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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited the pub on a coastal walk and were really impressed with the outdoor terrace and the ambience indoors. The pub has only very recently opened, following a refurbishment. Staff were friendly and relatively attentive, although this did vary and at times we waited a long time to get served. The menu is good and there is lots to... More 

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Oxford, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Staying at the nearby campsite (Watermouth Valley), we decided to go out for a meal to the local pub. It had recently been refurbished and we could tell there were some teething issues, but the foundation for a great pub is certainly there. The staff was lovely. The food was amazing (we had a selection of tapas). Once they settle... More 

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Verwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just opened in late June 2016 this restaurant is vibrant and with a good menu. If you go on a cold day you will be impressed with circular glass wood burner! My only adverse comment to the manager, who was very evident, was that I had too much meat!

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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most dog friendly places to get some great food. The owner reserved us a table outside which they don't normally do in a quite corner as we have 2 big dogs there was a dog bowl ready with water in it and they had a treat of the owner. The food was fantastic. You can also take... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner for four on a busy Saturday night was a very pleasant experience. It was obviously already a bustling night, as the car park was full to overflowing. We were given a choice of tables by the friendly and attentive staff, who talked us through the menu and how to order. The menu offered lots of choice, from tapas to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was ok, chips were poor thou, bit cardboard like. Missus cut her hand on the new chairs that had a piece of metal sticking out of it. Never even saw a manager about this incident. Which we found very strange. Nobody told us we had to go up the bar to order food. So the 30mins sat waiting was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time we have been here since the new owners. Very well renovated, lots of seating inside and out. Think parking , or lack of it,is going to a problem. Good selection to choose from on the menu. Food was very nice, the slow cooked brisket was tasty but a bit dry, great sweet potato fries. Burgers great. Staff very... More 

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Winsford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We turned up unannounced asking for a table for 4 plus 4 dogs. The place was busy but a table was found. Drinks, great, food great, staff friendly, service good, OK to pricey but very nice. Food kind of Mex Tex styles with a difference, all very nice. I had chilli, my wife had a jacket sweet potato as did... More 

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Thank Mike C
Blackwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on holiday staying in Berrynarbour the pub is in a great location and the customer service was excellent. My husband enjoyed the scrumpy. We had an evening meal and afternoon tea there during our stay. The cream tea was excellent and good value for money. Our main meal was nice,I had lasagne which tasted homemade served with chips... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unable to attend the grand opening for us locals, we couldn't wait to return home and sample the newly refurbished restaurant. What a revelation it proved to be. The walk was well worth making. Food is typically what you expect a good pub to provide.....good!! All meals well priced...... except for the highly priced steak. Staff very friendly and helpful,the... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sawmills Freehouse reopened for business under new management from June 2016. Accommodation closed whilst refurbishment continues, watch this space............ ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sawmills Freehouse

Address: Berrynarbor, Ilfracombe EX34 9SX, England (Formerly Sawmill Inn)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe > Berrynarbor
Hotel Class:3 star — Sawmills Freehouse 3*
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Sawmills Freehouse Berrynarbor, Devon
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