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Bar, British, Pub
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Reviewed 19 February 2024

Amazing Sunday lunch. Came with my Sister and I really can’t fault it. 1. Staff were amazing. Really friendly. Couldn’t have done more. 2. Sunday lunch was incredible. Had the whitebait followed by the roast beef and it was brilliant. One of the nicest pub...lunches we’ve ever had. 3. Big shout out to the young waitress, (?? Lottie), who was serving the whole pub and running up a flight of stairs to get food!! Really worth checking this place out. It’s only five minutes from Totnes. You won’t be disappointed.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 30 March 2023

Absolutely superb meal at the Church House Inn last night, beautifully cooked and well presented food, one of the best "Pub" meals we have had, which was also excellent value. The staff were very welcoming and attentive, there is a lovely ambiance, helped by the...log burning stove in this wonderfully historic building, set in a beautiful location. Well worth a visit.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 23 March 2023 via mobile

A little gem deserving of all the praise. Charming candle lit 13th c. inn with a team that really care about offering a warm welcome. The food was a cut above normal pub grub...menu full of options, arrives promptly and was great quality cooking. Obviously...very popular with the locals, who were equally welcoming.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 13 January 2023 via mobile

Gorgeous, cosy, friendly, great food. I phoned and left a voicemail to book a last minute table here and the landlord rang back to confirm the booking and let me know how to safely get to the pub, and park! Loved that considering my need...for planning! Arrived and walked in to the most beautiful gorgeous rustic village pub greeted by a friendly smile from the landlady. Very welcoming pub. The pub was nicely busy for a quiet January evening with the majority of tables taken up by friends, locals, families and also couples eating and drinking. The atmosphere was lovely… Two log burners were alight which kept it nice and cosy! We were served drinks and shown to our reserved table within 2 minutes of arriving. The food… just delicious!! I was over the moon to see the vegan options, of which I couldn’t choose between the peanut curry or mushroom stroganoff, I went with the latter and I wasn’t disappointed. Home cooked and flavoursome. Good sized portions, and the omnivores in the group were very pleased with their Beef Ragu, Salmon and also Pork steak! Followed by desserts .,, including a chocolate and cherry vegan brownie! I had a feeling this place was going to be a gem as I read the reviews, prior to booking… so I wasn’t disappointed! I highly recommend to anybody looking for some delicious home cooked food in the South Hams within the setting of a gorgeous 13th century inn!More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 27 November 2022 via mobile

Fantastic place, exactly how a pub should be. Food was delicious and the service superb. An absolute gem! Made our weekend away very special. Thank you so much x

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 16 October 2022 via mobile

Wow ! Booked Sunday lunch today, for party of 9 , absolute stunning church house inn , very warm welcome, service and food absolutely fabulous, can’t wait to return

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 7 September 2022 via mobile

This traditional pub is a true hidden gem, tucked away in a gorgeous sleepy chocolate box village. We loved it so much that we sought it out again after visiting earlier in the year. The huge Tudor (if it’s not Tudor it’s similar in style)...oak banqueting hall that greets you is truly impressive. This building is fantastic! The bar is well stocked and the bar lady is fantastic and so welcoming. Then onto the food. Wow! Run by a husband and wife time, the home-cooked food is simply to die for! Beautifully cooked and good sized potions, you are in for a real treat! Be sure to book in advance though, as they do get busy. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 26 August 2022 via mobile

Upon recommendation from our air b&b host, we tried this pub. We managed to get a table as called ahead so I would recommend doing so as they get busy. The ambiance was lovely. The service was friendly and the home cooked produce did not...disappoint. Unfortunately some items we wanted to sample they had run out of which was a shame. Hubby enjoyed their signature burger and I had the bisque which was lovely. The children enjoyed their pasta and f&c. We took our dog with us which wasn’t a problem.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 3 April 2022

My husband and I ate here while visiting family in the village. It is quite the most atmospheric and delightful old pub I have been in for a very long while. There were 2 wood burning stoves, making the place lovely and cosy, candles on...all the tables and pretty lights above the bar. Service was excellent and the staff very welcoming. My husband had the pork dish and I had the chicken tikka masala. Both were very tasty, as were our puds of fruit crumble and custard, and peppermint ice cream. All in all it was a lovely evening and we shall definitely return.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 29 September 2021

It’s been a while since we've visited the Church House Inn, so decided to go for a meal last Saturday night and they didn't disappoint, the food was superb, the service was perfect and there was a relaxed ambience inside, clearly, they care about the...quality of the food they serve and the comfort of their dining guests, it was refreshing to go somewhere that was more interested in value than shoehorning diners into every available space. If you're looking for good quality food served in a stress-free environment please visit this pub, we are certainly going back.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 6 September 2021 via mobile

We came on this wonderful old pub purely by chance and consider ourselves very fortunate. This is a fascinating old building in a beautiful location and the service, staff and beer just perfect and we look forward to returning soon.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 1 September 2021

Went for a meal as we are staying nearby, what a fabulous and interesting pub . Ancient , set next to the church , this is such an unusual pub , it’s a delight to visit . The staff are friendly and then you move...onto the food . Delicious and freshly cooked . Such a great experience, would highly recommendMore

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 13 May 2021 via mobile

A rainy Wednesday afternoon we were driving looking for somewhere we could eat undercover and there it was! The staff were very welcoming and very attentive. The menu is very good and the food gastronomic quality. I did go inside to visit the toilets as...we were unable to sit inside due to covid restrictions. Its tastefully furnished and all was very clean. Heartily recommend.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 25 October 2020 via mobile

Another wonderful village pub. 13th century with magnificent beams and panels. Log fires. Excellent Sunday roast. Charming waitress and waiter the latter who gallantly came to the rescue with a glass of water when my wife had a choking fit.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 28 September 2020 via mobile

The pub is very well run with friendly staff. The food was fantastic and service very good. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Church House Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
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