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The Post Inn

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The Post Inn Exeter Road | Okehampton, Whiddon Down, Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton EX20 2QT, England
+44 1647 231242
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
The Post Inn Exeter Road | Okehampton, Whiddon Down, Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton EX20 2QT, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went here in November last year after buying a property in the area and as the pub looked nice we thought we would try it out. The food was fine but I am a great believer that dogs shouldn't be allowed into a room...More

Thank pikeybouy613
thepostinn, Owner at The Post Inn, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are very proud to be a dog friendly pub however we understand that some people do hold the view that dogs shouldn't be allowed in an area where food is being served. Therefore...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi,family of four (and two Cocker Spaniels) have just had a great meal at the Post Inn. Sirloin steak & pepper corn sauce, cottage pie and cheesy mash, cheese burger and veggie burger. All served quickly to an excellent standard. All the staff were helpful...More

Thank Spanfan164
thepostinn, Owner at The Post Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review! Very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your food and found our service excellent. You will have to make sure you return to try our specials in the evening should you find...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had Sunday lunch here while staying in Devon for a week. Friendly service in a slightly stuffy eating area. Most of the food was very good for the price however the roast potatoes were very poor - we were one of the first diners...More

Thank BOBOK777
thepostinn, Owner at The Post Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. The dining rooms can become very warm very quickly on Sunday afternoons due to the amount of people and the carvery unit. Especially during nice weather. In future should you wish to sit somewhere...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a little gem in Whitton Down. I dropped in twice for food with friends and once for a quick drink in July 2018. Very friendly staff, great food and beer, comfortable restaurant and well-maintained beer Garden. It welcomes dogs which is a bonus....More

Thank sean196603
thepostinn, Owner at The Post Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Sean, Thank you for taking the time to leave a 5 star review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us. We like to keep our beer garden as tidy as possible, especially in the summer periods. Very pleased you would...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic find on our road trip, wonderfull food, great beer garden, lovely people, reasonably priced.

Thank James S
thepostinn, Owner at The Post Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi James, Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review. Very pleased to hear you enjoyed your food with us and that you liked the views in the beer garden. Hopefully the weather stays nice! Kind regards, Mike, Deb and Staff

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here as we were looking for somewhere to pull off the A30 on our way back to London and to be honest it came up when we Googled. When I walked in the door I thought it was a bit shabby however the...More

Thank valeriem221
thepostinn, Owner at The Post Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Valerie, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your carvery and our views from the beer garden. Hope the traffic wasn't to bad coming back from London? We are due to renovate the bar area...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at dartmoor view and walked down to the post inn a couple of nights . Good varaity of ales and ciders and excellent value meals .More

Thank BOBBYTHEBADGER
thepostinn, Owner at The Post Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Bobby, Thank you for taking the time to leave a 5 star review. We take pride in our beers and it's nice to see feedback about them. We do hope to see you again should you be down this way. Kind regards, Mike, Deb...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the Post Inn as was hungry and it wasn’t far from our camp site. Lots of locals having a drink and a laugh in the garden. We sat out in the garden as was a lovely day and the view of the Devon...More

1  Thank Rianian
thepostinn, Owner at The Post Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rianian, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your meals with us. My personal favourite is the ham, egg and chips. I thinks it's the piccalilli that does it for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in here for a couple of pints and a meal after a busy day at Haytor Rocks and Becky Falls. The manager was very welcoming and friendly. The food was great and there's a smashing little beer garden out the back, a great...More

Thank Simon E
thepostinn, Owner at The Post Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Simon, Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review. We are very happy you felt welcome and that you enjoyed the suntrap garden with a nice cool pint.... or two :) Kind regards, Mike, Deb and Staff.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice friendly pub set in stunning surroundings. A selection of good local ales together with an excellent dinner menu. Food here is absolutely amazing, good produce, excellently prepared and really plentiful portions. You will not leave here hungry. If ever in the area again...More

Thank kwetten
thepostinn, Owner at The Post Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. Thrilled to hear you would recommend us and that you enjoyed yourselves. We do provide generous portions and we are very proud of our ales. We can get extremely busy at times....More

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DorisnMike
30 December 2016|
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Response from thepostinn | Property representative |
Hi, our restaurant is open daily between noon and 3.00pm and 6.00pm till 9.00pm. It is closed all day on New Years Day to allow all staff to enjoy their evening beforehand. Hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Post Inn Exeter Road | Okehampton, Whiddon Down, Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton EX20 2QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Okehampton  >  Whiddon Down
  • Phone Number: +44 1647 231242
  • E-mail
Description
Under new management. A true Devon family pub serving traditional home cooked food. A good selection of local ales and ciders and an extensive wine list. Children welcome with high chairs available and a large beer garden. Sunday carvery served. Walking distance from the Travel Lodge. We also have a Holiday Cottage that sleeps up to Six
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