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The Dolphin Inn

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COVID-19 update: See the added health and safety measures this property is taking.Read more
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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Single-use or sanitized menus
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Updated 02/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 02/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
About
Jonathan and Nicky are delighted to be running the Dolphin Inn after it has been closed for several months. We are bringing back the dolphin to her original good food and drinking pub. We are dog and children friendly , everyone is welcome ! Serving home cooked food and fresh fish daily. Please check Facebook for updates and menus, we are running a reduced menu now due to Covid and limited staff. We are using an app called "Hopt" please download it if your coming to the pub, Food is served separately from the pub. We are operating a very tight and safe Covid environment for you to sit back and enjoy being back to semi normal! We open on the 12th April. Breakfast rolls, Tea and Coffee available
PRICE RANGE
USD 14 - USD 21
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Grill
FEATURES
Gift Cards Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 11 October 2020

We visited The Dolphin this past Tuesday with our 5 month old puppy and we had an excellent experience. Nicky looked after us from start to finish, and she is such a warm, friendly and bubbly character it felt more like being in her home...than in a pub. On Nicky's recommendation, my partner had the fish pie, which was delicious, served with kale and green beans. I had the fish and chips with mushy peas, which was just superb, you need to go and try it from here, because it was simply amazing. We shared a sticky toffee pudding for dessert, which was also delicious. Great place and we'd thoroughly recommend. Thank you!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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nickyb901, General Manager at The Dolphin Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2020

AW thank you so much!! What a lovely review thank you guys , hope to welcome you back again soon

Reviewed 8 October 2020

Lovely pub which welcomes both locals and tourists. Visited several times during our holiday. All food really tasty. We had Thai green curry, lasagne, scampi and fish pie and all delicious. The staff are really friendly and are doing a starling job during these difficult...times. Can’t wait to come back.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 5 October 2020

Another splendid evening at this great pub. Nicky, Johnny, Charles and the whole team are working brilliantly under the new guidelines and the pub is deservedly busy. We all agreed the food was outstanding - had to have some of the Fowey mussels to start,...best anywhere in the world. Superb rib eye steaks, fish pie, lasagne. Thank you so much, our visiting friends and family are always so impressed and jealous of our wonderful local!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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nickyb901, General Manager at The Dolphin Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2020

Awww! Thank you soo much , we really appreciate your feedback and we are bursting at the seams with pride . My staff are all working very hard in these unusual times. I’m so happy your guests enjoyed their visit ! Come back soon. 😊

Reviewed 5 October 2020

Good food served here with lovely staff, and good menu choice. Another asset to this delightful village on the estuary.

Date of visit: September 2020
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nickyb901, Front Office Manager at The Dolphin Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2020

Fabulous! Thank you sooo much , really appreciated. Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 3 October 2020 via mobile

Excellent food, great pub...friendly staff. Managing Covid requirements very well. We both had the ribeye steak. As good as it gets. Superb. A good pint of Guinness as well...which is always the sign of a well kept pub IMO. Defo got back...this is how pubs...should be...a credit to the landlord. If your driving to the Ship Inn...keep driving until you get to the Dolphin...you won’t be disappointed.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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nickyb901, General Manager at The Dolphin Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2020

Wow, again what a great review...! thank you for the amazing review :) it seems that all of mine and my partners (and staff) hard work is paying off! Hope to welcome you back soon ...

Reviewed 26 September 2020

Havn't been for a while even though its one of those pubs that you always enjoy - Even though still with the covid rules it was probably our best visit. So welcoming, the staff really nice and attentive. The food was excellent - I did...the burger test and the quality of the beef was excellent, so tasty, Even though the visit was short which I understand so as others can come in it was a good evening. Decor good as well. Thankyou.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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nickyb901, General Manager at The Dolphin Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2020

Wow ! thank you so much , We are very proud of our small team and reading this makes me burst with pride! Thank you so much.

Reviewed 10 September 2020 via mobile

Excellent food, service and first class Covid precautions. A real Devon pub with a lovely homely atmosphere.

Date of visit: September 2020
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nickyb901, General Manager at The Dolphin Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2020

Amazing ! Thank you for the great review ! See you again soon! 😊

Reviewed 27 August 2020

Do you love sea food, particularly mussels (moules)? I have enjoyed these across the continent, served very competently by so many restraints, but tonight without doubt I enjoyed the ‘Best of West’, Cornish - Fowey, mussels the world can serve. Truly world class, the best...I have ever eaten. Beautifully served and cooked by Jonathan - Chef at the Dolphin. Don’t tell too many about this hidden wonder, otherwise you may never get in.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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nickyb901, General Manager at The Dolphin Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2020

What an absolute pleasure to be reading this ! Thank you sooo much and we are so happy you enjoyed them ! Hope to see you again !

Reviewed 24 August 2020 via mobile

Really friendly and helpful service. We had a selection of starters for lunch...size and quality was excellent! We will be back again soon!

Date of visit: August 2020
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nickyb901, General Manager at The Dolphin Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2020

Many thanks ! hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 6 August 2020

Full of locals, very friendly pub, decent food - fish and chips, scampi, mussels etc. Sat outside - lots of tables.

Date of visit: August 2020
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nickyb901, General Manager at The Dolphin Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2020

Fab ! thank you for your review , hope to see you again soon

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