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Ring of Bells Inn

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The Village, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8RB, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Three of us called in for a quick lunch. Good menu. Pleasant service if a little distracted. One delicious bacon and brie on ciabatta, with chips, coleslaw and salad garnish. One burger and chips - also delicious. One smoked salmon sandwich - generous portion, very tasty. Chips were really good. Lovely pub in a lovely Dartmoor village. Could not fault... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

My husband and I stayed for a weekend recently and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Very friendly and helpful staff, comfortable large room, great food and our dog was made vey welcome too. A fantasrtic place to stay for a weekend's walking on the moor with cosy wood-burning stoves and a good selection of beer and wine. We will definitely visit... More 

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Slough, United Kingdom
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

we have just returned from a lovely two days stay at the ring of bells Food was excellent as was the room and service It is just a very friendly place and improving all the time even the dog gives you a warm welcome! Thank you

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Stayed up at bovey castle but had 3 meals at the pub all excellent we were with a large party on Saturday evening the room was laid out beautiful and the food was fantastic and all of the staff were great . Sunday lunch was lovely We were made to feel very welcome and we will definitely come back and... More 

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Liecestershire
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Stayed for a night in Octobet. Struggled to find it in the dark as hidden away in a corner of the village. No on site parking. We tried the evening menu and the food was nice but portions were lacking and a little pricey. Our room was spacious and nicely presented however the bath mat did have black mould on... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We spent three nights at the pub on a family/half-term relaxing break. Our younger daughter accompanied us and we were put up in 'The Annexe' which gave us the area to ourselves. The rooms were comfortable with plenty of tea and coffee. I also appreciated the power shower! The pub has obviously been renovated recently and is still a work... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Lunched in the pub. Looks like recently refurbed with a a good paint job, and courtyard garden a bit over spruced leaving the impression of lots of slabs and tarmac. No quite right for this quaint moorland hamlet. First impression...several members of staff bustling about even thought hardly anyone in. Nobody said "Hello" or "Welcome". Nice sunny room (there are... More 

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Market Harborough
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26 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Have visited a couple of times over the past few years and went again this week. There's some work going on which is looking like it's going to give the pub a really smart update, whilst leaving the old cosy bar and dining area as-is. Looking forward to coming back :-)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Have visited a couple of times over the past few years and went again this week. There's some work going on which is looking like it's going to give the pub a really smart update, whilst leaving the old cosy bar and dining area as-is. Looking forward to coming back :-)

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Kristiansand, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Me and my wife stayed one day in North Bovey in september 2014 and had a wonderful time. The Ring of Bells was obviously old - slightly crooked, some low ceilings, narrow staircase, but it only added to the charm. It was clean, staff was friendly, the food was good and we felt like we got a lot value for... More 

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