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European, British
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Reviewed 4 December 2023

We had a family member visit and visited three restaurants. This one came third on our list. There was not atmosphere and untrained staff. We were taken straight to our table when we usually go to the bar for a pre-dinner drink. They did not...offer to take our coats although we held onto them for a while before putting on the back of our seats. Very differnt to the last time we visited several years ago. The food was good but was quite difficult to find something we really wanted to eat, although my artichoke soup was delicious.More

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Reviewed 5 May 2023

The Glasshouse maintains a very high standard of great food and excellent wine. There is a very inventive aspect to the menus, making choosing what to have a challenge. The asparagus and samphire soup just delicious, and the grilled mackerel equally good. And a range...of fine wines, of course. Thank you.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 23 March 2023 via mobile

We had a really enjoyable afternoon tea at the Salutation Inn. The afternoon tea was beautifully presented and the service was excellent. We thought the sandwiches and scones were fantastic. The patisserie however were a little underwhelming. It was three quite dense/ nutty tasting cakes...and could have benefitted with a bit more variety on the flavour front. Overall it was an extremely relaxing afternoon and very good value for money.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 17 February 2023

This was my first visit to The Salutation. I took a friend there for a special birthday. We don’t live in Topsham so it was a specially researched plan for a treat. She enjoyed her lunch immensely and so did I. Phew! The limited but...sophisticated menu made for easy choices. We both loved our meal. The service was welcoming and attentive in a pleasant room. Being glass, it was very light and bright. The food on the plates were beautifully arranged and it tasted as good as it looked. This is not a cheap place but I think it was worth the money for a special occasion. Thank you.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 2 February 2023

Food for lunch is acceptable but not what I would expect for the price and the recommendations seen from others. Service is very good.

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 9 August 2022

I had my 60th birthday party here and it was amazing and still very memorable and talked about. The staff then were helpful, friendly. The food and catering was second to none and the amazing cake they made for my birsthday was amazing and delicious....Nothing is ever too much trouble. This time I had my Wedding reception here and once again Amelia and Tom surpassed expectations and the staff once again, very organised, friendly. The food was delicous at £42 per head. The room looked lovely and they accomodated us from 5pm until late. Its was great and once again we will be talking about this for years to come. I cannot recommend this place enough.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 12 July 2022

A great cooked breakfast including black pudding. One of the best we have had anywhere. Very attentative service always with a smile. Whatever you want just ask!!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 19 May 2022

The Glasshouse lunch time offering is excellent, the ambiance is delightful, the young staff personable and professional. And the wine selection good too. We chose from the starters, mains and desserts, and were happily pleased with everything.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 15 April 2022

Choice and quality of food highly recommended . Very personable staff , professional but friendly and helpful at all times . A happy place .

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 19 March 2022 via mobile

AMAZING!!!!! Literally from the moment we walked in until the moment we left. It was fabulous. The staff were so friendly and helpful. The glass house is beautifully decorated. Good social distancing. Comfortable tables and chairs with cute cushions. The menu looked great and the...food was out of this world. One of the best meals I have ever had and we all said the same. The pistachio crème brûlée was simply delicious. Let’s hope they don’t remove it from the menu before our next visit. Its certainly well worth spending a little extra for a first class experience. Fabulous homemade bread, even the butter came out on a blue slab of glass. It was so clean and inviting with lovely toilets too. I can’t remember praise the place enough. I’m telling everyone just how wonderful it is and I really can’t wait to go back very soon. It’s 100% go to place when near Topsham.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 5 March 2022 via mobile

The food was absolutely amazing! We could not fault the food and the service was very warm and friendly. The only fault was that the decor was very dated in the restaurant and the finishes seemed very budget! The ambience did not reflect the incredible...foodMore

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 15 February 2022

From entering to leaving the restaurant all Covid rules were adhered to by the staff, and customers were made aware of their expectations. Very friendly service, without being too familiar. Knowledgeable staff and no exessive waiting times. Food was served in satisfactory portions and tasted...excellent. Good selection of wines too.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 1 October 2021 via mobile

Read the reviews. Booked for my birthday and was really looking forward to tasting their delights. Service was great. Food wasn't so good. Plus, if I'm paying big bucks for my meal I expect more than a paper napkin! Portions were too big for a...tasting menu. Some things just didn't work. There was a crab dish with a miso broth. Just not good cold. Then a monkfish dish that was as big as a main and the monkfish tough as old boots. Pudding was a rum baabaa . Not keen on rum, don't like wet sponge. And I'm sure that's not just me. Think about it chef and what people.might not like. Ordered coffee to finish and it was so so bitter. 85 quid, not well spent. Sorry guys, I don't doubt you tried real hard but you can't charge top notch pricing and deliver below average food. Oh, and I'm not just a passive aggressive reviewer. Gave all this feedback at the table too and think it's important for those who choose online to get an accurate representation of what to expectMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 20 July 2021 via mobile

Had lunch on Saturday- was rather hot-30’C outside and does get hot in the glasshouse. Ordered the seafood platter for two but Enough for three and could push to four small/ light eaters. The scallops was excellent with an amazing sauce in the shell. The...mussels were succulent , fish was fresh and tasted amazing, came with three condiment sauces and bread. The Chardonnay was disappointing below average. Waitering was excellent. They moved us as we needed a bigger table for the platter and also had the fab on and directed towards is. Excellent dining experience with amazing food.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 11 June 2021 via mobile

We enjoyed immaculate service. The Glasshouse is a pleasant space. The food was good - my pork main was particularly good.

Date of visit: May 2021
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GlassHouse at the Salutation Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4