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US$12 - US$26
Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 22 October 2020

Visited twice during holiday- first time just for drinks, recommended for food so booked second visit. Staff pleasant each time. Ordered Thai curry and Greek chicken. Food hot, plentiful and delicious. Reasonable prices.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 21 October 2020 via mobile

We class this as our local, constantly good food and service, never fails and the Covid changes that are in place are great making you feel safe and happy to return.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 11 October 2020 via mobile

The meal we ate here last night was one of the best pub meals I have ever eaten. Omg the vegetarian burger was delicious. The chip were amazing. This pub is simply fantastic. Don’t miss.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 10 September 2020

Visited here whilst staying in Bovisand, lovely pub with excellent one way system for social distancing, staff were very friendly and helpful (you had a little pirate flag on your table which you raised when you required service). The food was fabulous i had beef...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 21 August 2020 via mobile

Amazing food, looks great inside and the staff are lovely! Rate this 10/10 for sure! The pie was amazing, with fresh leafy veg and the burger tasted amazing! Great starters too!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 19 August 2020

Visited Clovelly Bay Inn during a stay at Swallow Cottage (holiday cottage up the hill on Old St John’s Road). We tried to walk in and get a table for food but were disappointed that they were fully book so we booked to return the...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 10 August 2020

ive lived near the clovelly for yeard but havent been in till recently. this place is fantastic....the service is great and the staff are friendly and really know their stuff. the food is some of the best ive ever tasted, good portions, all home made...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 10 August 2020 via mobile

We went for my dads 80th birthday, excellent food, good home cooked food, they are on a reduced menu at the moment so worth checking in advance if there is something you particular want - highly recommend

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 6 August 2020 via mobile

I booked the Clovelly over 4 weeks ago, decided to enjoy my 40th birthday celebrations there. When I rang, I stated I cannot eat gluten and they said they could accommodate.... I asked if they would have belly pork on the menu, I was told...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 31 July 2020 via mobile

Simply the best Sunday roast I've had in a very long time. Crispy roast potatoes, thick cut meat, huge Yorkshire puddings and gravy to die for. The service was excellent and very well organised, keeping each table in it's own specific pod. It was the...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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23 April 2017|
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Response from Jim E | Reviewed this property |
Any well behaved dogs are allowed. My German Shepherd goes there with me.
19 March 2017|
Response from ClovellyBayInn | Property representative |
Hi, the service is called the Mountbatten Ferry. It runs; *from the Barbican; quarter to and quarter past the hour *from Mountabatten; on the hour and half past I believe they are currently running to the Mountbatten... More
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  • Clovelly Bay Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5