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Wreckers Retreat Bar

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Bar, British, Pub
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Stoke, Bideford EX39 6DU, England
+44 1237 441218
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11:00 - 23:00
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Chulmleigh, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Did not book, just popped in for lunch, but was made most welcome, and the food was fantastic. Well done all!

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Thank Colin W
Dunstable, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a good 2 hour coastal walk hot food on a cold day is always welcome. 2 meals for £10 is a good price. A small ham egg and chips was larger than we really needed but we rose to the challenge! The views of the coast and rock formations make the trip.

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Thank hamstermum2
Windsor, United Kingdom
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259 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

We just went for a couple of pre lunch beers. The views are outstanding. And the history of the area sends a chill down your spine. Indeed - Wreckers! The bar is spacious and bright and they have a good range of local beers and ciders. Service was fast and friendly and the place appeared clean and cared for if... More 

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Thank Fernlay
Donal Sarah S, General Manager at Wreckers Retreat Bar, responded to this review

Dear Fernlay Thank you for your review and for paying us a visit! Hopefully we'll see you again soon. Kind regards Donal Donal & Sarah Stafford Managers More 

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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Went as had been recommended by MCN previously. Great little pub which is reasonably priced by a small bay which is great for surfing (it was far too cold for this fair weather surfing lady)! Bar staff were friendly, food was great and quite cheap for the quality. Kids menu was great too. Roads en route quite twisty but well... More 

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Thank SPGNW
Donal Sarah S, General Manager at Wreckers Retreat Bar, responded to this review

Dear SPGNW, Thank you for taking the time to submit a review. Delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again. Kind regards Donal Donal & Sarah Stafford Managers More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

An ideal pitstop on a coastal walk, and good for an evening drink. We didn't eat there, but the food looked good too.

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Thank Motherofpearl01
Donal Sarah S, General Manager at Wreckers Retreat Bar, responded to this review

Dear Motherofpearl01 Thank you for stopping by and for your review. Hopefully we will see you again soon. Kind regards Donal Donal & Sarah Stafford Managers More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Called in on our way down to Cornwall, wet and windy so did not walk that far, nice place, very friendly with lots of dogs and walkers, food is pub grub but good standard, not expensive and a great place to stop off, would recommend a visit as spectacular scenery

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Thank steveh482016
Donal Sarah S, General Manager at Wreckers Retreat Bar, responded to this review

Dear steveh482016, Thank you for stopping by and for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards, Donal Donal & Sarah Stafford Managers More 

Devon, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Very welcoming, friendly staff who served us today with a lovely lunch which was a good excuse for a break on a very windy cold day! Very dog friendly too which is always a bonus, food very well priced, lots of choices and was delicious, we will be back!

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Thank Karen S
Donal Sarah S, General Manager at Wreckers Retreat Bar, responded to this review

Hi Lisa F, Thanks for the great review. We hope to see you and your dogs again soon! Kind regards Donal Donal & Sarah Stafford Managers More 

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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The unique location of this pub makes it very popular. Rugged, remarkable cliffs are steps away. The food is of high quality and the service topnotch. Very dog friendly, making it a very special pub.

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Thank RICHARD B
Donal Sarah S, General Manager at Wreckers Retreat Bar, responded to this review

Hi Richard B, Many thanks for taking the time to submit a review. Great to hear you had a nice time with us and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Donal Donal & Sarah Stafford Managers More 

London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

General good pub food but with a specials board. Pork steaks with cider sauce mashed sweet potato red cabbage and green beans was fab. Seafood spaghetti so good it sold out

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Thank 186338Dawn1962
Donal Sarah S, General Manager at Wreckers Retreat Bar, responded to this review

Hi 186338dawn1962, Thanks very much for your review - delighted to hear you enjoyed your meal with us and hopefully we will see you again soon. Kind regards Donal Donal & Sarah Stafford Managers More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The bar staff were so friendly and could not do enough for us. The atmosphere is relaxed, the food was great and good value. The views are amazing and if you are lucky enough to catch a sunset on a clear day, it is something out of this world!

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Thank MishMash1975
Donal Sarah S, General Manager at Wreckers Retreat Bar, responded to this review

Dear MishMash1975, Thank you very much for your visit and for submitting a review. Great to hear you had such a nice time and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Donal Donal & Sarah Stafford Managers More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stoke, Bideford EX39 6DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Torridge  >  Bideford
  • Phone Number: +44 1237 441218

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?