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Restaurant at The Hoops Inn

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Horns Cross | Clovelly, Bideford EX39 5DL, England
+44 1237 451222
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Congleton, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying nearby and passed this stunning looking pub and thought we would give it a go on a Sunday evening , we hadn't booked but a table was found no problem. We had to order everything at the cramped bar where on one side locals were hogging the space, I do think for the prices being charged they... More 

Thank macchef
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134 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We generally call in when we visit the Atlantic Village retail park from our home in Launceston, but have not been for a while. Always a very picturesque and pretty building and clearly ancient inside, it looks as a pub should! We ate in the bar at lunch time, and had just a couple of starters - garlic mushrooms on... More 

2 Thank Jane H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just stopped for a bite to eat- the food and service were excellent and reasonably priced. If we weren't going home tomorrow would definitely have returned.

3 Thank ChesterBluebell
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying just up the road and had been recommended. Good service and friendly staff . Sunday roast plentiful , for myself I would have liked a green veg but what we got (red cabbage/carrot mash and cauli cheese ) was tasty and again plentiful. Sticky toffee was good. All round good value for money

2 Thank KAREN L
Devon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit the hoops inn at least once a month and continue to love it here every time we come. This time we loved the menu choices once again and WOW there are now 4 different steaks available all served with the normal garnishes and lovely homemade chips. Thank you hoops inn once again.

2 Thank Chris T
Bristol, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place, friendly staff, lovely food except steak came out medium when husband asked for rare. Im sure if we complained it would have been fixed but husband too hungry to wait and enjoyed it anyway, although slighty disappointing as wasn't cheap.

Thank starGstarstar
Bideford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Aged 67 , I,ve only ever complained about a meal twice in my life unfortunately Tuesday 3/5/17 was one of them ! We ordered Gammon steak and chips and cod and chips , well the look on my partners face when she saw the chips was a new experience for myself as she is always smiling , she wasn't !...the... More 

2 Thank stephenking223
Uxbridge, London
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this place via trip advisor, read mixed reviews, so decided to try anyway. The place is easy to find on the A39, and ample parking at the back. It's a lovely place, and found the staff very friendly. We ordered food, and it was ok, for what we both ate I thought it was a bit on the high... More 

Thank kazzy006
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying just down the road from the Hoops Inn. That and the previous reviews led us to book a mid-week dinner for five; achieved using the wonders of internet reservations. The pub was busy, but after a short wait we were able to order some drinks and retreat to our table to consider our menu choices. Having rather... More 

2 Thank Scottsomer_Norton
Hindhead, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived without a reservation, hoping for dinner. What a treat. We were able to have the quaint window booth as the reservation already made for it allowed us enough time - how sensible. Great service and fabulous food. The vegetarian artichoke tart was delicious and the burger was good too. We looked at the pretty garden and that'd make... More 

1 Thank Carolyn D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Horns Cross | Clovelly, Bideford EX39 5DL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Torridge  >  Bideford
  • Phone Number: +44 1237 451222
A beautiful ancient thatched Inn conveniently located on the A39 Atlantic Highway between Bideford and the tourist destination of Clovelly. The Hoops Inn serves traditional bar meals in both the pub and restaurant areas with am emphasis on fine, locally sourced ingredients. Food is served all day. In addition to the popular pub there are also 13 en-suite bedrooms.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?