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The Vanilla Pod

10 Queen Street, Lynton, Exmoor National Park EX35 6AA, England
+44 1598 753706
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb shank” (21 reviews)
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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10 Queen Street, Lynton, Exmoor National Park EX35 6AA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped in on the off chance on the evening of the 30th December, when lots of places were shut and Lynton was very quiet. A lovely lady welcomed us and we had a fantastic three course meal, so impressed that everything was on the...More

1  Thank rufuschaka
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We had a lovely meal at this restaurant. Staff were friendly and there was a good choice of wines and dishes from the menu. The lamb shank was delicious.

Thank Arlene A
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Came for evening meal as trip advisor had such good reviews. Unfortunately we were a little disappointed in the food. We both went for fish specials as we were by the sea. My fish cakes were tiny and my husbands trout was over cooked and...More

1  Thank JoannaEngland
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We booked here as our usual Restaurant in the town was closed. Opening days are always a bit hit and miss in the quieter season. and I am glad we did. It was quite quiet, about five other couple. The food was excellent. Slightly more...More

Thank LordSpry
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on the off chance they had a table and were really glad we did. I am pescatarian and was spoilt for veggie and fish options. My boyfriend had the lamb shank and he loved it. The Lebanese/middle eastern fusion flavours and food...More

Thank glittery33
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

An unprepossessing little restaurant with a surprisingly adventurous menu that left us sated and coming back for a further visit two days later. The food was varied and wonderfully crafted with beautiful flavours, leaving you pleasantly pleased and sated. A wonderful atmosphere and a great...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

An amazing find for us: after lunch we booked dinner then we simply rebooked for the following night. Wonderfully fresh, high quality ingredients, especially the aubergines. Apparently one of the few restaurants in Lynton to stay open most of the year. Our waitress was from...More

Thank B4997DQjohns
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Popped in on the off chance of getting a table, just arrived in Lynton. Staff very accommodating and the food (Lamb Shanks and Sea Bass) suited us both. Restaurant quite full for a Monday evening, which must be a good sign. Prices reasonable.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My wife and I popped into The Vanilla Pod for lunch after finding, using a web search, that it offers vegan options. We shared falafel with tahini, fattouch salad and smoked, grilled aubergine. All were really very good and the portions were generous. My one...More

Thank PhileasDevon
Reviewed 5 October 2017

When I booked for the evening of Sept 22nd I mentioned it was my partner's birthday. Upon arrival we were met my a friendly waitress who took us to our table where I was delighted to see Happy Birthday Banner and balloons. A good start...More

Thank Christopher W
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Helen T
8 May 2015|
Response from Ronmoughton | Property representative |
Yes we have several vegetarian options as in starters /mains/and desserts Hope thi is helpful
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Queen Street, Lynton, Exmoor National Park EX35 6AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Lynton
  • Phone Number: +44 1598 753706
  • E-mail
We serve exciting modern food from around the world while using local ingredients. We like to test our customers taste buds with unusual flavour combinations. We love catering for vegetarians and vegans. We can also happy to cater for people with gluten and lactose intolerance. Can pre-order birthday and celebration cake with us including gluten free and vegan options. Opening times are 10 till 4 pm and dinner from 6 pm.
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