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New Inn Public House


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene

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You are closer than you think to wonderful home cooked food, great ales and fantastic company. Justin and Julia look forward to welcoming you to the friendliest of village free houses in rural Goodleigh, North Devon. We specialise in high quality home cooked pub fare, with traditional British favourites offered alongside exotic dishes from further afield. Relax in charming surroundings whilst sampling well kept ales that have had us listed in the Good Beer Guide for 3 years running. If you like trying something different our menu board is always changing to incorporate seasonal local meats, fish and vegetables. We can accommodate all needs, from a romantic table for two, family parties, or just
US$6 - US$22
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Bar, British, Pub
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely little place to have a little bit to eat and relax on a cold winter's day, wouldn't day it's got the wow factor people have written about, but it did the jobMore

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Billypage
JJMJJM, Owner at New Inn Public House, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for visiting The New Inn, and for writing a review. We are pleased that you found it cosy and relaxing, just what you need on a cold winters day. It is possible that it would have been quieter than usual as I am...More

Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Visited here with friends for a Christmas meal. I had never been here before so was unsure what to expect. We opted for the normal menu rather than a Christmas menu. We arrived and were given a large table in our own little area, which...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank melissab191
Reviewed 4 December 2018

I've been to the New Inn multiple times and food there is always outstanding. Not only is the food service good but so is the service - I highly recommend. My personal favourite is the homemade honeycomb ice cream.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TheCopseys
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Used Trip adviser, although we live locally but we wanted to try somewhere new. Not a large pub, so we got an early booking for lunch. Adviced they did not do a roast when we book, which was good to know but the menu was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

Have eaten here on a number of occasions. Always a special treat. Only issue is my wife and I find it difficult to eat the large portions! Welcoming hosts who really care about the dining experience.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Rodney L
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Went for Sunday Lunch with friends after their recommendation. Justin, the owner brought the menu, which was on a blackboard and a little difficult to read, but he went through each item in detail. The food was cooked to a very high standard and plenty...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank timrI9041MU
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We were staying in the area celebrating a Big Birthday with a group of friends. We choose The New Inn to eat on the Saturday Night. From the moment we walked in, we knew we had made the right choice. The welcome we received from...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank carolinet802
Reviewed 21 October 2018

A recent holiday in Devon allowed us to come across this amazing restaurant. Really nice food, lots of garlic which was great. They made an extra portion of delicious garlic mushrooms to go with my steak, not on the menu but really added to .experience....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gj_ontour
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Each time we visit the New Inn at Goodleigh it amazes us that it still produces such wonderful local food. If you peruse the reviews , its easy to see that we are not alone in our view of this lovely Pub. There is a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ronald s
JJMJJM, Owner at New Inn Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Thankyou for visiting The New Inn, and for writing a review. We do appreciate the time you have taken and your kind words. However the Kitchen will be closed from Tuesday 16 October to Wednesday 24 October as the Chef is on holiday. We apologise...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Stayed near and after seeing all the amazing reviews I thought they were either computer boffs or amazing hosts! And the latter was true. Great place, although don’t blink as you may miss it! Lovely hosts, great fun, witty and hard working! It was nice...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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janet m
28 January 2018|
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Response from Nita01271 | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry it’s a bit late but prices range from about £5-£10 for starters and £8-£16 approx for mains
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russ c
28 August 2015|
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Do you have disabled access? Do you have free wifi? Do you allow children and or well behaved dogs? What are your opening days and hours? Do you bake all your own food? Do you take part in the 'suspended coffee... More
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