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Neil's Restaurant

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Radway Place, Vicarage Road | Sidmouth, Sidmouth EX10 8TL, England
+44 1395 519494
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6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Neil's is a great place to eat in Sidmouth and is just a short walk from...
Neil's is a great place to eat in Sidmouth and is just a short walk from the Beach and within easy reach of Beer, Lyme Regis and Exeter. Neil's focuses on bringing the freshest Devon food, cooked in sympathetic and delicious ways to the table. Neil's Restaurant Sidmouth has an informal and contemporary design and allows you to actually see Neil at work.
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    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 6
    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
Fantastic new choices on menu

We had not been to Neils for over 6 months, but were very impressed with the new choices on the menu. My starter of Monkfirsh & Chorizo was amazing. My husband had fish soup which he has had before in Neils, and was just as delicious. My John Dory with aspargus and prawns was excellent. Lemon sole... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
Carolyn G
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Local cuisine
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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We had not been to Neils for over 6 months, but were very impressed with the new choices on the menu. My starter of Monkfirsh & Chorizo was amazing. My husband had fish soup which he has had before in Neils, and was just as delicious. My John Dory with aspargus and prawns was excellent. Lemon sole was as good... More 

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We went on a Thursday night at the beginning of July, at 6.30 in the evening, and the restaurant was nearly full - which tells its own story. We had sardines to start, and then hake with crab crust and cod with garlic mash for mains. It was all perfectly cooked, beautifully tender, and the sauces complemented rather than overwhelmed... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I will start by saying the food was absolutely delicious. Certainly the best food I have eaten in Sidmouth. We went in to Neil's this evening a little after 8. We hadn't intended to go out to eat so were not dressed as such, and were immediately judged on what I could only assume was our age/attire. On entering we... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My husband and I visited this restaurant last week, during our mini break in Sidmouth. It was nice. The 20% offer was a welcome bonus.

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Sidmouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It may appear more than a bit bias as I come from Sidmouth but I give this restaurant a 5 star rating, this I can assure you is purely based on the overall experience alone. I am not a regular diner here either, whether it be with my Family or Friends, I would say more an infrequent visitor for the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We come to Neil's every time we visit Sidmouth. It is a 'must' for serious lovers of fish and seafood, but also caters handsomely for the meat and non- meat eaters! The restaurant only opens for dinner ( check the website for opening hours); the menu changes daily, according to availability of fresh fish. Main courses are served with generous... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

We only get to Sidmouth once a year to visit family so it's been a while since we were last here. It's good to be able to report that the standard of service and food haven't deteriorated, in fact we think it has got better. On this occasion we were a party of six having 3 courses each and a... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

If you love fish this is the plaice for you! Seriously, this is an excellent seafood restaurant and we took visitors last night. We were not disappointed, it was as good as last time. Great dishes prepared by a chef who knows seafood, good wine and friendly helpful service. Everyone loved their choices, and the home made ginger ice cream... More 

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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My wife booked a table for two. We were greeted at the door by our host and shown to our table. The service level was excellent from start to finish. I had the king prawn starter, followed by the mixed fish grill. Homemade sorbets to finish. Every mouthful was a pleasure. The food presentations and quality was superb. I highly... More 

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England
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We had a fantastic dinner at Neil's last night. First visit to Sidmouth. Read about it on TripAdvisor and decidedto give it a try. We were not disappointed. Prawns in garlic starter, followed by the John Dory. Both excellent. Staff attentive and pleasant. Bonus, if you order before 7pm Tuesday to Friday, 20% discount.

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Additional Information about Neil's Restaurant

Address: Radway Place, Vicarage Road | Sidmouth, Sidmouth EX10 8TL, England
Phone Number: +44 1395 519494
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
Open Hours:
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 23 - 34
Cuisine: Seafood, European

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Radway Place, Vicarage Road | Sidmouth, Sidmouth EX10 8TL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 519494

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23 - 34
  • Cuisine: Seafood, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

Neil's is a great place to eat in Sidmouth and is just a short walk from the Beach and within easy reach of Beer, Lyme Regis and Exeter. Neil's focuses on bringing the freshest Devon food, cooked in sympathetic and delicious ways to the table. Neil's Restaurant Sidmouth has an informal and contemporary design and allows you to actually see Neil at work.
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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