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The Thatched Inn

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Abbotsham, Bideford EX39 5BA, England
+44 1237 471321
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Met up with family members that I'd not seen for a while. The restaurant was recommended and it was made up beautifully for Christmas and the outside seaton area was welcoming even though I'm not a smoker. The hospitality was first rate and the food was the only thing that was just ok. It was fine but not fantastic for... More 

1 Thank Barbara B
Fareham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We didn't book, restaurant was full but we were offered a table in the bar. Very cosy pub, but the best of all was the pub outside which was beautifully decorated with Christmas Trees!! The food was average, but the ambience of the pub was good,

1 Thank Pauline F
United Kingdom
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93 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely pub, friendly and good atmosphere. Decorated well for Xmas. Staff were very nice. However food was dry and wine not the best! Very disappointed after the good write ups. Perhaps the chef was off sick or having a bad day.

1 Thank Nora54
Colchester, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We toured the area following family history and Abbotsham was where my Great Grandmother was born and her parents were married. I had researched local eating places and we visited The Thatched Inn on a Sunday evening. Unfortunately they only do the roast dinner at lunchtime which didn't fit in with our plans, but the a la carte was fine,... More 

Thank EssexLin1
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wanted to leave a review to inform you of what great service we received last night. My husband rung last Sunday to book a table of 4 for Saturday 26th. Unfortunately, when we arrived last night, a booking wasn’t reserved for us and we were on the verge of being turned away or offered to eat in the bar.... More 

Thank Sam H
Great Torrington, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Thatched Inn is a lovely place to eat. The food is very good and you have a varied menu to choose from as well as the kids. Staff are very friendly and always happy to help. You can take a dog into the bar if on a lead but not into the dining area.

Thank Patricia M
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While we didn't eat on our visit the food being served in the bar looked lovely and very well presented. The pub is immaculately kept and spotlessly clean. Very welcoming and friendly staff. Dogs are welcome in the bar area too. Would love to go back and sample the food. Really impressed.

Thank _racheltt8
London, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say? We came for a 90th birthday in the private dining room which was spectacular. The service, by Carlos, was superb. His smile, charm and personality made the event even more special. Taking part in friend photos with the birthday girl, laughing and joking with us throughout and making us feel at home. The food was amazing,... More 

Thank Tom D
Dorset, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped into this fine pub with 2 friends and their dogs. We were shown into the bar area which proved to be comfortable with a very cosy, welcoming atmosphere. We enjoyed a couple of drinks and started chatting to a few locals who made us feel most welcome.

Thank 936hungry
Bath, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Thatched Inn has a great following among both locals and visitors. With its main focus clearly the food, which is excellent, the service is friendly and prompt. There's also good news if you're a smoker, it has the most luxurious outside shelter imaginable!

Thank Richard L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Abbotsham, Bideford EX39 5BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Bideford
  • Phone Number: +44 1237 471321

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?