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Toad Rock Retreat

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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iconic local pub situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty serving a selection of local and national ales and wines with great pub food in a very stylish but cosy atmosphere. Nick and Shelley offer you all a warm welcome.,
PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$24
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Parking Available, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

4 adults and 2 children. My wife and I live abroad now so appreciate a good old British Sunday roast. Not disappointed.. Choice of roasts plus the normal menu. Slightly quirky, friendly staff, interesting location out of town centre. Recommended.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank JandJ46140
shelley p, Owner at Toad Rock Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are pleased you all enjoyed your Sunday lunch- Thankyou for coming Nick,Shell and Team Toad

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice pub and very nice food , my mum enjoyed it alot , parking a tad hard as not lot.of spaces so have to park down the road but not an issue and the place is very unique inside. Menu not that big but...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Cossie333
shelley p, Owner at Toad Rock Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Cassie for your great review Nick, Shell and Team Toad

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Warm and cozy with nice open fire which is very welcoming. The food is excellent and well priced. Staff are friendly and helpful. We have visited three times now and will certainly be returning.

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Mrs721v
shelley p, Owner at Toad Rock Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thankyou for your great review- we look forward to welcoming you back on your fourth visit- we really enjoy serving lovely people With thanks Nick, Shell and Team Toad

Reviewed 14 February 2019

13/02/2019. Celebrating our youngest daughters birthday we decided to have dinner here , and we were not disappointed. Lovely friendly atmosphere Nick & his staff very attentive. Shellies food is fantastic All ingredients are fresh and cooked exactly to order and is of excellent quality;...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Telstar1962
shelley p, Owner at Toad Rock Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2019

How lovely, Thankyou very much telstar1962, we are so pleased you enjoyed the Toad Rock- we hope to see you soon Nick, Shell,and Team Toad

Reviewed 12 February 2019

A pub with character & good service & interesting menu, large portions. An extensive interesting menu.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank 34felicity
shelley p, Owner at Toad Rock Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2019

Thankyou for your review 34felicity Nick, Shell and Team Toad

Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

I came here last night for dinner with friends, it was a bitterly cold evening and we were delighted to see a fabulous fire place making the place super warm and cosy. The food was fantastic, beautifully presented at a great price. The staff were...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Alexandrajenkins
shelley p, Manager at Toad Rock Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2019

Thankyou for such lovely words Alexanderjenkins - we hope to see you back soon. Nick, Shell and Team Toad

Reviewed 31 January 2019

Eaten there before but not for some time . Pies on the menu are defo home made & very tasty . 3 or 4 real ales at the time all very well kept . Landlord brilliant

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Bigade60
shelley p, Owner at Toad Rock Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2019

Hi Bigade60- landladies not bad either!! Only joking Thankyou for your great review, Nick, Shell and Team Toad

Reviewed 22 January 2019

Real gem of a place. We visited for Sunday lunch with my very elderly parents. Rang to book and spoke to the landlady Shelley, who was warm, friendly and really helpful. Landlord is a star and was so sweet with my 90 year old mum,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Jean M
shelley p, Owner at Toad Rock Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2019

Thankyou so very much for your lovely comments, so kind of you to take the time to review us- we hope to see you all again soon - Nick asks for his regards to be passed to you all.. With thanks again Nick, Shell and...More

Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Well hidden gem. We visited on the spur of the moment and got a veritable feast! Huge Sunday lunch and great service - far too much food to each in fact. Even the children loved it. Idyllic location and a great local atmosphere- we will...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank AJ W
shelley p, Owner at Toad Rock Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

Thankyou for your great review- look forward to seeing your soon!

Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely relaxing evening at the Toad Rock Retreat- lovely ambience, very friendly staff, comfy surroundings and food was delicious, what more could you wish for.... would definitely recommend

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank H1220QAmartinb
shelley p, Owner at Toad Rock Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

Really glad you enjoyed your “”date night”, Thankyou for coming and hope to see you soon- Nick,Shell and Team Toad

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