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    The Dolphin Inn

    Old Homes Road, Thorpeness IP16 4FE, England
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    Reviewed 1 May 2017

    The Dolphin Inn is a nice pub in the idyllic village of Thorpeness. It has a nice bar with a large range of drinks and food is available. The staff when we checked in were very good and let us into our room early. The...More

    Thank TokyoJimmy
    Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

    We stayed for a few days a Easter and fortunately picked the good weather. The pub is excellent, very clean and we'll decorated, very cosy. The staff are very helpful and friendly and nothing is too much trouble (I know it's a cliché, but true)....More

    Thank Leslie W
    Reviewed 26 April 2017

    We are regular visitors to the Dolphin. We had booked a table for 8 for a family lunch. We were squashed into a corner at the back of the bar. Unless I got up to tell barman that we were ready to order/ready to clear...More

    1  Thank Roberta S
    Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

    There was a sign outside the pub saying open at 11. There were signs of life inside at just gone the hour. A phone call to the inhabitants revealed they were having a meeting as they expected to be busy. At 11.10 the doors were...More

    Thank Vince J
    Response from David J, Owner at The Dolphin InnResponded 26 April 2017

    Please accept my sincere apologies regarding this issue. This was a very busy weekend for us stating from good Friday with our Annual Beach Clean, all volunteers, near enough 200 this year - we bribe them with free food and drink to clean the beach,...More

    Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

    We all had a lovely meal here, plenty of choice and the food was served swiftly. The young team of waiters/waitresses were a real credit to the manager and looked after us well. Just one small issue with your tables. I'm not at all tall,...More

    Thank Lindsey T
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    • US$116 - US$174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 3
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    14 March 2016|
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    Response from Barry C | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, they do a children's menu. We went on a Saturday and my grandson aged 10 and granddaughter aged 6 both had steak and chips which were really big portions. I am sure they would do a children's Sunday roast.
    18 February 2015|
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    Response from anaplas | Reviewed this property |
    Believe they do but would check first
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    "Don't go for room 1 if you want a good night's sleep."
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    "We only ate here, we did not stay so I cannot comment on the hotel."
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