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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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Saltash
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

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
23 helpful votes 23 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Superb buffet, exactly as we'd ordered with special requests catered for. Lovely friendly staff from the first email through to leaving today. Lovely location nice inside and out by the river. Thanks Celia.

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Dartmoor National Park, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Popped here whilst staying at the nearby Dartbridge Inn. The real ale pints were £3.30 and were served well, if not the cheapest. The service was friendly and atmosphere good.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Four of us arrived after a long day out in the fresh air. We enjoyed an excellent meal, with good sized helpings and nicely presented food. The service was first class too. It can be found on the road leading to Buckfast Abbey and is a really lovely location next to river. We all really enjoyed the evening, it is... More 

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essex
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

the food is good with the biggest portions but the service is a bit slow and the waitresses just dissapeared and we had to find the owner to settle up

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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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