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Poachers Inn

55 High Street | Ide, Exeter EX2 9RW, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This was a bit off the beaten track for me, about eight miles of so north of Dorchester. But it was very comfortable accommodation, set behind a traditional old English pub in a very old village which is named in the Doomsday Book. The food was excellent, the staff very professional and friendly and they have a good selection of... More 

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Great Bromley, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I don't know where to start really so here goes. On a positive note, the breakfast was very good and plenty of it. This inn is in a good location for travelling into Exeter. We stayed for one night at the poachers inn and I was very disappointed with the accommodation. We arrived and the pub at a very busy... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I have family that live in Exeter so I stay at the Poachers with my two dogs when I visit my parents. I love this place, feel at home instantly, I love the olde pub comfy sofas friendly locals and welcoming staff. The food served is local, tasty and reasonably priced. I always have their steak as it comes from... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We had booked an evening meal for a Saturday. As we had been out for the day in the South Hams area walking we were very much looking forward to our meal. We have visited The Poachers for a drink on many occasions and the food always looked good. When we arrived the pub was quiet and only a couple... More 

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Fantastic B&B. Tony the owner was very welcoming and friendly, great selection of well kept real ales, and comfortable bar area with lovely feature open fire ( wasn't lit when we were there, hot summers day! ) but judging by the massive pile of split logs outside should be great on cold evenings. Evening meal taken in the large beer... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Went for Sunday lunch 27 October 2013. Service was rude and the woman behind the bar/waitress clearly didn't want to be at work and made all the non-regulars know it. Both the other tables I was sat near all said independently that they would not be back Food was ok. Vegetables came out at different time to the roast, and... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

After spending a week at the Poachers Inn, I am really looking forward to staying there again for another week. The owner and staff are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are very comfortable and clean and warm. The food menu is excellent, very tasty, plentiful and filling. Great value for money. Thankyou. Stuart Berry Coventry.

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Chiclana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Just back from Sunday lunch and the food was top quality. Fresh and delicious main course with the most yummy key lime pie for pudding. The service was friendly and the atmosphere for our family get together was just right. Will definitely be returning when next visiting.

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Cripps Corner
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

Went for a Sunday lunch and I've never seen such generous portions and such great value Dog friendly great location very quiet once the D&C police helecopter went away :) Slow down when you drive up or you will miss the tight turn into the large car park

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Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

The atmosphere in this pub is great, what a pub should be. However the food we had was very poor. The Pate was slopped onto the plate in huge amounts with 3 rounds of toast and hard butter and didn't really taste of much. For the main course I actually went for a vegi option which was a spinach and... More 

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