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The Lorna Doone Inn

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Oare ££ - £££ British
Malmsmead, Oare, Exmoor National Park EX35 6NU, England
+44 1598 741450
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (4 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
“cream tea” (7 reviews)
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££ - £££
Malmsmead, Oare, Exmoor National Park EX35 6NU, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Huge selection of healthy or holiday-naughty, hand-made food and invigorating juices, hot drinks etc. Perfect location to sit in the Al Fresco, dog attached to ankle, sun rippling through the tree canopy, brook babbling along, munching on Somerset cider chutney and cheese ploughman doorstep. Also...More

Thank Kirsten F
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The ford at Malmsmead is extremely interesting and worth a visit on its own. It is convenient to have a tearoom nearby with a range of teas, meals and drinks. The service was slow, but steady. The seating out on the grass proved to be...More

Thank JohnTheWanderer
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Called in for a cream tea after a walk in the Doone Valley. Scones fresh and warm with adequate jam & cream and reasonable value at £5.50

Thank seymourstars
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

£7 for two tea cakes. A big let down of a place with no ambiance at all. Such a shame as the surroundings were wonderful. We won't be going again

Thank cillatone
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a well needed scone and coffee .. friendly staff and pretty location ... good menu with a n outside and inside area

Thank Simone M
Reviewed 13 April 2017

A very wide range of cold and hot food and drinks. Situated by a ford and a 17th century humpbacked bridge.

Thank DavidRHarries
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Amazing food and service. Fantastic value for money - huge sandwich's served with side of crisps and coleslaw on georgous bread. Service from both chaps was faultless and friendly. If you are in the are you have to stop off here to eat!

Thank LornyLou
Reviewed 2 September 2016

My ham, egg and chips was OK but friends in our party said their fish was burned, but chips OK and plenty of them, and soup cold. Place looks a bit scruffy and the pub has no identity. We're fairly local, but the place needs...More

Thank DevonDavid_G
Reviewed 31 August 2016

After lovely we walk wanted snack. Very tasty sandwich and ploughmans, followed by cream Tea. Very pleasant. Will go again. Staff chatty and friendly. Lots of outside space and indoor tables too.

Thank Bernadette R
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped off here as it looked like a picturesque place which it was but when we went to order food and drink there was hardly anything on the menu available. Plus we were told it would be at least a 30 minute wait. So,...More

Thank Tarka_Cheesemeister
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Restaurant Details

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Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
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10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
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10:00 - 23:00
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10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Malmsmead, Oare, Exmoor National Park EX35 6NU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Oare
  • Phone Number: +44 1598 741450
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