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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
Description: Postcode: EX20 4LY Tel. 01837 53674

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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
good food and service. shame about the tatty decor

The food is well cooked, hot and tasty. The service is very good and always with a smile. The building lets it all down which is such a shame. To tidy the place up with some wood and paint would not be that expensive.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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Holsworthy, United Kingdom
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Holsworthy, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The food is well cooked, hot and tasty. The service is very good and always with a smile. The building lets it all down which is such a shame. To tidy the place up with some wood and paint would not be that expensive.

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Devon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The food was freshly cooked and really enjoyable. The service was excellent and served with a smile. It really is a shame that the building is rather run down. We will visit again. Just don't look at the surroundings but enjoy the food.

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Towcester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The interior was clean, tidy and well looked after, however the state of the exterior left a great deal to be desired with gaps in the window frames and woodwork rotting away. The building is in dire need of refurbishment. Despite these working conditions the staff members were friendly and helpful. There were some items unavailable from the menu but... More 

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Hatherleigh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Bad service bad food falling down looks. Like was made in the 70s Was told special offers was not what that was advertising left mad my girls took me there for a father's day breakfast

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Llandrindod Wells, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We stopped here at 7am for brekky and they were open and ready to go! We all had our meals and were out of there by 7.55am! It sadly is looking tired and needs to work but the staff are very friendly! We used to stop at the little chef further up at whiddon down which sadly closed oct 2014... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 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
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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Additional Information about Little Chef

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

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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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