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The Vanilla Pod

10 Queen Street, Lynton, Exmoor National Park EX35 6AA, England
+44 1598 753706
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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10 Queen Street, Lynton, Exmoor National Park EX35 6AA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We literally walked in at last minute on busy Saturday night and said could they find us a table - and they did. Staff were lovely. We just had one course each - steak was perfect and the fish broth was excellent and something bit...More

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here this weekend and ate here Friday as one of places our landlady said was excellent. We had lovely meal - nice service and really enjoyed it. The food is high quality with slight middle eastern twist. We eat out a lot and if...More

Thank 524ANON
Reviewed 1 week ago

2 of us had an excellent meal here in the centre of Lynton. Rather an eclectic menu but all of the dishes were well-prepared and tasty. Our fish dishes were excellent. Reasonable wine selection. Friendly and professional service. Background music was annoying, as it cut...More

Thank TimTHF
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was lovely food with great menu choice with lunch menu and the service was 5 star rating, very attentive.

Thank Textureknit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Left waiting in doorway, no acknowledgement of our arrival. Seated at back of room by kitchen door where hit then door opened! Not offered drinks, no knowledge of menu offered new potatoes for potato allergy! Special and soup choice not mentioned. There did not feel...More

Thank 407claren
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in to book dinner & stayed for a cuppa & slice of cake. We mentioned that we wanted to eat early as we were hoping to go to cinema later. Lady then tried to ring to book seats but without success. When we arrived...More

Thank Freybird
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was a little unsure from the outside but the food and atmosphere are both great. Plenty of choice but the fresh fish is a must

Thank Heather T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit to this lovely little venue for cream tea. Just as good as our first visit last year. Not as crowded as others in Lynton. Definitely worth a visit as the scones are lovely. There is a great selection for lunch which looks very...More

Thank Pasty46
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us away on a two day break walking in the Lynton area. On the recommendation of a friend we booked ahead for an evening meal. So glad we did! Absolutely delicious food. Went for the 'summer set' which included a shared starter plus...More

Thank tmroach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We 4 visited the Vanilla Pod Restaurant on Bank Holiday Monday. Including our 2 dogs. Amazing tasty food. We had 3 course meal and ordered all 4 desserts for choice and was not disappointed. Very friendly staff.

Thank cheryll0uise
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Helen T
Hello. Do you do many vegetarian options? Helen
8 May 2015|
Response from Ronmoughton | Property representative |
Yes we have several vegetarian options as in starters /mains/and desserts Hope thi is helpful
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$23
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Queen Street, Lynton, Exmoor National Park EX35 6AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Lynton
  • Phone Number: +44 1598 753706
  • E-mail
We serve exciting modern food from around the world while using local ingredients. We like to test our customers taste buds with unusual flavour combinations. We love catering for vegetarians and vegans. We can also happy to cater for people with gluten and lactose intolerance. Can pre-order birthday and celebration cake with us including gluten free and vegan options. Opening times are 10 till 4 pm and dinner from 6 pm.
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