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The Buccaneer Inn

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Value
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, View, Groups, Bar Scene

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About
A great Pub that does excellent value and quality 'Pub Food' with its own twist. Winner of St. Austell Brewery 'Cask Ale pub of the year 2012'. Recommended in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2014.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

Our first visit to Babbacombe was made very comfortable by the hosts of The Buccaneer Inn the food was first class and the service from the staff was friendly and professional. We stayed another night as we were so delighted. The Views from the room...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank brian r
Buccaneermanagement, Owner at The Buccaneer Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Thanks Brian, glad you had a pleasant stay and enjoyed your meals here. We look forward to welcoming you both again

Reviewed 21 November 2018

Have lived in Torbay for many years and never eaten at Buccaneer. Had looked on the website a few days ago - the lunchtime menu looked varied and interesting and Reviews were exceptionally positive so a booking for 4 was easily made via the Online...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2018

A very good experience. Only a short wait. Good service with friendly staff. Ideal when visiting the local theatre.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Martin R
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I visited the inn with five other members of my family. two of which are disabled elderly people on minimum pensions. We booked a table in the restaurant to guarantee that the elderly couple could sit down as the pub side can get very busy....More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Buccaneermanagement, Owner at The Buccaneer Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Hello dream27878789022, which I have to say is a name almost as ridiculous as this review! Here are the facts for the benefit of readers. You and your wonderful parents have been frequent diners here for a number of years, and we have always treated...More

Reviewed 3 November 2018

Can't fault this Inn at all. Excellent food, well priced, lots to choose from, we ate there on both nights we were in Babbacombe. Very good specials board. Friendly helpful staff, good selection of drinks, overlooks the seafront, would be lovely to sit outside in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sue H
Buccaneermanagement, Owner at The Buccaneer Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Many thanks for the lovely review!

Reviewed 2 November 2018

This isn't the closest bar/restaurant to our house, but it is our 'local' and most definitely the BEST bar in the area, so worth the journey. There is always a warm welcome to be had by the friendly Owners and their team. They've started their...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LucyP920
Buccaneermanagement, Owner at The Buccaneer Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Thanks Lucy, always lovely to see you and Ollie here

Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Visted here on a Tuesday afternoon with my family. Great choices for children and very reasonable prices. Portions were generous too! We all thoroughly enjoyed our meals - Highly recommend popping in for some lunch.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jadey212
Buccaneermanagement, Owner at The Buccaneer Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Thanks for your kind review...glad you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 24 October 2018

Visited during a recent break to Torquay. Friendly pub, good range of Ales,Proper Job being particularly flavoursome and very well kept. We also sampled the Mulled Cider, which was delicious. Tried the food, and the Steak was great and cooked perfectly to my request. Pub...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank WestSussexJim
Buccaneermanagement, Owner at The Buccaneer Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Many thanks for the lovely review Jim

Reviewed 21 October 2018

I don't go in the Buc much as my friend doesn't find their coffee very good. I was also unhappy to be charged £2 for a pint of soda water and squash. I thought that was far too much. They said because the soda water...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sophiemills
Buccaneermanagement, Owner at The Buccaneer Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Hello Sophie, you would not have been charged £2 for a pint of soda squash at The Buccaneer as its just £1.60 here, served with loving care including ice, slice and optional choice of coloured straw! I'm surmising what you actually had was a fruit...More

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Last evening we enjoyed a very good meal . The owners even had the time to come and chat even though the restaurant and bar was busy . Will be returning soon ! Thank you !

Date of visit: September 2018
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JohnFT2
26 August 2018|
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Response from Buccaneermanagement | Property representative |
Dogs are welcome in the bar area but not the restaurant. You can eat in the bar area too. We do not have dogs in our rooms.
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NICKY R
20 May 2018|
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Response from Buccaneermanagement | Property representative |
We have Cornish Rattler and Thatchers gold. No dartboard.
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jcarru5902
8 December 2016|
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Yes 12-2.30.
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