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“Best coffee in budleigh” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Dolphin at Budleigh Salterton

The Dolphin at Budleigh Salterton
Cuisines: Cafe, British
Dining options: Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Seating
EXETER
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106 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Best coffee in budleigh”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2013

Margaret and Gary have run this fabulous little sanctuary for several years. The coffee could not be better. The cheese scones are wonderful too. Depending on who is in the people watching can be outstanding too. Extremely clean and friendly. Ironically we get to visit it less since moving to live locally than when we were holiday makers in this fantastic town.

Visited August 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Budleigh Salterton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2013

Just a lovely tea shot, great service and a good coffee. Always am keys everyone feel welcome no matter their age

Visited August 2013
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Warm welcome”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2013

As soon as you walk in,although very busy,you get a warm welcome from the owner/waitress. It's a place you would certainly like to visit again. Prices are very reasonable.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Shirley E
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Very good teashop”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2013 via mobile

The Dolphin is great, the menu is limited BUT the scones, bread and tea bread are home made and really excellent. Assam tea is great and the service is always good with a smile. If you are some stuck up coffee "expert" it's probably not for you, if you just want some quality refreshments at a good price, look no further.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Squarebear23
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Essex
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Great food, reasonable price, not so welcoming locals”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2013

Our family have visited this tea room twice. Last year we visited whilst on holiday and loved it so much we decided to visit again whilst holidaying this year. It is quite old fashioned but that adds to the charm. Margaret who served us is very accommodating especially as we had our 2 children with us and she made the table a bit more childproof by removing the table cloth and doily, The cakes, biscuits and scones are delicious and the prices are very reasonable. The main thing that will put us off from visiting again was the locals. We visited on a Saturday morning, and a group of older locals made some Very unwelcoming comments to us and our children. It's a shame really our first experience was very different

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank salh
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