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The Dolphin Inn

5 Market St | Cnr of Union St, Dartmouth TQ69QE, England
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Ranked #35 of 79 Restaurants in Dartmouth
Cuisines: English
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: THE DOLPHIN Inn is quickly emerging as the place to be !. Situated on Market Street, Dartmouth, the new Dolphin has an increased light, airy and welcoming interior, following a detailed and carefully planned renovation. Open from 11am to 11pm, Monday to Sunday, the business remains family-run with The warmest of welcomes for locals and tourists alike. Brother-in-laws John Jones and Glenn Powell have taken great lengths to ensure that the Inn has retained the classic features of a seaside pub, but one that is laid back and chilled in the services it offer to fit a wide-range of tastes. Sections of plush leather seating add a new sophisticated look to parts of this treasured and lovingly restored pub. With Manager John Pope – aka Geoffrey Boycott – using his great persuasive skills local boatbuilders and salvage masters have donated time and pieces in an attempt to bring some real local history to the pub – big thanks to all . As part of their ongoing push for higher standards, the pub owners have brought in a range of drinks, coinciding with the launch of a their very own brewed beer called Whaler Ale, brewed at their brewery – Bridgetown Brewery – situated on the river in the sister pub the Albert inn in Totnes.
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English first
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

this bar looks great from the outside, just like a traditional bar should look like in my opinion. had a couple of drinks one weekday evening, lots of locals in early eve and lively atmosphere, i think prices are discounted here early eve? fri and sat - very lively pub. dogs allowed.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Head here if you like to meet the locals! They certainly come out on mass on Friday afternoons - great evening

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Devon, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Best pub grub around dartmouth!..... great value for money. Portions really good size!.... we always come back for more...

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We paid this Inn a visit on 1 Nov 2014 only because we couldn't get in one of our favourite pubs in Dartmouth; we had often been past the place but never gone in. The decor is eclectic to say the least and the layout is superb. Not too brightly lit and the staff have a warm welcome. It serves... More

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I realise that calling this review a 'typical tourist town pub' could be taken as both positive and negative. To explain; the pub sits on a corner position near the market. It is attractively, if stereotypically presented both inside and out with lots of seaside type artefacts. There is a reasonable range of beers on draft and the barmaid new... More

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south west
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Friendly pub, lovely food, good service, what more could you want! Next time I visit I will definitely have the steak, it was melt in the mouth delicious, good portion size and really well presented. Top marks!

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We visited the dolphin fora drink, having not been for several years. We were not disappointed, great atmosphere, reasonably priced drinks and good music. We will be back!

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

we visited for a couple of drinks and they had really good live music, the atmosphere is great and i have to say we had a great time, mixing with everyone. we did not eat but the food looked very good

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Dartmouth, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My friend and I were looking for somewhere to eat in Dartmouth that would fill us up with a tasty meal for under a tenner. I had been to the dolphin several times for Friday and Saturday night live music and thought we would try the food. We were not disappointed! We both ordered the pulled pork sandwich as suggested... More

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Yateley, England, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

what a great find. Just popped in for a light lunch and had a fabulous meal. The prawn and crab platter was lovely and my guests had the ultimate fish sarnie and the bouillabaisse. No one was disappointed. Will be going back to try the mussels.

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Additional Information about The Dolphin Inn

Address: 5 Market St | Cnr of Union St, Dartmouth TQ69QE, England
Phone Number: 01803833698
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmouth
Cuisine: English

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