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Paignton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cott is an old thatched long house and a wonderful pub and restaurant with very pretty en suite bedrooms. The food is very good as they only employ 1st class chefs. The bar is well stocked with real ales and excellent wines. The staff are always very welcoming and helpful. They also have an outdoor kitchen and dining area... More 

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Liverton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had booked a table for Sunday Lunch which was ready and waiting for us. Had to wait a little too long really to be served at a quite bar as only one person serving. Although to be fair was acknowledged. We were served by a very polite and attentive waiter. The meal came .Adequate portion of meat but potatoes... More 

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Thank mark261160
Bath, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to the Cott Inn and we expected it to be ok but perhaps mainly orientated to the many passing tourists in the Dartington / Totnes area. We were delighted to be proved wrong. Arriving without a reservation (but with a dog), we received an extremely warm welcome. We were soon seated in the bar area... More 

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Thank maggies54
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

An interesting menu in a well maintained pub, full of character. The venison burger was gigantic and tasty. I'm never sure how to eat such s thick burger ..... great fries and sides. Impressive presentation by average pub standards. My other half enjoyed the lamb chops with crushed potatoes and celeriac purée. Our pudding order was forgotten but it didn't... More 

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Derbyshire
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52 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a great little pub with huge charm and friendly staff that welcome you into a relaxing stay. The rooms are over the bar and restaurant but it was not rowdy when I stayed and it all went very quiet at a reasonable time. So getting a good sleep in a comfortable clean bed was no problem. The staff... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This was a post wedding get together (of 11) as family from America wanted to have a traditional Sunday roast, the Cott Inn certainly did not disappoint, the service was great, one of our party really wanted fish and chips and this request was kindly accommodated. The quality of the food was excellent and there was plenty of vegetables and... More 

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Thank Amy B
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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344 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Discovered this lovely pub over 10 years ago by accident when touring around Devon and fell in love with it - this is a true old British pub that is impossible to replicate by the big brewers and the local beers served are excellent Highly recommeded

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United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

We stayed here for two nights in August 2016. Loved it. Small but adequate comfortable en-suite room on the first floor of this old thatched building. Really friendly staff; excellent breakfast; evening meals and drinks in the bar. Folk evening whilst we were there. Highly recommended.

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Thank JerryBee
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We were in the area for a wedding but we're already looking for an excuse to go back. The staff were all so friendly and Anton's warm welcome was just what we needed after a very long journey. Our room was beautiful and very comfortable. Breakfast (which was included in the price) was good with plenty of options - from... More 

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Thank lcmm1991
Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We visited on a Wednesday evening. The car park was packed but we were able to park when other people had gone. The menu is good, especially the "specials" board. However, it was disappointing to be told that on the obviously pre-printed and standard summer menu card, the vegetarian dish was no longer available. The staff knew about this and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The famous Cott Inn in Dartington is one of the oldest thatched inns in Britain. It is reputed to have been built in the reign of Edward II (1307 to 1327) and has been an Inn / Pub since 1320. More information here.Situated in the village of Dartington near Totnes with beautiful countryside all around, The Cott Inn is a charming traditional family run pub. We are proud to serve excellent locally sourced seasonal food, fine wines and well kept ales, including daily fish specials and fabulous Sunday roast lunches. Perfect for romantic dinners and evenings out with friends, The Cott Inn is also a great venue for private parties with a separate dining room for up to 30 people. Come and enjoy the relaxed, friendly atmosphere, with cosy log fires in the winter months and a large, pretty garden and patio area in warmer weather. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cott Inn

Address: Cott Lane | Cott Lane, Dartington, Totnes TQ9 6HE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Totnes > Dartington
Price Range: £91 - £109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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The Cott Inn Dartington, Devon
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“did not stay but if the rest of the place is like the bar and dining area you could do no wrong in staying there”
 of 5 bubbles KeithH693, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Not really - all rooms face the same way.”
 of 5 bubbles McFrankie, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Avoid Room 3”
 of 5 bubbles nickemmett, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“when going for a meal book”
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“I didn't see other rooms but our room, Room 4, was delightful”
 of 5 bubbles ScaryClare, 3 May 2016 | Read review
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