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Smugglers Rest

North Morte Rd, Mortehoe, Woolacombe EX34 7DR, England
Smugglers Rest
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an evening meal here as it is a dog friendly venue. The staff were so friendly and we loved George the Boxer Dog. Budge the parrot also kept us entertained. The food was absolutely gorgeous and reasonably priced. The roast potatoes were just perfection and my partner loved his steak and ale pie. If it hadn't have been... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We have just spent a weekend and Celebrating My 39th Birthday staying at the Smugglers Rest and have to say what a great time we had. We had 2 rooms on the first level and 1 on second level which was very generous in size and opposite of Smugglers Rest was the fields of Motheo and Village Car which is... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Great, very friendly family run pub and, the beers not bad either. hic, hic. Even the old bird in the cage says "hello". Lovely..........It's gonna be a sad day when Brenda (the owner) decides to put her feet up.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

family run pub, with a warm welcome on arrival, had a good crack with the barmaid who turned out to be the landlady daughter, and the food was good and tasty, cooked by the mum who clearly has all the old school tricks when it comes to cooking, ok its not a yuppee pub and could prob do with updating... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Unfriendly welcome, hardly any draught lagers / beers available (granted it was out of season, but did not appreciate the sarcastic reply when requesting a draught lager). Quite frankly I would never go back there.

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Woolacombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

stayed here recently and firstly the owners are the most friendly people i have met here by far. rooms are nice, very warm and cosy. the food is out of this world. proper home cooked big meals. very reasonably priced too.

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

a nice new bed and a warm welcome for us and our dog,this small family business fulfilled all our requirements.the room was clean and comfy with plenty of room and the perfect stop off for us on a flying visit

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London
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14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

Went to this pub several times during a recent family holiday. We were made to feel really welcome by staff and locals. Can't comment on the rooms as we didn't stay but would definitely recommend the food. All freshly cooked and generous portions for a good price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Great old pub/restaurant. Carpark free after certain times over the road. No one else eating when we arrived at 6pm on a FRiday, so obviously they struggle at term times. Freshly cooked food – good fish and steaks. Good desserts and drinks. Lovely staff. Parrot even talks to you. Didn't stay in the hotel, just ate there. Recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We had stayed near Mortehoe years ago on a campsite and new that this place would be close enough to walk into Woolacombe. For 2 adults and a dog it cost us £245.00 It is a family run place and they cant do enough to help. The rooms are very clean and beds made daily and clean towels when you... More 

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