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Fishermans Cot

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Bickleigh ££ - £££ , British,
Bickleigh EX16 8RW, England
+44 1884 855237
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“potatoes” (12 reviews)
“pork” (7 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Bickleigh EX16 8RW, England
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11 - 20 of 587 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights to celebrate our 3rd wedding anniversary, as this was where we actually got married. We had the same room, number 11 and it is gorgeous. The refurbishment is amazing and the room is now so fresh...More

1  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice and cozy room with a beautiful view over the river. The bathroom let the room down as it is on the top floor. They have a bath where someone as tall as my partner would not be able to have a proper shower...More

1  Thank Cláudia O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely birthday meal,quick efficient service.No complaints. I had the roasted loin of cod which was lovely, my husband had the hunters chicken.Not much choice and would of liked more fish dishes, but what we had was lovely.For pudding we had the sundaes very nice, bit...More

1  Thank Carolyne G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been to fisherman's cot for something to eat this afternoon I have never been made to feel so unwelcome ....although it happened to me last time I went there for a meal with my partner by the same person ! On arrival my partner...More

Thank TOW57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst the location of this pub is great, sadly the service on the night we visiting was not so.We were rudely told that the kitchen was closing early and when our food arrived two of the 6 meals were not satisfactory - one was sent...More

Thank NikiChalkley
FishermansCot, Front Office Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Niki, I apologise for your experience with us not being up to our usual standard. If you would like to speak to one of the senior team regarding this matter in more detail, please feel free to contact us on 01884 855237 or email:...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautifully located establishment on the banks of the river Exe. Despite the fact that it's in the rural Devon countryside the pub was very busy on a Wednesday evening. The staff are all very friendly and attentive. The four of us started with the...More

Thank Worthmoretravel
FishermansCot, Front Office Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write us this review. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your time with us, and we hope you enjoyed your celebrations last week. The camembert is one of our most popular sharing dishes so I am...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sam the server had been ticked off by his manager and was looking for an argument. Food pleasant enough. Had to clear our table ourselves as I hate empty glasses and plates hanging about for more than 5 minutes. Stick more staff on if the...More

Thank steadyslack
FishermansCot, Front Office Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you. We have taken on board your comments and wanted to take this opportunity to say we are very proud of our team and they work extremely hard every single day. Thank you to everyone who has shown their appreciation to our team during...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am vegan and stayed at Fisherman's Cot for 6 nights. I was totally looked after by Anna who made sure that I had vegan options for breakfast and evening meal. My room looked over the river and there was a constant, peaceful stream of...More

Thank Rachael F
FishermansCot, Front Office Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Rachael, It was a pleasure having you stay with us, thank you so much for this beautiful review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us, and we hope to see you again soon. Kindest regards, Annabel Edmonds Supervisor

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Fisherman's Cot today for the famous Carvery. Everything about the experience was a delight. The food was by far the best Carvery I've had in a very long time. All the staff where attentive, friendly and enjoying their jobs. We spoke with...More

Thank MWRoberts
FishermansCot, General Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear MWRoberts, Thank you for taking the time in sharing your fabulous review with everyone, we take pride in receiving genuine feedback especially when it's so busy! Anna is very grateful for the mention and I will make sure she gets the recognition she deserves!...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff, options to sit inside or outside. Fast enough service and a classic British pub menu. Hearty and tasty dinner we really enjoyed!More

Thank YSC24
FishermansCot, Front Office Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for such positive feedback, it is genuinely great to hear. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We do pride ourselves in having very approachable, friendly staff! We hope to see you in the near future, Kindest...More

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6 May 2017|
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Response from infoT383IY | Property representative |
Hello, We do allow dogs in the bar and on the terrace outside. These are first come first serve but there are plenty of tables outside and 13 in the bar. When were you looking to visit? Kindest regards, The Fisherman's... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bickleigh EX16 8RW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Bickleigh
  • Phone Number: +44 1884 855237
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