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Dolphin Inn

1 Riverside Road East, Newton Ferrers PL8 1AE, England
+44 1752 872007
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (23 reviews)
“burger” (14 reviews)
“noss mayo” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:30 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
1 Riverside Road East, Newton Ferrers PL8 1AE, England
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1 - 10 of 204 reviews

Reviewed 26 August 2018

We were on holiday in Newton Ferrers & decided to go for Lunch as a duo were playing in the afternoon. The pub is small but nice .it would be nice to see the water from the place but alas the person who owns the...More

Thank Glynis186377
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

During our week long visit to Newton ferrers, this pub became our regular. It's disorganised, a bit rough around the edges but what is lacking in professionalism is more than made up for in character. We had several false starts..... Missing gigs, missing chefs, food...More

Thank Caroline T
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Lovely surprise after reading negative reviews. Good service and excellent food (beer battered fish and chips) and a real community feel about it. Lively and welcoming.

Thank Pauline M
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

No where near enough staff. Lots of frustrated customers. Food late and cold. No idea which beer we drank as the staff were so confused. O dear. On the plus side , lovely views just don’t arrive with a schedule to do anything else for...More

1  Thank David l
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We recently stayed at Derrys Cottage and ate at the Dolphin on our first evening and had a lovely meal! We actually ate there on 5 evenings! The staff and locals were just so friendly and the food was amazing! I tried 5 different main...More

Thank Teedledee
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

It’s a Saturday night in August, you expect it to be busy, and it is. Frankly they did not have enough staff behind the bar. Simples. However, you have to breath in, be patient, and double order... it’s not the people behind the bars fault...More

Thank westhamfrom1971
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful August Saturday evening arrived with friends to find the bar being run by totally inexperienced youngsters, landlord had apparently gone out and left them to it. Wonder if he’s the type to grumble about how tough it is to make a living. No need...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

First arrival in Newton Ferrers.Extremely friendly staff.very accommodating..Food excellent. Real ale.Honest approach by staff.Great atmosphere.

Thank Philtyke
Reviewed 27 July 2018

We visited this pub a few times during our stay in Newton Ferrers. On our last night we decided to eat here. We both had fish and chips and it was excellent very fresh and tasty.

Thank HoneyPieLinda
Reviewed 24 July 2018

The yacht club three doors down closed the restaurant and reneged on a confirmed booking. We called into the Dolphin and had a lovely meal.

Thank rp004i9291
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Questions & Answers
20 February 2017|
Response from _pennyjwheatley | Reviewed this property |
I am a reviewer and don't run the pub. You'll need to ring 01752 872007 to find out. Thanks for your interest in one of our local pubs.
Jo B
6 October 2015|
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Response from Jannerbloke | Reviewed this property |
Very odd question, especially because Jo B's reviews if the pub are the most critical. My impression is that the pub is in the up and that it would do the owners no harm to answer potential cusromers' practical questions.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Riverside Road East, Newton Ferrers PL8 1AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Newton Ferrers
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 872007
  • E-mail
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