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“fantastic pub”
Review of The Black Venus

The Black Venus
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“fantastic pub”
Reviewed February 27, 2014

the menu was varied, the food tasted awesome, everything was homemade, the staff were very friendly and it had a welcoming atmosphere.
excellent country pub with great food!

  • Visited February 2014
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Yeovil, England, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Excellent food”
Reviewed February 21, 2014

Excellent value for money and the food is delicious. All the staff are very friendly and the place has a lovely village local feel about it

Visited June 2013
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Thank Mickadaw
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Sidmouth
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Tradional”
Reviewed February 18, 2014

Went visited in February .. And most of the country was flooded, north Devon wasn't too badly effected.
We stayed at a cottage locally for 3 days . Pub was very Empty ,not much atmosphere and not much acknowledgement when we arrived.
Menu included fresh fish , not sure where it came from as no fishermen had been out for days because of the storms and flooding in the country .had steak , new potatoes and salad...
All very average at quite high price..

Visited February 2014
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Thank Dottie C
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Friendly Pub, Great Restaurant”
Reviewed January 8, 2014

Having recently moved to the North Devon/Exmoor area, we needed to find a "local"close to home. The Black Venus is it. What a great, historic pub and restaurant. We will certainly be returning again and again. They have a lovely menu, with something to suit everyone, and their chips are out of this world !

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank Stephanie N
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Brilliant”
Reviewed December 17, 2013

Visited this place twice back in February. Thought it was a lovely pub at a very nice location. Came here once for a drink and once for a meal. Food was absolutely superb and we would certainly come back to this place again at some point. This pub does not take bookings so if you wish to come for a meal, best to come early as it can get very busy.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank nbruce62
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