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The Vanilla Pod - CLOSED

Teign Valley, Trusham, Newton Abbot TQ13 0NR, England
+44 1626 853694
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“beef” (10 reviews)
“pudding” (16 reviews)
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Teign Valley, Trusham, Newton Abbot TQ13 0NR, England
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1 - 10 of 291 reviews

Reviewed September 26, 2016

The first course of our meal did not live up to expectations.. The starters were brought, but we had to ask for napkins as none were on, or had been brought to, the table. One of us had what was described as a trio, but...More

Thank ExeterGadabouts
Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Today we visited the Cridford Inn to have lunch for the first time since the new management took over, and we had high expectations after looking at their Facebook page, however we were disappointed overall. The only main meal available was the roast and we...More

Thank stover1994
Reviewed June 13, 2016

Unfortunately it seems that the new management can seem to manage well at all! Our anniversary meal at the place where we had our wedding reception was ruined by the poor attitude of management and unfinished furnishings and Uninspiring menu delivered with disgust! After sitting...More

Thank Davehewlett1971
Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a superb roast beef lunch in a beautiful setting in South Devon, the Vanilla Pod at the Cridford Inn is fantastic. The beef was the rarer side of medium & meltingly tender: giant home made yorkies (deliciously squidgy & crispy) and...More

1  Thank VMBroadbent
Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

Came here a while ago for my mum's 60th birthday we had a lovely evening and food was brilliant couldn't fault anything the service was great also

Thank John B
Reviewed February 28, 2016

The staff are very welcoming, accommodating, friendly and helpful. The food is very tasty and there is something for everybody. I am veggie and always find something nice to eat and the fresh bread and puddings are delicious. There is a good wine menu and...More

Thank Abovemensa
Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Have eaten In both the restaurant and bar sides and on all occasions the food has been second to none. Ian and his team were absolutely great. Recommend this to anyone staying locally!

Thank 007MP80
Reviewed February 14, 2016

This pub is in a lovely little village and looks like the type of place you'd get a delicious home cooked meal..what a massive disappointment! Unfortunately we went on valentines day as it was the only time we had babysitters so we were greeted by...More

Thank al-n-far
cridfordinn, Owner at The Vanilla Pod, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2016

Thank you for your review ,and I am glad that you were given your meals at no charge .All the produce at the Cridford inn is made on the premises ,and I am sorry that there was a problem with your meal.We had a set...More

Reviewed January 24, 2016

This restaurant I have meant to visit for years but never got around to it, why oh why did I wait. We stayed B and B for a birthday treat. Mel was attentive and nothing at all was too much trouble. Ian the Chef prepared...More

Thank Churchill-Sir
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Food was good but the service was terrible with an hour's wait between each dish and the restaurant was not that busy. Since our last visit as we didn't feel like returning we believe the Management has changed hands.More

Thank L440ILdavidf
cridfordinn, Owner at The Vanilla Pod, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2015

I am not quite sure why you have used this title ,when you have scored a 4 out of 5 .Nobody waited between courses on this night ,certainly not an hour each course ,my husband would not have allowed this to happen , and he...More

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Restaurant Details

Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Teign Valley, Trusham, Newton Abbot TQ13 0NR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Newton Abbot  >  Trusham
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 853694
  • E-mail
Vanilla pod is no longer exist according to fb page. The hotel was under renovation from May and recently opened again. The restaurant is renamed the same as the hotel name. https://www.facebook.com/TheCridfordInn/ Created new listing id: 10496463
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