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The Dolphin at Budleigh Salterton

35 High Street, Budleigh Salterton EX9 6LQ, England
+44 1395 442042
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
18 Aug 2017
“Full of old fashioed charm”
6 Feb 2018
“A pleasant relaxing cafe”
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Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
35 High Street, Budleigh Salterton EX9 6LQ, England
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

A quiet and welcoming cafe, with attentive and accommodating staff. Mainly frequented by retired persons

Thank rodswetnam
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We had a lovely pot of yea and scones at this charming cafe. The lady serving us ( we believe her name is Margaret ) was delightfully dressed in period dress.Very reasonably priced food and popular with the locals was evident.Don't miss out if you...More

Thank WrexhamHumo
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This is a lovely, friendly, local café, run by local people for local people. All others are welcome but Margaret specialises on looking after her regular customers. I love coming here and always get such a welcome. The menu has been expanded recently and is...More

Thank TotallyMadH
Reviewed 26 September 2016

first time visit... great place to drop in.... really friendly staff good prices, great welcome, food, tea, coffee... what more can you say.... just go and give it a try

Thank thatcherrock
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

When you enter the Dolphin you are immediately taken back in time greeted by the waitress dressed in a pretty long floral frilly dress, the greeting is warm and welcoming. It's not a big cafe with only 8 tables frequented mainly by locals but tourists...More

Thank Ostomate
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We have been visiting the Dolphin cafe for years now, we are not locals as such but live in Torquay. We travel the hour or so every two weeks or so to have coffee, home made tea bread and the scones which are OUT OF...More

Thank Norrms
Reviewed 12 August 2016

My friend and I come here regularly as I love the Olde Worlde feel of the place. It is always very busy and is popular with locals and tourists. They do not serve meals. They do however serve delicious drinks and snacks. All the cakes...More

Thank Bangel2015
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Lovely tea room with good old fashioned service. Very very popular with locals and tourists. Lots of brassware and lots of dolphins decorating the tea room. They do not do meals but they do a lovely Dolphin Coffee, great homemade tea bread, cakes etc highly...More

Thank Bangel2015
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Budleigh Salterton is situated towards the western start of the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. The picturesque town has a 2 miles of pebble beach with cliffs and it remains one of Devon’s most unspoilt and charming towns. From the gently flowing brook in the high...More

Reviewed 31 December 2015

What a quaint tea room. The décor, the owners and the service all provided a lovely way to spend a hour, especially when the weather was so dreadful outside. Even though the place was quite full it still remained very quiet and peaceful, and the...More

Thank Alan A
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mary d
26 April 2018|
Response from rodswetnam | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know. May I suggest that you phone an ask them
23 February 2015|
Response from Pete52014 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but have never seen one in there.
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  • Address: 35 High Street, Budleigh Salterton EX9 6LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Budleigh Salterton
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 442042
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