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The Barn Owl, Kingskerswell

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Brew Pub, Bar, British, English, 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
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 135
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 44
    Average
  • 27
    Poor
  • 43
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic service

I booked a table for 2 through tripadvisor. I have not done this before but it worked well. The waitress and manageress were very friendly and accommodating. Top service. The food did not meet the service levels set but was good all the same. Will definitely return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
alwaysbeblue
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Exeter, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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316 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Cardiff
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Excellent well cooked food, in pleasant surroundings with friendly staff. So good we dined here twice in four days.

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Dawlish, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Gorgeous scenery and stunning food, the pies are gorgeous and so is the bread and butter pudding! We even went for xmas dinner here!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Thsnk you for a lovely meal in such friendly surroundings. Staff lovely and very welcoming to our two dogs

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I booked a table for 2 through tripadvisor. I have not done this before but it worked well. The waitress and manageress were very friendly and accommodating. Top service. The food did not meet the service levels set but was good all the same. Will definitely return.

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Reading, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Been here a couple of times, the food is good for a chain but not outstanding. Saying that we had a good meal and have no complaints about the service. It is a Very nice pub to have a meal and drink in.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Such a shame a great pub has gone downhill as the. Food used to be brilliant. This is not the case anymore sent back food to be told I was wrong and there was nothing wrong with it. Some of the staff are so rude!

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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Even though the Barn Owl Restaurant is in the middle of the English Riviera Bypass construction site you would hardly know it. The restaurant is quiet, peaceful and relaxing. The building has a long history and show's it, in a good way, in abundance with plenty to see in every individual room. The ambiance is superb. The staff are very... More 

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UK
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Had a meal here for my husbands birthday with family. There were six of us so we were expecting to be there a while as some places take a little longer with food when it's bigger parties. We were warmly welcomed and quickly say down and ordered drinks. We were told the specials and left for a bit to look... More 

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Newton Abbot
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We had lunch making a party of four. My wife has chemo-related dietary requirements and the Manager, Maria, was very helpful on the phone in suggesting possible alternatives to the set menu. The starters were excellent. One meal (the curry) was very bland but the other main courses were fine. The service was very good and the staff were extremely... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The Barn Owl I think is suffering from the on-going situation of road works on the SouthDevon Link Road round Kingskerwell. Little difficult to cross the road, but well worth the effort? It still retains its lovely old world charm with low ceilings and honey coloured woodwork and beams. Always gives a lovely feeling of having been there for centuries,... 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 - 21
  • Cuisine: Brew Pub, Bar, British, English, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Families with children
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?