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The Old Coaching Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
British, Bar, Pub
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were told to go here by a barman in our hotel, we were a tad merry so i really couldnt find it the next day but i remember the barnam was friendly and the people we met in there were chatty, nice ale nice...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank smilespiles
Reviewed 5 December 2018

We have been coming to this pub, when in Brixham, since it opened. Each year it gets better and better. It's definitely the best place for a fab night out, with exceptional staff and with a great atmosphere.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lynne240263
rolyb30, Owner at The Old Coaching Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Dear Lynne 😊 thanku so much for your review… we-here really appreciate that you have taken the time out to give us praise For we are nothing without you… our valued customer [ no cheese intended, it’s true 😊] Yes we have much, nay, many-more...More

Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Superb,straight out the keg ales -served how they should be. Friendly staff - quirky rooms-singing barman-chilled vino. A must visit when out and about in Brixham.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank arlingtoncourt17
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

This is a fascinating little bar spread across several different rooms off a central outdoor corridor. Fantastically friendly service and a good range of drinks on tap, including some good ales and ciders. We found ourself in the front room which is really cosy with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JSI3
Reviewed 11 October 2018

This was a fab pub, although it looks closed from the street so I think they need to do more to make it look open and more obviously like a pub. We were very glad we wandered in, but it was always quiet and it...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Pickleflea
RolyB29, Owner at The Old Coaching Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

hello dear reviewer aka [ Pickleflea] thanku for taking the time out to give-us a review. It’s much appreciated You are so right… we have a lot to offer, oh! and more on the way! that’ll enable us to deliver a better service and awareness...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Enjoyed a fantastic traditional Folk weekend here courtesy Pennymoor Singaround from Mid Devon, with all the quality ales & drinks & good food this Inn offers. Dog & kiddie friendly, excellent disabled access & facilities. Has a set-back bar and function area on one side...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Peaky-Trinculo
RolyB29, Owner at The Old Coaching Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

hello dear reviewer thanku for taking the time out to give-us a review. It’s much appreciated Yes, an alternative venue we are… and we like’s a-bit-of-singing… and those with musical instruments too We encourage all who would like-to… can take to the stage at any...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018

As you enter the Old Coaching Inn, you go into the bar area on the right hand side and order your food and drinks there. You can then either sit down in the bar area or in a comfy front room to the left of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Alasdair G
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

What a great place. Welcoming, great selection of ales and ciders, live music on certain nights. Have been coming to Brixham for 18 years and visited most of the bars. The Old Coaching Inn has been lovingly restored and has an open door policy for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

We had been frequenting the coaching Inn since March of this year as it was a nice bar to spend an evening as a family or so we thought The bar staff and landlord would provide access for the guests to YouTube in an open...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Glen L
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Ale 11 out of 10 Hosts 11 out of 10 Josh 12 out of 10 Overall experience 12 out of 10. Brixham best kept secret. For a good night out - look no further. Saturday night is disco night,Google night etc.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank arlingtoncourt17
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6 January 2019|
Response from rolyb30 | Property representative |
Hello dear reviewer… and thanku for considering us as a venue Yes we are dog friendly. But unfortunately… we are at this time unable to offer lunch We are looking for a chef… and we are currently operating on winter... More
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