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Dinosaur Cafe

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Turkish
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5 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4HH, England
01392 490951
Today
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 108
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
excellent

Chanced upon this and could not have been better. Wish we lived nearer! Food - great choices and so delicious. Friendly and helpful staff, who could not do enough

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
jaylyn93
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Bristol, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Chanced upon this and could not have been better. Wish we lived nearer! Food - great choices and so delicious. Friendly and helpful staff, who could not do enough

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Bath, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

I happened to stumble upon this wonderful place whilst looking for a nibble on the way to Exeter St David's train station on my journey back to Bath. Their array of starter salads were amazing enough, but then when I discovered that one could have a spoonful of each with a main of your liking I was in Turkish salad... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The Dinosaur salad that we had is a great mix of tasty delights, and lovely humous too. Recommended - great to see a place like this in Exeter.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Amazing food and lovely helpful staff. Their Turkish red wine "Yakut" is really worth a try as well !!!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I used to work not far from this place. Every evening on the way home I couldn't resist to pop in for a quick snack. Years go by but still one of the best places in Exeter.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I've been coming here for about fifteen years and seen the cafe evolve from a coffee shop, to an occasional evening opening with BYO to fully licensed restaurant. We chose a selection of starters last evening, as a mezze as we wanted something light. They were all well prepared and flavoured, and the boreki especially good. This was washed down... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food, the staff are so friendly and will do anything for you. Come here every time I'm in Exeter :)

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely terrible. Im sure they must be paying people to review. Myself and my husband entertained clients here off the back of the trip advisor reviews. The disappointment and embarrassment was unmatched. This is a glorified kebab shop! Don't let tripadvisor fool you.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Dinosaur cafe was a unique experience, with such a simple, welcoming and hospitable atmosphere, and the delightful owners so warmly presenting the most delicious and flavoursome dishes. Would highly recommend.

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UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We love the Dino Cafe and took a group there the other night. It was lovely as usual...proof that good food and pretension don't have to go together. We had a variety of dishes - all lovely You have to be prepared for the possibility that some things on the menu may not be available (the penalty for Aysha's fresh... 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
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Turkish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Turkish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?