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“Yummy Fish and chips, with service with a smile.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Daves Diner

Daves Diner
Ranked #49 of 82 Restaurants in Looe
Cuisines: Seafood, British, Diner, Fast Food
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: http://maps.google.co.uk/maps/place?oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=daves+dinner+looe&fb=1&gl=uk&hq=daves+dinner&hnear=Looe,+Cornwall&cid=14410447989691914601
Saltash, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Yummy Fish and chips, with service with a smile.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2013

Yummy Fish and chips, always fresh and piping hot. Basic restaurant with lovely staff who always like a chat and a smile. Great to grab a bite after playing on the beach.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
“OUR DREADFUL LUNCH”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2013

My partner and I drove to Looe for the afternoon and decided to have lunch at this diner as we had been here before some time ago and had such yummy fish and chips.What we were served today I don't know....the fish was supposed to be cod but it was vile....all dried up and discoloured and tasted dreadful.The chips were old and had been cooked in dirty oil as they were covered in black bits.All in all disgusting and most of it went in the bin.We will never be eating there again and would not recommend anyone does!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank CHocolategirls
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Very disappointing”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2013

I had chips and curry sauce to take out one night which was OK, not great but edible so the next night decided to sit down and have the Daves special of Cod and chips, bread and butter and a cup of tea.
One thing that really bugs me are the establishments that cut down cod - it is NOT a flat fish so that straight off, value for money is out the window. The batter was nice in that it was not greasy but wasn't a great taste and there is too much of it to the proportion of fish inside. The chips were mostly scrap bits that by all accounts should be taken out and ditched. The bread and butter was bread and some sort of margarine tasting spread.
On the plus side, the waitress was very friendly but I'll never eat there again as there are plenty of places in Looe that are a lot better.
Ignore the recommendation on the door from The Sunday Times, it must have been from a long long time ago.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Gill M
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Leicestershire
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78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Worst fish ever”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2013

Returned after an excellent meal last year, never again as the cod was disgusting to say the least. There must be better places, a tourist rip off! The staff were unbelievably indifferent also

Visited September 2013
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Thank TheGromits
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Leeds, England
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92 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2013

I can't believe the difference in reviews of Daves Diner. Maybe they have different staff on different nights. Its certainly a mystery. We had take away and were really disappointed as the batter on the fish was bready ie undercooked. I had to leave mine it was so disgusting. Go to Kellys instead!!!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Abbasec
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