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“Dinner experience”
Review of The Claycutters

The Claycutters
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: 16Th Century Pub with Local Ales Fine Local home cooked food Restaurant and Bar Food, Out side area with Childs play area and seating with Goats and Chickens Dogs welcome
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to find with car park at the back of pub.
Food was excellent and plenty of it with a comprehensive menu.

1  Thank Phyllismargaret
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

I ate here with my family yesterday and must say the food was excellent. I had the braised lamb which was delicious; my daughter had the 'Claycutter's Chicken', her partner a Ploughman's and the little ones had kids' pizzas. All meals were excellent and very good value for money. This is a gorgeous, thatched village pub but it's not pretentious or clinical. It's run by a very friendly family and it's very much the village pub. Well worth going out of our way for and the kids loved it - especially the huge garden complete with goats, chickens and ducks. We will be returning.

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3  Thank BreffniHugh
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

we had looked forward to coming to this pretty pub for an evening meal. The bar was very cosy although spoilt by a huge TV, however if that's what the locals want then we understand that. It would be nice to sit outside if the weather is good as it is in a very peaceful location. But the dining area is just a corridor with 2 rows of tables on either side, not atmospheric at all. We ordered soup, then steamed chicken. The soup was Ok but the bread that came with it was like a rusk...how old was it? The chicken came with a plentiful bowl of lovely veg but the chicken was so hard we daren't eat it. No apology from the waitress when she collected our plates or from the chef. We were offered a desert but decided to go back to where we were staying and make a snack. When we paid the bill at the bar the waitress asked if all had been alright "except for the hard chicken" so we realised we weren't going to get any kind of apology or refund. Shame on them. They should try harder when so many pubs are closing down. Won't be returning unless desperate!

2  Thank ChippyB3
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We have eaten here on many an occasion and the food and service never disappoint. The Sunday carvery is top quality with an abundance of veggies, two different gravies and all the trimmings. The beer is good and the service is very efficient too. The venue is very characterful with open fires, stone walls and a thatched roof, there is a big car park and a pleasant beer garden.

1  Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Booked in for a sat lunch to treat my mum and dad. When we arrived we were seated under the projection screen in a rather odd placement ( one at each end of table and two at back facing away from screen) and told in a friendly manner that rugby started in an hour! We were seated in the bar as we had a dog. Great that a place is dog friendly, but hadn't really been thought out. The food was ok. Seemed a lot for what it was - mine was a veggie burger on its own with some chips ( good chips) for over 10 pounds I think. The pub also seemed dirty and dusty. We aren't fussy ( we have a dog!) and like 'local' pubs but I didn't feel comfortable with this. The coffee was awful and served in glass cups. This experience wasn't worth £60 as would have had better food and ambiance at home. Sadly we won't be returning and couldn't recommend.

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Thank gaildevonshirelass
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