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The Bickford Arms

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Brandis Corner, Holsworthy EX22 7XY, England
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Ranked #11 of 16 Holsworthy B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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84 reviews 84 reviews
32 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

Visited here with family for a Sunday carvery whilst staying in Beaworthy. The carvery was delicious !!!!!! A choice of 3 meats a big selection of veg , massive home made Yorkshire puds !! And amazing crispy roast potatoes that are to die for . This is with out a doubt the best carvery I have ever had and it... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

We picked this places as it is near us. Always lookout for Sunday Carvery places. price great and service good. The Carvery good choice of meats and great gravy. The Yorkshire was great. The leek in mustard bit yuk but all good. Waiting to go again.

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Kelowna, Canada
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91 reviews 91 reviews
25 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We stopped here for dinner on October 15th and were pleasantly surprised. My partner ordered their Steak and Ale pie which was quite dry and he was a little disappointed. I think because we were later in the evening - 8.30pm that perhaps it had dried out some. However, I ordered the beef stir fry and it was really good,... 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*
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