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The Old Inn Kilmington

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub
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Axminster, Kilmington, Axminster EX13 7RB, England
+44 1297 32096
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped by The Old Inn recently for Sunday Lunch (2 adults and a child) - We have visited this pub several times over the years, but sadly I think this will be the last as our meal was very disappointing. It was the later side of service but I phoned first and was told it wasn't too late and... More 

Thank Amanda W
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely old pub, pleasant staff, good coffee, not overpriced. Lovely fire on a cold January day. Definitely recommend.

Thank Judith B
Honiton, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Warm and inviting friendly inn, staff helpul and friendly, service very good and food choice very good.

Thank ken h
Barking, United Kingdom
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245 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a meal at another pub down the road, but wished we'd booked here, only realising when we popped in on the way. The menu looked really nice, especially the specials menu. We sat in the bar in front of the wonderful open fireplace, on a cold December night. Coming from London, we're used to free wifi, so the... More 

Thank Bilncrs
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After spending the day with my wife and daughter Christmas shopping in Exeter, we decided to stop off and try the food, for the first time. What an absolute delight. The food was excellent. Thank you from a disillusioned caterer.

Thank Roccoforty
South Brent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

On way to Dorchester decided to have a light lunch both had whitebait with chips and a lovely salad nice friendly service and fast all together a tasty lunch will certainly visit again for a main meal

Thank lawnman2
Almunecar, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Whilst on a main road mother and I decided to try. Result? We keep coming back and it never fails to disappoint. Pub food grub, excellent red wine... well we love it, always get a friendly welcome, good service AND in winter, a fire... good for us Spanish visitors

Thank kpinspain
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Booked a table for two and arrived in time at this attractive Inn. First impressions were that this was a typical old coaching inn and expectation was high. However the "restaurant" part was full with a hen party and we were stuffed on a small table in the bar. Soon to be buried in noisy teenagers who totally ruined the... More 

Thank NickyPuss
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133 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Visited as a family Wide choice on the menu, food cooked fresh and had real flavour. Kids choices were ok Service good Nice relaxed feel to the pub, very welcoming

Thank helen19675
Truro, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We came here for supper and a beer or two. We were with Brit Stops and I have to say the welcome was lovely. We parked up and then went in to eat, we hadn't booked a table (the restaurant is quite small) but they were very kind and said that we would get a table as soon as one... More 

Thank maryfletcher62

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Axminster, Kilmington, Axminster EX13 7RB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Axminster  >  Kilmington
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 32096
A Classic thatched Devon Pub with a great range of local beers and ciders. Excellent wine list and a menu of classic pub dishes complemented by a range of daily specials.

Listed in the AA Good pub guide and recently awarded CAMRA Seasonal Pub - Spring 2013.

Winner of Taste of the West Gold.

Privately owned freehouse and restaurant.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?