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The Holt

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178 High Street, Honiton EX14 1LA, England
+44 1404 47707
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Hartley Wintney, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We dropped into the Holt in Honiton on the way down to Sidmouth and were so pleased to find this smashing pub/restaurant. The pub is nicely decorated and there was a blazing fire going - always a treat in an English wintertime. The kitchen was on show at the end of the room and looked clean and efficient and the... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A great meal as always. Celebrating a birthday and excellent food and service. Menu is always varied and something new every month or so. Tapas is top notch too!

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Thank P H
Winchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A pub and restaurant near the centre of Honiton that serves the best beer for miles (Otter beers of course) and excellent menu. The beer is great. The food is excellent and varied. The portions are well proportioned but leave room for one of their excellent desserts. The wines are well chosen and all reasonably priced. The service is excellent.... More 

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Thank Brockpg
Honiton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always enjoy a meal out at The Holt. Good food and good atmosphere. Our favourite local restaurant.

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2 Thank James F
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very tasty tapas We hadn't booked and the restaurant was full so we ate on the bar. The barmaid wasn't very attentive and difficult to extract information from. We did however manage to order and the food was delicious. Would like to try booking a table if I return

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Thank Jenny C
Honiton, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As usual, we had a thoroughly enjoyable meal. The tapas, pigs cheek and celeriac soup were delicious starters. Venison steak, pork belly and bream were superb. The desserts were bread and butter pudding and sticky toffee pudding and concluded a memorable meal. The food was accompanied by the local brew, Otter Head, and a Chilean Cab Savage Merlot. The staff... More 

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not a posh restaurant but a very comfortable one with tables a good distance apart. The food is just out of this world, my Venison was cooked to perfection & as ALL meals are cooked when ordered ( yes you have to wait ) but the wait is well worth it. If you are looking for a large... More 

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1 Thank John A
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for lunch on a grey Tuesday the ambience and food was excellent from the olives and bread to the chicken main course and then the puds it was the most delicious meal i have had in any pub well done the Holt definitely will be back

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2 Thank Jane9755
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Very friendly staff, fast service and reasonably priced. We ordered a selection of 4 tapas dishes between the two of us. The order came very quickly and the food was first rate. Thoroughly recommended, we plan to go back for a more leisurely dinner.

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2 Thank Steve P
Honiton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Very slow service and dreadful food!!! I expect a better service for such a lovely place in such a beautiful town

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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$32
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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?