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The Old Smithy Inn

££ - £££, British,
Welcombe, Welcombe EX39 6HG, England
+44 1288 331305
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (16 reviews)
“pie” (11 reviews)
“pork belly” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Welcombe, Welcombe EX39 6HG, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

While (now you won’t get this every day) we were walked NG lands end to J’OGroats fell into this place, to be collected it look great so came back the day after (on a rest day) the The new owners have made a real effort....the...More

Thank ram-ram-ram-ram-ram
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had a lovely evening at this quintessential Devon /Cornish pub Friendly staff Excellent food and a decent pint. We were then entertained by local musicians sing traditional songs Brilliant!

Thank RayandKath
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a table for food at 7:30 and at 8:00 the folk band started. The band played well, but I didn't appreciate the band setting up around us and people coming in to see them and standing around whilst we ate our dinner. The board...More

1  Thank ejcrook2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Old Smithy on Sunday evening to relax at the end of a bus weekend. We had a great time, there was an excellent selection of beers and other drinks and the food was top class. My wife had the pork bell...More

Thank Crispin F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I order the monkfish and it was a delight. Fresh from the sea and smelt like the ocean. I requested soy sauce and 10kg of rice on the side and the chef obliged. What a lovely and accommodating dining experience. Ni hao x

1  Thank Richard L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We’ve had 2 fabulous meals here in the past week and the quality continues to improve. We usually eat here once or twice a week, including since the new owners, Murrough and Grainne, took over at the end of February and feel that they are...More

1  Thank WelcombeSue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal here, sat in the beautiful beer garden - food was excellent and staff friendly and helpful. My only gripe, and it’s a small one, is that menus would be helpful as it’s difficult when you’re a large group having to keep...More

1  Thank eleanorlavish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for a family meal to celebrate my Aunts birthday (7 of is total). Food was,as ever, great. I had the seared tuna with tropical salsa and mash and can honestly say it was one of the nicest things I’ve ever eaten. Murrough and...More

2  Thank chrisunderwood177
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve eaten at the Smithy quite a few times now and have never been disappointed. The menu is always varied and food is good. Great selection of beers and ciders. The pub regularly has live music, quiz nights, open mic nights and the team are...More

3  Thank Sussextiger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best pubs in the country, under new ownership and with relatively new staff, they've taken a few weeks to settle in, but are the most dedicated staff and owners. Definitely a place to seek out especially with a major beer festival mid...More

5  Thank forgebrewerybeer
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Janice M
10 July 2016|
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Response from Nigel K | Reviewed this property |
Just seen your question Yes as far as I know, I have been there and seen dogs in the bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Welcombe, Welcombe EX39 6HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Welcombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1288 331305
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