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Winking Prawn

Cliff Road | North Sands, Salcombe TQ8 8LD, England
+44 1548 842326
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (169 reviews)
“baguette” (73 reviews)
“seafood” (80 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 20:30 Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
Cliff Road | North Sands, Salcombe TQ8 8LD, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited here so many times now and I wanted to share my review, as I always give an honest appraisal.. There are some exciting new renovations taking place, which I am sure will make it even better, but they are underway. So we...More

Thank F5783XHstevek
Alex W, Guest Relations Manager at Winking Prawn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review! We can't tell you how much the feedback means. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great good value place to stop for a lunch especially after a walk round Bolts Head. Crab on baguette was excellent and enjoyed by bottle of prawn juice (beer). Lovely and warm even in the covered extension.

Thank 31ianj
Alex W, Guest Relations Manager at Winking Prawn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review, we are particularly pleased to hear that you enjoyed our very own beer! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited many times over many years. During the summer there are many tables outside together with a BBQ. There is parking but most people staying in Salcombe walk there.

Thank Rogersthedodger
Alex W, Guest Relations Manager at Winking Prawn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always a great lunch - its the first place we visit upon arrival in Salcombe, and it never disappoints!

Thank Simon H
Alex W, Guest Relations Manager at Winking Prawn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As usual the Winkin Prawn never fails to deliver. Though there’s no chance that there may be an amazing special on the day you visit you can guarantee that the menu will always be the same and always a good standard. What can you not...More

Thank Chris99_13
Alex W, Guest Relations Manager at Winking Prawn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review! We're so pleased to hear you have enjoyed visiting us and have had a consistently positive experience. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had 2 lunches here, sat in the sunshine in late October ,early November. Fabulous location and great food. Couldn’t have been much better.

Thank CMBlade
Alex W, Guest Relations Manager at Winking Prawn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Ate here this evening :-) lovely setting :-) lovely food :-) We had 10 king prawns in garlic 🍤 - delicious, the prawn cocktail was huge too :-) and the tomato & basil soup was thick and yummy. Then two of us choose steaks -...More

Thank L6673PFlaurac
Alex W, Guest Relations Manager at Winking Prawn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely feedback Laura, including your point about serving times - it's always helpful to get feedback on these details so we can look to improve wherever possible. I am so pleased that you had a lovely time and we hope to...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018

We have been visiting the WP for many years and have very much enjoyed our trips. This evening we popped in for a quick drink but were met by a male member of staff who very abruptly told us we could sit in the tent...More

Thank Excursion20268860171
Alex W, General Manager at Winking Prawn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to us. I am very sorry to hear that you felt any member of our team was being rude to you, I can assure you that was far from our, or their, intention. I...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent lunch here in October 2018. Great relaxed vibe with delicious selection of seafood and competitively priced. It was only a short walk from salcombe and lovely views over the bay.

Thank Oliver J
Alex W, Guest Relations Manager at Winking Prawn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you for the lovely review Oliver! Come back soon!

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

A holiday in Salcombe isn’t complete without a walk to The Winking Prawn, where we sat outside in the sun, enjoyed a bottle of wine, great service, amazing food and rummage in the dressing up box .....perfect 👌

Thank 434andersons
Alex W, Guest Relations Manager at Winking Prawn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you for the lovely feedback! So pleased you enjoyed it all - especially the dressing up box!

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Monica C
1 June 2018|
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Response from lewise786 |
The Winking Prawn doesn't take reservations day time you just turn up and grab a table and order at the bar
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Monica C
1 June 2018|
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Response from Ryanontwp | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Sure, no problem. Remember it’s fancy dress night, Roman theme. You maybe better off calling the venue!!
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7 November 2016|
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Response from Alex W | Property representative |
Hello, Apologies for not seeing this sooner. We do welcome (well behaved dogs), but space is a little limited indoors. For our most up to date opening times, please see our website as they do change seasonally. Hope to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 20:30
Monday
09:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 20:30
Thursday
09:00 - 20:30
Friday
09:00 - 20:30
Saturday
09:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cliff Road | North Sands, Salcombe TQ8 8LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Salcombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 842326
Description
Big buckets of prawns, juicy steaks, fish dishes and breakfast buffets, ice creams, teas, coffees and even our own brand of locally brewed beer, the Winking Prawn’s style of shabby chic beach restaurant and cafe has been enjoying life at North Sands in Salcombe for more than 20 years. Sandy toes and salty paws are welcome come rain or shine for breakfast, lunch and dinner (but don’t forget to book in the evenings and keep an eye out for seasonal opening times). In the summer we also have a barbecue in the garden to enjoy as the sun goes down, and our dressing up box is legendary for bringing out your inner pirate, mermaid or fairy princess no matter how old you are. Opening times are seasonal, please take a look at our website for more information.
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