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The Kingfisher

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Dolphin Street | EX24 6NA, Colyton EX24 6NA, England
+44 1297 552476
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Friends popped into here today at lunchtime. All they wanted was drinks and a sandwich each. How difficult would that be? Apparently impossible. The barman said the kitchen was too busy as the dining room was fully booked and they couldn't do sandwiches. What a shame as these folks were checking out local pubs to use for a lunch stop... More 

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Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attractive and atmospheric pub serving very good quality informal lunches with an option to sit outside. Service with a smile and fair pricing. Nice clean toilets.

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Thank Penny G
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pub has a lovely feel as soon as you walk in. Lovely homemade food and good portion size.Very welcoming and friendly staff. Very friendly locals.

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Thank Liz S
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Atmosphere was lovely, very helpful and friendly staff. The pub and restaurant are clean and traditionally styled. Toilets are very clean. Food was great value for money and excellent quality, again with friendly and attentive staff. We ate at lunchtimes with family and evenings as a couple. Service was faultless

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Thank Amanda B
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Met my brother in the pub as he lives locally.marvellous,lovely girl behind the bar,locals were very friendly looking forward to lunch next time.

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Seaton
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

This was our first visit to The Kingfisher in which we made the journey especially to eat at lunchtime. The interior of the pub is traditional and pleasant, we both had the same special from the board which was steak and guiness pie with chips and vegetables. Whilst the portions were large both our meals were lukewarm, which was all... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

During my recent visit from NZ, I stayed for a few days with family in Colyton and we went to The Kingfisher for a meal one evening. What a very pleasant surprise. What made it special was the young staff who looked after us so very well. I was immediately impressed by Natalie who has such a bubbly personality and... More 

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Axminster, England, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Four of us had lunch here to celebrate a birthday. Good beer. Nice bar to eat in. Food was excellent. The landlord was friendly and welcoming. All in all Very Good

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London, UK
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

We were in Colyton for a family gathering and decided to visit the Kingfisher for lunch beforehand. We'd never been before and wasn't sure what to expect (we hadn't read up before visiting) but the menu was on display and appeared reasonably priced and a good variety. We went in and found ourselves a table by the fire (which was... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Unfriendly staff & manager. We were staying in Colyton for a week and on our first evening dropped in for a drink after our walk. We were told off for sitting down on some seats, (hadn't seen the reserved sign), then continued to be given an unfriendly welcome. We were asked if we were part of the party they were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dolphin Street | EX24 6NA, Colyton EX24 6NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Colyton
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 552476
Description
Real Ale, great Food,

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?