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Bowd Inn

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Bowd Cross, Sidmouth EX10 0ND, England
01395-51-33-28
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Gorgeous food, lovely staff

I have never written a review before but felt this was worth a mention. The bowd do such a lovely carvery and what's nice is the wide selection of vegetables you can get. My husband also loves the pigs in blankets (such a treat) The staff are all so lovely and welcoming and can't do enough to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

I have never written a review before but felt this was worth a mention. The bowd do such a lovely carvery and what's nice is the wide selection of vegetables you can get. My husband also loves the pigs in blankets (such a treat) The staff are all so lovely and welcoming and can't do enough to help you. We... More 

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Brixham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

A group of 14 We arranged to meet here for a few drinks and a bite to eat. We had not booked a table as it was a last minute arrangement. We found sue seating outside in the sun and all had drinks from the very helpful and cheerful staff. The atmosphere was great with a decent area for kids... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Just go there!!,Thats all I can say! only thing is an advance booking may be necessary,we came across it and went a couple of times during our weeks stay in Sidmouth.Service fantastic,food absolutely brilliant and carvery,well..it just kept getting better.Waiting staff were spot on and very polite to customers, Lovely outside area to relax in after a cheeky curry or... More 

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Axminster, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Amazing carvery, quality ale. Which is why we come to the Bowd at least 3-4 a month. Staff friendly and attentive. We love The Bowd.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I came to the bowd inn with some friends, the menu is awesome, gutted that they ran out of fresh Exmouth mussels! the service was excellent, the waiter was knowledgeable and attentive, food came quickly in excellent portions, food was amazing! Possibly the best mixed grill I've had. No room for dessert! Priced very reasonably. Thoroughly enjoyed it! Would definitely... More 

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Branston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Really good food. Friendly staff. I would recommend the Mussels and the carvery is excellent. Watch out for the fresh fish dishes on the specials board.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Stayed in Sidmouth for 1 night and didn't want to eat in the hotel. Good ol Trip Advisor revealed the Bowd Inn only 5 minute drive away. Very accessible with plenty of parking, play area for the kids. Plenty of seating with a great menu including a carvery. Service was excellent, very fast with excellent tasting food. Very well priced... More 

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We visited Sidmouth last Saturday after booking a reserved meal at the Bowd. The service was superb particularly Carol and Matt.This was despite them being very busy.The food and Real ale was excellent.In fact it was so good we booked in every other night of the week.We could not see any reason to go anywhere else..Indeed they were busy every... More 

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

Thank you for your very honest review and we are so pleased that you had a good experience. Our staff truly deserve all compliments as it is when your very busy that the cracks DON'T show!! We look forward to your multiple returns! More 

Cluster Springs, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The members of staff were absolutely astonishing, especially artie Taylor who worked efficiently and provided a wonderful service. Artie Taylor was a very friendly member of staff and I hope he's working again when we next visit. The drinks at the bowd were brilliant and I am really looking forward to going to going back there. Overall it was an... More 

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

Wow!! What an amazing review thank you so much! We are so pleased and thank you for mentioning our wonderful staff. Please return soon for another wonderful experience!! More 

braintree
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

we went here to have a carvery the chef looked smart and was very cheerfull we had gammon and beef and you got a good portion of meat and we have to say it was the best beef we have ever had would return here and recommend to anyone

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Thank you for your kind comments with regard to members of our staff .. much appreciated. We are also pleased you enjoyed your meals so much and look forward to welcoming you back soon. 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, Pub

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Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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