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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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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (13 reviews)
“scampi” (5 reviews)
“peas” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Dolphin Street | EX24 6NA, Colyton EX24 6NA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to book restaurant after stopping in The Kingfisher pub during one of our bike rides, so glad we did. Excellent choice of draft ales & beers, good selection of foods. Great service & atmosphere. Live locally & certainly will be using again.

Thank thehillfamily2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped off for a spontaneous lunch, whilst passing through the village on my way to Southampton. The restaurant was busy (always a good sign) and I was offered a cosy table in the bar area. The service was excellent, with the staff pointing out...More

Thank Mr_Global_Roamer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The charm about the Kingfisher is that is is a “local” to so many people and also serves delicious food. We had fish which was beautifully presented and freshly cooked for us. The staff were charming and friendly and we had a really enjoyable meal....More

Thank SprogLondon
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Once again 14 of us turned up on our Easter holiday for a meal, this time Sunday lunch at The Kingfisher inn. The lady who took the booking months ago made a point of welcoming us and showed us to our tables in the smaller...More

Thank ColinoftheShire
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We were down here to see friends and as a surprise our hosts invited the whole family (12) to have dinner with us, lots of emotional history but overall we were so amazed at the effort everyone made to join us. This place is a...More

Thank philatic
Reviewed 28 March 2018

We arranged to meet friends here last week. We had been a couple of times before and told our friends that it was nothing fancy but okay for simple pub food, which suited us. The atmosphere was good and we were served straightaway. However, the...More

Thank AmandaBaz
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Took my wife for a mothering Sunday dinner. The menu was very limited so went for fish and chips. Astonishingly It arrived burnt on both sides. Why would anyone serve it. Reluctantly we complained and the meal was replaced and the charge waved, but the...More

Thank Johnmotoguzzi
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We were staying at a holiday cottage just down the road, when we first went to the Kingfisher we were made to feel welcome along with our dog. After we looked at the menu (unfortunately due to the weather there was no crab) we decided...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed a couple of nights across the road from this delightful and very friendly pub..Beers and cider were great together with a good all round menu with fresh fish offered..give it a try..lovely people..

Thank crete63
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Went to watch the England V Ireland game as we were visiting Colyton. 2 very big screens meant everyone could see well. What a lovely group of people!! Great beer, well kept and to cap the lot we were handed roast potatoes and mini pasties...More

Thank Jackie P
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19 August 2016|
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Response from JOZO1307 | Reviewed this property |
yep and booking the way forward . have a lovely time its a gorgeous area with lots of things for the kids to do.
11 May 2016|
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Response from JOZO1307 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I dont know but they are very helpful so give them call and ask if they can provide for you
Barbara C
31 August 2015|
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Response from Lucy D | Property representative |
Hi There. Thanks for your email. Yes we are dog friendly. The only place they can't go is in the restaurant. But you can bring them in and eat or drink in the bar area. Thank you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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
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