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The Cricket Inn

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An award-winning pub situated in the coastal village of Beesands in between Dartmouth and Kingsbridge. Focussing on serving fresh local seafood, Josper grilled steaks, fine wines, local ales and ciders. Large restaurant with door that open in the summer. Outside seating overlooking Start Bay. Dogs welcome in the large bar area. The pub boasts 7 beautifully appointed bedrooms with 5 offering stunning sea views across the bay.
PRICE RANGE
$16 - $39
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed January 10, 2019

Spent Christmas week in Beesands with family and dogs. Nigel, Rachel and all the staff were very friendly and warmly welcomed everyone (including our furry babies) into their great pub. Food and services was excellent. Look forward to a revisit.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank eatsleepliverugby
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us, we're glad you enjoyed your time at The Cricket during your week. Hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed January 5, 2019

My parents bought me a voucher to eat in The Cricket Inn. The manager was amazing as even though slightly out of date he said it was ok to use. There was a warm welcome on our arrival and all the staff were all very...More

Thank K3897RCjos
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

Came across this place whilst out walking from Torcross along the beach. Despite arriving after 2pm (closes at 14:30) we were warmly welcomed and a table was made up for 9 of us to eat lunch. Food was served promptly and thoroughly enjoyed by all....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank The_Gofor
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So pleased you enjoyed your lunch with us! See you again soon

Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

We were staying locally for a few nights and a friend recommended The Cricket Inn. Very friendly, attentive welcome when shown to our table which we’d reserved. Salt and pepper prawns as a starter to share. The children had kids macaroni and Cricket Inn Burger...More

Thank Coastal179203
Reviewed January 4, 2019

Called in for Lunch after the coast path walk with friends, kids & Dog Pub is light and airy very welcoming and friendly. Food selection and standard was great not overly expensive but good value. The staff are friendly efficient and professional they even have...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BackwellDowners
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us! We're pleased you enjoyed your lunch with the family at The Cricket. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed December 31, 2018

New Years Eve - lunch party of eleven. Superb and friendly service, great selection of food and drink. Staff were friendly and the atmosphere was good. Seafood Pancakes with scallop, prawns,crab and cod was excellent at £18, fresh grilled fish at £19 was also delicious...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank stitchknight
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we're pleased you had such a lovely time. The seafood pancake is our signature dish so delighted that you enjoyed it. We hope you enjoyed seeing in the New Year and hope to see you...More

Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Honestly, the food here is just great, coupled with warm and welcoming service in the bar and restaurant. We WILL be back!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Foodie20002014
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2019

Thank you so much for your kind words, we're so pleased you enjoyed your meal with us. Look forward to seeing you again. All the best

Reviewed December 23, 2018

First visited on the Friday, so impressed with the food and service went back again for Sunday lunch. I can honestly say the beef was the best I can ever remember, so tender.Vegetables, good choice, perfectly cooked. So tasty. Service excellent. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BanburyMrsGrant
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded December 24, 2018

Many thanks for your feedback, we're delighted you enjoyed your experience at The Cricket. Have a great Christmas and we hope to see you again in 2019.

Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Popped along here after a trip round Dartmouth. The food is always excellent , the staff welcoming. Both of us opted for the specials , I had skate off the bab, which was perfectly cooked and full of flavour. Rounded off with a generous crumble...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank David B
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded December 24, 2018

Hi David, many thanks for your review, we're delighted you enjoyed your lunch with us. Hope to see you again soon. All the best

Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Our mid day meal at The Cricketers was delicious. My husband chose the mussels and myself the fish pie, both,were a great choice. Hubbies comment, best I've tasted. My fish pie was full of different types of fish including scallops, oh so tasty. Can't wait...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ranastdon
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

Great thanks for your review, can't wait to welcome you back so you can enjoy some more of our scrummy food...and drink! :)

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Adventurer258147
October 16, 2018|
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Response from GoldenTia | Reviewed this property |
Looks like it. Website isn't the easiest to negotiate, but if you Google "Cricket Inn Beesands Christmas", it takes you right there, menu & all. Enjoy!
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libtek
September 11, 2016|
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Response from Angela B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they accept dogs in the bar area but not in the restaurant area.
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Little_Pea_Head
January 22, 2016|
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Response from Nigel H | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we have alternative menu choices to fish - meat and veggie options.
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