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62 The Bank & Bar 62

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Single-use or sanitized menus
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Updated 12/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 12/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Situated right in heart of Barnstaple is 62 The Bank, a bistro with a great atmosphere and fabulous food. 62 The Bank is a wonderful place to get together with friends to enjoy exceptional food and drink. No wonder it has gained a reputation as one of the best restaurants in north Devon. Our team of chefs are dedicated to creating a mouth watering menu featuring delicious dishes inspired by different cuisines from around the world. Take your pick from exciting recipes including seafood pancakes, steak fajitas, succulent ribs, local mussels, duck breast with blackberry jus, not to mention our famous char-grilled burgers and our new set menu.. Here at our Barnstaple restaurant, we use the finest
PRICE RANGE
US$4 - US$49
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, European, British, International
FEATURES
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Buffet, Family style, Non-smoking restaurants
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Reviewed 30 October 2020 via mobile

An excellent choice for our anniversary. A good varied menu which had enough choice for my vegetarian wife. We were greeted with complimentary prosecco having said it was our anniversary on the booking. Lovely fish and chips and vegetarian pancake. We shared a delicious caramelised...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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BrendHotels, Manager at 62 The Bank & Bar 62, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2020

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review, Duncan! We are so pleased to hear you chose 62 The Bank to celebrate such a special occasion. We are pleased to hear the positive feedback regarding the food which we will be...More

Reviewed 29 October 2020 via mobile

What can I say, carvery and desert £10.00, excellant in every way. Great service, wonderful attentive staff.

Date of visit: October 2020
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BrendHotels, Manager at 62 The Bank & Bar 62, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2020

Thank you for leaving a great review Mr Giles! We do hope to welcome you back very soon. Many thanks, Josh

Reviewed 9 October 2020

The Bank feels like it will be a pricey place to eat, it’s a beautiful venue with a great menu. We ordered the seafood orzo stew and chicken katsu curry and they were MASSIVE portions with beautiful fresh food and it was piping hot. The...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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BrendHotels, Manager at 62 The Bank & Bar 62, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2020

Wow! What a fantastic review. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such an in-depth and great review of your experience here with us at 62 The Bank! We will pass your kind comments on the team here, who I'm sure will...More

Reviewed 4 October 2020

and the food and service was excellent to!! meal of the week whilst away... thank's to all the staff at the Bistro, would highly recommend to anyone in the area of North Devon

Date of visit: September 2020
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BrendHotels, Manager at 62 The Bank & Bar 62, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2020

Thank you for taking the time to leave a kind review! We do hope to see you again soon. Many thanks, Josh

Reviewed 3 October 2020 via mobile

We called in for drinks and nibbles. Good drinks choices. We had Nachos, onion rings and sweet potatoe fries. Everything was nice. Onion rings were fresh cut and battered but oily, left lots of oil on the plate as you ate them. Very crisp batter....More

Date of visit: October 2020
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BrendHotels, Manager at 62 The Bank & Bar 62, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2020

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your experience with us Steve D. I can assure you our customers are our number one focus at all times and all feedback is taken on board for us to investigate and improve upon....More

Reviewed 27 September 2020

Originally booked for a Sunday carvery so weren’t sure what to expect when we were phoned to say it would be plated roasts only due to new government restrictions. But we needn’t have worried. The roast came with a choice of two meats ( or...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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BrendHotels, Manager at 62 The Bank & Bar 62, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2020

Thank you for the fantastic review Helena! I will ensure I pass your kind comments onto the team. We cannot wait to see you again very soon. Many thanks, Josh

Reviewed 12 September 2020

Centrally located with a good menu to suit most tastes. Incredibly quick service, very good food, would definitely return

Date of visit: September 2020
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BrendHotels, Manager at 62 The Bank & Bar 62, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2020

Thank you for the kind review! We hope to welcome you back soon. Many thanks, Josh

Reviewed 11 September 2020 via mobile

We stayed in the hotel for 2 nights and the breakfasts were great and set us up for our days motorbike riding. Staff were all lovely

Date of visit: September 2020
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BrendHotels, Manager at 62 The Bank & Bar 62, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2020

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review! We do hope to welcome you back very soon. Many thanks, Josh

Reviewed 8 September 2020

Had a lovely evening being served wonderful food by well mannered staff. Very well greeted and showed to the table. Everything was top quality off the menu and would highly recommend visiting.

Date of visit: September 2020
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BrendHotels, Manager at 62 The Bank & Bar 62, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2020

Thank you for taking the time to leave a wonderful review Ryan! We do hope to be able to welcome you back very soon. Many thanks, Josh

Reviewed 7 September 2020 via mobile

Was lucky enough to grab a table fairly late on a Sunday, everywhere in Barnstaple tends to stop food early but these guys were really helpful and hospitable. The building is interesting and has a really interesting history which is proudly displayed on the walls....More

Date of visit: September 2020
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BrendHotels, Manager at 62 The Bank & Bar 62, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2020

Thank you Kate! We are so pleased to hear you had such a great experience with us here at 62 The Bank on Sunday and got to try some of our original special dishes! I will be sure to pass your kind comments onto the...More

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There is a few car parks around the area with 2-3 minutes walking distance.
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Frequently Asked Questions about 62 The Bank & Bar 62
    Is 62 The Bank & Bar 62 implementing safety measures as a result of COVID-19?
    Yes, 62 The Bank & Bar 62 is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.
    How is 62 The Bank & Bar 62 rated?
    62 The Bank & Bar 62 is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5