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The Copper Penny Inn

) #44 of 47 Restaurants in Tavistock $$ - $$$ , British,
Chipshop, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 8NT, England
+44 1822 833288
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good25%
  • Average19%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible11%
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“game pie” (9 reviews)
“potatoes” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Chipshop, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 8NT, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took our granddaughter for an evening meal whilst on holiday. Not impressed good was large portions but average quality. Was going to have Sunday lunch but decided against it. Barmaid appeared to be jack of all trades but personable enough .

1  Thank Wendy303
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were here whilst on a camping trip and staying nearby. The barmaid was very welcoming. The menus were tatty old sticky menus. The barmaid was run off her feet running both the bar and restaurant. The restaurant area looked dated and needed some money...More

1  Thank GriffMT
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in one of the holiday apartments above this place. It is poorly equipped and the immediate surroundings are untidy, dismal and uncared for. The owners didn't bother to welcome us, just left a key in the door. The apartment has no information book,...More

1  Thank maggi s
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Dining room is plain and unwelcoming, reminiscent of a canteen. The food is unremarkable. Many better lasagnes have been eaten elsewhere - and why did the chef think that it was acceptable to make garlic bread with bridge rolls? The smell of old food and...More

1  Thank locallady49
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Well what an experience.the worst pub I have ever visited. Full of dogs.stepping over them to find a seat.barman/cook fussing dogs then serving!beer awful.dirty scruffy and frightened of what you may catch! Couldn't leave fast enough

3  Thank sandraPeterborough
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This lovely pub is in a place called "Chipshop", stop off for lunch. The couple are very welcoming and friendly, the food is made to order and very nice, reasonably priced.

Thank HLHBK2013
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The pub is in a great location, close to a local campsite. It should be thriving, however we were the only customers during a lunch time visit. The member of staff was very friendly and attentive which was the only redeeming feature! The decor is...More

1  Thank ALFL2012
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Great food nice drinks friendly staff. good choice of food freshly cooked. lots to eat on plate. must try

Thank Nigel P
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I called in and found the history of the area very interesting and decided to dine as I had not eaten all day. I had the garlic mushrooms followed by the beef stroganoff and rice. With half an hour I had severe diarrhoea which continued...More

1  Thank Alan M
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I honestly don't ever recall having such a bad food experience. We ordered at 8pm, at 8.50pm we were asked if we would like to place our order!!! They'd forgotten but we were the only people in there. When the food finally came out our...More

1  Thank Amanda H
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chipshop, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 8NT, England (Formerly Chipshop Pub)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Tavistock
  • Phone Number: +44 1822 833288
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