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Trinity Square, Axminster, England
01297 33731
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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  • 84
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Devon not Delaware

Axminster does not have a lot of choice when it comes to finding somewhere to eat, so it was a welcome relief to find an unpretentious slightly-diner-style place. The food was good if unexciting, they have tried hard to be authentic/"different" with the décor, but they need to try harder with the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Beezkneez
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New Forest National Park, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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129 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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New Forest National Park, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Axminster does not have a lot of choice when it comes to finding somewhere to eat, so it was a welcome relief to find an unpretentious slightly-diner-style place. The food was good if unexciting, they have tried hard to be authentic/"different" with the décor, but they need to try harder with the ventilation.

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Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We arrived on a quiet Friday night and had a good selection of American classics. Lady at front of house was understanding and funny. Recommended.

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Jersey, Channel Islands
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212 reviews 212 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This place is a bit odd. The food (classic American diner fayre) is OK as is the service. However you will be surrounded by over 2,000 DVDs and will certainly leave smelling of cooking oil! The furnishings are basic and there's lots of American paraphernalia on the walls. The menu is quite extensive and covers breakfast, lunch and dinner. We... More 

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Dulverton, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Now...I love a burger... and I love American burgers & diners. This is a truly, quirky burger bar, and it goes without saying... unusual! Unusual?? well lets try a walk through a DVD shop, turn left and be surrounded by USA art. Marvel comic artwork (which I love) , warm, inviting, intimate (well it has a nice atmosphere) The owner/owners... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

They charge you for tap water regardless of how much money you spend!!!!!! The main american waitress is sarcastic and rude. I will say that if your in axminster there isnt alot to offer so its okay for a milkshake and some fries just atmosphere always abit awkward!!

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Newton Abbot, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

very polite and staff very good and lovely cooked food it was a very homely experience you get what you pay for and a very good selection on offer as well

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

Lovely meal in the main restaurant, followed by milkshakes in the express restaurant. Lovely friendly staff, good quality food and so much of it. Only 'down' point toilet in the express could do with a jolly good clean and spruce up!!

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

You probably wouldn't expect to see an American diner in Axminster but Route 66 is a great little find. I have been here a couple of times, when visiting friends, it's great for a coffee, breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. Very authentic food and decor, very friendly staff/owner.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Fantastic quality American food, lots of flavour and all the trimmings. The service was the best and we had a great experience.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Visited Route 66 for breakfast and we were not dis-appointed excellent friendly service and fantastic food in a lovely quirky setting. Breakfast served until 1130 and if you want a taste of the US its the place to go.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Trinity Square, Axminster, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Axminster
  • Phone Number: 01297 33731

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget

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