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Church House Inn

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Off the A379 | Churchstow, Kingsbridge TQ7 3QW, England
+44 1548 852237
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Today
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming here for some time for their Sunday carvery. If you are a bit of a glutton, this is heaven. A wide choice of meats and veg plus accompanying sauces - oh and don't forget the puds! Good value for money, friendly staff and a unique venue. We are bound to be back again. Yum yum. P.S. The... More 

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Thank Noel W
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Found on the internet whilst staying in Sacombe and unable to book anything in town and what a find! Great food and a very friendly atmosphere. Great choice on the a le carte menu with a carvery as an alternative. A definite booking when next in the area.

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Thank Keith H
Honiton, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Well there is quite a mixed bag of reviews for this quaint and charming 13th century Devon church house standing as it does close to, and parallel with, the old village church. Having recently received a couple of 'terrible' reviews due to poor service and a booking mix up perhaps the owners are being more careful this autumn… not that... More 

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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Having tried to eat there twice and told sorry we are full.on the 3rd time having booked a table we were told HE had made a mistake and booked us for the following day. Then there's nothing I can do. What about moving people around or trying to fit us in seeing that it's YOUR mistake, but no. You would... More 

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1 Thank Steve D
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

My parents introduced me to the Church House as it is by far their favourite place to eat in the area. I have to say I agree with them. If they're serving the Dime (Daim?) bar dessert, order it!

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1 Thank SmilesMiles84
Seaton, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We ate here with friends on Thursday night and we all agreed it was one of the best meals we had ever eaten. Two of us had the carvery and two had the salmon. The carvery exceeded our expectations, being deliciously well cooked and well presented. We both had the rare beef (there is a choice of well-cooked if you... More 

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Thank David J
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We tried to visit this pub on three occasions during our 1 week stay in the area. On the first visit, we were told that there was no room, but we didn't mind as it was Saturday evening and we hadn't booked. However, no mention was made about recommending we book. On the second occasion we still hadn't made a... More 

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1 Thank Jenny W
Newmarket, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Have been coming back to the Church House Inn for a few years and have to say that this was the best visit yet. Upon arrival we were dealt with quickly and took our place in the restaurant. We have had carvery before but tonight we were going from the menu. Not wanting to fill up too much on starters... More 

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Thank Blayford
London
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131 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

This is an old 12th or 13th century church house with bags of character and history. Look out for the glass floor over the well as you enter. Had the weekly carvery meal. All three meats, beef, pork and gammon, were beautifully cooked. The range of vegetables was extensive and also beautifully cooked. The desserts of white chocolate and raspberry... More 

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108 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We went on a Wednesday night, so did not expect to have to book ahead, but the place was rammed which meant the food took a while to arrive. When it did, we were impressed with the quality. The menu was varied and interesting. The interior of the pub was pleasant. Dogs are allowed in certain areas. I would go... More 

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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
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Off the A379 | Churchstow, Kingsbridge TQ7 3QW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Kingsbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 852237

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