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Daves Diner

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The Quay | East Looe, Looe PL13 1AQ, England
+44 1503 262341
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Redditch, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2016

The fish and chip dinner was the worst we have ever had. The chips were rubbery some were not cooked through the fish greasy when we complained they blamed the Cornish spuds. Eventually the waitress brought us another bowl of chips then and another piece of fish they were just as bad and got our money back we told them... More 

1 Thank malc and janice J
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

This is the best chip shop in looe by far. As locals we dont go anywhere else, the staff are friendly and the food is great....fresh crispy batter on the fish! Yes it looks a bit dated but thats part of its charm!

Thank Rachel E
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 29, 2016

Don't go by appearances from outside this looks a bit run down but we have never tasted fish and chips so good 😀 Nice staff def a place to try

Thank vivi1232016
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Called late just before closing! Put us two cod fish in. Fish was rather small but loads of chips and peas. We sat outside and enjoyed them.Watch out though the seagulls are after your meal!

Thank eileenanddavid2015
Wezep, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Dave has been one of our Looe haunts since 1971. Pleasant staff, good atmosphere. Even after Dave passed away some years ago nothing much has changed. Still the same attractive well-priced place.

Thank Pan8gur
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Four of us had lunch sitting inside, not up to much, fish was thin and flat, chips below par, would not return. Should have been so much better situated on the quay. The place seemed to be stuck in the 80s.

1 Thank Shes186258
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Couldn't resist fish and chips in the harbour , order cod and chips twice and savaloy and chips , all cooked fresh and to perfection . Great value for money , sat outside on the tables opposite and thoughly enjoyed. Don't let other reviews put you off

Thank darrenholiday2016
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Looe is a beautiful little village on the south coast of Cornwall, the people are friendly and it is so picturesque

Thank dawn w
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We only discovered daves diner on our last day of our holiday after getting fish &chips from somewhere around the corner!! Shame we hadn't found it first as cod& chips were beautiful and lovely to have somewhere outside to eat them !

Thank Mandy G
Woodham Mortimer, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2016

Went to Dave's twice whilst on our holiday in Looe and had lovely fish and chips. I had the seafood platter the first time, the portions are massive. Second time I had the boat catch of the day which was haddock which was lovely and tasty. Staff really friendly, place was clean and the service was quick. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Gill P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, British, Diner, Fast Food
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Quay | East Looe, Looe PL13 1AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Looe
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 262341

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