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“Happy customers” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ernie Lister Bar

Ernie Lister Bar
Ranked #37 of 102 Restaurants in Brixham
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television
Penarth, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Happy customers”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2014 via mobile

We were recommended to go to the Ernie Lister for our last night in Brixham whilst on holiday. Excellent staff, nothing was too much trouble. The chef even prepared our daughter an off-menu dish which was delicious (pasta). I had the seafood platter (very nice) and my wife the steak (melt in mouth). Price reasonable, good atmosphere.

The only negative, frozen chips!

Visited February 2014
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Devon
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113 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Little Gem”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2013

Visited the Ernie Lister bar for a change. Quirky little bar with a lovely atmosphere. Service a little slow but quality of drinks very good.

Visited December 2013
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Brixham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Best food in Brixham by far”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

Authentic pork stroganoff with fluffy rice was a joy to eat and the cheeseboard that followed - three well-kept, generous wedges with chutney, celery and crisp biscuits - was better than many more prestigious establishments provide. With two glasses of red wine, the bill was just £25.85, truly good value for money. Excellent, attentive service from the genial head barman David. I have eaten in most of the pubs and restaurants in Brixham but the Ernie Lister is by far the best, always reliable for an enjoyable supper, a warm welcome and pleasant surroundings.

  • Visited November 2013
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Dartmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Cosy bar overlooking Brixham Harbour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2013

This is one of our favourite pubs in brixham - cosy, friendly staff good range of drinks. Food is very good and regular live music make for a wonderful night out.

Visited November 2013
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Great meal”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2013

This bar/pub is in a lovely old building with some very interesting quirks. We had a good 3 course evening meal consisting of tapas,thai curry and sticky toffee pudding. Meal was all tasty,fresh and home cooked. Only comment would have liked proper coffee rather than filter but otherwise can't fault.

Visited November 2013
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