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The Appledore Inn

££ - £££Thai, , Asian
18 Chingswell Street, Bideford EX39 2NF, England
+44 1237 476956
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (19 reviews)
“panang curry” (4 reviews)
“stir fry” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Thai, Pub, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
18 Chingswell Street, Bideford EX39 2NF, England
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

We were strongly recommended to go to this pub by our hosts and we were not dissapointed. It's quite a plain pub inside, but it serves good beer. The landlord's wife is a Thai and the Thai food very tasty.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Charles K
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We all went out on Monday evening on 24th Sept 2018 to celebrate my husband`s sister and his brother in law`s 52nd Wedding Anniversary. The food was cooked to order and was piping hot as were all the dishes. The service was excellent, husband and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Wallagel12
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

This is not the cosiest or prettiest of pubs to find yourself in, but it is welcoming and staff and regulars friendly. The food was absolutely delicious, the service lovely as it was the chef herself who took the order and served. When we return...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 363gillc
Reviewed 10 September 2018

An unprepossessing exterior and indeed a pretty basic interior but actually a little gem of a place. A small but well stocked bar including a good selection of malt whiskies but the real attraction is the quality of the Thai food. Best Thai curry that...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ilpostino
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Don’t let the unprepossessing exterior put you off! They have a nice but basic selection of drinks behind the bar, but the real joy is the food. Authentic Thai food cooked to order by lovely Thai ladies. This is probably the fifth time I’ve eaten...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed 17 August 2018

After being dragged out for a few drinks while feeling pretty unsociable we happened into the Appledore Inn, the pub was not too busy, the staff were extremely friendly and there is even a pretty decent sized beer garden for a place that initially looks...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ReverendMunchausen
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Love this place a lovely couple. And the food was excellent. Even my youngest two kids cleared there plates. Well worth a visit.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank tracey l
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We were struggling to find a pub for food at 2 o’clock that would allow dogs. A local suggested here. Wish I could go back and thank him again as it was a great lunch stop. The menu is Thai. I had the chicken soup...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Katherine C
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed an excellent Tai meal at Appledore Inn last night. We have been on holiday in Bideford for the week, staying in a cottage, and treated ourselves to the meal out last night. We couldn't have had a better meal. Good food, good ale,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Gena N
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Had family from Australia and ordered a take away. Lovely standard of food. Excellent variety and great spices.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Richardsreturn16
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  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Chingswell Street, Bideford EX39 2NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Torridge  >  Bideford
  • Phone Number: +44 1237 476956
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