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Bowd Cross, Sidmouth EX10 0ND, England
01395-51-33-28
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Ranked #16 of 69 Restaurants in Sidmouth
Cuisines: British
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Exeter, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Met up with friends for a midday lunch and found everything very satisfactory. The staff were very friendly and helpful and found us a table in the bar near the open fire. Very nice atmosphere. We all had a carvery and it was lovely. Good choice of meats and lots of veg to choose from and served with delicious gravy.... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Took friends out for an Anniversary meal.Chose The Bowd Inn by chance and glad we did. Lovely,friendly staff,great service and selection of food,which arrived promptly and hot.Pub warm and cosy and sticky toffee pudding to die for!! Definitely recommend to all our friends and family-a thoroughly enjoyable evening.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Our friends took us here for our anniversary meal. We were greeted by very friendly staff and shown to our table. The lady who was front of house was lovely. The food was great and worth the money. When our puddings came out they were huge. We had a very enjoyable meal and would definate go back.

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London
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47 reviews 47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

Saturday night dinner was very enjoyable. Great specials board with welcome local fish options. I had a very fresh and tasty Lyme Bay crab salad, followed by ribs. All our party had great food. I would also commend the excellent service from all the very friendly staff. On a winters night I found the Bowd a most cosy and relaxing... More 

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Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this review

We are really pleased you found the Bowd to be cosy and your kind comments re the staff and excellent service are gratefully received. The crab and specials board are always popular and a welcome alternative to our now famous carvery! We look forward to welcoming you and your party again. More 

Sidmouth, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Went here on 16/01/15 for wife's birthday with family. Bit chilly in the pub but very chilly night outside. Most of us had the carvery and it was fantastic lots of meat and the beef was cooked to perfection. My sister and her husband and sister in law and her husband ordered off the menu and the only complaint I... More 

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Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. You are correct we are putting in considerable effort at all times and generally we are reaping the rewards.. thank you. We are pleased that you enjoyed the food so much and found it to be good value for money. I am sorry that the Bowd was a little chilly .. we suddenly realised... More 

Reading, Berkshire
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The Bowd is fine, but nothing particularly special. The food was really quite good - we ordered off the menu, but the carvery also looked good. There were a number of fish specials to chose from. I think what made it a pretty average experience was that the bar area did not feel particularly cosy. Although there was a real... More 

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Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this review

After 15 superb reviews in a line it is disappointing to note that your experience was not what you had expected. However it would appear that you enjoyed the "good food" and we are also pleased that your opinion of the carvery was good. We are sorry that you found the Bowd a little bit chilly and have to say... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed the carvery. Meat was perfectly cooked and there was a huge vegetable selection with proper roasties. Will definitely go back.

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Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are so pleased you enjoyed the carvery so much and look forward to your return. More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Great value, delicious Cavery here at The Bowd...best in the area! The service is fantastic, warm, friendly & very efficient. Lovely atmosphere and a clean, cosy, freshly decorated inn.

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Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and honest review. It is always our wish to give a warm welcome and service that is remarkable where possible and we seemed to achieved this in your case and indeed the majority of experiences. Thank you also for recognising the warmth and cosy atmosphere that the Bowd clearly has which pleases the vast majority... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Excellent service attentive and polite. The food as always was great. I highly recommend the Bowd Inn for any occasion.

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Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this review

To be "Highly Recommended" is an achievement in any business and thank you for doing this. We have tried hard since taking over the Bowd and will continue to do so. The support from all corners of the community has been amazing and much appreciated.. thank you one and all and a very happy new year to everyone!! Watch out... More 

Honiton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Just had a delicious lunch . The carvery looked fabulous but I decided to have the salmon which was really really good. Staff extremely pleasant. Just a nice atmosphere. Thank you we will return - such a choice of good food. Well done chef and staff.

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Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for lovely review and we are so pleased you enjoyed the variety of food that our extensive menu offers. Our staff will appreciate your comments and thank you for recognising their hard work. More 

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Address: Bowd Cross, Sidmouth EX10 0ND, England
Phone Number: 01395-51-33-28
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
Cuisine: British

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