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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, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 69
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  • 39
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  • 19
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Breaking a journey for food

Good Food pricey, comprehensive menu and best for group nights out I feel, get the impression that tHey like the tourist - on route

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
SteveJuneH
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Bristol
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Good Food pricey, comprehensive menu and best for group nights out I feel, get the impression that tHey like the tourist - on route

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Was really looking forward to a lovely veggie roast dinner. Got a really nice shiraz which would go so lovely with roast potatoes. Barman or landlord suggested that I order a bake to go with it. Was so disappointed when it arrived. It was like sweet potatoes that have been mashed up for a baby to eat. No real taste... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Try a Wednesdayy night - 'posh' fish & chips - beer battered & free glass of Prosecco! Wonderful deserts too but we were too full after fish & chips!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Popped in for a meal tonight and the food we found was excellent all round , service exemplary . Not been in for a year or so , not going to wait so long next time ! John and Zoe .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

What a gorgeous place the bar and eating areas have a wonderful atmosphere and the garden area and outside space are kept immaculate . As for the service it was amazing we eat out a lot and as far as pub food goes this place has to be one of the best. I chose the pork and my husband had... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The food was good but we were ripped off by the barman who charged us £6, yes six pounds for a pint of Doombar and tried to charge us for a and normal meal when we had ordered a small one. Wondered why he was so keen for us to open a tab, I would have given him the pint... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Lunch on our way home from a weekend away. Surly service at the bar, a hamburger costing £14 which was a reasonably-cooked, but small, quarter-pounder surrounded by cheap garnish to fill the plate out and fool the punter into thinking they are getting value for money. My wife's chile, a couple of dollops served without corn chips, left her pretty... More 

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We have eaten here three times now. Once in the evening, once for sunday lunch and once for their cream tea. On all three times the food was fabulous, and the service quick, well trained and effective. I have found no better place in my two week holiday in the area. Dog friendly in the small snug bar or outside... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The California Country Inn is a gem, couple of good bars , one of which allows dogs, wish more would do this. Good choice of beers. The beer garden is lovely and peaceful. Now the restaurant, an absolute delight, offers plenty of season specials and local seafood delights. The scallop starter, scrumptious and the Lobster main, yummy. Jenny had the... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We were coming back from a day in Somerset and called in on a Sunday evening at about 8pm. The staff were friendly and welcoming and the waitresses were courteous and polite (Clearly excellent staff training here!) We enjoyed fish and chips from the menu and they were absolutely delicious. The cod was freshly cooked in beer batter and was... More 

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Additional Information about California Country Inn

Address: California Cross, Ivybridge, Dartmoor National Park PL21 0SG, England
Phone Number: 01548 821449
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Ivybridge
Average Prices: USD 25
Cuisine: British, Pub

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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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