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The Cricket Inn

beesands | Kingsbridge, Beesands TQ7 2EN, England
+44 1548 580215
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood pancake” (87 reviews)
“scallops” (67 reviews)
“fish and chips” (48 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
beesands | Kingsbridge, Beesands TQ7 2EN, England
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1 - 10 of 742 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Planned to go to Britannia @ The Beach but hadn't booked so as it was full we headed over to the Cricket Inn which we hadn't tried before. Our initial disappointment was soon in the past as, a) we were able to sit outside by...More

1  Thank GBoy912
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The location overlooking the Sea is fantastic Rooms were fab, staff super helpful and friendly Breakfast superb

1  Thank Clare G
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's got no atmosphere and that's a shame, was once a good pub. The actual serving staff are nice but it's run by unfriendly defensive owners which makes for a cold unpleasant experience. Only stopped for a drink this time & it doesn't seem to...More

1  Thank Mark L
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Well Mark you are obviously a gluten for punishment you didn't like the Cricket 4 years ago when you first reviewed us and you still do not like it why come back? I am perplexed to how you formed an opinion of the staff and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked across the Coastal Path to The Cricket Inn whilst staying at Hallsands. It is a lovely characterful Inn with a great atmosphere and friendly, efficient staff. They have a very good menu and the standard of food is excellent- we both had the...More

1  Thank Mickletonians
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your review. We're delighted you enjoyed your time at The Cricket Inn. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A pub which has expanded over the years but still a good base for a walk and still is a "local" at heart. Good food if a little overpriced but pleasant and friendly Slovakian make one feel welcome.

1  Thank henspeckled
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us , we're pleased you enjoyed your experience here. Hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for lunch but ended up just sitting outside as it was lovely and warm,would be nice if they updated the benches or varnished them bit tatty.Back to the food the whitebait was superb as was the fish and chips fresh tasting and delicious batter,thumbs...More

1  Thank pip t
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Pip for your review. It's certainly a good spot out there overlooking the sea. We're pleased you enjoyed the food. Our benches took a bit of a battering in Storm Emma in March but they are on the list to replace! See you again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spacious clean and bright restaurant area. The food was first rate with my wife saying it was the best seabass ever! The only thing detracting from the evening was the servive. The young waitresses would emerge empty-handed from the kitchen, walk around then go back...More

1  Thank peterlordmere
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Peter for your review, we're pleased you enjoyed your meal with us. We've had new waiting staff start recently so training is still in full swing! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were four, one in a wheelchair and one a bit food fussy and all of us were very impressed with the kindly and deferential service as well as the extremely tasty food. The mussels were the plumpest I have ever seen! It is a...More

1  Thank David H
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks David for taking the time to review The Cricket. We're delighted you enjoyed your meal with us. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We felt welcome from the moment we walked through the door. Great recommendations on the food and wine. Food was outstanding. One of the best Sea Bass ever tasted. Great ambiance, great location. Perfect end to our holiday. Staff amazing would highly recommend. Next time...More

1  Thank Andrew P
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review Andrew, so pleased to hear you enjoyed it at The Cricket. See you again soon for a break in our rooms :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As soon as we stepped though the door we was greeted with a warm welcome and felt right at home at the fabulous Cricket Inn which is immaculate. Great beer, a very succulent Chateaubriand cooked to perfection with all the trimmings was simply deeeeeelisssssssh We...More

3  Thank WorldClassOnly
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Oh yes we remember you! Bluey the budgie must come next time! We're pleased you enjoyed your lunch with us and hope to see you again soon :)

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libtek
11 September 2016|
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Response from Angela B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they accept dogs in the bar area but not in the restaurant area.
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Little_Pea_Head
22 January 2016|
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Response from Nigel H | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we have alternative menu choices to fish - meat and veggie options.
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Nugg1t
19 November 2015|
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Response from SMDevon | Reviewed this property |
Not cheap, but I think you get what you pay for. Check their website for the menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$40
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: beesands | Kingsbridge, Beesands TQ7 2EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Beesands
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 580215
  • E-mail
Description
An award-winning pub situated in the coastal village of Beesands in between Dartmouth and Kingsbridge. Focussing on serving fresh local seafood, Josper grilled steaks, fine wines, local ales and ciders. Large restaurant with door that open in the summer. Outside seating overlooking Start Bay. Dogs welcome in the large bar area. The pub boasts 7 beautifully appointed bedrooms with 5 offering stunning sea views across the bay.
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