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Dolphin Hotel

$$ - $$$, British,
41 Beach Station Road, Felixstowe IP11 2EY, England
+44 1394 282261
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
41 Beach Station Road, Felixstowe IP11 2EY, England
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Disappointed to find no food being served. Menus are still up outside, nothing on view to say No Food. Yet when we asked they seemed surprised we were asking! I'm on holiday 'I don't do psychic readingsMore

Thank neil_sue_jess
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Really sorry we are unable to provide food at the moment there is a sign outside explaining this is due to water damage that occurred some weeks ago. We fully expected this to be all sorted by now but it looks like it will be...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a lovely little place with a friendly atmosphere. The choice is excellent and it has the usual games with a juke box.

Thank gongfarmer
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

thanks for the review hope to see you again soon jill

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Been here a couple of times now and had a night out there on karaoke night. Friendly atmosphere, good food, friendly staff. Will definitely go back.

Thank Clare M
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

thanks for the kind words glad you enjoyed your visit hope to see you again soon jill

Reviewed 6 April 2017

Cheap and cheerful :D local to the pub not too far from the sea great entertainment on a weekend would return

Thank chawkes2017
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2017

Thank you for your review Jill

Reviewed 23 March 2017

We have now used the Dolphin several times. It is the best pub on the south side of Felixstowe. The staff are always cheerful and welcoming. There is a separate eating area, and the food is very good value. Often good live music at the...More

Thank nigelmeadows47
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2017

Thank you for your review it is very much appreciated. We think we are the best pub and will continue to work towards spreading the word ,having a review like yours helps us towards this goal so once again Thank you jill

Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed once again at this place as once again I was in the area, live band at the pub last night "bits and pieces", great music once they setup their kit with laughter while they did their sound check. People were invited to join in...More

1  Thank Fred B
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2017

thanks for your review glad you had a good visit. Bits and pieces are one of our favourites jill

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Went here for sunday lunch food is lovely staff are really friendly great service,and staff were really attentive a lot of the big chains could learn a lot about customer service from the staff here highly recommend this place .

1  Thank mandy4526
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Thank you very much for your review and glad you enjoyed your visit with us. Hopefully this will help spread the word of what we are doing here. Hope to see you again . Many thanks Jill

Reviewed 3 November 2016

Just back from a weeks visit to Felixstowe and of course that means visits here.Always lovely to see Tina....such a lovely, friendly person. We ate here twice and the food was lovely.Compliments to the chef :-)Nice selection of drinks too.Will be back as soon as...More

1  Thank Alison C
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2016

Always lovely to see you and glad you enjoyed the food. Tina said you had been visiting again I will pass on your message. Look forward to seeing you next time Jill

Reviewed 22 October 2016

Took my brother from Kent, his wife, my husband and their little dog for a meal. The food and service was excellent. Would definitely go again and recommend

Thank r0sey67
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

Thank you very much for your review . We love to hear feedback and are glad you enjoyed your meals and service. We look forward to seeing you again in the future again many thanks jill

Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Please don't be put off by the rough exterior and surroundings of The Dolphin Hotel. It is more than made up for by the friendly staff and welcome atmosphere inside. 3 of us ordered a different dish each for mains. We also had desserts and...More

Thank Johannah P
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2016

Thank you for your review and its true never judge a book by its cover.Hopefully your kind words will encourage people to at least give us a try and see for themselves our food is very good and as you say reasonably priced. All of...More

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wayne h
13 July 2017|
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Response from Fred B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am not sure of the double room prices as I only use a single, if you contact the hotel via 01394282261 they would be able to advise prices and availability as I have not other connection barring staying there. Hope... More
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londonmarshy
25 April 2017|
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Response from jill d | Property representative |
Hi Colin Sorry we wont be showing this as we haven't got sky Jill
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Cath2828
31 March 2017|
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Response from jill d | Property representative |
We do have wifi in all rooms but unfortunately due to the docks our signals are not always great hope this helps jill (manager)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Beach Station Road, Felixstowe IP11 2EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Felixstowe
  • Phone Number: +44 1394 282261
  • E-mail
Description
The Dolphin Hotel is a large public house & hotel situated within easy reach of the A14 & five minutes walk from the seafront. We have a public bar, lounge bar. A dining area . Also a patio / smoking area to the rear of the property and also a beer garden at the front of the property. The bar is open Sunday to Thursday 12 noon till 11 pm & Friday & Saturday 12 Noon till Midnight. Meals are served Lunchtimes Friday & Saturday 12 noon - 2 pm & Sundays 12 noon - 4 pm, Evenings Monday to Saturday 6 pm - 9 pm. We have 10 letting rooms available at affordable prices. Special rates may be negotiable for long term stays.We have live entertainment every Friday evening, Karaoke Saturday evening from 8pm & also on a Sunday afternoon 4 - 8 pm. Parties, small weddings, christenings, funerals catered for, please enquire within.
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