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“Quackers Restaurant - Ye Old George and Dragon -Combe Martin”
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Quackers Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Quackers Restaurant - Ye Old George and Dragon -Combe Martin”
Reviewed December 24, 2013

Family visit on Sunday, second week in August 2013 and it was alright. As somebody said, don't take a lady or kids into the the bar here, some Combe Martin locals aren't gentlemen in public and one wonders why not ? Sadly this applies to most Combe Martin pubs. Good restaurant is Quackers, clean and modern, a bit posh - fair prices. Sunday lunch was about ten quid for a slap up main meal and a soft drink. Staff were welcoming, the owner Craig is a good egg and a big bloke IIRC :) "Nicely decorated but has lost some of its original character, too modern, through the refurbishment", which we were told in the village and then had a look at the history. The Pub is bang in the middle of the original old village, "Head Town", when Combe Martin was two towns but nothing remains of its history we could see. Shame. It's not your average country Pub or traditional old Devon hostelry we like. Sunday lunch excellent, and there was plenty of it for us all. No idea of the other menu or what it's like in the week. To Combe Martin pubs bosses> please welcome your guests and make them feel welcome and safe. Thanks from Terry. Lincoln. Sales manager. Visited August 2013.

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank Terry B
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English first
Combe Martin, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Delightful”
Reviewed December 16, 2013

We were on a quick visit and emailed asking for a table of 3. Despite being very busy with Christmas parties we were fitted in at very short notice. The whole place is tastefully decked out. Staff were (despite being very busy) were excellent and loads of smiles on their faces which always says a great deal on how a place is run. GREAT beer at the bar before going into eat. Food excellent and service was one of the best ever experienced.
Well done Lynne and Craig and look forward to many more visits in the future especially summer time.
Thanks

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank Bob A
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Kineton
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Always a pleasure”
Reviewed December 4, 2013 via mobile

We were at Quackers again last Saturday. We have a holiday flat in Combe Martin, and ever since Craig and Lynne re-opened the bottom George as the George and Dragon we have dined there on every visit. Usual format - drink at the bar and a chat with Craig (always entertaining) then through to the restaurant. This time the garlic prawns and the chicken breast for me. As usual the food is delicious, and the service (Tasha tonight) excellent. We have always found this to be the case. Yes, when it's very busy, it can take a while for the food to arrive, but it is always worth waiting for. As far as we are concerned, Quackers is by far the best place in Combe Martin for an evening meal. Good food, great service, great staff, and a good atmosphere in both the bar and the restaurant

Visited November 2013
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Thank Geoff R
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Gloucestershire
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Great carvery”
Reviewed October 21, 2013

My wife and I were having a weekend break in Combe Martin. Sunday evening we visited the Quackers restaurant at the Old George pub. We had the carvery, we have tried many carveries, but this was simply the best, with a tremendous amount of choices, and the food was hot. Neither of us had the beef because it was pink and both of like our meat well cooked, but the pork and turkey was very nice and plenty of it. The staff were helpful and friendly. The only downside was in the bar afterwards. My wife and I are pretty broadminded, but a few of the regulars were a bit loud and couldn't put a sentence together without using the F word. We were glad we didn't have our young grandson with us. This no fault of the pub, and would not stop us returning, but next time we will stay in the restaurant.

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank NailsworthMoles
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Axminster, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Carvery - excellent value”
Reviewed October 16, 2013

Was our first days stay in Combe Martin - and we had checked to see who did food on Sunday evenings. We chose Quackers and rang to book. On arrival - staff were friendly despite having mislaid our booking. Array of meats was first class with and excellent spread of veg. If they were to rotate with fresher roast teddies - it would have all been first class; as they kind of "let the side down" so to speak - but very enjoyable and good value.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Devonrilla
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