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Review of Bencoolen Inn

Bencoolen Inn
Ranked #70 of 111 Restaurants in Bude
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed October 14, 2013

went to this restaurant on saturday 12th oct 2013 their menu was really lovely some spainish meals and english my partner had a mixed grill he said it was the best his ever had cooked to perfectionand really enjoyed it I had a spainish chicken meal and that also was supurb and you get plenty of it the service could not have been better and we thought the meal was reasonably prices sorry we dont live in bude because we would certainly go there offen we were just visiting well done the bencoolen

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Thank maureen A
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Reviewed September 15, 2013

The food at the Bencoolen Inn is good quality and great value. The pub has a traditional feel to it and a great atmosphere and a decent range of local ales. Also the bar staff and waitresses are all very friendly and provided great service.

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Thank Jonathan H
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Reviewed September 13, 2013

Loved this bright and friendly pub, we were here at 5 and hungry and luckily food was being served all day. Friendly staff and food was served within half an hour the mixed grill was well cooked and well priced at under £14. The half chicken was crisp and tasty. Proper good food at inexpensive cost. Lovely grubly.....

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1  Thank cassie h
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Reviewed August 30, 2013

I've eaten here many times over the years, the food is always great and when its not busy meals come out in a reasonable time. But when its busy, as it was sunday night, the staff just don't seem able to cope.
We only ordered a couple of rounds of sandwiches but these took an hour and twenty minutes to arrive. The lad that brought them out was very apologetic but it didnt alter the fact that we had waited so long, and had a couple more drinks, that when they came I wasn't that hungry. The sandwich was very bland and the bread was quite soggy.

On a trip to the toilets ( only 2 ladies cubicles) one had no light and the hand dryer didnt work.

This would all have merited a poor rating but as it was very busy I think an average fairer.
They really need to put more bar staff on when its busy.

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Thank TSalisbury
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Reviewed August 29, 2013

We popped into the Bencoolen for lunch on bank holiday Monday.
Everywhere else was really busy so we were lucky to find this pub.
Really good menu & good prices too.
There weren't too many people before us so we ordered and looked forward to our meals.
They turned up 1 hour later.
The food was ok.

Thank JustineandKelvin
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