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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Salty Monk with a group of friends for a private (early) Christmas Party in November. We were greeted with a lovely warm welcome and shown to our room. We then sat in the lovely quaint lounge socialising. Our every wish was catered for. The rooms were beautiful and full of character and extremely clean, comfortable with...

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Croydon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped off at this lovely quaint little hotel on our way back home from St Ives. Inside we were greeted by a friendly landlady and shown to a table, after we'd asked about having (our last one of the trip) a cream tea. Decor inside what I assume to be grade II listed building is fantastic, with its oak...

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6556, Owner at Salty Monk, responded to this review

Lovely review thank you, very happy that you loved your Cream Tea all freshly cooked with yes, you were right homemade Jam and Devon Clotted Cream. We do hope that you will make a detour and bring your friends or at least tell them all and next time we may be​ busy, even in the winter! and in the summer...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Now living in Australia we miss these quaint old places. So we were lucky to stumble across The Salty Monk. We were only in need of morning refreshments but were made most welcome. We loved the place Great service nothing was a problem. Would love to stay there on our next visit home.

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6556, Owner at Salty Monk, responded to this review

Such a friendly couple you were a lucky find for us, it was lovely chatting to you both and yes please do stay with us on your next visit, East Devon is a very undiscovered county and has so much to do and see.

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Nice warm welcome, room well set out and nice furnishings, excellent tableware, real clotted cream with Apricot jam, £8 for full cream tea (2 scones ) I could see tables set for dinner, looked v good highly recommended.

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6556, Manager at Salty Monk, responded to this review

"If a jobs worth doing it's worth doing properly", and we do all our jobs as well as we can..... many thanks next time your passing we hope you will pop in for another Cream Tea.

Honiton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This was a birthday luncheon for me, and it could not be better. We were warmly greeted on arrival, and offered a choice of places for our pre luncheon drinks. The meal exceeded our expectations. It was superb. Our waiter was attentive, but not over bearing. Such a pleasure to be served by him. The whole ambiance was welcoming. We...

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6556, Owner at Salty Monk, responded to this review

Thank you we are hoping to see you on many other occasions, chef team work very hard at making our Sunday lunch interesting and not just the normal roast, our small team enjoy their work and this shines through, thank you for your lovely review.

Honiton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Had Sunday lunch on 2nd October 2016. Was met warmly by a young man who turned out to be the sole member of staff. Had pre lunch drinks served in the garden, where our order was taken. On being sat at our table our meal was served. It was without a doubt the most excellent of meals. The waiter was...

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6556, Manager at Salty Monk, responded to this review

We are very glad that you had a great sunday lunch Aaron really appreciated your kind words. Being on the National Trust Byes route is a great asset for local people combing a lovely walk and lunch without the washing up! what could be nicer? We hope to see you again soon for lunch or maybe Afternoon Tea.

Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2016

On arrival at the Salty Monk, we were warmly welcomed at the front door and taken to our table where our friends were waiting for us. The dining room had a lovely atmosphere, with various tables already occupied and happy conversations going on all around us. The drinks order was taken and we were given time to peruse the excellent...

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6556, Manager at Salty Monk, responded to this review

Thank you we are very happy to accommodate dietary needs and as we make everything ourselves our customers are completely safe in the knowledge that we understand their needs. We commend you for putting your name to a review everything good or bad that is written on an open forum is so often anonymous. I hope we will see you...

Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a good restaurant for my wife's b'day. We found this place on TA. Great menu, very attentive service, and excellent food. Our kids are 6&4, and they loved the food. Very reasonable considering the amount of food. Thanks for a great evening.

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6556, Owner at Salty Monk, responded to this review

Happy customers are our aim, your well behaved children were a pleasure and customers of the future by the sound of it!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stayed here this weekend and the whole experience was wonderful. We stayed in Rose room which was lovely and had a really nice shower. Our friend had a birthday lunch on Sunday. We both have a severe dairy allergy and they went out of the way to accommodate us. It was a fabulous meal and was a lovely day....

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6556, Manager at Salty Monk, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we are always happy to support special diets, the birthday lunch party was great and you all looked like you were having a wonderful time, and such a beautiful Birthday cake it made such a lovely showpiece.

London
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The Salty Monk continues to surprise and delight with a fantastic personal service and attention to detail, whether you experience breakfast or dinner you will be impressed with the freshness and quality of the food served which is a great pleasure to the palette and aroma of everything served. Accommodation is of a similar standard. Fine local English wine has...

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6556, Manager at Salty Monk, responded to this review

Lovely customers make our job so enjoyable and the effort that we put into making the business what it is so worthwhile. It is not always easy but we want to maintain exceeding customer expectations, and make great memories for our guests. There are lots of areas to our business, small but perfectly formed is what we aim for! Our...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
5 Star Restaurant with Rooms. 6 Ensuite bedrooms with two dining experiences, our main Restaurant and a Brasserie for great quality light bites. Private Car Park, free of charge ... more   less 

Additional Information about Salty Monk

Address: Church Street | Sidford, Sidmouth EX10 9QP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Sidmouth
Price Range: ₹ 10,689 - ₹ 12,119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Salty Monk 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Hotel is on main road so if you want a quiet room it would be prudent to ask for a room at the back.”
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