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Dinosaur Cafe

5 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4HH, England
01392 490951
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Ranked #25 of 418 Restaurants in Exeter
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Turkish
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Exeter, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

We live just opposite this cafe in Exeter and go there occasionally when I can't be bothered to cook. The owners are simply delightful - this time, we went without cash (they don't take cards) and she let us leave without paying, saying "Don't worry, any time, come back any time, no problem!!!!!" I wonder how many chain restaurants would... More

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Plymouth
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Food beautifully cooked, done so fresh for you, salads also great all fresh and a great range. We ordered a few bits and shared, everything really tasty, lamb koftas stood out though, never had better. Homemade baklava and an almond cakey thing were stunning. On top of this a lovely host, and Turkish coffees. What more can you ask for!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Fabulous. Nothing is too much trouble. Simple fare but utterly delicious. Delightful staff. No complaints whatsoever. A real easy, relaxed atmosphere with no frills, good authentic Turkish food.

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Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Came to this restaurant for dinner and although it is quite small and cozy, the food was very fresh and delicious. There is a certain charm to the place and the owners made everyone feel welcome. I definitely plan on returning

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I have been meaning to visit this café for a while now and wasn't disappointed. The menu has a mix of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes and everything was reasonably priced. The salads were simply delicious, fresh and very colourful. Plenty of choice for veggies. I shall be back.

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UK-weston-super-Mare
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This was a lunch time visit after a break of over 12 months and it reminded us of the good value and pleasantly different experience that the Dinosaur provides. The food is very fresh and presented with charm and care in a very "bohemian" café setting . Utterly unpretentious in style but heavy on friendly service and quality across a... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Family run affair, so great service and food. Warm and friendly. Mezze type food. Closes early (about 2100, though we left at 2130), so get there by about 1900 or so.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This was the first restaurant that I visited in Exeter. Lovely little eatery, very friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere and yummy food. Good value for money.

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

We celebrated my vege wife's birthday here last night having heard great reviews from family and friends. We weren't disappointed! A wide selection of tasty salads were on offer, and succulent lamb and chicken dishes for the meat eaters. Choosing what to eat wasn't easy, so we will have to return again soon to try something different. Highly recommended ,... More

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I have often walked passed this place and wondered what it was like. Well, a week ago we gave it a go on a Friday evening. This unassuming little place was buzzing and very welcoming. No airs and graces, but excellant food at affordable prices. Drinks were reasonably priced, and the whole experience was very satisfactory. We live in Exmouth,... More

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Additional Information about Dinosaur Cafe

Address: 5 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4HH, England
Phone Number: 01392 490951
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
Cuisine: Turkish

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