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The Barn Owl, Kingskerswell

Aller Road | Kingskerswell, Newton Abbot TQ12 5AN, England (Formerly The Barn Owl)
01803 872130
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Ranked #39 of 99 Restaurants in Newton Abbot
Price range: $11 - $22
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: English, British, Bar, Brew Pub
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Torquay, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

We had our Christmas party here on the 13th Dec, even though we were quite a large party(30) and very noisey!! Lin and the rest of the team looked after us very well indeed, the food was great and nothing was too much trouble.. Can't wait to go back

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

We pre-booked our table through open table and upon arrival we received a warm welcome from the bar staff and were seated promptly. The atmosphere was that of a country pub, low ceilings, real fire, real ale. The food was well presented and tasted fantastic. The staff were attentive and polite. Please note: the small steak and tanglefoot pie is... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This was our third year of celebrating Christmas with friends. The meal was very good value and service speedy. I do think some money should be invested, the chairs are looking tired as it the decoration particularly the toilets.

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United kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Planning the works Xmas party can be very stressful, but when I booked the Xmas party at the barn owl, the process was simplified as the staff were so helpful. 52 of us ate a 3 course meal, which was served in a timely manner, and the food was just fabulous. I would highly recommend the lamb shank, but the... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I heard some good, indifferent and plainly not up to scratch reports from a number of acquaintances about The Barn Owl, such a pity that our first visit confirmed the latter. The pub obviously has potential, it's just sad that the management and staff don't recognise it. Service, presentation and the food was awful, even the furniture was in a... More 

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Widecombe in the Moor, null, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

When we arrived some of the cutlery was missing from the table, it took ages to get a drink at the bar as only one person serving. This was a pre-ordered meal, the food took ages to arrive, the gaps between courses were far too long, staff were disorganised, and lacked leadership, drinks ordered at the table failed to arrive,... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Have only been here once, but was very pleased with the service & meal. Nice relaxing atmosphere, friendly & helpful staff

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

What a lovely pub. Full of old world character which is all genuine as this used to be a farmhouse and alehouse. From entering the pub to leaving we all had an enjoyable time. The staff were extremely helpful. The menu was interesting and all the dishes we ordered came as expected and also hot! We did feel sorry though... More 

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Dartmoor National Park, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Popped in for a quick dinner Can't complain. Food was good (although chain menu). Service good. Plenty of choice of seating areas. Quiet corner.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We visited 17th Oct and was disappointed consequently wrote a negative review here! The manager invited us back and we took her up on her invitation. I know that some of you may feel that we were given extra special treatment but my wife and I didn't feel that this was so and as per my last review can't fault... More 

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Additional Information about The Barn Owl, Kingskerswell

Address: Aller Road | Kingskerswell, Newton Abbot TQ12 5AN, England (Formerly The Barn Owl)
Phone Number: 01803 872130
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Newton Abbot
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 11 - 22
Cuisine: English, British, Bar, Brew Pub

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