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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay and eating a good menu great views a good choice of real ale 🍺 and a very good choices of others drinks great rooms and a good size car park . Its nice to sit by the river bank with a drink and friends and watch the world go by

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Kotiro69, Manager at The Fisherman's Cot, responded to this review

Hi Paul Thank you for your lovely review, so glad you all had a good few days to relax & enjoy good company. Look forward to your next visit to us again soon, your first round of drinks are on us....don't forget to remind us when you book with us again. Thank you all again, Juanita & the Cot team...

Gosport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2016

The place is so charming and pretty! Ideal for a quiet break with family / partner or to stop for business. I've stayed 3 times and have loved every single time! The food is great and the staff is very helpful. Thank you!

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Kotiro69, General Manager at The Fisherman's Cot, responded to this review

3 times with us, fabulous we must be doing something right ;-) Thank you for sharing your review with us and look forward to your coming again to us very soon. Mention your review please on your next visit to enjoy your favourite drink on us, just a little thank you. Thank you again. Juanita & the Cot team

Chippenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Lovely food ,just done up staff very helpful and friendly.had a great stay for our 25 anniversary.Room with patio and private gardens.On bus route for Exeter ,and Tiverton.Good selection of real ales and wine.

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Kotiro69, General Manager at The Fisherman's Cot, responded to this review

Hi Paula, Congratulations on 25 fabulous years together, thank you for sharing your time and wonderful review with us. Please come & visit us again soon and enjoy a nice bottle of wine on your patio and private garden on us! Until then, may you both have many more happy years together! A big thank you from us! Juanita &...

Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Decided to visit this place after passing it so many times on the way to Exeter and wasn't disappointed. Went in the evening and we were pleasantly greated by friendly staff and seated at a table straight away. ordered drinks with in 10 mins of being here and they were delivered to our table swiftly. We were advised that the...

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Kotiro69, General Manager at The Fisherman's Cot, responded to this review

I apologise for the delay in responding to your fantastic review of your recent visit, which we are very grateful for. We appreciate your honest comments and will ensure to share this with my team. We look forward to your next visit with us, please enjoy a free drink on us on your return. Just mention your review so we...

Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

I had the nicest Easter weekend at The Fishermans Cot with a group of friends. The staff are more than helpful, incredibly efficient and Juanita and Mike really make you feel at home. The prices are more than reasonable and the food is amazing. I would highly recommend this place to anybody looking to eat great food or to just...

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Kotiro69, General Manager at The Fisherman's Cot, responded to this review

Hi Damian So glad you enjoyed our little piece of heaven, home away from home and sharing your fabulous review with us & so many people passing though! We look forward to hosting your & your friends again in the Summer. A nice bottle or red wine is waiting for you on your return :-) Thank you again Juanita &...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We went for a family meal on Easter Saturday night, I'm a vegetarian & in my option the menu for vegetarian is very poor a choice of 3 dishes, the service was very slow, we had a least a 20 -30 min wait between first & main course, the party left after the main because we didn't have time for...

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Kotiro69, General Manager at The Fisherman's Cot, responded to this review

Dear Ali, Thank you for your feedback regarding the lack of vegetarian options on our menu, this is something we are currently working on. In regards to the waiting time between meals I will feed this back with my team to further development. Please accept our apologies and hope you will contact me directly to discuss this further and hope...

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Reviewed 29 March 2016

Stay at fishermans cot for Easter weekend, on arrival I was amazed at the setting, great position on the river exe by the bickleigh bridge, great location. Weather very sunny so we sat out side to take in all the atmosphere, the whole place was buzzing. There was a heron on the bank, with ducks in the garden and we...

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Kotiro69, General Manager at The Fisherman's Cot, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you fabulous comments! So glad you had the Ploughmans as it's a favourite for so many of our guests especially with a nice bottle of wine when the sun is shining it is definitely the perfect setting. Please come back & stay with us again soon and enjoy a complimentary bottle of your favourite wine...

Reviewed 28 March 2016

We came here last year for dinner and loved it, so decided to visit again and stay here. We were not disappointed, our room was lovely and comfortable. Food was really nice and the staff, as ever were lovely. The refurbishment has made it even more welcoming and we loved all the "fishy" pictures and wall plaques. We will definitely...

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Kotiro69, General Manager at The Fisherman's Cot, responded to this review

Hi Mandy Thank you for your lovely comments and so glad you enjoyed your weekend. Sorry I didn't get to catch up with you on this visit as I was the one running around like a nutter 😊 We look forward to having you back soon, please let me know so we can have a nice bottle of Prosecco on...

Swanley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Stayed here last night, Our room was very basic but Clean, The bed was so comfortable and linen spotless, We booked a table in the restaurant for 8pm. We were not disappointed, food was lovely, The staff here are very very friendly, nothing was too much trouble, But the best of all was the setting, The scenery was amazing &...

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Kotiro69, General Manager at The Fisherman's Cot, responded to this review

Hi, So glad you enjoyed your stay with us and taking the time to give us some feedback on Tripadvisor. Next time your back please accept a a complimentary drink for you both on us. Thank you again Juanita Kirk General Manager

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2016

I stayed over here on my way to a meeting in Plymouth. Staff were all very friendly and helpful. Good to see such a young team with brilliant customer service. Food was great and rooms were nicely furnished, clean and comfy. Nice little patio area at the back of the room, shame it was February and to cold to appreciate...

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Kotiro69, General Manager at The Fisherman's Cot, responded to this review

Hi Zoe It so lovely during the lighter months with a nice glass of wine or 2 to have on the patio in peace & quite just listening to the river. Thank you for you fabulous feedback and we'd love to offer you that complimentary bottle wine you so deserve ideally after your meeting? Let us know when you book...

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Address: Bickleigh EX16 8RW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Bickleigh
Price Range: $122 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 19
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