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The Gissons Inn

Kenford, Kennford, Exeter EX6 7UD, England
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Kennford
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I must say I'm surprised at some of the negative reviews on here unless they were going through a bad patch. We had the carvery which was very nice indeed at £10.95 I would like to have a choice of starter or sweet as well but on the whole I would recommend this place.

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Swanage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

Went into the Gissons on a Friday night when they were having a Charity night...With a £2 Buffet which looked very pleasing..So we booked for a Sunday Carvery four Adults and a child..Not a problem...Sunday Carvery Day...Well it was fantastic.. 3 choices of roast meats plenty of veg all cooked to perfection My friends and myself will be returning!! Shame... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

We tried this place for Sunday lunch. It was quite busy with lots of people eating, there were just a few tables free. Our table was OK but there was a mixture of chairs and tables making our 8 places meaning we were at different heights to our friends, not a real problem but noticeable. I thought that 3 drinks,... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We have used this pub on several occasions over the past couple of years - as a large group, and as a couple of us after a busy days shopping - our visit today left us very disappointed. The menu has been vastly reduced from the 20 plus main meals shown on the current menu posted on their website. No... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

When for a meal with my wife, Service was great and the food was honest I had the fish and chips and my wife a burger. Large portions and good value for Money. The service was attentive but not over the top. I will go back.

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Dawlish, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Our past dining experience here has usually been very good, but our latest visit was disappointing. The usual menu has been changed with many meals now missing from it and although the specials board had plenty on it, the lack of carvery on a weekday will prove to be a mistake! Other diners were asking for carvery too but now... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

These days my husband and I like to treat ourselves and go out. We decided to try The Gissons and glad we did. After taking our time deciding what to eat from wonderful menu I decided on the carvery and he had surf and turf. As he he likes his meat still mooing he was delighted that it was cooked... More

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LifestyleGroup, Public Relations Manager at The Gissons Inn, responded to this review

Hi AngieBILL, Thankyou for your comments its great to know you had a good time with us, we have passed this on to the team. We look forward to seeing you again soon, Thankyou again. Kind Regards, The Gissons Team x More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

Used to go to the Gissons for Sunday lunch a lot when I lived in Devon years ago even then it was good but since moving to Manchester I learned there was new management so when I visited my family during July I decided to go to the Gissons for my birthday meal and it did not disappoint. From as... More

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LifestyleGroup, Public Relations Manager at The Gissons Inn, responded to this review

Hi Tommodrinky, Thankyou for your glowing review, its most appreciated. We hope you will make the trip again soon! Kind Regards, The Gissons Team x More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

My eldest daughter is visiting us, she lives in the USA. The whole family went for a photo shoot at five thirty pm and then onto The Gissons for a bite to eat. We all, apart from my eldest daughter, live in Kennford, not more than three/four hundred yards from The Gisssons. I was absolutely ashamed of the service provided... More

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LifestyleGroup, Public Relations Manager at The Gissons Inn, responded to this review

Hi John W, Thankyou for your feedback, we are disappointed to learn of your experience especially as we pride ourselves on good quality food and service. Thankyou again for taking the time to write to us. Kind Regards, The Gissons Team x More

Spalding, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Although there are some mixed reviews. I visited twice recently and thought the food was very good,and well presented. It is not the cheapest place place but the portions are large and the food is freshly prepaired, not out of the freezer. I am not a big fan of carvery and chose from the menu but if you are, the... More

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LifestyleGroup, Public Relations Manager at The Gissons Inn, responded to this review

Hello Brian D, Thankyou for your review and we have passed on your kind words to the team. Your constructive criticism is most appreciated and we hope to see you again soon, Thankyou again, The Gissons Team x More

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Additional Information about The Gissons Inn

Also Known As:
The Gissons Hotel Kennford
The Gissons Hotel
Gissons Hotel Exeter
The Gissons Inn Exeter/Kennford
Address: Kenford, Kennford, Exeter EX6 7UD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter > Kennford
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Kennford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Gissons is perfectly situated just off the M5 and A38/380. Exeter is only 5 miles away; the coast 8 miles and Dartmoor National Park 12 miles. It is conveniently located for access to both the Torbay area and Plymouth. Both destinations are within easy drives. This makes Gissons the ideal stopover before taking the ferry to France or Spain. The Gissons continues the old age tradition of the travellers' inn - hospitality, good food we offer a full carvery, bar snacks and a a la carte menu,friendly staff and comfortable rooms.Free WFI and meeting room. ... more   less 
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