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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 58
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 11
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  • 18
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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
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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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

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
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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
16 helpful votes 16 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
17 helpful votes 17 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
41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

One of my daughters treated the family to Mothering Sunday lunch here and it was superb! They catered for carnivores, vegetarians and kids who don't eat big helpings. The service was swift, efficient and came with a smile. Many thanks!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The food here was to die for, and the service was fantastic. We had so much bad luck on our holiday in Devon and to finally find somewhere with great customer service, welcoming and great food - it was just fantastic. Only issue would be that they're open all day, but not for food. We first pulled up at 3pm... More 

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Ivybridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Have had good and less good times here. The mood of the place and the attitude of the staff, particularly a man I perceived to be the manager, can be brusque. Food not quite as good as I had expected. Not bad on a summer evening on the drive back from the coast.

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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 0 - 25
  • Cuisine: British

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