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Sourton Cross, Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton, England
01837-53674
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Coffee & Tea
Description: Postcode: EX20 4LY Tel. 01837 53674

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  • 7
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 15
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  • 12
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  • 15
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Another sad looking Little Chef..... but staff very efficient !

Having decided to miss our usual Little Chef at Honiton, due to bad experiences with the food there (not the staff), we opted for this Little Chef. Again, like many Little Chef buildings, its very sad looking and in need of urgent updating and repair. On arrival the staff were very attentive and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
Steve C
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Bath, United Kingdom
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English first
Bath, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Having decided to miss our usual Little Chef at Honiton, due to bad experiences with the food there (not the staff), we opted for this Little Chef. Again, like many Little Chef buildings, its very sad looking and in need of urgent updating and repair. On arrival the staff were very attentive and efficient, having placed our order for drinks... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

We visited on Easter Monday, for breakfast. This Little Chef is in dire need of renovation, the carpets are torn and worn, window frames are rotted almost to the point of disintegration and tiles missing from the walls in the bathroom. Business was brisk, with holidaymakers returning from Cornwall. My breakfast order took almost half an hour to arrive, yet... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Called in for coffee. Huge gaps under rotting window frames and distinctly tired feel. Ok coffee...two mugs for just under a fiver. Pretty grotty really and felt sorry for the staff. Good position and needs investment!

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

First time in a little chef for many years, the staff were not only attentive but also eager to please. Had their tuna salad which was very well done and presented, followed by their syrup pancakes which were delicious. Have they turned the corner? I'm not sure as that was the first I had tried, but will certainly try others... More 

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DEVON UK
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

What did the Little Chef at Sourton Cross remind me of on a damp misty November day with the afternoon light rapidly diminishing - a warm sanctuary of comfort from the cold of Dartmoor? No, more like Bates Motel!! Potholed large and unsurprisingly almost empty carpark at the rear of a one story building, walk past rusting hand rails to... More 

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Bridestow, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Not a good start - was ignored whilst wait at the "wait here to be served" board, so found my own table. The staff outnumbered the diners so not sure why this was so. However, once we were wandering around the restaurant, we soon got some attention and from that point, we got good service. The food is always good... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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283 reviews 283 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We have visited here many times over the years on our way to Cornwall and it became a regular stop for drinks, toast and pancakes. But this was the first time back for about 10 years and what a change! First the good points: very friendly welcome from the waitresses, the tea, coffee, tea cake, scone and ice cream were... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Stayed at the grotty travelodge next door, the garage and shop were closed so had to eat here, prices are extortion, everyone's meal was poor, I had ham egg and chips, I thought I couldn't go wrong, later that night I couldn't get of the toilet, I was in agony all the next day, feeling sick and having chronic diarrhoea,... More 

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Bath
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Once upon a time, deep in the wooded everglades 5 miles north of Hampstead Heath there existed a little old man who lived on his own, a chef by trade and a rather stoutly fellow by nature and hardly because of it. His haggered appearance was a reflection of his many years as front line chef at the Palace of... More 

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Northampton,England
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stopped here to get a break from slow moving Saturday traffic on the A30. Had we not been very hungry & tired of sitting in the car we would have left and gone elsewhere. I ordered bacon/scrambled egg/toast, my partner fried eggs with toast and we shared a bowl of chips. The grill clearly hadn't been cleaned in a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sourton Cross, Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Okehampton
  • Phone Number: 01837-53674

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Description

Postcode: EX20 4LY Tel. 01837 53674
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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