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Dinosaur Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I popped in for lunch for the first time and was very impressed. The food is home made, delicious and presented nicely. The staff were friendly and helpful too and I think it’s a family run business. I’m very happy to recommend this cafe. So...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Tawviewers
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had been to the dinosaur for breakfast once before and possibly a Meze sometime in the past. It was the day before Father's Day and my wife always takes me for a meal somewhere - but today, I wanted 'no frills'. I ordered a...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Sefpacific
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely little cafe that me and my boyfriend visited. Nice atmosphere, incredibly good, home cooked, food for a totally reasonable price. Will definitely visit again if we're in Exeter. Seemed LGBTQ+ accepting, if that'll be relevant for your visit

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Fords_Bored
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Dinosaur Cafe for the first time today and was not disappointed! The staff were lovely and the food was delicious! We had a dinosaur salad ( spoonfuls of each different salad) to share, the falafel, the tzaziki like dip with pitta bread (think...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank saskiah313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great tasting food, helpful friendly staff and good value! Had a oven cooked chicken, rice and salad and every single thing tasted amazing. Thank you :)

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Loise T
Reviewed May 4, 2019

We ordered several starters and main courses for a party at home.The food ,as always was tasty and really delicious.It came packaged in foil trays,ready to collect at the agreed time.We love the dinosaur cafe because everything from the welcome to every dish is shared...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Phillllip
Reviewed April 23, 2019 via mobile

Fabulous food and good value! Very friendly service by the owner. A really good find whilst we were passing through Exeter.

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Tobes8848
Reviewed April 11, 2019

I have had many meals here over many years. It’s always been excellent. I can recommend it for both the freshly cooked food and the very friendly service.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank John-Tuffin
Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

An experience of Turkish food and culture. Always a warm welcome, great food and very well priced. If visiting Exeter it is the place to visit.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank andersoni475
Reviewed March 14, 2019

Excellent food with friendly service - Sish & chicken kebabs, salad & rice were just right for an early lunch with my daughter. Next time I am down in Exeter I'll drop in and try something from their interesting vegitarian menu

Date of visit: March 2019
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July 16, 2017|
Response from Ben G |
If I remember rightly the owners asked their young daughter what they should call their new cafe. The answer should now be obvious!
Antonella F
July 14, 2017|
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Response from KlimtEastwood | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park opposite the restaurant - although it doesn't belong to The Dinosaur, it's a public car park. Have a quick look on google maps, it's literally a 30-second walk away.
Natalie W
May 13, 2017|
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