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The Burrator Inn

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Dousland ££ - £££ , British,
Yelverton, Dousland, Dartmoor National Park PL20 6NP, England
+44 1822 853121
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (27 reviews)
“pie” (10 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Grill, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Yelverton, Dousland, Dartmoor National Park PL20 6NP, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We arrived here after looking for somewhere that did food late on a Sunday afternoon. The place looks a bit tatty on the outside but is full of character inside with a large eating area. There were no roast dinners available (fair enough as it...More

Thank AJK_Reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here last week on route from Wirral to Cornwall. As the owner has said, the outside is not perhaps as inviting as some but the service and rooms were absolutely lovely and make up for that. We stayed in a a family room...More

Thank SueO1976
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely pub with friendly and courteous staff. Very generous portions and plenty to choose from.Its nice to have a place where you are welcomed so warmly, definitely going back.More

Thank Fiona W
Phil C, Owner at The Burrator Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I sincerely appreciate your kind comments, thank you. Our motto is ' Real Food, Real Ales, Real Friendly', so your review endorses two of the three......Personally I am grateful to all those who take time to post their thoughts by way of a constructive review,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a table as there was 10 of us for a Saturday afternoon late lunch. we were greeted by friendly staff, the food order was taken and the food arrived 15-20 minutes later. All 10 meals came out within 3-4 minutes of each other...More

Thank Chris A
Phil C, Owner at The Burrator Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much. Comments such as these make the day to day effort so worthwhile. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit and your taking the time to post such a positive review is much appreciated

Reviewed 11 July 2017

The Burrator is located in Dousland on a pleasant tourist route which can take in beautiful aspects of Dartmoor. Plenty of seating inside and out, a play area for children and two parking areas. We stopped for a drink (good beer) but when we saw...More

Thank Ann R
Phil C, Owner at The Burrator Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Another review that not only compliments our ales and meals, but the efforts of our team of staff also. Comments such as these make my day, so my thanks for taking the time to post your review. Very much appreciated by us all

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Decided to stop here for lunch on a very hot day. We all had the cheddar ploughmans with a side of chips. Large well presented salad with pickles,warm baguette and the biggest piece of cheese! Lovely fresh salad friendly staff and good service. We will...More

Thank mrs5chips
Phil C, Owner at The Burrator Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Another positive review that warms the cockles. I am delighted to note you enjoyed your visit, that you found our staff friendly and efficient, and that you will return in the future. My sincere thanks for taking the time to post your comments

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We went to the Burrator for a meal I had steak nice size, onion rings lovely and tasty, tomatoes and chips with a creamy garlic sauce, my partner had gammon with chilli con carni on top which he appeared to enjoy, the food was brought...More

Thank Sue W
Phil C, Owner at The Burrator Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you sincerely for your very kind comments which are much appreciated. We have a Charity Quiz night every first Thursday of each month, all proceeds to local charities, which as you would have noticed is well supported. I am pleased to note you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

It was a cold February evening, the Pub looked a little run down from the outside but inside there was a large wood burning stove which gave the place a real country atmosphere, the decor was traditional and just what you would expect from an...More

Thank Robgy1
Phil C, Owner at The Burrator Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Sunshine after the rain following the previous review, so my sincere thanks, and I am delighted to note you enjoyed the atmosphere, service and our Cod & Chips, one of our most popular dishes. Your comments are very much appreciated

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch after spending the morning at the reservoir. From the outside it looks extremely drab and a bit run down. The entrance smells musty but once you're inside it's quite pleasant. The bar is dog friendly which is a plus point....More

Thank Jules1609
Phil C, Owner at The Burrator Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

I really don't know how to respond politely to these comments, so I will refrain from so doing, except to say that I find the comment 'a bit grubby' rather insulting, so to that end I take some recompense in noting you will not return.

Reviewed 6 June 2017

We visited at the start of June for a Sunday lunch for 4 adults and 4 children. The pub was quiet to start but got busy with some big family groups. To be honest if I was out searching for a pub to stop at...More

Thank Sammy H
Phil C, Owner at The Burrator Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Delighted you not only enjoyed your meals but the experience overall. As regards the exterior, this is an ongoing concern due to a difference of opinion between ourselves and the Company from whom we lease the building as to who is responsible for the cost...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yelverton, Dousland, Dartmoor National Park PL20 6NP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Dousland
  • Phone Number: +44 1822 853121
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Cask Marque accredited, Free WiFi, Food served all day until 9pm, Live Entertainment every Saturday, Weekly Quiz Night every Sunday 9pm, Family friendly, large Beer Garden with Children's Play Area, Off road parking, En Suite accommodation an AA 4 Star Rated Inn, Disabled Access and disabled toilet facilities
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