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The Fat Goose Bistro - CLOSED

75 West Street, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 8AJ, England
+44 1822 259161
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Feb 21, 2017
“RE opening soon”
Jan 14, 2017
Restaurant Hours Closed
Grill, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
75 West Street, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 8AJ, England
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1 - 10 of 171 reviews

Reviewed February 21, 2017

Soon to re open as a new dining experience under a Michelin rated chef A full refurbishment will be carried out with the emphasis upon seasonal local produce with a realistic price

4  Thank Travellover2232
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Has been since well before Christmas. Shame really as food,in our experience,was good. Probably closed as they never seemed to have a properly working till - so final bills were inaccurate usually in the customers favour- not the best road to profit!

Thank DavidCDevon
Reviewed October 28, 2016

Ate near x,mas last year been meaning to report what a terrible experience it was . I had the so called special which was fish crammed into a dish with no sauce and was solid like a brick with the kind of topping you expect...More

1  Thank 233neil
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

I noted the review that described this as being like a meal in someone's living room and I have to say that I agree. However we thought we'd give the place a try off the back of the more positive reviews, particularly about the vegetarian...More

Thank Nufcscott
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

We ate here early August, and the whole experience was a disaster start to finish. There were only two girls working, who seemed very young and inexperienced. Most of their time was taken up with a large party in the front room, meaning everyone else...More

Thank VicWignall
Reviewed August 30, 2016

I was staying for a few days in the Wetherspoons hotel a couple of doors away from the Fat Goose. I'd planned to pop in on the Monday night before going home on the Tuesday, but unfortunately they're closed on Mondays. I really wanted to...More

Thank ARR44
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We came here on the way back from our holidays ! Service and food is amazing .. Staff are knowledgable and keen .. It's clean tidy and staff look the part .. My kids are fussy but ate every last bit wish we lived nearer...More

Thank Timpom
Reviewed August 26, 2016

I love this restaurant, I just don't understand why they are not number 1 or 2 in Tavistock. This is the best restaurant to visit if you love fish. It is served everyday whiteout fail on the days they are open and it is always...More

3  Thank Janet S
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Three fillets of top quality fish, huge prawns, mussels, sides all cooked to perfection. Excellent range of ales and wines. Attentive but never intrusive service despite visiting in a group of thirteen. Can't wait to return, just wish we lived nearer.

1  Thank Rob J
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly recommend this restaurant. Great menu, very reasonably priced. Freshly prepared food with excellent service. Thoroughly recommend the veg jalfrezi- amazing flavours and well cooked vegetables- super filling. Lovely olives and wine too. Both of my friends had great meals too. Would definitely go back...More

1  Thank wagonwheeltable
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$14 - $35
Grill, Vegan Options
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 West Street, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 8AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Tavistock
  • Phone Number: +44 1822 259161
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