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Dinosaur Cafe

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5 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4HH, England
+44 1392 490951
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mixed salad” (26 reviews)
“baklava” (26 reviews)
“turkish coffee” (16 reviews)
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Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4HH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here a few times and the food is consistently amazing. The people are so very friendly and accommodating which makes a visit a total success !!

Thank dwuk108
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always come here for a coffee and catch up! Brilliant little cafe with a lovely Turkish/Greece influence!

Thank Abbie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found on bbc good food. The food here is amazing, home cooked food, fresh, staff so friendly!! Turkish breakfast is yummy too! Was in Exeter on holiday and found this gem. I could eat this every day! Salads to main meals ever dish has heart...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in here for lunch. First time visiting. What a beautiful, cosy, relaxed atmosphere. The menu was superb, food cooked to perfection and lovely, friendly, helpful staff. Even my normally unimpressed teenager said she will be coming here on a regular basis when she starts...More

Thank Glamrockchick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Aysha and Abdullah always make us feel welcome and at home. The food is always excellent. The restaurant ambience is very relaxed and multicultural.

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really, really good food. Fantastic value. I can't recommend this place enough. I have literally nothing bad to say, great, friendly service, delicious food, nice environment, and fantastic value for money.

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

This mom and pop restaurant is absolutely amazing. Great food and prices. If you’re in Exeter you have to visit this place. Try the baclava.

Thank quibblesquinn
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Had a lovely family meal, early evening. There was a good range of vegetarian dishes. We had most of the starters, all of which were very tasty. Great main courses (vegetarian and meat), all homemade. We were quite full but really wanted to try the...More

Thank Tonka50
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We eat here every now and then and are always made to feel welcome. The food is of a consistently high standard, and a friend of ours, a Kurd, gave it all a definite thumbs up. It may be a few minutes walk from the...More

Thank 895andy
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Having read many good reviews, I persuaded a friend to join me for a bite to eat at this little cafe in Exeter. I ordered the homemade hummus and pitta bread which I thought would be delicious but when it arrived, the hummus was nice...More

Thank eradford65
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Amy M
16 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
13 May 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
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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