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The Culm Valley Inn

The Riverside, Culmstock, Cullompton EX15 3JJ, England
+44 1884 840354
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (19 reviews)
“plaice” (5 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Riverside, Culmstock, Cullompton EX15 3JJ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Planned a 12 mile walk with a stop for lunch at the Culm Valley Inn having checked the website to confirm availability of food. Extremely disappointed to be told on arrival (12.15) that they were 'fully booked for lunch'. However, all we wanted was a...More

1  Thank somersetwalker2018
Dave H, Owner at The Culm Valley Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi there, thanks for the feedback, sorry to read your disappointment, to answer your points, firstly we intend to add to our website "booking essential especially Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays" this will hopefully ensure everyone realises that we are a very busy pub! Secondly on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here often and have thoroughly enjoyed it in the past, on this occasion we had taken friends to dinner, it was exceptionally busy, as it had been a lovely warm day. The issue was the menu was very limited and appeared to...More

Thank Londoner9998
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anticipating a busy pub today ~ Bank Holiday, Sunshine etc, we did phone and booked a table for 2 at 1-00pm. Walked the dog, from nearby Hunkin Wood, down the river to the pub. We enjoy food and drinks here on a fairly regular basis....More

Thank hugh2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found the food when we lunched today post-walk somewhat underwhelming. I had Sausages and Mash - the Sausages were OK but a little dry. My wife had Asparagus, Mint and Spinach Ricotta. Not much Asparagus (3.5 pieces) or Spinach, but quite a lot of...More

1  Thank hague151
Dave H, Owner at The Culm Valley Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We note that you seem relativey new to leaving feedback via this platform and we see that you have reviewed just one location (us), and so when we read the factually incorrect feedback you have left us, we suggest to leave it at one!! Firstly...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018

Fantastic meals all round with local beers and a good selection of Gin Homemade Burger, freshly battered cod and chips, mussels and a pasta dish, all delivered together, hot and delicious , don’t worry we were a party of eight ! Good service , nice...More

Thank FoodieMum1966
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

visited for lunch with family. was expecting a traditional village pub full of regulars and although there are regulars they also have a lovley resturant area. the pub is traditional and cosy. the food was absolutly outstanding and the staff are lovley and very welcoming....More

Thank Lauren K
Reviewed 13 March 2018

We have lunched at the Culm Valley on numerous occasions and always been satisfied every visit but our last visit was far from satisfactory. I had fish & chips, nice fish, excellent batter and chips but my wife had what was meant to be Frittata....More

1  Thank GeriGooner
Reviewed 27 February 2018

The only thing stopping me giving this a perfect rating is the service isn’t quick and the sweet wasn’t as good as the rest of the food, but it’s worth the wait. The friendly welcome, the enjoyable real ales to the chalk board menu make...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for a gem of a place for food, ambience & good service this is a Diamond!! I had the privilege of my friends treating me last week for my birthday & boy was it a treat. The standard of food is second...More

Thank Sara E
Reviewed 5 February 2018

I had the slow cooked beef cheek with dauphinoise potatoes; it was stupendous. Have been going to this pub for a long time and though it has been through some shady times, the new management seem to be doing a great job and the chef...More

Thank captainpastry
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Jill F
28 April 2018|
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Response from Dave H | Property representative |
HI there, yes we are open for food Monday evening but you should book - 01884 799823, cheers, Dave
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Riverside, Culmstock, Cullompton EX15 3JJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Cullompton  >  Culmstock
  • Phone Number: +44 1884 840354
  • E-mail
A wonderfully eclectic, funky country pub specialising in wholesome locally sourced food and superb crafted beers.
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