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The Vanilla Pod

10 Queen Street | ex356aa, Lynton, Exmoor National Park, England
01598753706
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Ranked #7 of 21 Restaurants in Lynton
Price range: $14 - $25
Cuisines: Central European
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: We serve exciting modern food from around the world. We like to taste our customers taste buds with unusual flavor combinations. We love catering for vegetarians and vegans. We can also happy to cater for people with gluten and lactose intolerance.
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
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  • Spanish first
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English first
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

We only had a sandwich here but it was by far the best quality sandwich we had had, loaded with food. From the outside it does not look very inviting but don't be out off as once inside it's well decorated and clean and whilst we didn't have cakes they looked fantastic. The menu is extensive and the staff friendly.

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Towcester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Friendly relaxed and very good food. Plenty of interesting veggie options. Decent wine by the glass, important for solo diner. Service tended to be slow but went with the relaxed friendly atmosphere and the food quality more than made up for it. Happy to ring for a taxi for me and I chose the Vanilla Pod for most of my... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We booked this busy restaurant earlier in the day. The owner was a little brittle about how tired and busy he was. We joked that soon things would be quiet. It didn't make for the greatest start. My partner had the stunning crab pasta for starters... so delicate. Then he had the kidneys, rich and tasty. I had a salad... More

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Went with our children aged 11 and 10. Most other tables were couples and we felt a little conscious not to be too noisy as the tables were all quite close together. Enjoyed the food very much and superb offer of dishes for the children which were great value. As only 2 staff serving we didn't feel we had the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

This wonderful restaurant had a great and unique menu of mouth watering gourmet food. It was really one of the best in service, food and atmosphere and we would recommend it to any good food lover.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed a lovely meal here. I had the belly pork, cooked to perfection with a nice crisp crackling. It was delicious. My wife had pan fried sea bass, and she said it was superb. No complaints about the food then, just that the owner was slightly odd - he just hovered about and didn't speak to us until we were... More

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Food very good and quick service. The very young waiting staff need to learn the menu as they did not know what some of the main courses were and had to ask the chef. Other than that an enjoyable meal.

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Singapore, null, Singapore
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Forget about the restaurants at the foot of the Cliff Railway. Our group failed to get a booking at the recommended restaurants at Lynmouyh so decided to try our luck at the top of the cliff in Lynton instead. We certainly did not regret it. By sheer luck we chanced upon The Vanilla Pod. It is an excellent restaurant with... More

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Visited this restaurant for lunch. A very interesting menu - and great food. The manager (he could well have been the owner) however seemed unhappy that we had chosen the (good value) mezze 'special' and surcharged the extra dishes we ordered. When we asked for the bill, we were just told a total amount - and not given it in... More

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Had coffee there in the afternoon and booked table for the evening. Menu had a fabulous choice and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening meal. ~Service was excellent, even though they were very busy. Well done!

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