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30 Buckfast Road | TQ11 OEA, Buckfastleigh, Dartmoor National Park, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
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Description: an unexpected find with good food. Has accomodation and is within a few hundred yards of Buckfast Abbey, lying alongside the river.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Nice little local pub offered great pub food with great service would come back. Nice location next to river

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Truro, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

What a lovely restaurant, pub and inn. Cecilia and Jake made us feel so welcome and the setting so close to the Moors were perfect. we ate in the restaurant on both nights and the food was excellent. The specials board had great variety and the pan fried sea bream was delicious, as well as the Tiger prawn starter. All... More 

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Good menu, excellent drinks, nice warm fire and great food. Ideal end to a day after looking after the otters

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Dartmoor National Park, United Kingdom
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1,096 reviews 1,096 reviews
597 restaurant reviews
3,964 helpful votes 3,964 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Went with friends recently to this restaurant and was disappointed overall. Whilst the service was friendly the fish and chips was not brilliantly executed. The fish itself didn't seem fresh and the batter was not crisp. The chips and peas were fine but that's not the main part when you eat fish and chips. Put me off from returning. Prices... More 

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Saltash
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We had the Christmas dinner that wa a bad mistake . It wax the worst meal I have had for a long time. The meat dry the roast potatoes hard the veg dry and over cooked . When I said the roast potatoes ŵere hard the response was wel it is late. It was about 13.30. I know the staff... More 

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Food was good on our midweek (midday) visit. Not much of an atmosphere as very quiet. Beware the Rattler cider!!

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Buckfastleigh, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The present landlord and landlady at the Abbey Inn have worked very hard in making this a nice place to visit. They offer a warm, friendly welcome at this pretty riverside Inn. The bar is cosy - with a log fire and there are well kept St. Austell ales behind the bar as well as good wines. The restaurant adjoining... More 

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Porthleven, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Good pub atmosphere; friendly waitress service, really good food. Enjoyed the experience and would go back if in the area again especially to be able to sit outside and look at the beautiful river dart.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

If only the weather had been nicer, we could have sat outside and watched the river. The beer was good and the girl behind the bar very pleasant. The food was nothing special, but perfectly acceptable.

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Saltash, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Great food - very varied choice of menu - lovely location right on the river & very welcoming staff. There were 7 of us & our food all arrived together & was all very well presented & lovely.

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Address: 30 Buckfast Road | TQ11 OEA, Buckfastleigh, Dartmoor National Park, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Buckfastleigh
Cuisine: British

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