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The Wild Goose Inn

Combeinteignhead, Newton Abbot TQ12 4RA, England
+44 1626 872241
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“mussels” (11 reviews)
“steak” (18 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Combeinteignhead, Newton Abbot TQ12 4RA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We often come here for a drink throughout the year and decided to book a table with 2 friends for Christmas Eve, on arrival the bar had a lovely atmosphere we were served very promptly and shown to our table, choice of food great, service...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank HelsBels1967
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a table for Sunday Lunch at short notice and were given a pleasant table in a quiet corner of the pub. The tables were all well spaced and we immediately felt relaxed. The staff were friendly and attentive. The Roast beef was excellent...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ppook47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a table for 8 a couple of weeks in advance, four brothers, partners and mother. On arrival, Boxing day  we were seated in a very cold room at the rear far away from the open fire which was in the front. As the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank orcecaveman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group visited on the same night as 110nigelc. He made a fuss, got a free meal, upset the staff and made himself very unpopular. The rest of us had a great time in a great pub.

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank TreacleMine123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous place to eat. Excellent food and service. All cooked to perfection and the service was second to none. I ca recommend the steak. Pub clientele was very friendly and the owner was very welcoming and informative will definitely return. Very child friendly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 354keiths
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although I was assured that there was no change of chef I suspect it must have been his night off or he had recently acquired a commercial microwave and relied on that to prepare the meals. Tasteless food which was obviously taken from the freezer...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank 110nigelc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fabulous place to eat! Not only is the food cooked to perfection the service was quirky and friendly. The staff really know their trade - well done.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank AVTutnbull
Reviewed 4 December 2018

When, as a group of friends from Ystradgynlais,South Wales, we decided to have a weekend away in Torquay, The Wild Goose Inn was highly recommended as a place to stop for lunch. Some of the party had been to the Inn on a previous trip...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank jenmorgan123
Reviewed 24 November 2018

On holiday in the area, we found ourselves in the vicinity of the Wild Goose at the end of our walk on a Sunday lunchtime, so quickly looked it up on TA and decided the reviews made it a good bet for a roast. We...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank JacquiTCornwall
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

We have been to the Goose a few times and have never been disappointed. Sunday lunch was very well cooked and extremely tasty. It has a good range of beers, ciders and wines not to mention Gin. A pretty pub with a welcoming atmosphere. Thoroughly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank lloyds310
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Questions & Answers
16 May 2018|
Response from V1383YLchrisw | Property representative |
Hi Yes, we offer a choice of 3 meats, a couple of fish dishes and a vegetarian option. Regards Chris
3 February 2018|
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Response from V1383YLchrisw | Property representative |
Sorry I’ve only just see this question. We do welcome well-behaved children. As for the menu, we offer a child’s burger, chicken or fish goujons with chips, or sausage and mash.
Alistair B
31 October 2017|
Response from Chris W | Property representative |
Hi, not a problem. Glad you enjoyed your visit!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Combeinteignhead, Newton Abbot TQ12 4RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Newton Abbot  >  Combeinteignhead
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 872241
  • E-mail
A charming 17th Century Inn set in the heart of Combeinteignhead, The Wild Goose Inn is a unique family owned village free house offering a modern British outlook on food. We pride ourselves on sourcing the best produce Devon can offer with 5 real ales on tap. From meat, fish and game to our vegetables, salad and much, much more, all prepared daily.
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