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Restaurant at The Salty Monk

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
US$23 - US$58
CUISINES
European, British, Contemporary
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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All reviews scones fillet steak faggots starters and mains duck pudding ice cream fine dining wine list staff were attentive saturday evening car park excellent food and service booked a table annette puzzles garden
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Reviewed 1 January 2019

The quality of food at the Salty Monk is first class. All local ingredients and well put together. Well deserved of the two rosettes

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FamilyPerks
6556, Owner at Restaurant at The Salty Monk, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thats lovely to hear thank you, we hope that you will join us for another visit soon.

Reviewed 25 December 2018 via mobile

We went for a family meal here. The food never fails to impress. Fantastic presentation and taste. The service was a little slow compared to recent visits but it was a full restaurant to be fair. The one thing that pit is off was the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MrCliche
6556, Owner at Restaurant at The Salty Monk, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2018

We are delighted that you enjoyed your family meal with us, christmas is a great time to get together and its more fun without the cooking and washing up for the host! An automatic Service charge has become the norm, we held off for years,...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018

Had a lovely overnight stay with evening meal and breakfast. Food superb, breakfast just as good as the evening meal. Andy and Annette were excellent hosts and even invite you into the kitchen ! Accommodate very comfortable and offered everything you could need, including Home...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Beth D
6556, Owner at Restaurant at The Salty Monk, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

What a fabulous review we are delighted that you loved your stay and hope to see you both again soon for some more R n R

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Expensive cream tea. Scones were small and were crunchy to eat. The restaurant was comfortable and clean. Staff were friendly.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dineen53
6556, Manager at Restaurant at The Salty Monk, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Hello I am sorry that you appear to have not enjoyed a cream tea with us, as we were completely unaware of any problem at the time we seem to have been unable to offer any alternatives or explanations or apologies. On the up side...More

Reviewed 23 October 2018

This is most definitely a restaurant rather than a pub, and the standard of food provided is worthy of its AA rosette. We dined here as a treat during a week in Devon and thoroughly enjoyed it. The menu isnt massive but that is normally...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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6556, Owner at Restaurant at The Salty Monk, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Its so lovely that we achieved what we want to be, small intimate and relaxed with food that people enjoy. It is maybe a smaller menu but, your right thats because it is all freshly prepared and cooked to order and we do dare to...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Stayed here on spec Friday night . Well that was lucky ! Amazing suite booked last minute, Beautiful room everything had been thought of- Lovely local sourced g+t and beer in the garden .Booked a table in the restaurant and had one of the best...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tracyg236
6556, Owner at Restaurant at The Salty Monk, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

How lovely we are so pleased that you had such a great impromptu evening and hope that you will be able to escape to see us again soon for some more R&R, we have lots more truffles and fudge for a naughty treat!!

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We loved our evening at The Salty Monk. I was concerned that our noisy and ebullient walking party’s demeanour might have been a bit much for what at first sight appeared a rather hushed dining ambience, but this proved not to be the case. We...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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6556, Owner at Restaurant at The Salty Monk, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

We are delighted that you had a memorable time visiting Sidmouths delights and are especially happy that we were a part of your experience, you deserved a great meal after a hard walk. We do hope that you will all come again for a repeat...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018

There were 10 of us and so we had a room to ourselves, which was great. The welcome, service, food and wine were all excellent. We had all the courses and drinks and it was still only £54 per person with tip.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ian M
6556, Owner at Restaurant at The Salty Monk, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hello Ian thank you so much for your lovely review we are all delighted that you had a lovely evening, we are lucky to be able to offer a private room for a party it makes it more exclusive. We are especially glad that you...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

I stayed for two nights with my daughter in August and had a lovely chilled out break. We found the owner welcoming, the room comfortable, beautifully decorated and very clean and the breakfast delicious. Would definitely stay again and highly recommend.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jane S
6556, Owner at Restaurant at The Salty Monk, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

We are so glad that you managed a lovely chilled break with us, quality time is important in our busy world. Thank you for your lovely comments, Chef is delighted that you enjoyed your breakfasts with us we are looking forward to welcoming you both...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

It was a Saturday night and not very busy which may have accounted for the lack of ambience. The food was very mixed. Wonderful bread and beautifully cooked scallops. However my steak was very poor. I had ordered medium and it was quite rare. Also...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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6556, Owner at Restaurant at The Salty Monk, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you for bringing this to our attention, we take all comments on board for staff training and constructive feedback is important to any business, we were certainly not made aware of any problems or we would have been able to offer an alternative to...More

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Jenny B
5 June 2016|
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Response from 6,556 | Property representative |
Hello we run a Pud club evening in the spring & autumn, a light main course and 6 desserts washed down with custard & cream! Numbers can be low for this event sometimes and we need at minimum of 14 to run the event. Check... More
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ginga84
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Hello thank you for your enquiry, we have an extensive bar with local ales, english lager and lots of artisan local juices and non alcoholic drinks.
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