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Muddiford Inn

Muddiford, Barnstaple EX31 4EY, England
01271 850243
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Ranked #2 of 2 Restaurants in Muddiford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

Ok, so the major flaw with this restaurant was......my fault, because I didn't book! We visited here on the off chance and although they did everything to try and fit us in, they simply just couldn't as they were already bursting at the seams. I soon made amends and booked for the night after. In fact the kids didn't mind... More

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Pearl J P, Owner/Partner at Muddiford Inn, responded to this review

Dear Dazzler We are so pleased to read your very kind review of The Muddiford Inn and the fact that you and your family enjoyed their meals and experience here. We also thank you for taking the time and trouble to post on Trip Advisor. Our Chef insists on fresh local produce and a meal is not cooked until the... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

The food in here is amazing, the staff are always polite, we nearly always go to the mudiford inn for special occasions (Mothers day, Fathers day, Birthdays) i definitely recommend visiting Mudiford Inn, plus theres no phone signal there so you have to talk to each other which is always a bonus! they have a lovely outside area out the... More

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Pearl J P, Owner/Partner at Muddiford Inn, responded to this review

Dear Lotts It was a pleasure to read your very excellent review of your visit to The Muddiford Inn and we thank you for your compliments. Our every endeavour is to please our customers so that they will return, which you have kindly done. Yes, as you say, there is difficulty in getting a mobile signal here which some customers... More

Bedford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
448 reviews 448 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
349 helpful votes 349 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Fantastic food which blew my family and i away,huge portions(my only criticism)as it was very big.My wife,my daughter and i had the steak and veg pie which was the best pie i have ever eaten,whilst my other daughter had the ham egg and chips.We all had drinks with these huge meals which totalled a really fair 50 quid.It restores your... More

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Pearl J P, Owner/Partner at Muddiford Inn, responded to this review

Dear Shane and Family It was an absolute pleasure to meet you all and we sincerely thank you for your very kind reviews of your meals at The Muddiford Inn. It is always a delight to hear that our customers enjoy their visit and we are glad to have restored your faith in traditional pubs. Yogi, our Newfoundland, welcomed your... More

Leeds
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4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Anyone looking for a well run traditional inn with top quality food and service, will not be disappointed!!!

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Pearl J P, Owner/Partner at Muddiford Inn, responded to this review

Dear KGUYB We are pleased to read you complimentary review of The Muddiford Inn, for which we sincerely thank you Our Head Chef insists on fresh local produce and cooks each meal to order. He always say “You eat with your eyes” and is always delighted when customers compliment the food and his staff. Thank you again for taking the... More

somerset
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

we were in the area and popped in for an evening meal, pretty busy(it was saturday night) but they fitted us in, the only moan if you can call it that, was we had to order pretty quickly as they had a party of ten coming in, and a party of six.so, no sitting and winding down after a really... More

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Pearl J P, Owner/Partner at Muddiford Inn, responded to this review

Dear Vonnie We are very pleased to read your excellent review of your visit to The Muddiford Inn and for taking the time and trouble to post on Trip Advisor. If we have ‘chance’ visitors that just happen to arrive when we are expecting big reservations and moment, we always try to fit them in so that they will not... More

Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Fantastic food, starters, mains, DESSERTS!!! Sunday lunches are delicious also. Warmly welcomed by all staff and the resident pooch (yogi) I also celebrated my 21st birthday here. We had a terrific hog-roast and a perfectly decorated marquee.

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Pearl J P, Owner/Partner at Muddiford Inn, responded to this review

Dear Claire Thank you so much for your excellent review of your visit to the Muddiford Inn. It is so pleasing to hear that our customers enjoy their meals and welcome. Your 21st Birthday was a fantastic occasion and a date to remember, with everyone relaxed, happy and enjoying your Special Birthday We look forward to seeing you again when... More

Chester, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

At first glance you might find that the external appearance of the Inn could put you off . It is worth bearing in mind that this is a 16th century Inn. The service and food is great try the steak pie it is just great and they cater for children with , once again, first rate food , we were... More

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Pearl J P, Owner/Partner at Muddiford Inn, responded to this review

Dear John Thank you for your kind review of your meals and service when you visited The Muddiford Inn. Excellent quality food is prepared by a fully qualified Chef, Nigel Powell, who takes pride in preparing and cooking fresh local produce. He is always delighted to hear how his guests have thoroughly enjoyed their meals and compliment him and his... More

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

Stopped here with our two young boys after reading the reviews on here. Well deserved high rating. Nice meals, friendly staff. Quiet at the time but still a nice atmosphere. Wouldn't hesitate to come again if in the area.

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Pearl J P, Owner/Partner at Muddiford Inn, responded to this review

Dear Greg We are so pleased that you and your family enjoyed your visit and meals at The Muddiford Inn, and thank you sincerely for posting your very kind review. Customer feedback is so important in any business and tells us if our customers are happy. We look forward to welcoming you again when you are next in the area... More

Tonbridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

l visited Barnstable last month and in my travels came across the Muddiford inn so stopped and was greeted by Pearl who was very friendly and made me feel welcome , had a drink at the bar then decided to eat there i had Muscles and one of Nigel's home made pies with the most tastiest vegetables ever absolutely amazing... More

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Pearl J P, Owner/Partner at Muddiford Inn, responded to this review

Dear Aemon We were very pleased to read your review of The Muddiford Inn and thank you for taking the time and trouble to post on Trip Advisor. It is gratifying to hear that you enjoyed your meal and time with us and that you felt very welcome, and look forward to your next visit to us. We hope your... More

Grays Essex
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Last week my wife and I were returning to Barnstaple having spent a pleasant couple of hours in Woolacombe. I spotted a sign for The Muddiford Inn. Having driven through Muddiford I thought I had missed it, not so, it is about a mile or so beyond Muddiford on the B3230. Having got out of my car I must admit... More

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Pearl J P, Owner/Partner at Muddiford Inn, responded to this review

Dear Dave and Moira We thank you for your most excellent review of The Muddiford Inn and appreciate the time you took to post your findings on Trip Advisor. It is so rewarding to hear that our customers are happy and satisfied with all aspects of our service, which we endeavour to encourage them to call again. It is pleasing... More

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