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Winking Prawn

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South Sands, Salcombe TQ8 8LN, England
+44 1548 842326
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mostly good food here, we had a meal this summer, and out of four choices , 3 were good. My meal,of hake was spoilt as it was about an inch deep in garlic mayonaise, just too much and totally over powered the fish, which was actually very good fish. The service was good, bit in the summer months you have... More 

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoying some late autumn sunshine we found ourselves staring out to sea at South Sands Salcombe, not exactly hungry we nipped into the Winking Prawn, What a lovely place!! The soundtrack alone was worth the visit.... it was all we could do to stop ourselves dancing on the tables! Had a tea and some Prawn Po-boys which were delicious and... More 

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Westerham, United Kingdom
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74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We adore the Winking Prawn. It is set right on North Sands, which is a 15 minute walk from Salcombe centre in one direction or a 15 minute walk from South Sands in the other direction. The restaurant also has its own car park which is free for patrons to use. We came here for lunch which is served between... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought this restaurant was amazing. It had great food and great costumes. I had a large family on holiday and this was couple of roads away. It was excellent!

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39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to lunch at Winking Prawn after a very lovely and scenic off road walk to North Downs. I had the Fruit Des Mer and frankly not worth it for £23. Not that it wasn't good - came with two pieces of baguette and some dips- marie rose and a garlicky dip. Got a handful of mussels (cold) and two... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here 15th November for breakfast. Nice warm cosy restaurant, lovely food, but must say the black pudding was not quite up to scratch. We liked the was how we help ourselves to the breakfast, which helps with a more speedy efficient service, especially when busy. I will be returning.

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Thank delwalker2015
Devon, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have driven past the Winking Prawn on a number of occasions so decided to call in for a quick Saturday Lunch and we were not disappointed. It was a warm day and the outside tables were fully occupied so we opted for a window seat inside. Due to evening meal commitments we both opted for salads, which we never do... More 

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Thank James C
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visit Salcombe once to twice a year (I love it there), and I always come here! Amazing food, and lovely entertainment. You can also sit inside or out!

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Arbroath, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a time walking on the beach here the weather was very nice for November after our walk we went to the winking prawn for coffee and a toasted tea cake, it was very nice coffee was excellent,we would definitely go back there it is dog friendly .

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous pub that serves food all day on North Sands beach. Reasonably well priced and a good variety on the menu. They are also open in winter and serve an awesome hot chocolate that the children love!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $31
Cuisine
Seafood, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Sands, Salcombe TQ8 8LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Salcombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 842326

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?