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Clifford Arms

££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub
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34 Fore Street, Shaldon, England
+44 1626 872311
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Ryde, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food with friendly service in a nice village pub and eatery. Would highly recommend and look forward to returning.

Thank Jill D
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had heard of the Clifford Arms' sterling reputation during an earlier trip to the South West, told with such sincerity and affection, that I placed this charming little pub high on my 'Must Visit' list and I would urge you to do the same. This is a real gem of a pub, the beating heart of Shaldon, a charming... More 

Thank Arthur C
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We were visiting Teignmouth for a week for my 60th Birthday and saw that Monday Night was Jazz Night but unfortunately they were fully booked so did not eat there on the Monday. On Tuesday because it looked a nice pub we returned for a meal which was a big mistake. I ordered the venison steak which arrived and was... More 

4 Thank openplan1
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

My friends and I turned up here on Monday for a meal. Unfortunately they were busy due to a jazz night. They found us a table, we had great food (from a set menu- jazz night only) and really great staff. Would highly recommend

Thank Tracey C
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Great pub/restaurant. You can tell this everything is freshly made (which means there is a little wait but that doesn't matter for good food!!) the staff are fantastic and friendly. There are a wide range of beers, Gins etc to keep you busy for multiple visits too. If in Shaldon it is a must visit!

Thank Jessica L
Brentwood, Essex, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Lovely interior, above average pub food - especially fish and first class range of beers. Staff were extremely welcoming.

Thank Michale W
Warwick, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Had lunch during Regatta Week which was pretty hectic in Shaldon. We had not visited the Clifford Arms before but what a find!! The garden at the rear was stunning & only matched by the food!!

Thank Christine C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We went for a meal on a Sunday evening. Food very expensive for what it was. Fish was rubbery and tasteless. Service quite slow, this wouldn't have mattered had the food lived up to the £15.95 price tag. I would avoid.

1 Thank Gemma D
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

If you are into flowers you will love this pub. Friendly management and reasonable prices. Recommended!

Thank Paul S
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Came here with my parents where we all have very average meals. Nothing special. I had tuna nicoise which was not very good. A dry piece of tuna steak on top of some lettuce. No boiled egg. It was really bland. My husband had pork belly which he said was "ok" it was served with over cooked broccoli and limp... More 

Thank Bobbybrown2007

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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
Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Fore Street, Shaldon, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Shaldon
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 872311

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