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The Cricket Inn

beesands, Beesands TQ7 2EN, England
+44 1548 580215
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
beesands, Beesands TQ7 2EN, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a lovely area the South Hams is & no doubt Beesands is very special . Staying in the Oval room we had a gorgeous room with great bay window & comfortable bed. The staff were lovely & the food if a bit expensive &...More

Thank Coldeniscommon
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful location, comfy bed, incredible sea view, delicious food. Smashing peple. Very jolly. Quite complicated to find, but that was an adventure in itself.

Thank emmarose98
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Six of us called in here on the off chance for a drink and ended up staying for a few and eating lunch as well. Everything about this place is fabulous, good choice of real ales, great menu with something for everyone, the quality and...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We drove over one hour to cricket inn after seeing on their website that they did afternoon meals from 3 pm to 5. Upon arriving at 3 we asked and were told website probably is wrong but it is not their fault! Not offer of...More

Thank Dennis B
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

I apologise that we had forgot to change the web site advertising afternoon food, which has now been rectified, I was most apologetic when you arrived for food and we realised that it had not been changed for the winter but thank you so much...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Found this little gem purely by accident, however it is well worth a visit. This is a lovely restaurant, the food is great, drinks reasonably priced and they will allow dogs into a fair sized part of the restaurant. We visited several times. Even towards...More

Thank Nibs02
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for two nights in early October and are so pleased we did! The Cricket Inn stands at the heart of remote little Beesands and its restaurant is obviously popular with locals as well as visitors. We had a huge seafront room from...More

2  Thank grinningcat
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for your review, we're thrilled you enjoyed your break at The Cricket, what an amazing time to stay, with the harvest moon over the bay! It was a stunning sight! We're pleased you enjoyed all the food and the South West...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was lovely with the exception of the broken glass found in the desert resulting in the need to drive over an hour to the nearest ER. Landlady seemed more concerned about the establishments reputation than the blood pooring from her customers mouth.More

3  Thank Random_Bob123
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Can I start by apologising for the unpleasant experience YOUR FRIEND had at the Cricket on Sunday 23rd September, we have thoroughly investigated the incident so as something like this should never happen again. The General Manager and myself were away on this day and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a restaurant within a pub setting it opened at 6pm so we were glad that we booked an early evening meal as it became full very quickly, very good in October. There were locals at the bar and eating which is a good...More

Thank BrendaEngland
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Lovely thanks for your review, we're pleased to hear you enjoyed your time at The Cricket, it's certainly been a busy October so definitely wise to book! Look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying not far away and came here with my wife for my birthday lunch. Not having access to really fresh fish at home it was a treat to indulge in this wonderful sea side restaurant. All our choices were cooked just right and...More

Thank Peter T
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much for your review, we're pleased you enjoyed your lunch with us. We're are truly spoilt for choice with fresh fish here in Beesands! See you soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped for lunch with my friend in this small but lovely pub before heading for a walk to Star point lighthouse. I had a traditional fish and chips and my friend had a beautifully prepared a whole grilled sea bream. We could not fault...More

Thank EvickaEvicka
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to review the Cricket. We're delighted you enjoyed your lunch with us. We're a perfect stop off whilst walking the South West Coast Path! Hope to see you back very soon.

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12 September 2016|
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Response from Angela B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they accept dogs in the bar area but not in the restaurant area.
23 January 2016|
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Response from Nigel H | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we have alternative menu choices to fish - meat and veggie options.
20 November 2015|
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Response from SMDevon | Reviewed this property |
Not cheap, but I think you get what you pay for. Check their website for the menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$16 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: beesands, Beesands TQ7 2EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Beesands
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 580215
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A village gastropub specialising in fresh, local seafood.
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