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“Chosen at random, Sprat's was excellent.”
Review of Jack Sprat's

Jack Sprat's
Ranked #2 of 51 Restaurants in Dawlish
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $24
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: A stylish, contemporary licensed restaurant using the freshest and best produce to create delicious food served by professional waiters with smiling faces. Try us for great coffee, fabulous stone baked pizza, pasta, homemade burgers (best ever!)and lots of daily specials. Good value, family-friendly and fresh tasty food. We are small so book if you can.
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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“Chosen at random, Sprat's was excellent.”
Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

We were just passing through Dawlish and on the spur of the moment both decided that we were peckish. We parked in the first available space and were immediately attracted to Sprat's. A first class choice. Whilst we only had a lite lunch, there was a good selection of dishes, the food was excellent, well presented and reasonably priced. Service was friendly and efficient.
There was a slight lack of atmosphere probably because the cafe was empty but it was a late lunch and Dawlish was empty as it was the end of the holiday season. The French music was different and most enjoyable.
Thank you and we hope to visit again.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank happybertie
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Helgakbeer B, Owner at Jack Sprat's, responded to this review, October 2, 2013
Thanks for writing such a positive review of our little cafe. We really appreciate it. I feel very happy that you were tempted in on spec and enjoyed your visit. Let's hope lots more people feel the same too! Your review makes a real difference to us. Thanks again.
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London
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Lovely staff and good food”
Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

Went for dinner with our baby. The waitress was lovely with the baby, bringing us a high chair and books to entertain him. We had starters and mains and all the food was delicious. I would recommend it for a relaxed evening meal.

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank AuntiePaich
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Helgakbeer B, Owner at Jack Sprat's, responded to this review, October 2, 2013
Thanks so much for your fantastic review. I am so pleased you all enjoyed your meal. We love having little people in the cafe. I am glad you all felt really welcome. We adopt the Italian approach to children eating out - they are very much a part of a lovely family occasion. We look forward to seeing you all again very soon.
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Dawlish, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Lovely Cafe, gorgeous food, friendly service!”
Reviewed September 29, 2013

Having only had a coffee and cake (which were both lovely by the way!) at Jack Sprat's previously I was very excited to have the opportunity to have lunch there. I opted for a bacon cheeseburger and I wasn't disappointed. It came with a lovely salad with the most delicious salad dressing on it and some lovely tasty chips as well. The burger itself was made of obviously very high quality meat and was served between slices of herbed bread (rosemary, I think?)

The service was good and the staff friendly. Definitely visiting there again and very pleased to know such a great place is right in my own hometown!

The only negative (and it's very minimal) is the cafe is a bit small and quite stuffy both times I've visited, but it didn't really take away from my food experience.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Therese J
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Helgakbeer B, Owner at Jack Sprat's, responded to this review, October 2, 2013
Hi

Thanks for your lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoy coming to our cafe. So sorry it can be a bit hot sometimes. We do keep the air conditioning on most of the time but unfortunately (and understandably) customers want the door open which stops the air con from working. We hope to see you again very soon. Thanks again for your review.
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“Excellent varied menu”
Reviewed September 21, 2013

We live in Dawlish and this is our first visit. What a shame we've been passing it by, our loss. Great selection of food especially the specials board. We will definitely be dining there on a regular basis.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Chop-67
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Helgakbeer B, Owner at Jack Sprat's, responded to this review, September 22, 2013
Thanks so much for your great review. We are so pleased we managed to lure you in and that you enjoyed your meal. We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Thanks for giving us a try.
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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“Great food and staff on the Strand!”
Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

Fantastic food and extremely friendly staff. Frequently visited for lunch and dinner with every time leaving happy. Hope Jack's is here to stay. Very much needed in the area!

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank SebUK_2012
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Helgakbeer B, Owner at Jack Sprat's, responded to this review, September 10, 2013
Thanks so much for your great review. We do hope we are here to stay too! I am so pleased you are a regular diner with us. We are most grateful for the business. It is also reassuring to hear the lovely comments about friendly staff. See you again soon.
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