the bread and salad was just naff without much. our mains were very good (chicken - pitta-humus-meat ball) carrot cake was very nice, pitty that the coffee machine was switched off to have accompany...More

2  Thank DanyPrins
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Amy M
17 July 2017|
Response from Ben G |
If I remember rightly the owners asked their young daughter what they should call their new cafe. The answer should now be obvious!
Antonella F
14 July 2017|
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Response from KlimtEastwood | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park opposite the restaurant - although it doesn't belong to The Dinosaur, it's a public car park. Have a quick look on google maps, it's literally a 30-second walk away.
Natalie W
14 May 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 490951
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