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survey result

Summary

£73
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The quality and style of the food produced at this Devon country pub” is testament to chef-patron Mark Dodson’s 12 years as head chef at the Roux brothers’ legendary Waterside Inn. The pub itself is a gorgeous thatched cottage on the edge of Exmoor, dating back to the 13th century.

Summary

£77
 ££££
4
Very Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Mark Dodson’s previous experience at the Waterside Inn is evident in the refined cuisine offered at this delightful country inn”, on the edge of Exmoor. The hand-painted Renaissance-style ceiling in the dining room is certainly not what you might expect to find in a 13th-century thatched cottage.

Summary

£68
  £££
4
Very Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Quite a find miles from anywhere” – this “lovely and laidback” thatched inn is certainly “unique”… and that’s just the Italianate hand-painted ceiling in the dining area. The food, by Mark Dodson (ex-Waterside Inn), is “always fantastic here and reasonably priced for what you get”.

Summary

£64
  £££
5
Exceptional
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Chef Mark Dodson’s “Waterside Inn pedigree shines through” at this “pub-style” spot in a “quaint little mid-Devon village”. While more “modest” than his former haunt, the “first-class” dishes strike a “perfect balance between the hearty and pretty”“I always know I’ll enjoy a meal here, menu unseen”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
Yes
30
5

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £23.50 £27.50
SundayLunch   £38.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 78.00 D only 5

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£12.00 £27.00 £9.75
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £28.00
Filter Coffee £3.75
Extras  
Service 10.00%
South Molton, Knowstone, EX36 4RY
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Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Sunday12 pm‑2 pm

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