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Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My sister and her husband came to visit and we went to the Fishermans Cot. The staff were all very friendly and the food was excellent. We did not have to wait long we got a table straightaway. They did several size meals and quantity and quality was brilliant. We will be coming here again. Well worth a visit.

Thank Patricia B
Tiverton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's always been a beautiful spot and now that the menus improved its a pleasure to visit. I had a wonderful seafood sakad and we got a table overlooking the river. The Rioja is good too and service with a smile. Very enjoyable.

Thank Exeterexplore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed on a bread and breakfast rate which I thought for the price was very reasonable. The location alongside a river is quite picturesque. Check in was quick and easy. Our room was in a lodge type building just to the rear of the pub itself. There were about 3 lodges next to each other which contained about 4...

Thank WestyandJude
Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Upon arrival, we checked in and went to our room, one of the cleaners saw us and said that the carpet outside the room was wet due to a leaking radiator. We were instantly upgraded to a family room. Staff very polite, food very good, and we enjoyed the lovely location.

Thank mooremonadi
Tiverton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The Fisherman's Cot stands by the River Exe at Bickleigh in Devon. Viewing this very attractive thatched Restaurant/Pub from the opposite side of the bridge is quite wonderful. Chocolate box or Jig-saw imagery here. A group of six of us went on Christmas eve for the festive menu. Plenty of choice for each of the three courses which included a...

Thank Mike J
Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had booked a table for 7 people (with dogs) so they knew we were coming but we still had to sort our own table out! Fairly basic pub style menu but the food was all ok if not very inspiring. Service was fine and all meals came out of the kitchen at the same time. Very pretty spot by...

Thank louise p
Burnley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016

lovely little spot by the river. Staff ever so friendly. Our room was in the roof and was quite limited space, we had to be quite careful not to bag our heads on the ceiling and beams. The food in the restaurant was good pub food fair priced. The breakfast took ages the first morning quicker the 2nd morning it...

Thank Heather C
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2016

I have visited The Fishermans Cot several times this year,(including my birthday back in March with my daughter)and the latest visit being 29th November.My friend and i had not booked a table and the restaurent was full, but we were offered a table in the bar by the window which was lovely.We were brought a menu and decided to have...

Thank Marjorie D
Sampford Peverell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Had a christmas meal here and the best about it was the starter. The Roast potatoes and sprouts were like bullets stuffing was over cooked carrots were slightly under cooked so was very crunchy Turkey one slice was 5 times thicker than the other the peas were nice and the little cocktail sausage is an awful excuse for a pig...

Thank StephenBrealy
Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Wonderful venue, picturesque site with the river Exe and with my room overlooking the river it was superb. The food was great and at a reasonable price. The staff were extremely friendly and catered for any needs.

Thank PaulBrownSW04

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Fisherman's Cot

Address: Bickleigh EX16 8RW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Bickleigh
Price Range: $118 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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The Fisherman's Cot Bickleigh, Devon
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