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Been here many times over many years and it's still a wonderful place to sit with a pint or two... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
keithsealy
,
Colchester, United Kingdom
Great pizzas

We were a group of 12 and canoed up and had great pizzas on a Sunday evening - food was tasty and... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Crabby-gull
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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Under New Management since November 2013! A quintessential 17th Century Inn, located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, at the bottom of a steep valley next to Bow Creek and bridge. The Inn has been used as a smithy, a brew house, petrol...more
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Bow Bridge | Ashprington, Totnes TQ9 7EG, England
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+44 1803 732214
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't speak for the food but have been here twice while walking in the area, and the pub has provided a welcome rest by a wood fire. There is a reasonable kegged cider kept, but a draught local cider would be very welcome and...More

Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Went out for a drive and lunch on Bank Holiday Monday, Surprised a lot of local pubs were closed, but decided to try the Waterman's Arms. Staff were helpful and the food was plentiful and reasonably priced, but the pub needs a big facelift it...More

Thank swkp2017
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Had a nice drink here yesterday with the family. Gin and Tonic poured to perfection.. Did not eat and would have liked too..Good service. Nice seats that look on to the river. Would come again for sure.

Thank MrJ20132013
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The outside of the Waterman's Arms and the setting is very inviting but I am sorry to say the interior was a little disappointing. The food was good.

Thank Shirley C
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Been here many times over many years and it's still a wonderful place to sit with a pint or two losing yourself in the sound of the river.Only spoilt every now and then by parents letting their children wadie in the river chasing ducks and...More

Thank keithsealy
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 12 and canoed up and had great pizzas on a Sunday evening - food was tasty and came out pretty quickly. Nice outside space as well and the staff were nice and friendly

Thank Crabby-gull
Reviewed 19 July 2018

We have visited here several times, mostly on hot summer days. Staff are friendly and efficient. The outside tables are across the road next to the creek and is just a perfect place for lunch in this glorious weather.

Thank goosey47
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Stopped here for drinks but should have ordered food too. Very busy place and gorgeous spot. Lots of parking too.

Thank jacqueline w
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Were only having a drink but thought it was a very nice place in a lovely location. The roast dinner looked good

Thank paulandmaz30
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Out n about on a trip down south with the family, we were looking for something pretty and rural. The Watermans Arms is in an idyllic little setting close to Totnes. Arriving at night doesn't do the place justice as its got a beautiful position...More

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