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The Highwayman Inn

Certificate of Excellence
Okehampton | Devon, Sourton EX20 4HN, England
The Highwayman Inn
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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131 reviews 131 reviews
18 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Strangest experience of my life! God damn us not having much cash when we went as they don't take cards so regrettably could only stay for 1. Spooky, quirky, kooky, it's so hard to describe the place but totally fascinating and an absolute must if you are in the area! Still can't quite get my head around the place, it... More 

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Sally T, Owner at The Highwayman Inn, responded to this review

Hi there. Thank you for enjoying our inn. I know wevare wierd sand wonderful and so are our customers. Getting a card machine next week. So do come back and have another next time you are in.xxx More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely little place to eat and drink with accommodation. So much history attached to the "Highwayman". It is well worth a visit to see this wonderful place. Run by a lovely couple who are friendly and welcoming to all.

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Sally T, Owner at The Highwayman Inn, responded to this review

So happy you enjoyed your visit. We are very grearful to all the people who say nice things on trip advisor after their visit. Your satisfaction is important to us and we like to enjoy your company as part of our reward. Do make yourselves known to me if and when you are in again so I may thank you... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is certainly a unique experience. The interior of the inn is an extraordinarily eclectic collection of salvaged interiors, taxidermy, pots and pans, odds and sods and bric-a-brac. The food is average (my wife had some insanely overpriced fish! - make sure you ask 'how much' when you order) and the rooms are idiosyncratic, but that's not the point. This... More 

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Sally T, Owner at The Highwayman Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feed back Jo. Your comments are very fair and all in all I agree with most of what you say. One point though the Scallops, Sea Bas and Prawns are pricey and came from the fish market in Plymouth that day. I could see our inn was not quite for you when you arrived and this... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I set out to give my partner an experience to remember during a few days away in celebration of his 60th birthday. I wanted something different and we certainly got that. This unique establishment never stops delivering surprises and Sally and Bruce provide a very friendly and positive service. The food was good especially Bruce's breakfasts. Having read the history... More 

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Sally T, Owner at The Highwayman Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for you super response. I am very happy you had a good experience. I know the inn is a quirky experience and not everyone's cup of tea, but if you have an eye for the unusual, like an inn atmosphere and are adventurous in your life, there is a very good chance you will enjoy what The Highwayman... More 

Sudbury, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A welcome return to our favourite Inn,My partner and I usually visit the Highwayman twice a year , Sadly we missed our October visit but it only went to prove how much we missed it.Sally and Bruce run this unique Inn with such a feeling of warmth and hospitality.We will hopefully be back in October to sample their lovely Inn... More 

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Sally T, Owner at The Highwayman Inn, responded to this review

Thank you you two for a great review. How loyal you are and how super you are to have around. Stella and Mick were back on Friday night and said how they had enjoyed your company over the Easter. It is not just the inn that weaves its magic, the personality of the customers does too. You are good mixers,... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This review is of my experience of lunch at the inn, not the inn itself It's clear the owners put a lot of time and effort into the inn. It's friendly, quirky and interesting, and a real place to visit for the experience. Unfortunately, our experience of lunch was not great. We both ordered pie and chips. Chips were home... More 

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Sally T, Owner at The Highwayman Inn, responded to this review

Sorry you had a bad experience. Next time you intend to come in do contact me in advance on info@thehighwaymaninn.net so that we can rectify our shortcomings. Sometinmes we dont get it right even with the best will in the world but we can always make ammends. In appreciation of you frankness. Sallyx More 

Dartmouth, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The most exciting and intriguing pub I have ever visited, full of surprises round every corner, made to feel most welcome. if you are in the area you must visit. its hard to explain, just the most eccentric place full of nooks and crannies food excellent

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Sally T, Owner at The Highwayman Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, thank you, thank you. Say hi when you come in again. So important to us when you are pleased with our little unusual inn and what we do in it. Sally, the landlady. More 

Wells, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Have stayed here on many occasions its a gem of a find and a real experience if its your first visit. .i took along my fiancee Gill and she was wowed by the place and freindliness of bruce and sally. The rooms are all individuelly furnished with lovely big comfy beds Bruce has now introduced a evening menu which is... More 

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Sally T, Owner at The Highwayman Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so so much for your kind words. So pleased you enjoyed yourselves. Love to see you again. Sally More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My husband and I have just returned from an excellent overnight stay at the Highwayman. What a brilliant place to stay. The accommodation really surpassed our expectations, and the breakfast this morning in the ships dining room was tremendous. Thank you to our hosts, Sally and Bruce, you really made our stay a special one. Great company, and a super... More 

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Sally T, Owner at The Highwayman Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Jane and Brian. We loved having you at the inn. the Highwayman's kind of people. See you again I hope. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This place blows you away! I recommend everyone to visit and see for yourself. So friendly, food superb, and very clean. The owner cooked me a risotto which wasn't on the menu and he'd never cooked before. It was fab and made my birthday more special with the effort they made.

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Sally T, Owner at The Highwayman Inn, responded to this review

Thank you y lovely for your kind words. We love having you at the inn and look forward to seeing you with your Mum and Dad. More 

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