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The Ancient Mariner

££ - £££, British,
Lynmouth Street | Bath Hotel, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park EX35 6EL, England
+44 1598 752238
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (23 reviews)
“smoked bacon” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
Lynmouth Street | Bath Hotel, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park EX35 6EL, England
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1 - 10 of 228 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

Wonderful food, Lamb just slid off the ribs. Fantastic service from helpful and friendly staff. Nice ambience and a great location. We will definitely return.

Thank Jude B
Reviewed today

Had a evening meal here and afternoon drinks with nibbles outside in the sun. Food very nice and staff friendly, can get busy so best to book.

Thank gerard a
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had burger and chips and my wife had cod and chips. Both meals had the smallest number of chips we've ever experienced - you could almost count them on both hands. The meals were of average quality, the burger having a distinct processed taste....More

Thank Birty65
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Called in here for lunch with the family and the staff were very helpful rearranging several tables to accommodate us. The menu looked promising however it didn’t entirely live up to expectations. On the plus side everything was very tasty especially the fish and chips...More

Thank Frizznut
bathhotel, Front Office Manager at The Ancient Mariner, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello there, Thank you for your feedback. We're going to review the sharing platters as a result of your review and hopefully next time you come back, they'll be perfect. Kindest regards, Lucy The Ancient Mariner and The Bath Hotel

Reviewed 6 days ago

Next door to the Bath Hotel is the Ancient Mariner pub which is also owned by the hotel. It is decorated nicely with lots of character and ample seating and the waitresses were friendly and like the hotel it was extremely quiet for September. The...More

Thank tipsy2dles
bathhotel, Front Office Manager at The Ancient Mariner, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello there, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. I'm sorry to hear that your time in The Ancient Mariner wasn't what you were expecting. Thank you for the feedback - we're going to discuss what happened with staff and see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Was able to have Sunday lunch 4 pm ....... there was a good choice of meats I had lamb and my Husband...beef.Plenty of every thing and was really good....at excellent price. .We had been before some time ago .......and was same good service.The waitress was...More

Thank mandy_lucas02
bathhotel, Front Office Manager at The Ancient Mariner, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello there, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review for The Ancient Mariner we're really glad to hear that your enjoyed your Sunday lunch so much. Thank you for your kind comments about our staff too. Hope you can...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Lynmouth for the first time last weekend and had a great time! Managed to pop visit the ancient mariner on a number of occasions for food, tea and fresh scones, and of course a fair few beers. I would like to give a huge...More

Thank Conor N
bathhotel, Front Office Manager at The Ancient Mariner, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Conor! Thanks so much for putting the review on here as well as on our Facebook page! Much appreciated. So glad to hear that you enjoyed your time in Lynmouth and at our lovely bar and restaurant. Hope you're able to come back again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited today 11/09/18 just before lunch. Presenting ourselves at the bar was obviously an inconvenience to the sour faced miserable member of staff that could hardly bring herself to mumble to us let alone make eye contact. If ever there was a way of making...More

Thank Tom O
bathhotel, Front Office Manager at The Ancient Mariner, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Tom, Sorry to hear that that was your experience in The Ancient Mariner yesterday - as you can probably see from all the other reviews, it's our staff that get the most excellent feedback, based on how friendly and welcoming they are, so I'm...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used to stop here for a pint almost every day after walking, but in 2017 it apparently came under new ownership and was all 'dolled up.' They insist on having you run a tab, instead of paying for your drinks as you go. I...More

1  Thank James L
bathhotel, Front Office Manager at The Ancient Mariner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello James, I'm sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your experience at The Ancient Mariner. It's been in the same family, so no new ownership, but in 2015 it was entirely re-furbished, yes. We categorically do not insist that people have a tab instead...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here out of chance for a Sunday roast and we wasn’t disappointed. It was delicious. Well worth a visit if your in the area

1  Thank DStone72
bathhotel, Front Office Manager at The Ancient Mariner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello there, Thanks so much for your feedback on our lovely roast! Glad to hear that you enjoyed it so much. Kindest regards, Lucy The Ancient Mariner and The Bath Hotel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 23:00
Monday
10:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:00
Thursday
10:30 - 23:00
Friday
10:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lynmouth Street | Bath Hotel, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park EX35 6EL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Lynmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1598 752238
  • E-mail
Description
The Ancient Mariner is a family and dog friendly bar and restaurant, serving delicious homemade food created by our in house chefs. Complemented by a fantastic offering of both local and worldwide ale, beer, wines and spirits, you're sure to find something for everyone at The Ancient Mariner. Gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options available. Free WiFi available.
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