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Dinosaur Cafe

5 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4HH, England
+44 1392 490951
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mixed salad” (23 reviews)
“baklava” (24 reviews)
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10:00 - 21:00All hours
Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
5 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4HH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very quick and friendly service, with a wonderful atmosphere and convenient location, being situated not far from Exeter Central station. Would definitely go again.

Thank Luke A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for the Turkish dishes and they were great! For a group of us we got a few starters and then a main each and had plenty of food. The baklava is absolutely delicious! Located between the university and the high street the location...More

Thank arthistory4me
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to look for this restaurant - it's beyond the railway station, walking away from town - but it's worth the effort. The food is excellent and inexpensive. It's a very casual place with an atmosphere that left me expecting to see people with...More

Thank musketeer1645
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We're regulars here and always enjoy the food. Although the choice of food is limited and doesn't change much it's always fresh and tasty, the salads are wonderful

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This is a splendid little place, with gorgeous Turkish dishes and really nice people running it. It is very close to the University and Exeter College, so it can get a bit full of students, but is a great place to meet and have a...More

Thank jackrobson97
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Have to thank other TripAdvisors for this review! Had the best meal here, very reasonable price too! Can't recommend enough, lovely owners too ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Loved this place. The lady is so friendly and welcoming. The food is awesome we had salads, skewers and deserts. Overall a must go for Mediterranean food.

Thank Roxanne L
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Great service, good value really good food, all rounder. The lovely lady at the till couldn't have been nicer, but so genuine.

Thank James A
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

The mixed salad is delicious! The staff are lovely, they are incredibly welcoming for kids and have toys to play with. A nice little selection of beer and wine, as well as coffees etc. The main thing here is the atmosphere, you feel so at...More

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Experience Turkish hospitality right in the heart of Exeter. We wanted something simple to celebrate the anniversary of out first date ! ..and the house wine is very good.....and we loved the food ...very very good value!

Thank caroline h
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Questions & Answers
Amy M
17 July 2017|
Response from Ben G |
If I remember rightly the owners asked their young daughter what they should call their new cafe. The answer should now be obvious!
Antonella F
14 July 2017|
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Response from KlimtEastwood | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park opposite the restaurant - although it doesn't belong to The Dinosaur, it's a public car park. Have a quick look on google maps, it's literally a 30-second walk away.
Natalie W
13 May 2017|
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Response from debsdonut | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 490951
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