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Restaurant at The Salty Monk

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Church Street | Sidford, Sidmouth EX10 9QP, England
+44 1395 513174
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Colyton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We come here for special occasions and we delighted to find that, despite Mum and Dad - founding front of house and chef - were away, sons and chefs trained by the boss were more than up to the challenge. The meal from start to finish was superb.

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Thank AnnaD-L2013
Monmouth, United Kingdom
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249 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant is expensive, but the food is spectacular and the service was exceptional. It is worth a visit for a 'special occasion'.

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Thank KentDee
Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived late afternoon & we welcomed warmly & shown to our room. The room was comfortable & stylishly decorated, & the en suite bathroom compact but immaculate. Dinner was superb - a set 5 courses for £45 which given the standard & the surroundings was very good value. Breakfast next morning was similar - beautifully cooked & well presented.... More 

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Thank JuneS61
6556, Manager at Restaurant at The Salty Monk, responded to this review

Lots of happy faces with this review, no lasting damage to poor hubbys head we hope! We are looking forward to welcoming you both back soon, I will have a helmet at the ready! More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My son took me here for Afternoon Tea as a birthday treat. On arrival the greeting was friendly and we were able to choose our table. Lovely decor and puzzles on the tables to keep us entertained during a short wait for our tea to arrive. Great selection of sandwiches and cakes together with a lovely pot of tea made... More 

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Thank Chris N
6556, Manager at Restaurant at The Salty Monk, responded to this review

Afternoon Tea is a great British Tradition, very genteel and we love it so we are especially glad that you did too. Hopefully we will see you at one of our special themed afternoon teas coming up soon. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was lovely from start to finish but I was left with the feeling that something was missing. I ordered the full English breakfast and upon arriving it could have been mistaken for a childress meal. For my hard earned £15 I recieved: 1 Egg 1 Sausage 1 tomato 1 fairly small hash brown 3 crumbs of a thin... More 

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Thank Scott C
6556, Manager at Restaurant at The Salty Monk, responded to this review

Not sure that this is a fair depiction of your breakfast and as you are best friends with the chef that cooked it for you airing a mickey take on Tripadvisor is somewhat odd. Glad that the service was excellent though as I served you both! More 

London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a table for dinner for 6 on Saturday 13th August. It was our third visit in a couple of months, which tells you how much we had enjoyed both the food and the ambiance on previous occasions. Unlike those visits, the greeting we received was, well - a bit salty. We arrived about ten minutes early, expecting -... More 

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Thank Ken E
6556, Manager at Restaurant at The Salty Monk, responded to this review

We are sorry that you had to go straight to the table but as explained at the time the lounge was still full, it is as you can understand, difficult to juggle tables on a very busy night when not everyone arrives at the time they have booked and this has a knock on effect all evening. I apologise if... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The door opened as we arrived, a nice touch and a plus for CCTV. Restaurant is a mix of old and new and we sat at a lovely table in the back room. The fixed price dinner menu was extensive, I had the duck starter followed by steak my partner stayed with fish for both courses...the food was exquisite and... More 

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6556, Manager at Restaurant at The Salty Monk, responded to this review

Don't wait for another Birthday before we see you again, we are delighted that you enjoyed your special evening. More 

Chorley, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely setting, thoughtful and friendly service and excellent food with a select choice of wines, busy at weekends so booking probably essential to avoid disappointment.

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Thank David B
6556, Manager at Restaurant at The Salty Monk, responded to this review

Don't leave it too long to come back for round 2! Lots of special events to keep it interesting check out our events page on the website. More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent rooms service, and staff. We will definitely be back, little things like home made biscuits in the room, state of the art bathroom, very comfy bed.

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Thank Bonita Z
6556, Manager at Restaurant at The Salty Monk, responded to this review

Our weekly team meets love reviews like this, it makes all the little extras and planning worthwhile. We can't wait to welcome you both again soon. More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We stayed overnight and had dinner in the restaurant. Our room was delightful, with its access direct on to the garden, delicious homemade cookies, ground coffee ready in a cafetiere, teas and fresh milk (not the usual nasty little plastic containers) and other personal touches. We were made to feel welcome immediately on arrival and the service throughout was friendly... More 

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Thank Hilary K
6556, Manager at Restaurant at The Salty Monk, responded to this review

A lovely treat is something we all deserve and we hope that you will be back for a little more R & R very soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $85
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, British, European, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street | Sidford, Sidmouth EX10 9QP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 513174
Description
Award winning boutique Restaurant with Rooms just outside Sidmouth in East Devon.
6 Ensuite Bedrooms, Spa, fitness room, Private Car park & award winning gardens.
Two Restaurants, one fine dining and the other a Brasserie featuring local artists jewellery, Paintings and craftwork.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?