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Normandy Arms

Chapel Street | Nr Dartmouth, Blackawton TQ9 7BN , England
+44 1803 712884
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Ranked #1 of 4 restaurants in Blackawton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Normandy Arms is to be found in the lovely village of Blackawton, near Dartmouth in the South Hams Open Tuesday through Sunday.We pride ourselves on the food at the Normandy Arms, with every dish produced on the premises using locally sourced ingredients.Menu offerings include traditional classics of hand raised pork pies, ploughman's lunch, Fish and chips, as well as more modern fare from our full A La Carte Menu. Tuesday to Thursday enjoy our fixed price Du Jour Menu £12 for 2 courses, £16 for 3 courses.
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English first
Birmingham, UK
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

We ate at the Normandy Arms this week, after an interval of six years! Our last visit (in 2008 when the pub was under different ownership) was disappointing, both in terms of food and service. There was nothing disappointing about our recent visit - in fact, it was outstanding. From the moment we walked through the door, we were met... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

A year on and we went back and was not disappointed. What can I say but great meal. We enjoyed so much we went back the next night. Hope we don't have to wait another year to go back again. If you like 'the Hardwick' at Abergavenny then you will love this loverly pub it's just a little smaller. Many... More

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Phoned up to book a table for my birthday for a party of eight. Before booking, I enquired what they could cook for my six year old daughter. I was told chicken nuggets or macaroni cheese! The lady I spoke with went on to say that they were a fine dining pub that didn't really have children around! Why then... More

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andrew W, Owner at Normandy Arms, responded to this review

Dear sir, Our website has recently been produced and as you may or may not know, many websites are built by using a template that is edited into a personalized website. The child menu tab that you saw had not been edited from the site correctly hence why it directed you to nowhere. This is of course a oversight on... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My family and I were looking for a nice, hearty pub dinner close to our lodgings at the dartmouth golf and county club, and the Normandy Arms provided just that. The menu was perhaps pricier than the established 'pub dinner', arguably justifiably due to the standard of nourishment presented to us. We were greeted upon entry by the friendly waitress,... More

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This restaurant is rapidly becoming our favourite restaurant in the general Dartmouth area. We visited recently for the second time and had a stunning meal. My salmon starter was full of great flavours, as was the cherry pud which we shared. Everything else, including the home made bread, was wonderful. Well done to the owner/chef and his lovely partner for... More

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Cirencester
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

A great find for a one night stopover whilst visiting friends. The couple who run the business were extremely welcoming and have put a lot a thought and effort into something they are clearly passionate about. Our room was spacious and bright with a lovely bathroom and fantastic shower! Dinner was excellent with lots of dishes using local and seasonal... More

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Uckfield
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

A1dinner.superb service. Go for the duck. Home made ice cream great. Very friendly,also easy to park and find. Andy brings all his skills down from London with him. The night we went only the smaller part of the dining room was full. James and Rosemary fox

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Preston
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I ordered the Duck and found it to be the nicest meal I have ever eaten. Trip Advisor wants 100 characters for the narrative, I only need 9, excellent.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

A random find by my partner during our stay at glorious Dartmouth, and finding Blackawton is not very difficult, although the road is single lane, so be prepared to reverse to a passing position. I made a reservation by phone, and due to their dedication to keeping the service on time was asked if I could make it earlier or... More

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stratford upon avon
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78 reviews 78 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Picked after reviews from other TA members. The new owners (18 months) made us very welcome and even ran our starters out to the garden as it was a lovely warm evening. The duck was cooked to perfection and my steak the same. A young vibrant couple who want you to enjoy his quaint village pub/ restaurant. The chef/ owner... More

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