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The Pilot Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Bar, Seafood, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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Reviewed today via mobile

Dry small horrible factory chips. I have had nicer in a motorway service station.... too much batter on the fish and a shadow of its former self!!! Such a shame.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank icfhmee
Reviewed yesterday

This has always been the 'go to' place for fish and chips, and the food today was ok. It was ok the last time we went as well, and we debated whether to give it another go or not. Been here dozens of times as...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Alex M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Popped in here for coffee after walking the dog this afternoon. I have never seen a pub so packed at 230pm on a week day afternoon. The place was heaving with diners eating so must be a good place to eat. Whilst we only had...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MoiraPrebble
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cracking meal. We come here every time we holiday in the area. Never disappoints. Amazing food, great customer service, buzzing atmosphere. Highly recommend this to anyone.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 99lianneg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my wife and two friends went for lunch first time for about many years. We all a great time nice lunch a very good experience

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jim b
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here in February after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor and after a walk and trip down to the coastal area. The staff were friendly. You sat at a table with a number, went to the side area of the bar and placed...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank tripsandfood55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So my Husband and I have been travelling around in our moterhome and came across this fantastic little pub and restaurant. We had read somewhere that if you dine with them then they will let you stay in there car park overnight, so that's what...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank claireg115
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

visited last week while visiting family local,was quiet busy for a weekday ,plenty of parking available,the food was freshly cooked ,and i had the Fish &Chips ,i can honestly say ,i have never tasted fish so fresh before,it was delicious,presented lovely by some friendly staff...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just pooped in for lunch. We both had fish, which were excellent. Service was good, albeit they were not particularly busy. The only downside was the price of the one round of drinks. A glass of wine and a pint of bitter was £10.70

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Peter F
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

We visited with the family on a grey day but was pleasantly surprised by the warm welcome we received. Food menu was varied but the Fish & Chips was fantastic which was so good they had people arriving on the beach from France in a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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2 October 2018|
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Response from tedsui | Reviewed this property |
There are facilities in the garden area where you can take dogs and enjoy a meal but inside, like most other restaurants, unless it is a service dog or a guide dog, then I'm pretty sure they wouldn't be allowed. They open... More
Heather S
15 June 2018|
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Response from 697ivanf | Reviewed this property |
Yes a few shown on their web site menu,check it out as limited choice.
Pete H
21 November 2016|
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Response from Caroline S |
Yes they were dry and not like fish shop takeaway chips sadly
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