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“a bit pricey”
Review of Billy Budds

Billy Budds
Ranked #6 of 12 Restaurants in Croyde
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Pizza
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed September 14, 2012

a bit pricey for what we had,two chicken melts which were only like french bread pizza and burger and chips, a portion of chips two pints of cder and a coke cost me nearly £35 and that was just a snack :(

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Reviewed September 13, 2012

After staying on holiday at the Ruda Parkdean site we made the 15min walk to the pub in the village of Croyde.

The menu was limited, mainly pizza, burger and chips etc and a lot of options seemed to only be available upto 5pm. I assume this is to cater more for the beach crowd. Our group had the Chicken and Bacon Shantis (£8.95), Cajun Chicken (£8.95) and Fish and Chips (£10.95). From the prices we were expecting a little more and really all the dishes were a couple fo £'s overpriced. The food was good, my fish was massive and the batter very crispy. My wife was a little disappointed with her Cajun Chicken, saying it was a little dry, but was impressed with the salad and dressing.

The bar had a vairety of choice. I went for the Cornish lager (Korev), which was a first for me. The one thing that did not look great was the barmen asking a colleague what a 'Shanti' was. It looked really unprofessional and my wife who used to work in the trade said that should never happen. The staff should have made sure that they knew the specials before there shift.

The playarea out the back was great, and our two year old daughter would have happily stayed there all evening. There is also quite a bit of outside seating.

A nice local pub, however with it location (10min walk to the beach) you felt it could have been better with a few more small improvements.

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Thank John A
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Reviewed September 10, 2012

we visited billy budds many times during our recent stay in croyde, mainly as the outside seating area & play area is so good for us as a family.
limited menu but if you want a larger, more varied menu, there is always the sister pub next door (the thatch) but there is no play area at the thatch so it's swings & roundabouts.
staff always pleasant, cider always lovely & food always good.
fab place for families.

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Thank minsheymoo
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Reviewed September 7, 2012

Although we didn't get the chance to eat here during our recent stay, we did visit nearly every evening for a post dinner drink whilst our children played in their fantastic play area.

Couldn't recommend it enough, the kids can play in plain sight and away from any traffic or other diners. Love it.

Thank sammi-loves-shopping
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Reviewed August 30, 2012

Nice pub, with an outdoor area for kids to play. Not a big selection of food, but it was ok and service was not bad considering the crowds.

Thank PurplewallLondon
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