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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have visited The Fishermans Cot several times this year,(including my birthday back in March with my daughter)and the latest visit being 29th November.My friend and i had not booked a table and the restaurent was full, but we were offered a table in the bar by the window which was lovely.We were brought a menu and decided to have...

Thank Marjorie D
Sampford Peverell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a christmas meal here and the best about it was the starter. The Roast potatoes and sprouts were like bullets stuffing was over cooked carrots were slightly under cooked so was very crunchy Turkey one slice was 5 times thicker than the other the peas were nice and the little cocktail sausage is an awful excuse for a pig...

Thank StephenBrealy
Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful venue, picturesque site with the river Exe and with my room overlooking the river it was superb. The food was great and at a reasonable price. The staff were extremely friendly and catered for any needs.

Thank PaulBrownSW04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic carvery, very friendly and accommodating. Table wasn't quite ready when we arrived as it was very but they kept us informed of when it would be ready and were very polite. Excellent service and food was lovely . Liked the fact you could choose from three sizes of plate...small,medium,large.Beautiful area and overlooking the River Exe.

Thank Melanie H
Stamford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I selected this because of it's location - about half an hour away from a client I wanted to visit. We arrived in the dark so couldn't appreciate the lovely spot - an old stone bridge, the fast-running river Exe, until the next day. We found all the staff here to be very friendly, helpful and cheerful. Nothing was too...

Thank Disc0Debs
West Malling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Hotel is definitely back to high standards I remember as a young man. Our welcome was very warm and we found our room to be large clean, well presented with a gorgeous view over the River Exe. All rooms have been refurbished and decorated. It was comfortable, clean and warm. We ate in the restaurant that night and with...

Thank 55GrahamS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed an excellent value 3 course meal from the special Lunch Menu. Staff very personable and table had great view over the river. Rounded off the day by visiting Bickleigh Mill just across the bridge.

Thank Keith L
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Midweek lunch was taken as part of a special offer - main and desert for £7. Food was tasty, hot and well cooked. Chocolate pudding with melting middle and cream was delicious. Would recommend for a midweek treat that won't break the bank.

Thank ValSDevon
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I have been to the fisherman's cot in the past for sunday lunch (a long time ago) and more recently for drinks. On these occasions it has been fine. But last week we went for lunch and it was really poor. Standard pub menu but badly cooked and seriously overpriced. I would really suggest that you avoid this place and...

2Thank Beatrice Zoe H
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Known and enjoyed this place for some 30 years now and have to say it's as good if not better than it's ever been. Have never experienced such a genuine and motivated team who are a credit to the management and Marstons.

1Thank Chicafri

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about The Fisherman's Cot

Address: Bickleigh EX16 8RW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Bickleigh
Price Range: $128 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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“Didn't stay a hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles ValSDevon, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Beautiful Views and a Bed I wanted to steal”
 of 5 bubbles LallaM265, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles philtrew, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles mof735, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Check your room first as they cannot all be as bad as the one we had”
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