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“A Sunday treat.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Pier House

The Pier House
Ranked #5 of 28 Restaurants in Westward Ho
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, British
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Exeter, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A Sunday treat.”
Reviewed 13 July 2014

We were keen to try the Pier after several friends had recommended it. We managed to get a window seat, lovely view out to sea. Very tastefully decorated creating a lovely relaxing ambience. The food was lovely, the menu was very good and varied, we had the carvery. Desert was a wonderful lemon sorbet and passion fruit tart. The staff were very friendly and efficient. All in all very impressed. Booked to return soon! Highly recommend.

  • Visited July 2014
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Northam, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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“Superb scenery and very good food”
Reviewed 11 July 2014

The Pier House offers good food, excellent service and some of the best sunsets in the UK. It is not a pretentious restaurant and does not pretend to be among the top echelons of fine dining but for a great evening when the weather is fine it is really hard to beat. The menu caters for most tastes and the portions are generous. Yes, it does get busy in the summer season but if you book a table in the restaurant itself you are away from the hurly-burly of the masses. It is possible to eat on one of the two outside deck areas which are really very spectacular. I think the Pier House offers great value for money which is just as well as, being 'locals' now, we eat there very often.

  • Visited July 2014
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Sandwich, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Best in Westward Ho!”
Reviewed 9 July 2014

We walked here around the coast from Appledore (and back!) on recommendation from our b&b hosts at the marvellous Bradbourne House. We weren't disappointed. The food and service were very good and we enjoyed our table out on the deck, looking out to sea and the beach that we'd just walked along.
Recommended.

Visited June 2014
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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“Excellent food”
Reviewed 8 July 2014

We enjoyed our visit to the Pier house. Excellent food, good staff and lovely views across the sea to Lundy. Very relaxing.

Visited December 2013
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South Molton, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Excellent location”
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Situated overlooking Bideford Bay, this renamed and upgraded restaurant is popular and deservedly so as a lot has clearly been spent on refurbishments. A very modern feel about it now. Food was very good and good value. Service good if a little condescending. Ambience at the time of our visit was certainly not helped by a group of six cackling women enjoying a 50th birthday party in close proximity. Cannot however blame the restaurant for that, it was just our misfortune.
Just a small point about the food - the fish is presented on top of chunky chips making them mushy as opposed to crisp. Modern presentation I know, and an excellent generous portion of fish.
Worth a visit for the location alone.

  • Visited July 2014
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