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Hunters Lodge Inn

) #2 of 29 Restaurants in Axminster $$ - $$$ , British,
Charmouth Road | Axminster, Axminster EX13 5SZ, England
+44 1297 33286
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Charmouth Road | Axminster, Axminster EX13 5SZ, England
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1 - 10 of 668 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Me and my wife booked here for an evening meal while I was visiting River Cottage. The meal and service was excellent and the staff are very friendly and helpful. We would definitely return there if we are ever down there again

Thank Smiffys_10
Reviewed 4 days ago

Just a chance roadside visit for food and we found a very hospitable facility here. Staff were friendly and informative. They were also wlcoming and responsive. The food was wide ranging with a more than adequate vegetarian menu. When served, which was quite quick, the...More

Thank I4890SMPeterS
Reviewed 5 days ago

We first came to Hunters Lodge 3 years ago and found it to be very good, and we were not disappointed on this visit either. Made to feel welcome and the staff are all friendly and attentive. The restaurant has a wide and varied menu...More

Thank Kelly F
sarah c, Owner at Hunters Lodge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Many thanks for taking the time to review, it is much appreciated. I do hope we can welcome you back again one day; please do ask for vegetables if you would like them - or indeed, anything else you might like different to that stated...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

This family run establishment offers a very friendly servuce with great food that does not break the bank including fresh local fish daily. Plenty of parking

Thank billsteggals
sarah c, Owner at Hunters Lodge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for us. Kind regards Sarah

Reviewed 1 week ago

On holiday in the area we ate at the Hunters Lodge on two evenings. The steaks were really good, as one who likes steak rare I was pleased with how tender and flavoursome they were. The staff were great, attentive and friendly. The Otter ale...More

Thank johnfpedley
sarah c, Owner at Hunters Lodge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your review, we do love to hear feedback and are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. Kind regards Sarah

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at a local B & B, and were advised to book. What a good idea that was. Had an excellent rump steak-nice flavour and cooked as requested. The staff were pleasant and efficient. People arriving half an hour after us who not...More

Thank Lynn P
sarah c, Owner at Hunters Lodge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we do appreciate the feedback. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us. The base of the dessert you mention is made of chocolate brownie, the middle is vanilla cheesecake, it is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for a meal last night and we couldn't fault it at all. Lovely outside space and very nice inside as well. Made us and our dogs very welcome (even the dogs got a treat). They were busy but made sure you knew that...More

Thank Lindsey H
sarah c, Owner at Hunters Lodge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Many thanks for your kind review, we do appreciate it. Glad to hear you all enjoyed your time with us (doggies included!) Look forward to welcoming you again one day. Kind regards Sarah

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I highly recommend The New York Chicken it is supposed to come with barbaque sauce BUT not being a barbecue sauce lover I chose a creamy garlic sauce, not enough stars to praise it. Absolutely beautiful.

Thank johnleslie9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family of 5 and 2 children. Amazing food. Was a little unsure before hand, but the food was phenomenal, and I don't give good food reviews very often! New York Chicken was absolutely gorgeous and well cooked, not burnt/charred chicken like most places and the...More

Thank DDT1987
sarah c, Owner at Hunters Lodge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. I am really pleased you gave us the benefit of the doubt - it is always lovely to hear it when peoples expectations surpassed. I hope you will visit again one day. with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food good portions at a reasonable price can be a bit boring some specials but needs more varietyMore

Thank jason1ml
sarah c, Owner at Hunters Lodge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, we do appreciate all feedback. Our menu has around 40 options ranging from nibbles, snacks, sandwiches, light bites, platters ,traditional pub favourites, signature chicken, fish & lamb dishes, steaks and a really great vegetarian selection. Our Specials change on a...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
jillbowles4
I see you are wheelchair friendly, but do you have toilets suitable for the disabled?
2 September 2016|
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Response from sarah c | Property representative |
Hi there, Unfortunately not - our toilets all have steps down to them (maximum of 2) we have handrails on the walls down, as well as in cubicles, but they are not suitable for anyone who is wheelchair bound. We welcome lots... More
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Les D
can you still take dogs in
13 June 2016|
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Response from sarah c | Property representative |
Yes of course! we welcome lots of doggies every day :) Hope this helps Kind regards Sarah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 20
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Charmouth Road | Axminster, Axminster EX13 5SZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Axminster
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 33286
  • E-mail
Description
'Our 16th Century Coaching Inn commands an enviable position, conveniently situated on the main A35 where Devon & Dorset meet, between the bustling market town of Axminster, and the beautiful seaside town of Lyme Regis, the gateway to the Jurassic Coast.Neville & I along with our fantastic team, have worked very hard over the past 12 years to ensure that everyone who passes through our door can enjoy a fabulous range of home cooked traditional Pub Fayre - from sandwiches & light lunches through to super steaks sourced locally by our Butcher Duncan, from Honiton,& fresh fish from West Bay, Portland and Brixham. Come and enjoy a meal with us in clean, warm & comfortable surroundings. We offer an extensive menu with something for everyone, along with daily homemade specials and fabulous fresh homemade desserts.We have 3 separate dining areas and can cater for a total of 80 persons, or functions of up to 40 in our restaurant. We are proud of our 5 star food hygiene rating from East Devon District Council and also of our Tripadvisor reviews and seal of excellence for 2013 & 2014.We have extensive parking, are doggie friendly, and have large gardens & play area - families are most welcome.We are sure you will enjoy your visit to The Hunters Lodge and very much look forward to welcoming you!
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