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The Otter Inn

Exmouth Road, Sidmouth EX10 0LE, England
+44 1395 568800
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Exmouth Road, Sidmouth EX10 0LE, England
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Went here tonight for a Carvery, have always been at lunch time before, great food choice of 4 meats, loads of fresh vegetables, Roast potatoes all crispy, roasted Parsnips, yum yum, the service here is outstanding, the staff are all friendly and very helpful. A...More

Thank ejlaver45
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Despite an out-of-date TripAdvisor site stating that this pub restaurant is closed, believe me, it certainly isn't (although, best to avoid Mondays at present). Our lunchtime visit was our first since the refurbishment and this proved most successful - lovely staff, fine real ale and...More

Thank Simmykeef
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

This pub is now under new management.. And at last we have a really good pub/restaurant in our village.. Lovely friendly staff giving first class service, nothing to much trouble, and excellent food all freshly cooked when ordered.. We have eaten here 6 times in...More

Thank Chrissie B
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

My partner and I decided to visit the otter and WOW what an impressive change not just the decor but staff as well. This has been along time coming the food was good and nothing was to much trouble, prices good service and wine choice...More

Thank lindsaykins
Management response:Responded 7 March 2017

That's a great review which is much appreciated. We are in the early stages of our development and we are aiming to provide all our customers with a pub they will wish to visit, in the words of Cyndie Laver, "Time after Time". Once again...More

Reviewed 26 February 2017

Called in on way home as it said on board that it was under new management. Friendly staff. Clean décor. Food was excellent value and very good quality.

1  Thank Andy B
Management response:Responded 28 February 2017

Thank you for your kind words. We are currently in our fourth week of trading and trying hard to provide a food and drink offering that will wow our customers. We very much look forward to when you call in again. Regards The Otter Inn

Reviewed 26 February 2017

Second time of visiting, only been reopened a few weeks, staff were as friendly, efficient and helpful as on our first visit. Excellent Roast Dinner, all fresh vegetables, great tender meat, and deserts to die for. Very much worth a visit.

1  Thank ejlaver45
Management response:Responded 28 February 2017

That`s Great. We are so pleased you enjoyed your second visit to us and hope there are many more to come. Regards The Otter Inn

Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Following local recommendation we tried the restaurant this evening and had a really good meal. There was a Bellini for my husband on the house (I'm teetotal... maybe they'll think about a mocktail another time, but it was a lovely gesture.) We had minestrone soup...More

Thank Angie C
Management response:Responded 23 February 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words and we take ALL your comments on board. We are currently in the first stage of our transformation of this lovely old public house. I am sure the next time you visit us, which we look forward...More

Reviewed 17 February 2017

Well done new team! After reopening this February we visited the Otter Inn to discover a real gem in our village now. We can now bring our friends out for a beautiful meal and know we will be looked after to an incredible standard. We...More

1  Thank sarahashley123456789
Management response:Responded 17 February 2017

Wow, what can we say, thank you so much, its so nice to see all the hard work paying off, and we have had a great welcome response from the village. We are so please you enjoyed your 1st of what we hope, many visits...More

Reviewed 16 February 2017

Saw signs saying just re opened on the 9th of Feb out with Daughter and Granddaughter so stopped for lunch . We hadn't booked but staff found us a table high chair which was meticulously clean (thank you) and had a 2 course meal. They...More

Thank Wendy B
Management response:Responded 17 February 2017

We are so please you enjoyed the food and service, there has been a lot of hard work to get to this point, and its fantastic for all the team to receive such lovely reviews. Thank you for taking the time to write a review....More

Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Great makeover and new management making a terrific (and beneficial) difference. With a party of six less than a week after reopening we were quite a test for the kitchen and staff. The service was excellent though the kitchen was suffering from some teething issues...More

Thank AlanD411
Management response:Responded 16 February 2017

We are so pleased you enjoyed the Wine and the Food, it was indeed far too long to wait between Starters and Mains, we are learning more about our timing and volume capabilities every day, along with recruiting and training we are aiming to improve...More

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Maria H
22 April 2017|
Response from AlanD411 | Reviewed this property |
No! Plenty else including an amazing range of gins!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Exmouth Road, Sidmouth EX10 0LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 568800
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