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Inn on the Quay, Bideford EX39 2HW, England
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Ranked #20 of 35 Bideford B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Orihuela, Spain
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i recently held my 70th birthday party here. We had a buffet for 20 in a private room. The food was absolutely wonderful and the service could not have been better. We had waitresses serving the food an drinks and they could not have been more helpful. Nothing was too much trouble, they were so friendly and attentive. And the... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

Dropped into The Kings Arms for a snack. The friendly staff were happy for us to bring our two well behaved dogs into the bar. We all ordered a sandwich with tea or coffee. The bread was very tasty and fresh and from my point of view the coffee was excellent. Next time I'm here I will have to try... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

In such a historic and atmospheric pub, right in the middle of the town, I was hoping for a decent Sunday roast. It was pretty substantial, but in terms of quality it was basically a step up from Wetherspoons and no more - the usual plain-boiled veg, overcooked beef, and plastic potatoes. The staff were friendly and attentive.

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71 reviews 71 reviews
24 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

It's a shame Trip Advisor offers no rating between the rather stingy-sounding 'average' and 'very good'. The King's Arms (also known as The Inn On the Quay') is a lovely old pub that offers decent, good value accommodation. As to the pub: good solid home cooking, real ale, an amazing selection of wines and an even more mind-boggling array of... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

If you are in Bideford and looking for really good pub grub, than go no further thast The King's Arms. Nice options on the menu and the food is presented and cooked perfectly. Great beer too. Have stayed in their accommodation on a different trip and highly recommend that too. Very clean and comfortable.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We were told about this inn by our friends in Bideford. I was surprised it wasn't in any of the hotel comparison websites like booking.com or Laterooms, as it is in a great location on the riverfront. It is also good for pubs/restaurants nearby- well within walking distance to most night time places of interest. The pub itself is very... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I stayed for one night only on business, and I prefer B & B place to the more corporate styled hotels. Very friendly welcome, you have to pay up front due to people who have previously abused the system, but this was not a problem. Room was fairly basic, but warm, the bed was comfortable, had tea and coffee, TV/Radio... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

It was our first time to Bideford and if you're looking for a quaint 500 year old pub with great traditional food and excellent, friendly staff, then pop into the Kings Arms. Haven't seen the rooms yet but will definitely give them a chance next time we come!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013 via mobile

A really nice friendly pub/restaurant kids and dogs allowed , lovely people and excellent value food , went back for a second visit and had the same meal as our first visit and it was just as good , lamb chops mmmmmm and the gravy !!!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Good Sunday lunch. Lots of gravy. Excellent lication. Very good range of ales, a couple of ciders . Limited choice of lagers - all predictable. Staff very friendly, good service, would come back again. Did I mention the gravy?

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Address: Inn on the Quay, Bideford EX39 2HW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Bideford
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Ranked #20 of 35 B&Bs / Inns in Bideford
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
King's Arms Bideford, Devon

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