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The Thirsty Farmer

Talaton Road, Whimple, England
+44 1404 822287
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Talaton Road, Whimple, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good pub food at a reasonable price. Good, friendly service. I enjoyed a steak. Good place for large parties.

Thank Belinda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten here probably a dozen times, sometimes with friends, sometimes with family (including kids) and it has always been fantastic food. I've had a different thing every time and never not liked it - and I'm relatively fussy! I had a lamb curry...More

Thank mcsooz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot fault the food, great choice and quality, average value for money... the pub just seems to lack some atmosphere Easy access, plenty of parking, 5 minute walk to railway station...

Thank mark h
Reviewed 6 September 2017

went in quite a few times while in the area had great sunday roasts twice maybe half a dozen or more evening meals all very good from tapas to steak burgers and special board good standard nice ventos cider or otter ale

Thank nigelgwillim
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub barmaid was really nice the food was amazing I had a roast beef loads of veggies and also Roast parsnips yummy !! Dessert was summer pudding it was delicious Would highly recommend 😀😀

Thank lornaulornau
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Well where do I start. We pre booked a table and there was no booking for us but luckily there was a table available. We started to order food in which I think they have must have been waiting a delivery as everything we ordered...More

1  Thank Tim M
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We turned up at this unassuming pub one evening midweek without having booked having arrived late at a local B&B. We were given a pleasant welcome and service was attentive. The portions were generous with a variety of vegetables provided. The menu choices were varied...More

1  Thank John A
Reviewed 21 July 2017

My wife and I called into this quaint pub and had a really delicious meal. Set of the road in the small village of Whimple.

Thank Donald S
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Booked a lunchtime event for 30 to 40 people , for buffet style meal ,the tables were laden with food ,all very fresh and nicely presented we were blown away by the generous portions .we had freedom for our event with space to move around...More

Thank chickenlady97
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We have been frequent visitors to the Thirsty Farmer in preference to the other public house in Whimple but no more. On entering the bar today there was an overwhelming aroma of urine. We were forced to take our drinks outside on a particularly chilly...More

1  Thank Cammie1912
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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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