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The Old George Inn

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££ - £££
British, Pub
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Poplar Terrace | High Bickington, Umberleigh, Bickington, England
+44 1769 560513
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited High Bickington last year and this pub was lovely.....friendly bar staff, friendly locals, and a wonderfully welcoming landlord who was also the chef, with great pub food, great prices and big portions, however this year when we visited it was totally different. We were staying for a week locally and on our first night decided... More 

Thank Michael J
Cerne Abbas, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this pub as was staying for week locally as a party of 10 people. It was the nearest to our holiday home and easily walkable so we felt we would be able to patronise it regularly over the course of the week. However, despite wifi being evident on our devices and locals at the bar clearly linked onto the... More 

Thank NicWilkes
Lytham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Recently visited here whilst staying in the village! It was a Thursday night and the pub was packed with locals having a beer and playing darts. Lovely atmosphere and the lady serving behind the bar was so friendly! I had the breaded Brie and cranberry to start and it was yummy!! For my main I ordered the rump steak and... More 

Thank Nicoletakemeout
Camberley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful! As a pub should be great beer, great home cooked food, ample portions, great atmosphere 👍.

Thank Gloria R
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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Friendly village pub with a good selection of food. Generous portion sizes and very tasty. Worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank MrsShephard
Taunton, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We came here a couple of nights ago from Bales Ash campsite. 20 mins walk - which gave us the opportunity to enjoy a beer or two without taking the camper van! The pub is a 16th century inn - very cosy and we had a warm welcome. A good choice of food. Hubby and I had the homemade lamb... More 

Thank Donbon
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Visited here due to recommendations from others. I had sausage, mash, peas and onion gravy - was really nice! My husband had the lasagne, salad and got a side of chips - he enjoyed that too! We both had brownies for desert - they were super nice too! Staff are nice and the locals are friendly. We walked up from... More 

Thank Dawn O
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

We had a fabulous meal here, very reasonable price and excellent service. The locals are very friendly and welcoming which makes this place a must if you are in the area. Some great real ales, a genuine old local pub. Thanks to all at the George.

Thank Robert H
christchurch uk
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Arranged to meet friends that we had not seen for 20 years. They travelled from Barnstaple, we travelled from Christchurch. Is this establishment still trading as the hours for Thursday lunchtime on the door stated 12 to 2.30. The pub was not even open when we arrived at 1pm which was a big disappointment especially as we actually ran this... More 

Thank gillieChristchurchUk
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

took our grandson for evening meal as he had worked with me all day in the garden. Great food but disappointed as they had run out of steak pies.....my favourite. Still a good time was had by the three of us as well as a party of holidaymakers. Excellent value and better than most so called restaurants. Food cooked to... More 

Thank Norman C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Poplar Terrace | High Bickington, Umberleigh, Bickington, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Bickington
  • Phone Number: +44 1769 560513

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?