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The Old Thatch Inn

The Old Thatch Inn, Cheriton Bishop EX6 6JH, England
+44 1647 24204
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
The Old Thatch Inn, Cheriton Bishop EX6 6JH, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wonderful country pub with a lovely fireplace and charm about it. Efficient friendly service and excellent food.

1  Thank ASmith845
LanceM654, Manager at The Old Thatch Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for a lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your meal and evening with us. We love a good fire too! see you again soon hopefully! Dora . Front of House Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sometimes local country pubs can feel like something out of American Werewolf. This was not like that. Friendly staff and clientele. A darts challenge taking place with big plates of sausage rolls. Good beer and nice wine. We didn’t eat but the food looked good.

Thank Wrightysays
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked here as a pit stop in our way home and what a gem. We were a group of 7 plus a dog and one in a wheelchair. They accommodated us in the bar area and we were made to feel very welcome. Excellent...More

Thank 293trishp
LanceM654, Manager at The Old Thatch Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased you were made to feel welcome as we think a friendly atmosphere is super important! Glad you enjoyed our food. And our locals too! They are a jolly crowd! Come back again soon! Dora. Front of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our regular lunch stop en-route to Cornwall over the past 15 years or so and as always a friendly welcome, great Otter Ale from the cellar, a good very sensibly priced menu and good cooking- what more can a hungry traveller want!! See youagain later...More

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seen the signs for the pub on the way to Cornwall and stopped for lunch, glad we did. Great food and service, the pie was a proper pie, good quality meat and good pastry, the wife enjoyed her seafood chowder. Will definitely stop again next...More

Thank neilkd29
SimoneMarshall, Owner at The Old Thatch Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your lunch with us! Hopefully see you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Warm welcome, great pint, nice wine selection and roaring fire. Superb homemade pies and lovely chips - no dry catering cardboard chips here!! Don’t drive past. We will make a point of stopping here whenever we are on the way to Cornwall. Thank you for...More

Thank TheGally
Reviewed 13 October 2018

A kind welcome, followed by a good pint of Otter then lunch. Again fantastic, cheerful service. Steak and Ale pie was lovely. Would recommend this to anyone

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

See a sign on the motorway pulled off see a cute little thatch pub! Had my dog with me which they allow! Ordered macaroni cheese with bacon extra was gorgeous, so much I couldn’t finish it! Hubby ordered fish pie said it was best he’d...More

1  Thank 471emmp
Reviewed 11 October 2018

My fiancé and I were staying in nearby Yeoford and had ventured out for the two days previously in fine weather. This particular day the weather was wet and windy so having read excellent reviews of this old Inn we decided to venture across for...More

Thank Antony123Placencia
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped in on the way down to Cornwall for dinner with our baby and dog. We were all made to feel welcome. My husband had the Steak and Ale Pie and I had Lasagne. Best Lasagne I’ve ever had. The pie was that good...More

Thank Robyn R
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Questions & Answers
Sam G
10 October 2017|
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Response from G_Man619 | Reviewed this property |
Drove past a couple of weeks ago. Not looking busy so should get in easy enough.
Isabella J
1 August 2017|
Response from SimoneMarshall | Property representative |
WE are dog friendly inside and outside. We do request that dogs do not go in the flower beds. There is no dress code. Booking is recommended.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Thatch Inn, Cheriton Bishop EX6 6JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Cheriton Bishop
  • Phone Number: +44 1647 24204
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A classic thatched country pub and restaurant, the Old Thatch Inn is in Cheriton Bishop, just off the A30, halfway between Exeter and Okehampton. Our basic menu is usually supplemented by a wide range of specials and utilises local produce wherever practical.
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