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The Barn Owl, Kingskerswell

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English, British, Bar, Brew Pub
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Aller Road | Kingskerswell, Newton Abbot TQ12 5AN, England (Formerly The Barn Owl)
01803 872130
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Delivery
Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 128
    Excellent
  • 60
    Very good
  • 43
    Average
  • 27
    Poor
  • 40
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Horrendous attitude

I have been to the barn owl on numerous occasions & have had mixed feelings! However as it is local to me is a great meeting point for friends. Atmosphere is lovely & food is generally appealing but on my last occasion which was sat 21st feb I invited friends for a meal well what a disaster I... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
Wirlee
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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298 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

I have been to the barn owl on numerous occasions & have had mixed feelings! However as it is local to me is a great meeting point for friends. Atmosphere is lovely & food is generally appealing but on my last occasion which was sat 21st feb I invited friends for a meal well what a disaster I booked a... More 

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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Arrived to a have a early evening meal pub was quiet told fully booked!!! did get seated after a short wait. food ok nice plain pub food nice pub teamsters attentive and polite left before seven pm still lots of empty tables.why turn away business its not as if a coach load of people have just walked in with out... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

What's happened at the barn owl food was awful and cold been going there for years travelled 45 mins to get there it didn't have the same feel as it used to grumpy staff we ordered starters seem to be in a food strike that night as my wife and I looked at the plate and thought really as not... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Brewery fare, pretty standard food. Used to be excellent but menu is now too formatted & leaves little to the imagination. Fine if you are looking for a steak / pie type of offering.

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1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Worst meal ive ever had - food was cold - young staff and inexperienced and a manager that was rude and she was agreesive to another group beside us - they was even asked to leave as they complained about the food.

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We had a group Xmas dinner here for 40+ and it all went really well. The tables were set beautifully in a private room. We had plenty of space and the service was very good. The food was delicious, hot and tasty with a good range of choices. Everyone had a really good time. Catering for som many all at... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

we'd never been here before but decided to give it a try yesterday. on arrival, we were attended to quickly and pleasantly. the staff all seemed lovely, friendly and service was very good. we really loved the cosy olde worlde feel of the place and the candle light was super relaxing! the only problem was the food which was quite... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

It is unfortunate that the restaurant now overlooks a huge road building development and this obviously couldn't be helped by the staff. We arrived at 6.15pm for a valentine meal as we had been told that no tables were available for the 7.15pm slot we had requested. The barman was really friendly and we enjoyed our drink in the bar.... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Havent been here before So wanted to try this resturant out well worth it we went with 2 other people got their for 6.30 7ish friday evening walked in and greeted straight away with with a warm greeting, warm amosphere, nice looking a warm bar , staff helpfull and acknowledge us immeadiatly, ownerer or manger also greeted us , showed... More 

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Blackwood, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We decided to have a meal in this pub having passed it 2 days previously on our way to a family weekend away in a nearby cottage, it looked very inviting and we decided to give it a try. We booked earlier in the day as we were a party of 14 but when we arrived there was no record... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Aller Road | Kingskerswell, Newton Abbot TQ12 5AN, England (Formerly The Barn Owl)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Newton Abbot
  • Phone Number: 01803 872130

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 22
  • Cuisine: English, British, Bar, Brew Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?