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Waterman's Arms

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Follow the "brown signs" just outside Totnes and you'll find this little gem at the end of some typical narrow Devon lanes. Well worth it though with a lovely setting next to the river and good food and drinks. Plenty of parking and a warm welcome as soon as you enter - country pubs don't get much better than this.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The " Watermans Arms" is a traditional country pub on the river in a very remote position in wonderful countryside approx 10 min by car from the wonderful town of Totnes and in easy reach to the South Hams coast ( Dartmouth,Salcombe and Kingsbridge). Traditional pub food is well presented and the staff are friendly and courteous, However because of... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This pub has a nice riverfront patio that is a great place to share a pint with friends. They also offer cask ale-delicious! We had fish and chips one night that were standard, nothing fancy but tasty.

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Thank cr2005
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very welcoming, and to our dogs. Food good, location quiet, across a road from the river. Decent beer and a good selection of wines etc. Location is in the middle of the countryside, away from the village centre.

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Thank Andy M
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great service and food was excellent! I had the Steak and my daughter had the vegetarian Lasagne, we enjoyed both our meals however, I did think the steak was a little over-priced. Garden is next to the stream and is very pretty on a summers evening.

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Thank jackie h
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The setting of the pub is great, seats by the river - lovely. Food was distinctly average. We got the feeling that everything was taken out of a freezer and heated up, apart from the salad garnish which was rather mean and soggy. I love calamari so chose that as a starter. It was very poor. It was not rubbery... More 

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Thank Geoff C
Fleet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just stayed here for 2 nights. Our room was lovely with a four poster bed and we overlooked the river. The food was also lovely and the staff were very friendly and helpful. The location was great being close to Dartmouth and Totnes. After a busy day out it was fab to come back and chill sitting by... More 

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Thank joy656
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today we went to my favorite pub ever ! waterman Arms has wonderful food .. And great location ...really it doesn't get better than this !!! Overlooking a stream .. With view of a cobblestone bridge ..Enchanting .. We ordered the soup special of Carrot /apple and touch of ginger which comes with a rustic soda bread . The ham... More 

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Thank Christine B
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We had a night to spare in a busy working trip, so we booked quite late, and arrived slightly late. The food and drinks were fantastic, the room was spotless, and the hosts were unfailingly friendly, unflappable, and resourceful in the face of our long list of dietary and other requirements. We are definitely hoping to come back. Also the... More 

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Charlton, Hampshire, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Had a wonderful meal with family during the half term. Good size portions and all freshly cooked. The servers were all lovely. There was a great selection of beers too. We did feel that £6 for a dessert was excessive as the portions were quite small. Outside is lovely with the seating by the river.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
New Ownership From November 2013! Les and Sarah Gresty welcome you to their Beautiful 17th century Inn. With 15 en suite bedrooms, some with views of the river. Great food using local produce, open all day with an extensive selection of beers and wines. Large outside seating area and separate outside restaurant open during the season, May until October. Free Wi-Fi throughout Inn and gardens, family friendly and dogs welcome! A wonderful place to unwind or use as a base to explore the beautiful South Hams, business rates available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waterman's Arms

Address: Bow Bridge, Ashprington TQ9 7EG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ashprington
Price Range: $125 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Waterman's Arms 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Watermans Arms Totnes
Watermans Arms Hotel Totnes
Waterman's Arms Ashprington, Devon
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