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Drewe Arms

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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The Drewe Arms is a 16th century thatched pub situated in the idyllic village of Broadhembury. We serve home made pub classics alongside a more modern British menu. We are a family run business who pride ourselves on a warm welcome and great service, a fantastic range of local real ales and home made food. We are open all day, 7 days a week.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed today via mobile

Second visit to the Drewe Arms. Wife and I did a walk in the autumn here,visited this pub then and had a great lunch. Came back with friends to do the same walk today, then had Sunday lunch. It was really good definitely recommend this...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank rogerp71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be my favourite restaurant near me. We were greeted with genuine warmth made you feel welcomed Food once again was superb. Generous portions beautifully presented and well cooked Cannot fault the service Look forward to our next lunch there Thank you

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Pam C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We called here enroute from a fabulous weekend away. What a great place, great service and fantastic food. It was Sunday, so we chose to dine on the rib of Beef, it was absolute heaven on a plate! I don't want to rave to much...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Micksgirlfriend
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful place this is, it's like stepping back in time. Some of the furniture in this place is hundreds of years old, what character! The landlord was really friendly as was the lovely barmaid. We stayed in a room for 2 nights and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jackmads
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

We visited Broadhembury for a month's holiday and we fell in love with the village and the pub, amazing food, great beer and fantastic locals.The family who owned the Drewe arms made us feel extremely welcome, very clean and homely. We are going back to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank DanielleLC32
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Moved tables to fit us in. My husband is a coeliac and the waitress was so helpful, sitting down with him and going through the menu. The food was delicious and the staff friendly and knowledgeable. Tried to go back on another evening but they...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Angie B
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Upon arrival we were met with a great welcome, made to feel truly valued, after some great banter at the bar we were shown to our table, the menu has taste for everyone, with 3 great bar favourites not on menu but available all the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Andy S
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Wonderful welcome and the serving staff are superb and attentive but the real star is the chef who produces delicious and unusual food all from scratch....even the ice cream. Could not fault the food including the complimentary 'amuse bouchée' , even the olives with the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank candj51
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Sixteen of us had lunch at this quaint country pub. The menu was varied and more imaginative that the normal pub fare. We all enjoyed our meals which were brought out prity much at the same time. A bit more expensive than your run of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank martyn536
Reviewed 12 October 2018

" One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well ". V Woolf. And so we did with good friends, M, O & M, in a pleasant and friendly place. However, the picture of Thelonious Monk should be moved from...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank larson237
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23 February 2018|
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Response from nigelgwillim | Reviewed this property |
i think fine
25 June 2016|
Response from gazvegslayer | Reviewed this property |
They do serve very good Sunday Lunches. The last time we went I think for a roast it was in the region of £10.95. Good selection of vegetables. Other choices also available at varying prices. Hope this helps..
25 June 2016|
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Response from DevonRussells | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I think so, but I do not know the prices as I have not been for Sunday lunch. The prices generally are reasonable. There is a website, which may give you the information you need, or alternatively will have the... More
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