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Dolphin Hotel Restaurant

41 Beach Station Road, Felixstowe IP11 2EY, England
+44 1394 282261
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
41 Beach Station Road, Felixstowe IP11 2EY, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ate at the dolphin & had a few drinks whilst waiting for our food . Food was of good quality & drinks & food prices was very reasonable

Thank kingyid
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As the old saying goes don’t judge a book by its cover. We drove passed this place a couple of times and wasn’t impressed by the look from outside. But 3rd time we decided to give it a go. Glad we did got a lovely...More

Thank valmoyles
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the plunge and coming in to give us a try ( we need more brave souls like you). Very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us Thanks for posting a review look forward to seeing you next...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the few public houses but staff were lovely and friendly and the couple of meals that we had was very good on all three visits

Thank THILLD
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Firstly im glad you enjoyed your visit with us and that you liked our food. We really appreciate you taking the time to post a review as we want to encourage more people to come and give us a try. So thanks again jill

Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

As an occasional visitor to Felixstowe over the years with my partner we stumbled upon this place by good fortune on a quiet weekday in town. Having debated where to eat we walked the length of the town having found nowhere decent to eat. We...More

Thank 226lanm
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

sorry its taken a while for me to reply but thank you very much for taking the time to post this very kind review. we think the dolphin is a gem of a pub and need reviews like this to encourage more people to give...More

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 Restaurant, 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 Restaurant, 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 Restaurant, 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 Restaurant, 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 Restaurant, 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 Restaurant, 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

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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
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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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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