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The Forest Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Bar, British, Pub
Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews sunday roast cheesecake baked potato salmon fish and chips soup ice cream lasagna starters and mains jail ale new owners lunch time friendly welcome out of the way owners and staff long weekend off the beaten track
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Thank you for the amazing service while we were struggling with a ten tors walk, great drinks and friendly service.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jack N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a family Sunday lunch with four of us and three young children. Really relaxed atmosphere, no stress with the children. Children menu available. Good service and good food!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank waitrose656
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been visiting this pub for over thirty years and thought I would see what the most recent owners would offer up for lunch. Friends had told me it was good - however, it wasn’t. The combination of undercooked, over cooked, reheated, oily and just...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank devonfisher2015
Reviewed 28 December 2018

Had dinner here twice in a row during our two night stay in Dartmoor, and found it friendly, convivial, and a great place to sample Jail Ale!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Chiara A
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We felt very welcome and well looked after. Great food. The children were very happy with their options including child’s versions of main menu portions (what a great idea!) service was excellent. Prices very reasonable. Great beer and wine options for the grown ups. We...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mathematician11235
Reviewed 5 October 2018

On long weekend to Dartmouth and chanced upon The Forest Inn for Sunday lunch. Offered two roasts and both had the pork. Good generous servings and all well cooked and tasty. Washed down with local ale and cider. Service was friendly and this is obviously...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Casey13London
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place, spent a couple of nights visiting my daughter. Great food, lovely staff wonderful atmosphere . Great time meeting the locals and staff 😁thank you again for a memorable stay ,I’ll be back ASAP cheers 🍻

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cliveybrooks
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Because it was nearby, we dined twice at the Forest Inn, and found the meat pie mediocre while the beef lasagna was pretty good. The snug harbored the only comfortable seating but got pretty crowded on a Saturday night.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ghost
Reviewed 28 August 2018

28th August. We ended up here after a 6 mile walk from Dartmeet. Lunchtime, 7 of us for a couple of pints and a meal. Thoroughly recommended. No fuss, good food, pleasant surroundings, good choice on the menu (some interesting spellings on the specials board!!)...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank hawaythelads
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Having a Dartmoor day, we happened about this place. Walked in to a very clean and tidy bar area with a professional greeting from a gent behind the bar. We were just, and only in the mood for, a big roast. Sadly, this wasn’t on...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Dudley E
16 November 2016|
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Response from Ashley P |
hi i am the chef here there is no website at the moment we on way to building one we do how ever have a facebook page and the new photos we have added on here hope this helps
13 November 2016|
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Response from Margaret P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, to both questions - we saw dogs in this lovely inn, and there are veggie options on the menu. We have only eaten once at this inn, just over a week ago, but from that visit I have no hesitation in recommending it to... More
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