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ODE dining

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21 Fore Street, Shaldon, England
+44 1626 873977
Wed - Sat 07:00 - 21:30
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We visited ODE on recommendation and all I can say is we are very glad we did. A quaint, intimate restaurant in Shaldon offering some of the best foods I've tasted in a long time. Our group opted for the tasting menu which really showed off the talented chef's capabilities.

Thank S H
Kingswinford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We were in shaldon for a long weekend, hadn't booked anywhere for Saturday evening, we popped in to see if there was a table available... How very lucky were we, they'd had a cancellation. The young lady and the young man taking orders, and pouring the drinks, were an absolute credit to the cafe, fantastic knowledge of the food and... More 

Thank Dawny2008
Exeter, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I visited Ode dinning with 3 friends for my birthday. Lovely atmosphere and friendly staff who are very helpful and professional. We had bread on arrival with 3 different butters (goats, olive and riverford butter), then squid to start which was delicious! Main was beef with a burnt onion crust which was out of this world! Full of flavour and... More 

Thank WilsonM163
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the taster menu here last week. Food was amazing, service great and lovely setting. Will definitely visit again to try the full versions of the food tried on the taster menu - great to have such an impressive restaurant just up the road!

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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Treated to a surprise anniversary meal here and it was amazing. The venue is small, romantic and personal without feeling you are listening to each other's conversation. The three course set meal we had was outstanding as was the quiet service from our host. We were treated to a few amuse bouche along the way which added to the experience.... More 

Thank NikkiEyes
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We visited on 29th July. It's early days ( they have been open a week) but it's all in hand and the atmosphere is great. Beautiful view Lovely staff Great pizzas Try it

Thank Helen L
West Chiltington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We went to Ode a few weeks ago when visiting the area. The food and service was fabulous. We couldn't fault it and would certainly recommend it to anyone.It's a small restaurant with a nice atmosphere. My vegetarian meal was excellent.

Thank sherrynsalmon
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is one of those restaurants you book as soon as you know you'll be in the area. The food is always beautiful and we have never ever had anything not up to standard. I wish we lived nearer!

Thank Raven M
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is a different eating experience. The Ode is a must if you are visiting Shaldon. The food is delicious and freshly cooked to order. We will be taking visitors back.

Thank Judith509
Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Many friends and colleagues have long raved about The Ode, and it's taken me a while to test out their claims. Having now been, and realised how right they were, I feel I should have gone earlier. It's a small, intimate restaurant, creating an atmosphere that is buzzy rather than claustrophobic. The friendly staff are attentive without being intrusive, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$39 - US$55
British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Fore Street, Shaldon, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Shaldon
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 873977
Multi award winning restaurant and currently Sustainable Restaurant of the Year 2012. ODE dining serves quality regional produce and open for dinners Wednesday to Saturday.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?