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Chichester Arms

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Bishops Tawton, Barnstaple, England
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic carvery ... I had the special " game pudding " which was absolutely amazing. Only negative was that we were miss informed when booking of what many we could choose from but apart from that the staff were helpful and happy and there's a great atmosphere. Will go again for sure.

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1 Thank Jennifer H
Eastbourne
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We hadn't lunched here for about a year but so glad the essentials remain mostly unchanged. And the changes are all good. There are now more blackboard options than ever and despite being a meat lovers haven they do offer a good selection of fish dishes and even homily pie! Along with some terrific Exmouth Gold I had a huge... More 

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1 Thank tcrooks
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I recommend this pub to everybody the roast is the best in the district we had the slow roast belly of pork and I must say its superb three massive slabs of pork and the freshest vegetables if there is a better meal then this please let me know

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1 Thank 812martin
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54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A family dinner on a Saturday night. This place has the atmosphere of a village local: thatched roof, exposed beams, open fire. Busy with locals but not unwelcoming. The service is friendly and inclusive from both bar and waiting staff - not formal but just 'make yourself at home'. There's a standard menu with a wide range of specials posted... More 

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1 Thank David L
Clevedon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Attempted to eat here a few days previously on our trip to Devon and we were in between menus meaning we had to find elsewhere to eat (Menus are separate - lunch and tea times) After reading reviews on TripAdvisor and advice from our hosts in Bartridge Farm we decided to come back for tea, which was well worth the... More 

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Thank James B
Exeter, United Kingdom
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248 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for sunday lunch and chose the roast at 9.95 . Plenty to eat and meat selection all good woodstove burning nice ale friendly staff what else can you look for

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Thank Gundamuck
Tavira, Portugal
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten here many times as it's just around the corner from my mums house. I live in Portugal so whenever I'm home for a visit this is where we go. The food is fantastic! Huge meals and all cooked fresh so you may have a bit of a wait but never excessive and ALWAYS worth it. The staff are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was outstanding had large rib eye stake it was first class we all enjoyed are meals will be going back deffenatley

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Thank Dave R
Exeter, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really like this pub. Always warm when you walk in. Staff are very helpful & friendly. Good menu lots of choice. Food looks & tastes great & always served hot

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2 Thank Jenxhols
Bideford, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent Sunday Lunch, quite a lively atmosphere in the bar, the food was beyond compare. Everything cooked to perfection and very friendly and accommodating staff, we will certainly return again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bishops Tawton, Barnstaple, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?