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Haldon Forest Diner


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Cafe, British, Diner
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We often drive past this Diner but today we decided to go in as they open @ 8.00 on a Sunday. Very friendly staff, service was Excellent and the quality of the food was awesome. We had large breakfast being able to swap out things...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Tina M
Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on the way to Newton Abbot we ordered 2 Roast Beef dinners & a Turkey Roast dinner when they arrived they were on plates the size of hubcaps although it was very good none of us could finish it all there...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Pebbledash1966
Reviewed March 6, 2019

I agreed to meet some friends for breakfast as this was about half way between our houses. I was really surprised that restaurant was bigger than i thought and very clean & tidy. There was a very good atmosphere, all the staff were very friendly,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jeanlucpick
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

We went to the haldon forest diner on Saturday 2nd March on the way from Newton Abbot to Exeter.we ordered two large breakfasts. The plate was full and you also get toast with it.The breakfast had a very good taste.it is one of the best...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank grahamb139
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Extensive varied menu, very quick friendly service in a very clean and practical environment Arare gem of a roadside eatery Brilliant couldn't fault the experience at all thoroughly enjoyed our food

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Martin P
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit with loads to do. Our kids are leaning to cycle so this is a perfect place to bring them and finish with a ht chocolate. It's worth becoming a member as the car paring is pricey if visiting regularly. Good Cafe...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Littlejackhorner
Reviewed December 16, 2018

I've reviewed this diner before but I've been back dozens of times since. It's a roadside diner, it isn't a gastro pub, it sells good food at a reasonable cost and the staff are very friendly and very efficient. It's good because it's independent but...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank BreffniHugh
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

Food tasted amazing and for a very low price! Had a large burger which came with a good amount of chips and also a coke for only £9! Inside is really nice and is very clean. Also very friendly staff. Would recommend!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Lukereeves
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Ideal location , good off road parking ,. clean well presented , friendly & helpful staff , Qualty of food served was very poor , budget taste less sausages , over cooked cheap bacon , hard eggs , over all a plate full of fried...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 714brian
Reviewed November 4, 2018

The first thing is the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff but had to ask as no veggie option on menu. They do though veggie sausages and you have what you want, so that was excellent. The best cooked food ever at a diner and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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March 29, 2018|
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Response from nigeldoble | Reviewed this property |
i say yes but when you drive on A38 coming to the Diner you can see if busy or not before turning off as if you can get caravan in
February 5, 2018|
Response from Ian F | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about that one! but I'm sure that such a good eatery like this is it probably will have gluten free food.
clive h
April 6, 2017|
Response from 74everettw | Reviewed this property |
I don't know really give them a ring
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