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The Ugly Duckling

2, The Lawn, The Strand, Dawlish, England
01626 43 73 43
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Ranked #10 of 43 Restaurants in Dawlish
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Here at The Ugly Duckling Restaurant, we pride ourselves on the high standards of our mainly British cuisine and the friendliness of our personal service. Our speciality is our daily carvery, served from 12.00 noon, which also includes our home cooked "Dish of the Day", and on Sundays we have our famous "Four Meat Carvery". We are open from 8.00am daily,(10.00 on Sundays)for fine coffees, to drink in or takeaway, and traditional breakfasts. We currently open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings from 6.00pm for dinner, complemented by some excellent wines. We look forward to seeing you, but you are strongly advised to book if you are coming for lunch.
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English first
exeter
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Really enjoyed the carvery and the pork and turkey the best I have had for some time. Staff friendly and hope to go again soon.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Twas a nice Sunday a couple of weeks ago, a rare occasion in this rainy, windy time of the year - to Dawlish for an excellent Carvery. Always high standards - just like Mum used to make. For a change had a pud as well. Again, very nice.

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Troon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Both myself and the children really liked this place. Lovely manners by the staff. Spacious areas around tables. Good selection of food at reasonable prices. Loved the decor and ugly duckling theme with the added little ducks on display at counter and writing on the walls. As my children can be quite fussy, the staff were great at adapting the... More

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Bristol UK
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We ate here for the three evenings that we were in Dawlish. There were two reasons for this, firstly the food was good and reasonably priced and secondly, at the time of year that we were visiting, this was pretty much the only restaurant that was open in the evenings apart from takeaways and pubs. The staff were very friendly... More

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The restaurant was clean, with pleasant decor. The staff were very helpful. Good food, cooked to perfection.

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High Wycombe
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107 reviews 107 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We had the sunday carvery here two weeks ago, we were visiting the town and it looked reasonably priced. Although not the plushest of restaurants, more cafe like, the food was excellent, like home cooked, and the staff were very friendly. Lots of locals use it, several single pensioners were in, they obviously go every week and they were greeted... More

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Dawlish, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Went in on tuesday 30th sept for some lunch my wife had the carvery and i had steak and kidney pie,the last time i had pie that tasted that good was when it was the dawlish grill it was delicious and so was the carvery will be back again and again. Catherine was also very helpful telling me the height... More

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eastleigh
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Hi great food 🍲 and very friendly staff will definitely be back thanks I had steak and kidney pie beautiful meat very nice all round and 🍞 and butter pudding to finish

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Lovely staff, great food, the carvery is just fantastic lots of choice, look forward to going there once or twice whilst on holiday in Dawlish warren

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Just had a lovely meal here and the staff were friendly and was even served by the chef! Could tell the ingredients were fresh and outstanding selection of desserts! Yummy! :P

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Address: 2, The Lawn, The Strand, Dawlish, England
Phone Number: 01626 43 73 43
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dawlish
Cuisine: British

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