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The Thirsty Farmer

Talaton Road, Whimple, England
+44 1404 822287
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Talaton Road, Whimple, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were driving to Exeter and looking for a place that would accommodate both vegetarians and carnivores. They have an extensive menu with a number of vegetarian and vegan options. My vegetarian daughter opted for the nut roast which she said was delicious, I went...More

Thank Erlend A
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Can not fault the food and service at our local pub. The food is delicious and portions are generous. Lots of events and bands throughout the year make it such a fun place to go for both families and adults. Big thank you to Marc,...More

Thank Penmale
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

How refreshing to find a proper village pub, not one putting on airs and graces, just being itself but doing great food. Not prissy food, just good, fresh, well prepared food. We have eaten there a few times now, we have sampled fish and chips,...More

Thank SuzanneRothwell
Reviewed 25 June 2018

sat outside in the sun and enjoyed a great birthday party lunch. Good choice from menu plus nice specials menu. good range of beers and ciders also.

Thank smib
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic Father’s Day meal today at our lovely local. We are very lucky to have such a great friendly team at our pub, excellent food, service and ambience. Thanks Marc and Donna

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 31 May 2018

We visited lunchtime today and were made very welcome. The pub is a very attractive period property with a nice beer garden in a fairly quiet village. Service was attentive but not intrusive. We all very much enjoyed the offering which arrived freshly cooked but...More

Thank trulymyhonestopinion
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Delicious food in our local. It just keeps getting better! Service is excellent and the ambience is authentic and relaxed

Thank JamesDevon
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food at a lovely pub. It was our first visit but definitely won’t be our last. Yummy pizza,chips and ice cream 😍 xx

Thank Hjell
Reviewed 11 May 2018

If you want a sophisticated environment then go elsewhere - but if you want great food at a good price served with care and humour then eat here. It dares to be different and the choice is just right - making it difficult to decide....More

Thank Harry C
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We ate here twice when staying in Whimple village. YUM! service was lovely with all the staff we met being friendly and helpful. Food was freshly prepared and really good. One of the party had the Pie - Chicken ham and leek - and couldn't...More

Thank Marie M
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Questions & Answers
Andy C
4 April 2017|
Response from The_Thirsty_Farmer | Property representative |
Hi Andy We don't normally offer breakfast. However, with those kind of numbers & cars I definitely think it would be something that we would do. What day & time are you thinking?
5 February 2015|
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Response from Sue R | Reviewed this property |
I am sure that they serve meals on Saturday, we usually go early evening and they probably serve food until 9.30ish. You would be better to book if it's a Sat as they can get busy - it's worth it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Talaton Road, Whimple, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Whimple
  • Phone Number: +44 1404 822287
Postcode: EX5 2QQ
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