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The Laughing Monk Restaurant

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Totnes Road, Strete, Dartmouth TQ6 0RU, England
01803 770639
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What more can I say. Turned up on a Thursday evening having booked on the day and squeezed us in. Great welcome as you come in the door and shown to your seat in this lovely building. They do have a children's menu with a good portion of steak and triple cooked chips. We all had our bread, starters, mains... More 

1 Thank Sandyb1311
Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My sister and I treated my husband to dinner for his birthday. We ordered a lamb dish and 2 fish dishes followed by sticky toffee pudding and Bakewell tart these were delicious. We have visited several times when we are in the area and have never been disappointed. A great meal with friendly staff.

1 Thank Alan M
Dartmouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely food -tasty varied menus - good hosts and interesting building (former village school). Possible to park nearly outside on the road. Not open Sunday lunches, but especially suitable for celebration meals,. or there is an early-bird menu for families.

Thank be3nedicta
Tunbridge Wells
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57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you like Seafood, this restaurant must be on a top priority to visit. It is smart and modern with comfortable seating on well spaced tables in elegant surrounding's of an old village school house. I started with Prawn and Fresh Crab cocktail which was lovely and a good portion of both fish. This was followed by a Fish Mixed... More 

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food. Lovely presentation. Friendly , knowledgeable staff. We went for a family meal and could not fault the evening. The wine was also very good and the prices were realistic for the quality

1 Thank Jill P
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Following reccomendations, i went to the laughing monk with my family on wednesday evening. As a family of four we decided to book in advance, which was a wise decision. Service was good and children are made extremely welcome. The food was delicious, i had the lamb which was cooked perfectly and not fatty at all. The seafood mixed grill... More 

1 Thank Carina A
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A quiet unpretentious place with plenty of space around the tables, which serves great food with good service. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

1 Thank Peter E
Bicester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner pre booked the restaurant. We thought we might be late for our reservation and the restaurant were very accommodating with our timings. As it was we were on time. The Laughing Monk is an old school house, and therefore high ceilings and roomy. The evening menu was typical of high end restaurants; short on choice, but quality is... More 

1 Thank Karlzaple
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is somewhere you must experience if you're not too far away thank you wonderful food squid, belly pork , steak and seafood platter and then delicious desserts wow what a delight

2 Thank sulli7708
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You need to book in advance! I have never had a restaurant on telling them of my egg intolerance, mark out the menu with what I cannot eat and suggestions.... amazing attention to detail. We loved the food here... Would highly recommend and the view on the way, passed Blackpool sands was stunning!!

1 Thank Clive S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
British, Seafood, European
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Totnes Road, Strete, Dartmouth TQ6 0RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmouth  >  Strete
  • Phone Number: 01803 770639
Family owned restaurant, relaxed atmosphere, serving the best local produce available. We are not a fine dinning restaurant but serving great food is our passion

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?