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Dolphin Hotel

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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41 Beach Station Road, Felixstowe IP11 2EY, England
+44 1394 282261
Today
18:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
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Halesworth
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 is possible.Thanks to all and hi to Tina :-)

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Thank Alison C
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel, responded to this review

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 More 

Felixstowe, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Thank r0sey67
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel, responded to this review

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 More 

Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 drinks. The food was excellent and good value for money. We would highly recommend this... More 

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Thank Johannah P
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel, responded to this review

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 us here want people to enjoy their visit with us and love to hear when... More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Been visitin here for fifty years. Always a friendly welcome. Good English pub that serves pub food. Live music some evenings.

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Thank Sandra C
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel, responded to this review

Wow you have been coming in here a long time and probably seen quite a few changes over the years. Thanks for taking the time to post this review and for still calling in now its in our hands. we have some exciting new bands lined up for next year so keep an eye out for our advertising. Hope to... More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Homemade food was spot on, accommodated for myself my partner our little angel her nan and grandad as well as their dog. Great feel about the place, lovely owners also very very helpful...thanks

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Thank Milky R
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review glad you enjoyed your visit and that you liked what we are trying to do. Hope you get to call again some day jill More 

A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent homemade food, nice meals for kids!! Car parking for guests Affordable price and Friendly staff !!!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed our food we do try to keep our prices reasonable but still use top quality ingredients. kids are always more then welcome and we try to give them a varied choice of meals. Hope you call our way again jill More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Very helpful and friendly staff, prices were amazingly low for the quality of food produced. Will definitely visit next time we are that way.

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Thank Olver B
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel, responded to this review

thank you very much for your review we appreciate you taking the time to post this and that your visit with us was enjoyable. Hope to see you again soon jill More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Another lovely meal at the Dolphin Hotel .A couple of Beers good music,nice way to spend Any Afternoon.

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Thank Ian S
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel, responded to this review

glad you were happy with your visit and enjoyed the food and music, feedback is very much appreciated so thank you. look forward to your next visit jill More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here while attending the carnival . Rooms been decorated since our last stay . Very clean . Pub also had a revamp one side since our last stay . Entertainment was a visiting band and was a very good night . Food was great and still so reasonably priced and kids got to eat for £2.00 which is amazing... More 

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Thank Julie M
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel, responded to this review

thanks for your review and that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are continuing with our revamp so there will be more changes next time you visit also keep an eye out for more amazing meal deals. jill More 

London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We popped in for a drink. Amazing live band on( Hurricane Alley )Fab atmosphere, staff friendly. Returned next day, had Sunday Lunch. Good quality food,amazing value for money.

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Thank Linda O
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the band we are trying many new bands in the future so keep an eye out , also very happy to hear you enjoyed your Sunday lunch with us and hope to see you again soon jill More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$11
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Monday
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
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
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?