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Chichester Arms

East Street | The Square, Bishop's Tawton, Barnstaple EX32 0DQ, England
+44 1271 343945
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (40 reviews)
“faggots” (8 reviews)
“tagliatelle” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
East Street | The Square, Bishop's Tawton, Barnstaple EX32 0DQ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A GREAT BIG THANK YOU to the ‘Chic’ for organising a great reception for our son & new daughter in law. The food and service could not be faulted. Special thanks to the kitchen. If your looking for a reception venue you won’t be disappointed...More

1  Thank barum1056
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been some time since I have eaten at The Chichester Arms because, sadly, my last experience around 2+ years' ago was not great but my how it has changed. I am glad that I had rung ahead a few days earlier to book...More

Thank nnkennaugh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived at the Chichester Arms on Sunday for an impromptu lunch with friends and was extremely pleased with both the quality of food and atmosphere within the pub. Staff were friendly and attentive and food arrived on time. We will definitely be returning soon! Thank...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for a Sunday lunch and I cannot fault any part of the meal roast beef absolutely delicious as we're all the trimmings and vegetables, the same for my partners so could of been a 5* would not usually comment but found 2 of...More

Thank victoriaJay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting, the food good, hot and tasty, albeit a bit pricey £12. for lasagne! The service or lack of it really let it down.

Thank MaryAlainaC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in for lunch as we were passing. Thought we'd have a light bite as we'd heard the portions were large. I chose a homity pie with vegetables which was on the regular menu and it was enormous, very tasty and well cooked but I...More

Thank Sheila R
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

I booked a table at the Chichester arms 4 weeks in advance for a birthday meal. The lady on the phone reassured me that they would be serving on boxing day and to come at 7pm. I later rang back adding more numbers to the...More

Thank Sam S
Jeremy C, Owner at Chichester Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Sam as discussed with you by email I have apologised for the missunderstanding and explained to you that we had no record of a booking with yourself and our diaries clearly state that the kitchen will close at 17:00hrs on Boxing Day just the same...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

5 of us came for our Sunday dinner and we could not have picked a better place ! The atmosphere was very inviting, all of the staff were very polite from start to finish and the food was as incredible as always!! I can’t recommend...More

Thank LLL_97
Jeremy C, Owner at Chichester Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thanks guys your kind words are much appreciated by myself and all of the staff

Reviewed 10 January 2018

Cant beat proper home cook food, certainly the best I've tasted in a very long time. Cant beat the beef strips in horseradish sauce totally amazing!

Thank vickie,sally,sophie
Jeremy C, Owner at Chichester Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thank you girls I will pass on your kind words to the team who will all look forward to seeing you all again

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

This quaint old pub is our family favourite for Sunday lunch and we keep going back Easy to get a table, good selection of local ale and always a fantastic roast dinner

Thank Chris W
Jeremy C, Owner at Chichester Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Chris got to say a big thank you for your ongoing support of this old English pub and we look forward to serving you guys over the coming year

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Steven B
13 June 2017|
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Response from Steve P | Reviewed this property |
Our meal (for two) came to £34.90. A little higher than I was expecting, but then the meal was a lot better than I was expecting.
James M
24 September 2016|
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Response from PLR39 | Property representative |
Yes we often get wheel chairs into the whole pub! You will just need to let a member of staff know when you arrive so we can open the side gate for you, unfortunately we do not have disabled toilets.....
Ron L
18 April 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Street | The Square, Bishop's Tawton, Barnstaple EX32 0DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple  >  Bishop's Tawton
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 343945
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