The Smugglers Inn

27 Teignmouth Road, Dawlish, United Kingdom, EX7 0LA
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Opening Information

We are open 7 days a week from 11am - 11pm and serve food from 12pm - 9pm daily.
The carvery is served from 12pm - 2.30pm Monday to Sunday and all day on a Sunday.

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome

About The Smugglers Inn

The Smugglers Inn is a traditional family run pub/restaurant that caters for all. We have a highly acclaimed carvery with a "Pasture to Plate" policy (meaning all of our meat and most produce is local and organic). Our carvery has become famous over the years for its variety, indulgent quality and flavour. We pride ourselves in supplying you with the highest quality, perfectly cooked meat on the market. We source every cut of meat on the menu from local, award winning butchers, G.T. Orsman, located in Shaldon, Devon. We cater to all ages and all appetites with our carvery, offering a range of different sizes to best suit you, as well as gluten free and vegetarian choice.

Cuisine: Buffet
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 08 December 2019

Go to the Smugglers ever time I visit my parents. The Atmosphere is good and the staff are always helpful. The service is fast and the food is at the standard that I would expect from the Smugglers. Another fantastic meal, please pass on my thanks to all your staff whether front of house or kitchen. Well done.

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Visited On Monday, 09 December 2019

Very nice meal and good service. Pleasant staff.

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Visited On Monday, 09 December 2019

Everything about the smugglers was very very good. Will definitely go again.

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Visited On Thursday, 05 December 2019

Always have a good time even if sometimes it is very full of people and a bit difficult to move about with an elderly guest.

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Visited On Sunday, 08 December 2019

Used to go their 15 years ago when lived in area still as good

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Visited On Sunday, 08 December 2019

Good pub grub at a reasonable price, drinks are a little expensive but a lovely setting in the summer, all this pub needs is a bit of investment internally as very dated, so a refurbishment must be on the cards surely!!

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Visited On Saturday, 07 December 2019

Friendly and welcoming staff. Very good carvery.

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Visited On Thursday, 05 December 2019

We have always used smugglers for special occasions and have done so for the last 20 years. The food hasn’t been great for the last 2 possibly 3 years but this year was definitely the worst. Beef was cold and the gravy was so thick and salty it was inedible. Very sadly a family tradition is now broken as we won’t be back until it’s under different management

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Visited On Thursday, 05 December 2019

As always, another superb meal at the Smugglers.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 December 2019

We were staying at Shaldon for a few days and came to the Smugglers Inn for our wedding anniversary meal.We couldnt have chosen a better place from start to finish it was delightful. The staff were excellent nothing was to much trouble for them and very helpful.The carvery was the best we have had for along time what a difference to some we have had in Birmingham everything was fresh and cooked to perfection.We sat in the bay window with our little dog as its dog friendly which was nice.Would we go back there again we certainly would for at any time whilst in that area. Cant fault it full marks highly recommended

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Visited On Monday, 02 December 2019

A pity the carvery wasnt hot

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Visited On Sunday, 01 December 2019

Very friendly staff and great food

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Visited On Sunday, 01 December 2019

Wonderful as always!

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Visited On Friday, 29 November 2019

Excellent dining experience as always. Great service and good, reasonably priced food

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Visited On Thursday, 28 November 2019

Always good and the waiting staff are so friendly - one of our favourite places

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Visited On Thursday, 28 November 2019

A great place to eat and drink. We are becoming regulars!

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Visited On Tuesday, 26 November 2019

My wife and I had a lovely meal here for our wedding anniversary. Service was excellent, the staff were all pleasant and very helpful and the food was lovely. It was so nice we have booked another meal already.

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Visited On Sunday, 24 November 2019

Carvery is fantastic, always look forward to visiting Dawlish just for this!

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Visited On Saturday, 23 November 2019

Excellent Food and service. Good value.

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Visited On Thursday, 21 November 2019

We had a lovely meal, with fast and friendly service. Would definitely revisit and recommend to friends

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Visited On Thursday, 21 November 2019

Great atmosphere, polite and at attentative staff. Excellent carvery, Beers good too

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Visited On Wednesday, 20 November 2019

November offer of 2courses and coffee very good value

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Visited On Wednesday, 20 November 2019

We enjoyed our vegetarian meals. The staff were pleasant and helpful.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 November 2019

As usual the meal (carvery) was superb. Shame Avocet wasn't on the beer menu, but the other beers were a good substitute.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 November 2019

Lovely delicious food, value for money and friendly helpful staff. Will definitely be returning.

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