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128 Boutport Street, Barnstaple EX31 1TD, England
01271 323238
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Ranked #39 of 103 restaurants in Barnstaple
Price range: $9 - $26
Cuisines: Asian fusion
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Shintori provides Asian fusion food, tapas style.Come and dine in our quirky Grade 2 listed building and graze our many little eats, big eats and sharing platters, all washed down with a naughty cocktail or two!Live music, entertainment and offers on weekly.
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76% Recommend
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English first
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Amazing food and wonderful service. Good choice of cocktails if thats your kind of thing. They always seem to try and make new cocktails if you ask.Atmosphere is lovely and I love going there even if its just for a couple of chilled out drinks.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

love the atmosphere, the service, the food (bowl of noodles to die for) the price. feel as comfortable in there on my own for a light lunch as with friends. working my way through the cocktail menu!!!

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Great Torrington, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013 via mobile

Been here plenty of times for there amazing cocktails, great atmosphere and fab attentive staff. Booked for my mums birthday lunch with a quick email arranged for her to get being the bar and make her own Mai tai , with 5 different rums it's gorgeous. My mum had a fantastic time and the food was so yummy we had... More

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York, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

lovely atmosphere, great staff, nice decor. often excellent music here. all in all a classy place in an average town for an evening out

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

We visited Shintori after it had been reccommended to us. The atmosphere was dull and the Mojitos were the worst I had ever tasted. The glass was a basic tumbler, no crushed ice, just a few cubes and a few sprigs of mint shoved on top. It tasted so vile we gave them back and left. Won't be rushing back... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012 via mobile

I was taken to Shintori for a meal with a friend. We arrived quite late on a Friday evening but recieved excellent service from the staff. We sat down and started with a couple of cocktails, the best Mojotos in town! We orders a few dishes including the satay chicken and garlic fries. I can honestly say the fries where... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

Food here is great I love the chinese fusion and the way you can order small amounts which suits my appetite. I really miss the 3 sauces which used to be served with the chips, Mustard dressing was my favourite. Given that one of the mainthings I likes about this restaurant were the dips and sauces they seem suddenly to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012 via mobile

Having lived and worked in Barnstaple for several years, it has been a pleasure have finally been offered a unique and quirky Asian style eating and drinking experience. It advertises its self as a Eat, Drink and Lounge bar and executes all three amazingly. Having a vast range of spirits and mixers combined with the staff's knowledge and passion for... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Suggested by a local couple in the street, they described it as Chinese tapas! So, four old fogies opened the door … it looked a bit trendy. We ventured further in the young staff could not have been more welcoming or helpful. Guiding us around the menu, our order was taken and the main food came on one plate that... More

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Barnstaple, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

I have visited Shintori on a number of occasions both at lunch time and in the evenings for my girlie birthday treat and I have never been disappointed. The staff are extremely helpful, friendly and very attentive, a real pleasure to actually receive some good customer service, they should be praised. The food is amazing, it is always so difficult... More

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