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Rydon Inn

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Rydon Road, Holsworthy EX22 7HU, England
+44 1409 259444
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here for evening meal while working away at a local holiday park And wow..! The food is fantastic An the staff an atmosphere are just as good. Well worth a visit

Thank hungrydonkey88
Holsworthy, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch today, we ordered 1 large and 1 small deep fried fish and "proper"chips with mushy peas. The chips were ordinary, factory produced and very greasy. Previously they had been hand cut. The small fish had about a cubic centimetre of fish which wasn't cooked....still translucent. The mushy peas tasted as if someone had sweetened them! We returned the small... More 

Thank Julia W
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant/pub at Christmas and once again it did not fail to impress us at what is normally a hectic time. Good food, hot, well cooked, appetising and well priced. Good staff, good service with a smile and we were well looked after. We have been many times and would recommend without hesitation.

Thank Seahorse2412
bude, cornwall
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Last night we went to the Rydon Inn and we were very disappointed in the food it was very bland and not too many vegatables,the meat was also very tough, very disappointed for the price we paid.

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Northlew, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We were searching for a local inn to book a Christmas lunch for four. A web search suggested many locals provide a cooked Christmas Dinner but lighter snacks or limited menu on weekday lunchtimes. I called the Rydon Inn, and they were happy to provide a lunch from the evening Christmas menu if we prebooked choices. I thought this was... More 

Thank Holly D
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Attended a birthday meal here and was pleasantly surprised with the food. Generous portions, beautifully presented.

Thank susan c
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is now our favorite restaurant in the area. We live not far from here and it's excellent every time. service is great and nothing is too much trouble.

Thank lisababe
Somerset, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We visited this Inn on recommendation from our B and B . However on arrival the door was closed and it turned out the staff thought it was unlocked but it wasn't, not a real problem. However we ordered the Pie of the week a beef and ale one. On arrival we found it to be very dry and the... More 

Thank Michael P
East Yorkshire
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Lovely food, excellent service. This was our first visit to Rydon Inn and it was a pleasure there was a good atmosphere and the service and food were lovely. Will definitely visit again when we are next in the area.

Thank JudeSmith2013
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90 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We came in with high expectations as in our hotel they shared some information which sounded promising - it was NOT so promising to be honest First, we were sat next to the pool table, it was an area where a few people played all the time so there was movement around he table all through dinner, with some times... More 

Thank Ronnenb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 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, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rydon Road, Holsworthy EX22 7HU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Torridge  >  Holsworthy
  • Phone Number: +44 1409 259444
The Rydon Inn is a converted traditional Devon Long House, it has been beautifully developed, with high vaulted ceilings exposing all the beam work in the main pub area, this also includes an unconventional thatched bar. The idealiac conservatory eating area over looks our large landscaped gardens and peaceful lake which houses outdoor seating for those long summer evenings. There is a pool table to keep you and the kids entertained. If you would like something a little more private we have our restaurant in the original part of the Devon Long House, which is ideal for more secluded smaller group meetings or dinners.

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