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The Smugglers Inn

) #2 of 46 Restaurants in Dawlish $$ - $$$ , British,
27 Teignmouth Road, Dawlish EX7 0LA, England
+44 1626 862301
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
27 Teignmouth Road, Dawlish EX7 0LA, England
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1 - 10 of 1,226 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Gorgeous food at this beautiful pub. Service was really good and the food was lovely as always. Would definitely recommend

Thank Kendie76
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow we were so impressed with the food and the level of customer service, definitely going back for more. Fantastic place thank you.

Thank jackiw2016
Reviewed 3 days ago

Large food pub. Specialises in carvery but also other meals available. Carvery was well done, beef cooked properly still pink. Pay upfront, line up to be served meat, help yourself to the vast selection of veg etc. The beer is well kept. Worthwhile booking a...More

Thank Day T
Reviewed 3 days ago

We ate here 2 evenings during our 7 day stay in Dawlish. Fantastic view and the carvery is top notch. If you want the view, make a reservation! Or just sit in the pub.

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Friendly helpful staff serving good wholesome food. Good value, also guest ales. Very popular place, so best to book

Thank cmcl776
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Called in on recommendation of friends but just for a snack First impressions weren't great as the outside looks a bit grotty and the garden is underwhelming. The 'sea view' is a bit of an exaggeration as you can just see it Garden is right...More

Thank Harvey W
Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate twice here whilst on holiday. They were extremely busy both times. If you want to eat inside there was approximately 45 minutes wait so better to book. However, the weather was lovely so we ate outside overlooking the sea! The views are amazing....More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing food, service and atmosphere!! Both sunday lunch was great and off the menu food too. 10/10!

Thank lwallbanks
Reviewed 6 days ago

Local friends of ours had booked us at their preferred table on a Sunday evening. The location is stunning ,easy to find and plenty of parking. The choice of food was either a carvery or from the menu, which we choose. The selection was good...More

Thank Gudrun B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We arrived without a booking to a very busy restaurant and were initially told a least an 1-1/2 wait ..... but were seated within 1/2 hour. The service was fantastic and the food was amazing!... if your looking for proper homemade tasting food then this...More

Thank meerskine
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Questions & Answers
bina h
15 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from NickStentiford | Property representative |
We are indeed. We allow dogs to our bar and outside areas just not in the restaurant. Thanks We look forward to seeing you soon
Kathleen A
24 April 2017|
Response from NickStentiford | Property representative |
I am sorry we dont
Rachael L
6 December 2016|
Response from NickStentiford | Property representative |
Hi there Only for drinks i am afraid from 12-2pm Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Teignmouth Road, Dawlish EX7 0LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dawlish
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 862301
  • E-mail
If you would like to book a table with us you can do so in a number of ways: Telephone (please note that when busy we will not be able to answer the phone but please be patient and leave us a detailed message and we will get back to you) we pick up our answer phone messages twice daily Email- we respond to emails every morning Facebook- we also take messages via our Facebook page. Again these will be dealt with on a daily basis. NB Please don't assume that your booking is confirmed until we have actually called you back. Thanks so much
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