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Fishermans Cot

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Bickleigh $$ - $$$ , British,
Bickleigh EX16 8RW, England
+44 1884 855237
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“potatoes” (12 reviews)
“pork” (7 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Bickleigh EX16 8RW, England
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1 - 10 of 559 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch on our way to Barnstaple for a training course. Right on river in beautiful spot. Tables outside either in shade or sun to appreciate local scenery. Food was lovely and service was quick & efficient. Would definitely visit again when next in...More

Thank emwar68
Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent and efficient service. Good range of choices on menu - more than just a pub restaurant. Fantastic views over the river.

Thank ruthh245
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm sorry to add to the torrent of bad reviews! Service was slow...Devon might be laid back, but this was ridiculous! Not 100% on the scampi either...sharing the recent thoughts of another member. Not a good experience...despite the excellent location!

Thank chazzer2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in here on the way home from Cornwall. Never been here before. It looked immaculately clean. Staff were welcoming. I ordered ham egg and chips. I was so surprised at the quality of such a simple meal which was more than generous. We didn't...More

Thank Jenny0706
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a weekend break to the Fishermans Cot. Newly refurbished rooms were clean, fresh and very comfortable. Lovely big comfy bed. Scenery thete to die for. Sitting watching the river whilst driving coffee on Sunday morning - sublime. Ate in the restaurant both...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived to a warm welcome and shown to our table very quickly by the friendly and helpful staff, drinks order taken and food delivered to our table all in good time, Everyone said that the food and service was excellent but agreed that the pricing...More

Thank Steamhammer2k
FishermansCot, Front Office Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I would like to apologise for you not being made aware of the charging for extra items from the menu and this is something I need to address to the team, so thank you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can eat inside or out, dependent on the weather and have a great vies of the river and bridge. Plenty of room, good sized tables, good service, good choice on the menu and reasonably priced wines. There are steps from the car park and...More

Thank J S
FishermansCot, Front Office Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for your kind words, its lovely to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to see you again soon, Kindest regards, Annabel Edmonds Supervisor

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us ate here and were lucky enough to find a table in the garden facing the river. It would be difficult to find a more pleasant setting especially as the evening wore on and less and less traffic went across the lovely old...More

Thank Lesley H
FishermansCot, Front Office Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Lesley, Thank you for your honest review. We have been short of staff the last couple of weeks but have been under recruitment, especially with the summer looming, so I hope this is an issue we have now addressed. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saturday lunchtime and the pub was very busy, we were lucky to find a car park space. However there were still a couple of tables free.Upon ordering food, was told a 45min. wait.This I don't mind with a forwarning, but then to come out cold,...More

Thank cpvmturner
FishermansCot, Front Office Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, I would firstly like to deeply apologise for your experience with us, and that it was not dealt in a satisfactory manner. If you would like to discuss this in further detail in person, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01884 855237...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is not as good as you would expect, it is sub standard Bad oven chips and under cooked scampi Service was ok Why can't people realise that good chips are appreciated

Thank danfif
FishermansCot, Front Office Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, I would firstly like to deeply apologise for your experience with us.. If you would like to discuss this in further detail in person, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01884 855237 or email info@fishermanscot-Bickleigh.com. Kindest regards, Annabel Edmonds Supervisor

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_gillalexander
Hi are dogs welcome and if we come for a lunch i.e. Sandwiches can we reserve a table? Thanks
May 6, 2017|
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Response from infoT383IY | Property representative |
Hello, We do allow dogs in the bar and on the terrace outside. These are first come first serve but there are plenty of tables outside and 13 in the bar. When were you looking to visit? Kindest regards, The Fisherman's... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bickleigh EX16 8RW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Bickleigh
  • Phone Number: +44 1884 855237
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