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“Good food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Royal Marine - CLOSED

The Royal Marine
Seaside, Combe Martin, Exmoor National Park EX34 0AW, England
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Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Worcester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Good selection on menu from salads, steaks, seafood & carvary on selective days, average prices friendly staff & good location on sea front.

Visited August 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Average”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We visited the Royal Marine whilst on holiday in the area. The customer service was poor, we were not asked if we wanted to sit in restaurant or in the bar. The food we ordered was good value but we would not return.

The experience would have been better if the staff had been more helpful and could manage a smile.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
“Sunday carvery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Family of four, two adults two daughters. We went to the late sitting; 17:30. We were seated straightaway and waited a short time to que. The food was great, selection was as you expect from a carvery. I had a lovely bit of beef. There was a choice of two beefs, one rare and another well done. Never seen that before,maybe they just overcooked one. They had roasted parsnips, something you don't get everywhere. The staff were very helpful and attentive, even the Manchester united supporting owner (I assume) was fun and jolly as I was wearing my Liverpool shirt (Liverpool had just beaten them). Don't worry it's not a football pub. We all enjoyed our dinner and would certainly return if in Combe Martin.

Visited August 2013
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Holsworthy, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“Poor”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We visited this restaurant recently on a Sunday for the carvery.
The staff were not very helpful, we were shown a seat and were told, we will tell you when the foods ready we waited for ages nobody told us so just went and got it. Then the meal was disgusting. Will definitely not be going again.
Overall poor customer service and food.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“Holiday Eating”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013 via mobile

Twice had meals here during our holiday, first time they were full but offered is a table in 45mins , which was fine as we took a walk on the beach while waiting.Staff very good, attentive a quick. Real ales on tap great food, with two vegetarians in our group there was plenty of choice, also check out the specials board. Pretty good value and nice place for a family meal.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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