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Pyne arms

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East Down, Barnstaple EX31 4LX, England
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
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Sun 12:00 - 23:30
Mon - Tue 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 23:30
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 15:30
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten at the Pyne Arms for the last three consecutive weeks. On two occasions we were entertained by suppliers for the business that we run. We were asked to choose the venue as they would have taken us anywhere. We love the little pub that is the heart of our hamlet so we chose the Pyne as we... More 

Thank theblacks51
Sticklepath, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to trip advisor this place popped up as close to where we were staying. Also the Exmoor Food Festival was still going until the end of the month, so decided to give it a try. Good beer Exmoor Stag complemented the well presented and tasty food. Ham hock fritter and smoked trout starters were good, followed by excellent cod... More 

Thank GFM_59
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazed by this little country pub, fifth visit and second visit of this month! Went for the Exmoor Food Festival menu, and WOW, amazing. The front of house are so friendly and polite, nothing is too much trouble. The food is second to none, always fresh and always piping hot. I really rate this as my favourite pub in... More 

Thank davidplainbarnsley
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We cannot thank the owners enough for all they did for us , we had the Arlington room which was fabulous , was spotless and clean , staff were very welcoming and management are a hard working couple , the food was top class restaurant food my partner had the suet pudding he was in food heaven and I the... More 

Thank Zoe D
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this country inn only by chance, but what a find. First stay of many I'm sure. Working in Barnstable it made a great base for B&B with evening meals. Breakfast was to die for and we throughly enjoyed the evening food menu. Mena Dhu was on draught too amazing!!!!! Service was bob on and couldn't fault it. See you... More 

Thank Jpdolby
Shasta Lake, California
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We went out for a delicious lunch with friends. We enjoyed our meal as part of the Exmoor Food fest.

Thank Tricia P
Devon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

just visited this place in east down near barnstaple after recommendation from several friends who have eaten there and i ve got to say it was probably the best food we have ever had in a public house ! we had heard that the chef at the pyne arms was cooking at the launch of the exmoor food festival at... More 

Thank 87snapper
Worcester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Super friendly and efficient staff, a good menu with a range of vegi options too, very reasonable prices and very good food. We absolutely loved our meal at the Pyne Arms and they serve a really great pint of ale too, I had the Exmoor Gold and if I hadn't been driving later I'd have quite happy kept going for... More 

Thank AlexDaw
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We had a table of 12 for my sister in-laws birthday and we had the Xmas menu, the food was fantastic the veg was out of this world. The service is always great and would recommend a visit to anyone in the area if you like good fresh food.

Thank Martin M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

8 of us were staying in Northcote manor farm cottages for new years eve. We spent 4 nights there. We set out on a walk to find the pub and when we got there we were greeted by a nice warm fire and good drinks. We all ate and had lovely food. The holoumi was lush and so was the... More 

Thank Mike M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Down, Barnstaple EX31 4LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
  • Phone Number: 01271-85-00-55

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