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The Holt

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178 High Street, Honiton EX14 1LA, England
+44 1404 47707
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Groombridge
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped off on the way from Okehampton to Romsey, having seen the website online. The Holt is beautifully presented, with a cosy bar downstairs and light and airy dining upstairs. Interesting artwork on the walls; loved the "Adam and Eve" toilets. Food was flavoursome, with a good variety, including tapas, which we didn't try, as well as Otter Ale, from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were very impressed with all aspects of our meal... Prompt efficient and friendly service, excellent food and a good wine list. Hoping to go back soon

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1 Thank fran s
Cullompton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food in this restaurant is superb and service excellent. Only criticism is that it can get a bit noisy.

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1 Thank Nigel B
exeter
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

superb fish and chips and delicious selection of sweets ,Atmosphere great for a dinner and if you are lucky can park in the street outside

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1 Thank johnpZ4299KQ
Devon
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98 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A regular place to eat that never disappoints. They smoke a wide variety of produce themselves, so always worth having. Menu varies regularly and there is always a specials board. Really enjoyed the pork belly last time, not forgetting that you won't find better kept Otter beers anywhere

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1 Thank Jurassictraveller
Honiton, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a 9pm table From the moment we walked in we were made to feel very welcome and not at all rushed. The staff were attentive and professional without being intrusive. The food was excellent - I ordered a vegetarian couscous dish which was extremely tasty and my husband had a fillet steak which was beautifully cooked. Both meals were... More 

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2 Thank reallyoriginal
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Met with friends on Saturday lunchtime. Fantastic food, friendly service. The biggest bonus is you can take children!! So rare to find such good food and child friendly. The toddler loved the trout pate and crispy poached egg.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live local to the Holt so have used on number of occasions at lunchtime, enjoying the Tapas. This visit was for evening meal, a party of 6. We arrived at 6.30, and even at this time it was buzzing. Some of us had the starter, I had the 5 spice shredded duck leg which was very nice as was... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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320 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner at this restaurant recently. We did not book but was lucky there was space. Lovely decor with excellent customer service. The food was amazing with good portion size and reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend.

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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous evening spent at The Holt. Food was amazing well worth the 50 minute drive to get there !! Enjoyed an evening with friends in a pub where the atmosphere is great. I would highly recommend this place. I will definitely go back again. You must book a table before you go as it's a busy place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 High Street, Honiton EX14 1LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Honiton
  • Phone Number: +44 1404 47707

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?