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Traditional pub, great food and drinks

Lovely traditional style pub with great food and drinks. Lovely garden area, dogs welcome. The... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2018
DesF519
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Exeter, United Kingdom
via mobile
Best toasted sarnie!

Yup, it looks just as good as the picture! I had the bacon, brie and red onion marmalade toastie... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
SuzannahA
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Gympie, Australia
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Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely traditional style pub with great food and drinks. Lovely garden area, dogs welcome. The service on our visit was excellent, well done guys. A great venue for refreshments after a scenic walk

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DesF519
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Yup, it looks just as good as the picture! I had the bacon, brie and red onion marmalade toastie and it was delicious! My husband was over the moon with his home-made pork pie and together we shared a portion of chips. More than enough...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SuzannahA
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Stayed two nights at this wonderful location and on a summers evening it really is magical. The food is excellent and they serve a hearty English breakfast, large room with extremely comfortable bed all overlooking the canal and the estuary. We will definitely be back...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Final day of our week in Cornwall and Devon. Having cycled past it earlier in the week we determined to have a leisurely cycle ride out from Starcross for lunch. A Steam train passing by and the view from the pub across to "Bottom" Field...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 428kevino
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Have been a regular visitor to this Pub over the years living in Devon not a passing tourist, last weekend after completing the Exe estuary round robin circuit by cycle we decided to show our friends who joined us this pub as they had never...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place to go for a chilled out summer's evening. View is beautiful and fantastic range of food. Mussels are superb and most definitely fresh! Just be aware that they only do limited food on a Sunday. Have gone there looking forward to mussels and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Hannah W
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Visited with family and a dog in late October for a late lunch. Weather was pleasant and because we had the dog sat outside. There were plenty of chairs and tables. We found one around which all 7 of us could sit. Great views along...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We come each year to have a BBQ with friends and it just gets better. Thanks to Clive and family for running a fabulous pub with stunning views. See you soon.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank LindandJohn
Reviewed 31 July 2017

You can't get to this pub by car and have to park a little way away in a small car park in the adjacent nature reserve. The walk to the pub is along the bank of the Exeter canal and is well worth it as...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank John C
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I took someone that I support yesterday for a walk along the canal to the turf for a drink. They got a cup of tea ok but when I asked for a coke it was £3.50!! I appreciate that there is a premium but the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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