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The Dolphin

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Bar, British, Pub
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2, St Mary's Street, Wallingford, England
01491-83-73-77
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there today and it's market day in Wallingford so we thought getting a seat would be a problem, it wasn't as the Dolphin is a bit like the tardis, tiny outside and huge inside. Mate had breakfast and I had gammon dinner and it was first class and very good value, on top of that the staff are very... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a Greene King so do t expect anything more than average, but a pleasant stop for a drink ( beer average) and lots of people to chat with

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Thank FEOE
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff, fast and efficient service even though it was nearly 2pm when we went in. Good helpings. I had small veggie breakfast and dad had pie, peas and chips! Good choice on the menu and very good value. Homely pub serving very good traditional meals. Thankyou

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Thank Jo V
Solihull, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made a special trip to the Dolphin. When we arrived there were people already eating. We were refused food as the football was on and they couldn't be bothered. Would never go again!

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Thank Elaine H
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Strolling around Wallingford we had a few choices to get a drink and some food and were delighted to choose The Dolphin. A nice guest ale and two extremely filling pies with trimmings hardly broke the bank and the lady who served us was polite, friendly and dealt well with a small issue of not enough steak and ale pies!!... More 

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Thank FergRanson
Wallingford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Go here often as meals are good.Wednesdays cheap for. o a p s pleasant staff nothing too much trouble.

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Thank hilda b
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Booked a table in advance, turned up to be told to go around the back and find our own table. Helped ourselves to menus, got our own cutlery, had to make our way to the bar to order and when the food eventually came, my burger was rare. I understand some people like this, but I would be mortified if... More 

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Thank Jessica D
Stafford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Well received by staff. Friendly and accommodating. Excellent full English Breakfast. Very good value for money. First choice if in Wallingford again.

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Thank Phil W
reading
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Great pub lovely food just a shame that after spending £250 pounds in the Pub and a lot more in the other shops over the weekend the Town Council are banging on your boat at 8/8.30 in the morning asking for £5...... poor

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Thank weller1
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Although we live locally, we had never eaten at the Dolphin before get but we were very impressed by the food. My friend I had the roast beef Sunday lunch and my fiance had the chicken and leek pie. The food was plentiful, There was had loads of beef, roast potatoes and a big Yorkshire pudding. This was served with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2, St Mary's Street, Wallingford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Wallingford
  • Phone Number: 01491-83-73-77

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