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62 The Bank

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62 Boutport Street, Barnstaple EX32 1HG, England
+44 1271 324446
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: 62 The Bank creates great flavours from around the globe. It's a...
62 The Bank creates great flavours from around the globe. It's a wonderful place to meet up with friends and linger over a coffee, lunch or an evening meal. With an eclectic lunch & evening menu including seafood, Piri Piri dishes, salads, grills,house specials, and of course desserts there's sure to be something for everyone at 62 The Bank. The stylish brasserie is set in an extraordinary building, originally a merchant's house over 300 years ago, when Barnstaple was a bustling trading centre. The staggeringly beautiful Tudor ceiling was completed by members of the school of North Devon Plasterers in 1620. Since 1760, the building has been used by the public - first as the Golden Lion Inn, then the Golden Lion Hotel in the 19th century and then as a High Street bank for nearly forty years in the mid twentieth century. Now, this atmospheric building is restored to its former glory and, as in its heyday when it housed the Golden Lion, it is again a place where you can eat, drink and be merry.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Birthday celebrations

We went to The Bank for a meal to celebrate my daughters 21st birthday! The meal was lovely and no complaints from anyone.. But I have to say the service was the best I've had for a long time. Jordan was extremely helpful, polite and went out of his way to make the evening perfect for my daughter... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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English first
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We went to The Bank for a meal to celebrate my daughters 21st birthday! The meal was lovely and no complaints from anyone.. But I have to say the service was the best I've had for a long time. Jordan was extremely helpful, polite and went out of his way to make the evening perfect for my daughter. Can't thank... More 

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Teguise
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Popped in for a drink only but instantly felt it was worth trying the food which looked fabulous at our neighbouring table. Beautiful pate accompanied by tasty sesame toast. Fabulous nachos - all washed down with very reasonably priced prosecco and peroni. A wonderful find on a day out in Barnstaple. A must.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We booked a table for 13 of us to have a late Friday afternoon lunch. The food was brilliant it all came out at the same time and was excellent value for money.

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York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We were recommended The Bank during our stay in Barnstable and we weren't disappointed, the food was fantastic and would definitely visit again

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England
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This restaurant is superb! Amazing ceiling and lighting. The food was a very generous size - we had a sharing platter as a starter and couldn't manage a full course! It was delicious. The staff were very smart and helpful and changed a few of the drinks to satisfy our tastes. Highly recommended!

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BrendHotels, Manager at 62 The Bank, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review, we really appreciate your recommendation. We're very pleased to read that you had such a great time with us, and that you enjoyed our famously generous portions, and helpful staff!. We hope that we'll be able to welcome you back soon. Best Wishes The Manager 62 The Bank More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

A very lively place on a Saturday evening and well worth a visit. Service was good and friendly and my wife and I enjoyed a first class dinner in comfortable and pleasant surroundings

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BrendHotels, Manager at 62 The Bank, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We really appreciate your 5* review and we're pleased to read that you had a great evening with us on a lively Saturday evening. We hope that we'll be able to welcome you back again soon. Best wishes The Manager 62 The Bank More 

St. Albans, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Amazing Food , and the puddings are WOW, There is even a private room for parties. This is well worth a visit.

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BrendHotels, Manager at 62 The Bank, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us, We really appreciate your 5* review! We're very pleased to read how much you enjoyed our desserts, and your time with us at 62 The Bank, thank you for letting everyone know. We hope to be able to welcome you back again soon. Kind Regards The Manager 62 The Bank More 

Bideford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I came here for my friends birthday meal. Everyone had a lovely evening, great food and great company and the staff were really attentive! Definitely worth a visit.

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BrendHotels, Manager at 62 The Bank, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your 5* review. We very much appreciate such positive comments and are pleased to read that you had a great time celebrating your friends birthday with us. We hope that we'll be able to welcome you back again soon! Kind Regards The Manager 62 The Bank More 

Barnstaple, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

After many lovely meals at the bank over the years, i looked forward to my hen night meal with my loved ones at the weekend. I needn't have bothered as it was one mess up after the other, along with unnecessary rudeness from staff that need to brush up on there customer service. First of all they hadn't decorated the... More 

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BrendHotels, Manager at 62 The Bank, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are disappointed to read of your experience, we strive to provide excellent customer service and have contacted you personally regarding this matter. Kind Regards The Manager 62 The Bank More 

Devon, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Great menu. So difficult to choose that I have to keep returning to try everything! Good choice of starters and main courses means we generally don't have room for dessert!

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BrendHotels, Manager at 62 The Bank, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your 5* review. We really appreciate your positive comments, and loyalty to us! Our Autumn/Winter menu is on the way so you will have to return to try even more new dishes!. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind Regards The Manager 62 The Bank More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 62 Boutport Street, Barnstaple EX32 1HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 324446

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 35
  • Cuisine: International

Description

62 The Bank creates great flavours from around the globe. It's a wonderful place to meet up with friends and linger over a coffee, lunch or an evening meal. With an eclectic lunch & evening menu including seafood, Piri Piri dishes, salads, grills,house specials, and of course desserts there's sure to be something for everyone at 62 The Bank. The stylish brasserie is set in an extraordinary building, originally a merchant's house over 300 years ago, when Barnstaple was a bustling trading centre. The staggeringly beautiful Tudor ceiling was completed by members of the school of North Devon Plasterers in 1620. Since 1760, the building has been used by the public - first as the Golden Lion Inn, then the Golden Lion Hotel in the 19th century and then as a High Street bank for nearly forty years in the mid twentieth century. Now, this atmospheric building is restored to its former glory and, as in its heyday when it housed the Golden Lion, it is again a place where you can eat, drink and be merry.
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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