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The Cott Inn

Cott Lane, Dartington, Totnes TQ9 6HE, England
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Ranked #3 of 5 Dartington B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights in August. The breakfast and restaurant meals were excellent, much better than your normal pub grub. The staff were very friendly and helpful, even in busy August they were very attentive. Just a couple of negatives: on our first morning the shower took at least 10-15 minutes of running the water to get hot... More

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for two nights at The Cott Inn and thoroughly enjoyed both. Great place with great food, people and beer. Found it by chance for a last minute break and glad we did. Totally recommend booking tables early as it gets busy which just adds to the joy of the place. Accommodation is fine, but if you want big rooms... More

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mark and team, thank you for making my 3 visits to you very enjoyable atmospher , staff and food excellent . Attention to detail and the attentiveness of the staff was second to none . I wish I lived closer to you . Thank you again it was a pleasure to meet you and the team. Margaret Davies .

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on the last night of our Devon holiday. What a pretty and atmospheric pub ! There was a little beer festival going on in the gardens which only added to the atmosphere as there were a lot of locals in the pub too. The menu was not huge but there was plenty of choice to suit us... More

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Sussex UK
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean, comfortable, large bed, towels changed every day, cannot fault the place, lovely atmosphere, good choice for breakfast, would recommend. The food in the restaurant in the evening was very good, friendly service, would go back.

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London, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Popped in for a late lunch on Saturday. We arrived too late to order hot food but could order sandwiches or ploughman's. The sandwiches were lovely and fresh with wonderful bread and tasty fillings. The pub is nice and cosy and has a really nice feel about it. Staff were very friendly and we had excellent service. We will be... More

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Godalming, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We ate at the Cott Inn last night, a belated 90th birthday celebration for my Devonian aunt. We only had a main course but would love to return for a full-on meal-and-stay experience. The place oozes history and charm, enhanced by the friendly & efficient service and outstanding food. The gnocchi was better than any I have enjoyed in Italy!... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My wife and I thought that we knew the area well until we stumbled upon this picture postcard thatched wonder of a pub. Surely the longest pub in the country? The welcome was warm and friendly, the service was swift and the chunky fish & the perfect chips were the best we have ever had anywhere in the country. My... More

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Chorley Lancs
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The Cott Inn is the perfect picture postcard thatched Devon Inn. Our room was well equipped and cosy and the food in the restaurant was tasty and served by efficient and friendly staff. Music night on Sunday was professional, unintrusive and in keeping with the pubs atmosphere. Breakfast was also excellent with a good choice of dishes. A very pleasant... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Dinner at the Cott Inn was amazing!!The Inn was recommended my the owiners of the b & b we were staying in. The customer service me and my partner received was amazing!!We were served quickly at the bar and our food arrived quickly too. Amazing food and good portion sizes including puddings which were lovely! We went on a Sunday... More

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Address: Cott Lane, Dartington, Totnes TQ9 6HE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Totnes > Dartington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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The Cott Inn Dartington, Devon - Totnes

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The famous Cott Inn in Dartington is one of the oldest thatched inns in Britain. It is reputed to have been built in the reign of Edward II (1307 to 1327) and has been an Inn / Pub since 1320. More information here.Situated in the village of Dartington near Totnes with beautiful countryside all around, The Cott Inn is a charming traditional family run pub. We are proud to serve excellent locally sourced seasonal food, fine wines and well kept ales, including daily fish specials and fabulous Sunday roast lunches. Perfect for romantic dinners and evenings out with friends, The Cott Inn is also a great venue for private parties with a separate dining room for up to 30 people. Come and enjoy the relaxed, friendly atmosphere, with cosy log fires in the winter months and a large, pretty garden and patio area in warmer weather. ... more   less 
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