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California Country Inn

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California Cross, Ivybridge, Dartmoor National Park PL21 0SG, England
01548 821449
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Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 60
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Family friendly and large groups

Great food with a friendly service. We visited a number of times for breakfast and dinner. Good choice and catered for the kids to.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
Sarah G
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cardiff
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

This was probably the friendliest pub we have ever wandered into as strangers, and the staff could not have been more helpful. When feeling under pressure to order in a hurry due to a crowd at the bar, the gentleman serving me looked at me, asked why I was feeling rushed, and then told me that there was no hurry... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Nice quaint atmosphere, excellent service. Average food. £12 for ham, egg & chips a bit steep. Happy to return though.

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Gainsborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This establishment is one of the reasons we visit South Hams district twice annually from Lincolnshire! The staff are amazingly friendly and the food is excellent. We have eaten in the restaurant, a bar meal both inside and outside. We have NEVER been disappointed. When we went in June, the staff were so friendly. We ate outside as we had... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I visited the California for dinner while in the area with friends, I'd been a few times before as used to live nearby. Once again it thoroughly impressed! The menu is quite small but varied with large portions. I had the pulled pork burger - yum! Service is great, really friendly staff. There is a reasonably large car park and... More 

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Just had a lovely evening in the Cali inn with friends and the children . I reviewed this place over 3 years ago and was very disappointed . But it's certainely changed from a staffing point of view. We ate in the bar and the food was excellent. The staff were certainely on the ball and there appeared to be... More 

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Malvern
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Nice people and all very friendly. The beer and food was all we could have wanted. Don't miss this out if your camping in the area and you can take the dog in too.

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Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The staff at this inn are so good. The food is excellent as is the beer and I am not a beer drinker. If the weather is good, it is a joy to eat at one of the tables in the garden. Great value for money. You can eat bar meals or a la carte. Never had a bad meal... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Great food with a friendly service. We visited a number of times for breakfast and dinner. Good choice and catered for the kids to.

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

Great pub, good beer, good food & good friendly staff, Specials board could be changed a bit more frequently but it's well worth stopping on your way to Kingsbridge there's not much there that's better.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We had Sunday lunch here for Mother's Day! We experienced Very welcoming, friendly staff, food was very nice and generally very good service, lovely country pub with nice fire

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: California Cross, Ivybridge, Dartmoor National Park PL21 0SG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Ivybridge
  • Phone Number: 01548 821449

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?