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The Dolphin

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2, St Mary's Street, Wallingford, England
01491-83-73-77
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Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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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 Pub Grub!

I have been going to this pub quite a bit of late, meeting friends for lunch. Their chips are lovely! I've had scampi, sandwiches, fish and chips - all lovely, served with a fresh salad garnish and peas or mushy peas. Friends have had steaks, gammon and chicken - again, they also said the food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
horsley-chrissie
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Wallingford, United Kingdom
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Wallingford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I have been going to this pub quite a bit of late, meeting friends for lunch. Their chips are lovely! I've had scampi, sandwiches, fish and chips - all lovely, served with a fresh salad garnish and peas or mushy peas. Friends have had steaks, gammon and chicken - again, they also said the food was good. The staff are... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Visiting Wallingford for a family weekend caravanning, walking down the Main Street and a local resident heard me say "where shall we go for a quick pint?" He apologised for ear wigging and recommended the Dolphin. Excellent atmosphere setting and really nice staff. Beautiful garden and overall establishment . Good choice and recommendation by our passing Samaritan! And I did... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We actually traveled all the the way from Reading just so I could have one of their fish pies! When we arrived there was a special event on in Wallingford and they were mega busy and sensibly offering a shortened menu. In spite of this the chef very kindly cooked me a fish pie! Whenever we go the food is... More 

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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

we only had breakfast at The Dolphin but it was plentiful and well cooked. Excellent value for money.

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Liverpool
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Heard and saw a member of staff being shouted at and humiliated. Don't know what had happened but nobody deserves to be treated in that way

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We intended to stay for two nights but extended this to four nights as the staff were so helpful and took a real interest in us as guests. The food is excellent and the full English breakfast is such a treat. Thank you to Jacqui, Brian and Emma for all your help. We can recommend "The Dolphin" to others visiting... More 

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Very popular pub Good food - large portions and good value Friendly staff Dislike the large TV - but good atmosphere

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Sutton Courtenay, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Dropped in for lunch during a shopping trip. This is a really friendly, well run pub that serves good honest food at exceptionally reasonable prices. My wife and I both had a home cooked ham sandwich which came with fries, coleslaw and a little salad. The bread was really fresh and ham beautiful. At £5.50 it was the best pub... More 

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

It was a friendly place and good to go with the children as it felt very relaxed. One of my party did not like his food, but everyone else was happy.

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Osmets
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Returning from France a full English breakfast is a must and no better place than the Dolphin at Wallingford. Big breakfast of two of hash browns, sausage, back bacon, black pudding, eggs, with mushrooms, baked beans and fried bread. Tea or coffee options. This will be the only meal you will need for the day --- enjoy!

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Address: 2, St Mary's Street, Wallingford, England
Phone Number: 01491-83-73-77
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Wallingford
Cuisine: British, Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2, St Mary's Street, Wallingford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Wallingford
  • Phone Number: 01491-83-73-77

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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