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The Bickford Arms

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Brandis Corner, Holsworthy EX22 7XY, England
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Ranked #12 of 16 Holsworthy B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Henlow, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We went for meal sat. 1st Nov.14 to celebrate a birthday.It was totally obvious the waitresses were untrained regarding table service.Bar staff had no basic knowledge of wines. Presentation of food was sub standard, overpriced and unappertising. You eat with your eyes to start with. You are greeted at the front door with a cloud of smoke from smokers crowding... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We may be classed as long distance regulars! We stay regularly in the local area to the bickford arms since February 2014. We travel 200 miles to the area, Emily, cat, Roy (landlord) and all other staff and local customers are very friendly and welcoming. We had a meal on my birthday , me and other half had steak cooked... More 

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Devon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We went out on a fri eve, service was very good from young waitress!! Polite and ettentive.. My husband had steak which he requested was rare but was medium! But did taste nice!! My meal was fish and chips which looked rather sad with small amount of chips underneath fish! Not very good quality fish could have got better from... More 

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Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Nice off the main road pub. (Too) large selection of food all very tasty. Service and reception was very friendly but slow. This maybe the fact that we're used to fast lane living and is much more lax here. Starters 45mins wait. Frozen veg was a big put off but the pie (large) and lamb shank where delicious.

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We only had a very brief stay here and chose it for the location as I was spending the day at the BSY Group which is less than half a mile away so for location purposes this was perfect. The pub itself is very warm and welcoming. We arrived at 11pm after a very long drive, which we had notified... More 

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Iver Heath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

We visited the Bickford Arms for a midweek evening meal during our holiday near Holsworthy in mid July. We came in after a long day out of sightseeing, very much underdressed and were welcomed by friendly bar staff, they let me try a couple of ales to finally select the Dartmoor Ales Jail Ale, and a nice cold Grolsch for... More 

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Alexandra, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Stayed 18th July quite by chance as we were looking for a country pub. Very impressed by the room and cleanliness and my husband rated the best meal he had in Devon.Cornwall. Liked the way the :locals: dropped in for a drink and it's obviously a very popular meeting place. Definitely recommend it. Although the room was facing the road... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Found this little gem completely by chance, and it's just what every little pub should aspire to be like Roy, the owner is very accommodating, the food is reasonably priced, the staff are friendly, knowledgeable and helpful, there's plenty of free parking and the accommodation is superb! Will definitely visit again if I find myself in the area! Well done... More 

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Camberley
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Excellent village pub with large car park and spacious dining areas. Dinner was tasty and well presented, with very friendly service. Food was reasonably priced at £60 for three people including drinks and puddings. Would certainly return.

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Holsworthy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

Booked as part of a party of 40 and the lack of management over who went up for food when made the whole experience chaotic. Parties were not directed to carvery as a whole group which meant that some people from our party were an hour behind others for their meal. The food was fine but the organisation was poor.... More 

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Address: Brandis Corner, Holsworthy EX22 7XY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Holsworthy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Bickford Arms 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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