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The Smugglers Inn

€€ - €€€, 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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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
27 Teignmouth Road, Dawlish EX7 0LA, England
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1 - 10 of 1,316 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Well this was excellent from our initial greeting to when we walked out the door again. Service was excellent, but the place was not very busy. Food was plentiful and delicious. Great value for money. No doubt we will be back.

Thank WINGY22579
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Out for a birthday bash and detoured to get here for the carvery. First timer and it was well worth it- absolutely delicious and at 1.55 was all still fresh and appetizing to help yourself. Made serious inroads to the dishes and enjoyed every mouthful.

Thank CoolShots
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for a lunch as we travelled west. Our decision was based on the fact that the car park was busy. We received pleasing service and our food was tasty but a little pricey. However the house wine (Pinot blush) was very poor....More

Thank GoonerGav
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiance (sallyroper85) and I had our first meal here last night and were so impressed with the food, the service and the atmosphere that we decided to take my parents their today to celebrate their 49th Wedding Anniversary We had talked it up a...More

Thank Clive H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to the Smugglers many times and it has always been excellent. They do a lunch time carvery with a choice of meats and lovely vegetables at a reasonable price .All of the food is of a very high standard. There is a...More

Thank itsme016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to eat out but wanted to try somewhere different, totally different geographically We took a chance on coming down dawlish way and saw The Smugglers Inn on the internet.... A place that I had heard good things about many years ago but never...More

Thank sroper85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our way to take a look at dawlish and in need of some food!! Very busy in the car park and inside, however even though we hadn’t booked they found us a table. It is very popular with a slightly older clientele but don’t...More

Thank Elaine P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow this smugglers is back. Went here twice over the weekend and the totally amazing Smugglers experience is back. The food is once again fabulous not only beautifully cooked but beautifully presented as well. It's once again wonderfully clean and the service is back to...More

Thank Pinkywooster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We read the reviews & we're not @ all disappointed in fact very pleased. I am vegetarian & saw nothing on the menu I fancied & asked if there were any other options our waiter was very well informed & came up with several other...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here with family,was ok. Missed out on the daily carvery which finished at 3 o’clock! Which we were told is very good! Ow well next time!! Nice views over looking the hills and sea.

Thank Paul W
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Questions & Answers
18 October 2017|
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Response from thomas2279 | Reviewed this property |
I stopped there on number of occasions for drinks, food for day trips to dawlish whilst staying at holidays to dorset and to my knowledge I have not to my mind told any lies. In what ways have I've told lies ?. If you... More
bina h
14 July 2017|
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$24
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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