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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We always go in search of the quirky and the friendly, so for us to go somewhere a second time it must tick the boxes, and to get a second 5* review it must be getting it right. If you are seeking a cosy Inn to explore Dartmoor from, this is for you. Clean, warm room, lovely locals, cracking food...

Thank John F
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

After a lovely stroll down by the river Teign on a gloomy rainy day, a friend and I decided to pop into The Drewe to see what food they were offering. On such a damp day we were given such a warm friendly welcome, drinks were provided promptly, and we were shown to our table in the restaurant towards the...

Thank hilaryannejarvis
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Well kept beers and pub grub in a cosy, friendly and popular old pub in a beautiful village Garden is accessed from the bar or from the lane and gently slopes to the church that sounds on the hour. Few pubs can match the setting or history.

Thank barbandsteve2013
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I stayed here recently. A perfect place with a great welcome, great atmosphere (particularly on our Friday night) and top service from everyone. And the pie is a 'must do' with perfectly cooked fresh veg (not something I normally notice with a pie like that but it was all superb). Eat the pie

1Thank Loveshisfood68
Farnham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Beautiful old pub tucked away in Dartmoor countryside. Very welcoming, with good choice of meals. Would recommend the pies! Made us and our (very large) dog feel at home. Good choice of eatery after a visit to the beautiful Fingle Bridge walk.

Thank Andrea M
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Stayed for one night on our 2 Moors Walk. When we arrived tired and thirsty it was a most welcoming sight. A lovely old thatched pub in the village square next to the church. Our room overlooked the square and provided everything we needed. The bar served a range of real ales straight from the barrel as well as an...

Thank Kalo_Chorio
London, England
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We popped into the pub on our way through and were pleased to catch it just before it closed at 6pm on Sundays. We got a nice welcome from the staff and really enjoyed our local beers and cider. We will definitely be back!

Thank fitbug2010
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We wanted to find a 'nice' pub for a family evening meal and as a last minute booking I googled The Drewe Arms. The food was lovely, particularly the prawn starter with Hugo's three bread plait of bread. The main courses, steak, pork chop and lamb steak were lovely and the child's fish and chips went down well. The burger...

Thank Julian B
Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Well, what a wonderful place. The landlord and staff could not have been more helpful in accommodating our large party. My son is in a large power chair and they were simply wonderful. The food was superb. I had the squid which was so fresh and beautifully cooked. I would highly recommend this pub and we'll be back. Thank you...

Thank Jane F
Sidmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I can't apologise for for praising this little pub again. Lovely setting, friendly owners and great pub food. Chips properly cooked and crunchy brown, tasty home made beef and ale pies with pastry ALL ROUND and a well cooked portion of the green stuff. My friend had the chicken version and it was equally delighted. It won't be long before...

Thank Susan C

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A 16th Century pub with bunk accommodation and bed and breakfast rooms serving traditional pub fayre with specials ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Drewe Arms

Address: The Square | Drewsteignton, Exeter EX6 6QN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
The Drewe Arms Exeter, Devon
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“Bunk rooms excellent value, but keep your expectations in line with the prices! Converted stable block with charm, but very basic.”
 of 5 bubbles BS945, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“two rooms, both comfy and good value. both at front.”
 of 5 bubbles 231dianab, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Both the rooms in the pub are equally good.”
 of 5 bubbles Basil745, 11 Oct 2015 | Read review
“The en suite overlooks the 'village square'.”
 of 5 bubbles lorettaj106, 1 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The room was clean and very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles terrydebbietucker, 27 Mar 2015 | Read review
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