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Dolphin Hotel - Restaurant

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41 Beach Station Road, Felixstowe IP11 2EY, England
+44 1394 282261
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
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Mildenhall, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here a couple of times now and had a night out there on karaoke night. Friendly atmosphere, good food, friendly staff. Will definitely go back.

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Thank Clare M
St Helens, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Cheap and cheerful :D local to the pub not too far from the sea great entertainment on a weekend would return

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Thank chawkes2017
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel - Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Jill More 

Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We have now used the Dolphin several times. It is the best pub on the south side of Felixstowe. The staff are always cheerful and welcoming. There is a separate eating area, and the food is very good value. Often good live music at the weekends. Well behaved dogs are allowed in the main bar area, and unlike the seafront... More 

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Thank nigelmeadows47
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel - Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review it is very much appreciated. We think we are the best pub and will continue to work towards spreading the word ,having a review like yours helps us towards this goal so once again Thank you jill More 

Basildon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed once again at this place as once again I was in the area, live band at the pub last night "bits and pieces", great music once they setup their kit with laughter while they did their sound check. People were invited to join in in some of the songs too which was good. Once again I had a great... More 

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1 Thank Fred B
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel - Restaurant, responded to this review

thanks for your review glad you had a good visit. Bits and pieces are one of our favourites jill More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Went here for sunday lunch food is lovely staff are really friendly great service,and staff were really attentive a lot of the big chains could learn a lot about customer service from the staff here highly recommend this place .

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1 Thank mandy4526
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel - Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and glad you enjoyed your visit with us. Hopefully this will help spread the word of what we are doing here. Hope to see you again . Many thanks Jill More 

Halesworth
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Just back from a weeks visit to Felixstowe and of course that means visits here.Always lovely to see Tina....such a lovely, friendly person. We ate here twice and the food was lovely.Compliments to the chef :-)Nice selection of drinks too.Will be back as soon as is possible.Thanks to all and hi to Tina :-)

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1 Thank Alison C
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel - Restaurant, responded to this review

Always lovely to see you and glad you enjoyed the food. Tina said you had been visiting again I will pass on your message. Look forward to seeing you next time Jill More 

Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Took my brother from Kent, his wife, my husband and their little dog for a meal. The food and service was excellent. Would definitely go again and recommend

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Thank r0sey67
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel - Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review . We love to hear feedback and are glad you enjoyed your meals and service. We look forward to seeing you again in the future again many thanks jill More 

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Please don't be put off by the rough exterior and surroundings of The Dolphin Hotel. It is more than made up for by the friendly staff and welcome atmosphere inside. 3 of us ordered a different dish each for mains. We also had desserts and drinks. The food was excellent and good value for money. We would highly recommend this... More 

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Thank Johannah P
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel - Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and its true never judge a book by its cover.Hopefully your kind words will encourage people to at least give us a try and see for themselves our food is very good and as you say reasonably priced. All of us here want people to enjoy their visit with us and love to hear when... More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Been visitin here for fifty years. Always a friendly welcome. Good English pub that serves pub food. Live music some evenings.

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Thank Sandra C
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel - Restaurant, responded to this review

Wow you have been coming in here a long time and probably seen quite a few changes over the years. Thanks for taking the time to post this review and for still calling in now its in our hands. we have some exciting new bands lined up for next year so keep an eye out for our advertising. Hope to... More 

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Homemade food was spot on, accommodated for myself my partner our little angel her nan and grandad as well as their dog. Great feel about the place, lovely owners also very very helpful...thanks

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Thank Milky R
jill d, Manager at Dolphin Hotel - Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review glad you enjoyed your visit and that you liked what we are trying to do. Hope you get to call again some day jill More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Beach Station Road, Felixstowe IP11 2EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Felixstowe
  • Phone Number: +44 1394 282261
Description
The Dolphin Hotel is a large public house & hotel situated within easy reach of the A14 & five minutes walk from the seafront. We have a public bar, lounge bar. A dining area . Also a patio / smoking area to the rear of the property and also a beer garden at the front of the property. The bar is open Sunday to Thursday 12 noon till 11 pm & Friday & Saturday 12 Noon till Midnight. Meals are served Lunchtimes Friday & Saturday 12 noon - 2 pm & Sundays 12 noon - 4 pm, Evenings Monday to Saturday 6 pm - 9 pm. We have 10 letting rooms available at affordable prices. Special rates may be negotiable for long term stays.We have live entertainment every Friday evening, Karaoke Saturday evening from 8pm & also on a Sunday afternoon 4 - 8 pm. Parties, small weddings, christenings, funerals catered for, please enquire within.

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