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Sprat and Mackerel Inn

Bar, British, Pub
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24 The Quay, Brixham TQ5 8AW, England
11:00 - 00:00
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Penryn, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this Pub for lunch whilst waiting for ferry back to torquay! We ordered homemade fish pie & thia monkfish curry! After a long wait (only ones waiting for food) the food arrived ! Fish pie was small but passable! The curry looked like a plate of soggie rice with something on top! No sauce apart from water from rice... More 

Thank Tracey C
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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368 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The staff are really nice but the place is very scruffy - seems to be having a paint job but surely would have been wiser to do at the end of the season not now with wet paint every where Good pint but food just average

1 Thank penfolds_bin_95
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I'd always fancied a pint in here having been to Brixham many times and seeing the Sprat and Mackerel on the TV programme Fish Town. The pint of Tribute I had was very good. But I wasn't impressed with the pub itself. It was a bit rough and a bit scruffy. The music was loud and a bit heavy. There... More 

1 Thank ash82ash82
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Spent a lovely afternoon sitting outside overlooking harbour. Very friendly staff. Very pleasant and relaxed atmosphere. Food was very good too. Definitely worth a visit when in Brixham!

Thank sarahgrimes2016
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Had planned to have lunch here but there were a group of locals who were regaling the few other visitors with a tirade of bad language. No reprimand from the landlady so we drank up and left. Probably explains the lack of customers.

Thank Peter J
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

visited this pub when joining ship at brixham. All crew were RNLI, locals shook our hands and clapped us as they where mostly fisherman. excellent prices...great atmostphere....just hope that the barmaid I spoke to ends up getting that limoncello sambuca I showed her :) will visit again

1 Thank Alex H
Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful food, with good service from the bar staff Doris and josh, all credit to the chef

Thank Benjamin S
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great food, big portions. The kids loved their menu, they even had sweets in a jar which they took as a keep-sake. Very friendly, great value for money

Thank Lisa H
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

change is on the way for this pub and not before time and I can assure you the burgers are Def h/made

Thank deborah O
Halstead, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Average pub with average food,burgers not homemade,frozen chips,edible mixed grill though,music and juke box

1 Thank Lou Lou D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 The Quay, Brixham TQ5 8AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Brixham
  • Phone Number: 441803850023
Located on Brixham's historic quayside, with outdoor seating with a fantastic view of the harbour. Open for Bar and dining, With exiting food menus to suit every palette.

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