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“Pack of Cards Combe Martin”
Review of Pack of Cards

Pack of Cards
Ranked #4 of 17 Restaurants in Combe Martin
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 14 November 2013

Fail, actually. This Pub is famous round these parts and the staff are friendly. It's a well known landmark in Combe Martin, the food is not great but not bad and the staff are okay, let's be honest. The Pub has a nice back garden great for the summer, and music during the week. But they rest on their laurels and status: true to form, waitresses turned away single last Sunday lunch , waitresses claimed there were "no tables" when there were several free spaces. (we know, because we tried them out). Big Fail guys , sorry. The new Wetherspoons in Ilfracombe will not turn people away, they will accommodate us. You didn't, just like the George didn't on the very same day, up the road. Luckily we all went in to the restaurant as a group and hey presto, suddenly a table appeared out of the blue on speck ;) Was that magic? No.....it was prejudice.

We here have almost nothing in Ilfracombe, since it appears too many can not run Pub business properly, and Wetherspoons have barged in with a development completing by next summer.Our local Pubs and restaurants will have to up their game and attract customers, if they want to challenge Wetherspoons's cheap fayre and beers. , Not Reputations and complacency, not Obstructive staff and cherry picking will help you! Think on.

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Reviewed 12 November 2013 via mobile

Had the best meal ever at the pack of cards.steak and guiness pie with chips and veg best meal iv ever had.and reasonable prices

Thank leisterjonhy
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Reviewed 3 November 2013

We visited this restaurant earlier this week, as a group of 8 adults & 8 children. We all agreed that this was one of the best meals we'd had in a long time.
The service was great & the food itself (we had various dishes including burgers & fish&chips) could not be faulted in any way.
We would 110% recommend anyone visiting this restaurant.

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Thank clarkenb
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Reviewed 30 October 2013

Was taken to POC by friend and I was very pleased I went !
A very unusual building dating back to the 17th century with loads of character. Good well kept beer and Thatchers cider , The night I was there a local band were playing in the beer garden ,sounding great and doing their best despite the pouring rain, well done them !

It would be worth moving to Combe Martin just to have this place as my local

Thank aamatthews
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Reviewed 23 October 2013

we came here to food was very cheap, and the choice of drinks were good. the beer garden was good and caters for children with the play area.

Thank richard k
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