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The Fountain Head

££ - £££, British,
| Located at the western 'Street' end, Branscombe EX12 3BG, England
+44 1297 680359
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
| Located at the western 'Street' end, Branscombe EX12 3BG, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A lovely pub with an amazing sunday lunch. The staff were friendly and welcomiing. The food was really lovely.

1  Thank caronnichols
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hadn't been for a while so took a chance on Sunday lunch. Don't think twice because it's absolutely fantastic. Pub still as good as ever and with added cheerful staff!!

1  Thank VikingDevon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a find Lovely old English pub (Not a chain ) The food was top notch Very generous portions Staff very friendly Will definitely return when in the area

1  Thank tavygirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just like to say a massive thank you for entertaining my partner , me and 13 friends celebrating my 50th birthday . As alway the food was great, the service was first class and taking the time and effort to play some songs from Northampton...More

1  Thank 896fieldsaregreen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had read good reviews on this pub so while we were staying in nearby Beer we decided to visit for lunch on my Birthday. Had a bit of trouble finding the car park round the back, they say it is the longest village in...More

1  Thank wenray2017
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We met up with family for lunch last Sunday & were booked into the restaurant. I didn't realise that there was a less extensive menu on a Sunday. The beer was good & we sat outside in the sunshine deliberating of what to eat. I...More

1  Thank Tracey B
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Felt a tad disconcerted by the large flag of St George hanging over the front door of this country pub, but our fears were unfounded. Far from being the HQ of the Devonian UKIP party, The Fountain Head turned out to be a friendly locals...More

1  Thank Diptych
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This is a traditional pub serving simple food in enormous portions! It is dog friendly and the owners are very welcoming (especially compared to the other pub in the village - Masons Arms which is the opposite!). Gets very busy even on a Monday in...More

1  Thank britgirl964
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We visited today and we will definitely be going back. A really friendly, relaxed pub. The service was great, the food was good. Dogs are allowed anywhere. What more could you ask for.

1  Thank Hew501
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Four of us went for lunch on a Thursday afternoon about 1.30. Staff were friendly and the food arrived fresh and quickly. As my husband and I shared a delicious brie and bacon sandwich they bought an extra plate as they did for our friend...More

1  Thank 19Lucy14
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Questions & Answers
9 March 2018|
Response from BranscombeGirl |
22-24 June - I have private accommodation in village if you need somewhere to stay, 20 mins walk from pub.
Lin S
24 March 2017|
Response from Thefountain1 | Property representative |
16th -18th June
24 October 2016|
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Response from Thefountain1 | Property representative |
Absolutely it's dog friendly they are allowed anywhere in the pub, and you can even treat your dog to a bag of Bickies from the bar while you treat yourself To a pint and some grub if you wish!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Located at the western 'Street' end, Branscombe EX12 3BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Branscombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 680359
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