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Neil's Restaurant

Vicarage Road | Radway Place, Sidmouth EX10 8TL, England
+44 1395 519494
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab” (82 reviews)
“hake” (46 reviews)
“mango salad” (26 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Vicarage Road | Radway Place, Sidmouth EX10 8TL, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked last minut and had lovely food , fish duck well worth a visit to try out local restaurant, not to big a menu all cooked to perfection

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank shazzao2018
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We go here every time we have a celebration meal. It is high quality ,very good locally produced food ,revolving around,but not exclusively fish. Starters are all good ,and change ,what is in season is encouraged by chef/owner. drinks menu excellent.It's not pricey ,but well...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank nicholas u
Reviewed 14 December 2018

We enjoyed a first class meal in this independent restaurant which specialises in fish. Firstly, the welcome and subsequent service was really good, we both opted for fish although there were other choices as well as vegetarian options. The food was so fresh, locally sourced...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Richard7852
Reviewed 13 December 2018

The restaurant is quite understated and from the outside may appear rather plain but do not be put off by this. Staff and service are extremely good and the menu offers a very wide variety of primarily fish dishes. All I can say was that...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Anthony R
Reviewed 9 December 2018

This was our second visit to Neil’s and we weren’t disappointed. From the moment we arrived we had first class service from the very efficient and friendly serving team. The menu was, as ever, irresistible - a delicious array of fish dishes to choose from,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 8 December 2018

Fabulous fish restaurant, the fish is very fresh, beautifully prepared and elegant on the plate. Will definitely return when back in Sidmouth

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SPdiner
Reviewed 22 November 2018

We were staying nearby and went to Neil's to celebrate a birthday. We booked for 6.30 to take advantage of the 20% discount. The food is amazing, best meals we have had in a long time. Duck beautiful and tender. Hake with crab and corriander...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tiggybdorset
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

The quality food deserves a better home. The ambience disappointed at first due perhaps to the lighting and a strange musty odour on arrival (which admittedly dissipated as the restaurant filled up). But a lovely warm welcome from the staff and an interesting menu soon...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank MikeRB186265
neilbar, Owner at Neil's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you for your review. I am sorry the restaurant was lacking in ambiance on your arrival.The smell which you mention, I believe was caused by the central heating being turned on for the first time since the restaurant was decorated in the spring. I...More

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Neil’s Restaurant A great restaurant in a small town!! Sidmouth is a wonderful place where Queen Victoria used to go on vacation. Neil’s is special fish restaurant and one of the few where the menu is changed everyday according to the catch of the day...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lionel2021
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Lovely place to eat, food was tasty, hot and well served. The restaurant is very pleasant fresh and airy. But need to book to be safe. I had Monkfish on pasta and my wife had the John Dory. Service was attentive and friendly.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Giles N
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Questions & Answers
26 October 2018|
Response from neilbar | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. I am sorry but we are closed From Sunday 23 December, re opening on Thursday 23rd January. If you would like to make your reservation for February I am sure we could accommodate you with a... More
john h
26 April 2017|
Response from neilbar | Property representative |
No. Sorry only registered guide dogs are allowed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$28
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vicarage Road | Radway Place, Sidmouth EX10 8TL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 519494
  • E-mail
Neil's is a great place to eat in Sidmouth and is just a short walk from the Beach and within easy reach of Beer, Lyme Regis and Exeter. Neil's focuses on bringing the freshest Devon food, cooked in sympathetic and delicious ways to the table. Neil's Restaurant Sidmouth has an informal and contemporary design and allows you to actually see Neil at work.
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