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Chillington TQ7 2LD, England
+44 (0)1548 581171
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely fish and chips

Went early one evening to have the two fish and chips for £12. Very tasty and the mushy peas also very nice. Enjoyed it very much and would recommend this lovely village pub. We have visited many times over the years when on holiday and have seen many changes in ownership, but food has always been... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
suenovell
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Went early one evening to have the two fish and chips for £12. Very tasty and the mushy peas also very nice. Enjoyed it very much and would recommend this lovely village pub. We have visited many times over the years when on holiday and have seen many changes in ownership, but food has always been great and staff friendly.

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Crewkerne, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Fantastic food, fantastic location, and even fantastic service from the staff ! this place was a great find and is highly recommended by friends who live locally and friends who have been here although they only told us after we had been here ! If you are in the area it is well worth a visit, I would say though... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

How great to find a small "front room" pub run by enthusiastic young people. We were visiting Chillington & found this pub, what a delight! Good beers, pleasant food at reasonable prices & a chance to chat to some friendly locals. We hope this venture succeeds & is well supported by visitors & locals alike. In these days of pub... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I have tried almost every main course on the menu and I can honestly say that I have not eaten anywhere better than this. The servings are of a sizable proportion and are cooked to perfection. I have to admit that I have not tried the desert menu, not because I am not a fan of deserts but because once... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We live locally and have visited Open Arms several times since they have recently opened under new ownership, and very much enjoyed their fish&chip meals, 2 for £12. They even did the fish grilled for us, which my wife prefers! And the chips are lovely, crispy and chunky, just how they should be! Excellent value, excellent quality - we will... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Very good pub food and was made most welcome there was quite a large selection of food and drink at all prices

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Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We stayed in chillington from sat 23/08/14 to sat 30/08/14 in meadow mews cottages just a 2min walk from the open arms .There was 11 of us in our party so me & the lads nipped in in the afternoon to book a table for the sat night ,it was no problem what so ever put us in the back... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Second visit in last month or so. We both had the steak deal which was two for twenty pounds. Very good steaks with well presented and tasty accompaniments. Good choice of beers. Friendly service with a smile. This new venture in a pub that has relatively recently reopened deserves to succeed. Doing the simple things right.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I would probably give this if I could a 3.5 but put 4 as it is pretty near very good overall! This is just a pub with the one room, about 8 tables with the bar in the back corner. There is nothing romantic or quaint here, but if all you want is a good plate of tasty food then... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

We were visiting family in Chillington and all three nights while there we used the pub. Very welcoming little pub which seemed well used by the locals as well as visitors to the area. The manager seemed passionate about his Ale and had three local ales on the go when we visited. His lager and cider were also from Devon... More 

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  • Address: Chillington TQ7 2LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Chillington
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1548 581171

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