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Cockhaven Arms

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Cockhaven Road, Bishopsteignton TQ14 9RF, England
+44 1626 775252
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited for a family meal and had a very warm welcome. All staff were very friendly and the food was fine, good range on the kids menu. We were able to sit in the conservatory area with our dogs.

Thank Emma E
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a great meal, very nicely presented, tasted good. Only thing that was a tad disappointing was the Tiramisu Cheesecake which lacked flavour, no coffee taste at all, the sponge fingers were really dry... wonder if they forgot to dip them in coffee ? The new decor is so much better, and the new layout a great improvement. Overall... More 

Thank anne s
Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited The Cockhaven with my husband and family for dinner. We had a lovely evening, delicious food, friendly service and it was nice and cosy on a winters evening. The refurb has really improved the place, it looks great.

Thank CollensE
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our local restaurant and I'm glad it is. There is a good extensive menu with something for everyone. There is a good choice of ales as well as a good wine list which isn't overpriced in my opinion. I had an excellent fish starter followed by a very well cooked blue steak. The menu isn't overpriced and an... More 

Thank Jonathan Y
Devon, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Cockhaven arms for two nights..... Really good accommodation (Suite 6 has two good bedrooms)...... our dog was welcome to stay with us on the second night.... The bar, restaurant and rooms are very good old world traditional English. The food is of a very high standard..... we returned several evenings later...... and again.... The staff are friendly... More 

Thank terry362
Torquay, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant family friendly pub. Staff were very attentive and helpful. Food was delicious, beautiful setting. Looking forward to going back!

Thank AimeeRowlands
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friends has said you had a new refit/team and the food had dramatically improved, so thought we would give you another chance! A much cosier and friendlier pub than our last visit, food was great and dog friendly - well done Cockhaven much better, see you again very soon!

Thank Mr_P_torquay
Torquay, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my girlfriend here for Sunday lunch as heard it was good and was not disappointed! Excellent food, really friendly staff and beautiful views. Will certainly be going back soon.

Thank Essam87
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had to dine next to a couple who were vaping. No thanks. Staff said the company does not have a vaping policy. We have got rid of smoking in public places. Vaping may be less harmful than cigs but we don't know what is in the vap.

Thank Robert B
Swansea, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Good hotel friendly staff good food ,good rooms especially room Severn ,staff cant do enough for you

Thank ivan1221

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cockhaven Road, Bishopsteignton TQ14 9RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Bishopsteignton
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 775252
Now re-opened following extensive renovations. We have extended and developed a lovely bar and restaurant with open log fires and an intimate and cosy atmosphere which is ideal for informal eating and drinking. The new décor, lighting and the mixture of solid oak flooring, stone slabs and carpeted areas gives a friendly homely feel. The ever popular conservatory has been refurbished and is now more integrated with the bar area. We have also created 'The Wardroom' which offers a more intimate dining room for private parties and for our guests. Upstairs, the elegant landing has been sympathetically redecorated, whilst all the rooms have been extensively refurbished, some of the bedrooms have also been re-configured to create individually styled but contemporary suites, family rooms and double rooms. The changes do not stop with the building. A new Spring Menu features freshly prepared dishes, from pub favourites through to new creations reflecting contemporary English cuisine. As before, there is an extensive vegetarian selection and of course a specials board which changes daily. To go with this is a new Wine List (with over a dozen available by the glass), created by Tanners Independent Wine Merchants, local ales from Otter Brewery, as well as a leading range of other draught lagers and cider. Outside, there is a large beer garden with lovely views of the estuary, along with plenty of car parking.

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