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Custom House

9 The Strand, Barnstaple EX31 1EU, England
+44 1271 322143
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (175 reviews)
“fries” (24 reviews)
“brisket” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
9 The Strand, Barnstaple EX31 1EU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hadn’t booked so tried our luck early on a Tuesday evening, we were told we could have a table but his staff had let him down so he was on his own, we were in no rush so this worked for us! We both...More

Thank chloewilks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As soon as the door opened we were greeted with a smile and a warm, friendly feel. We hadn’t booked, turned up on the off chance and were lucky to get a table. We both built our own burgers that were out of this world....More

Thank CasualBanter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my wife visited this place on the way back from a couple of days in Devon. Being a burger fan I’d searched online and thought we’d give it a go. This place was unreal, a beautiful listed building serving delicious food! Ace burgers...More

Thank FoodLoveR19722
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with the family this evening. 2 out of 3 of us are Coeliac so gluten free. I had already emailed the restaurant enquiring about the menu and they told me that pretty much everything bar the Mexican section of the menu was gf. Food...More

Thank Fallerfrosts
Reviewed 13 August 2018

I can really recommend the Custom House, the restaurant layout is really good, and thought out. The food is cooked to a high standard with lots of variety, you will not be disappointed with the portion size, it's filling. They serve a really nice larger...More

Thank Isgoodereinit
Reviewed 10 August 2018

I like the idea you can 'build' your own burger! Fantastic service (most I felt sorry for them, because they need to run up and down on the stairs, because kitchen is upstairs). We were there in busy time but we din't wait a lot...More

Thank IB2510
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Came here after hearing great recommendations from friends, and was not disappointed! My burger was delicious and the sweet potato fries were absolutely exceptional - make sure you get them! There were a few hiccups, such as slow service at times and quite a limited...More

Thank 95SJH
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

I'm not a huge burger fan but this place has changed my mind, really unique and unusual toppings you can pick from but all really good! The macaroni cheese balls are actually a gift from god himself! Staff were all really friendly and service was...More

Thank Shannon H
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Visited here for a date night with the hubby and it is well worth a visit! Amazing food and fantastic staff! We visited in an evening when the restaurant was very busy and I believe fully booked but you wouldn’t know it. There was no...More

Thank slemilliere
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Fresh , tasty, well presented meals. Plenty of choice. Love the sweet potato fries. Great choice of drinks too and excellent service. Can’t wait to return.

Thank purpledolphin1963
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Stepheyy, Sorry about the delay in responding I hope I am in time to help you decide! If not, I hope you had a great time whatever it was you ended up doing! If it was in Devon then I'm sure you did! Barnstaple is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 The Strand, Barnstaple EX31 1EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 322143
  • E-mail
Modern twists on British and American comfort food classics, made with locally and responsibly sourced, fresh, seasonal produce. Barnstaple’s Custom House is a locally-owned restaurant specialising in classic British and American comfort food. We take pride in our mouthwatering menu, using only the freshest, locally-sourced ingredients in everything from our delicious burgers and steaks to fresh fish and Devon-grown salad and veg. What’s more, our amazing ‘Custom-ised’ menu, with a choice of toppings, sauces, sides, rubs and marinades, means that you can personalise your menu exactly how you want it. We specialise in burgers, and with over 1/2 a million different combos, you’re bound to find your perfect match – if your feeling extra hungry, try the Totem Burger Challenge where a place on the ‘Wall of Fame’ beckons if you can take the eat it all!Matt and the team are waiting to offer you a warm welcome, so come along and kick back at The Custom House, Barnstaple’s newest and most exciting eating experience.
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