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Bowd Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Bowd Cross, Sidmouth EX10 0ND, England
+44 1395 513328
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (48 reviews)
“turkey” (40 reviews)
“gammon” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Bowd Cross, Sidmouth EX10 0ND, England
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1 - 10 of 712 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic food!! 8 of us had a carvery which was absolutely gorgeous! full of lots of choices and very tender meat. 2 friends had meals of the other menu and were pleased. Would highly recommend this place for a Sunday lunch couldn’t fault.

Thank Lividgilly1
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Fantastic! Thank you your recommendation.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last year for the Sunday Carvery whilst on holiday it was amazing then and visited again this year whilst on holiday and it still amazing. Delicious meat from Pork, Ham, Beef and Turkey As many Yorkshire puddings you can eat, along with yummy roast...More

Thank Louise B
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wonderful! Consistent is what we try to be, and we are so pleased you enjoyed all your food yet again. Heres to the next visit!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having arrived late at our holiday destination, we popped in here for a bite. We were not disappointed. We were welcomed in. Ordered fish and chips. Extremely good. Very nice surroundings. Very pleasant and helpful staff. Would recommend and would definitely revisit if in the...More

Thank Heather A
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Lovely review. Thank you so much for your generous comments regarding our staff and food.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for somewhere for our mum's 90th birthday lunch with some of her old friends - and eventually decided on The Bowd. We could not have been happier. We arrived just after midday. All the senior generation had the carvery where there was...More

Thank Michael W
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for trusting us to provide the meal for Mothers 90th Birthday. We are so pleased everything went well and that you all enjoyed the food and drinks. See you soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing! No point writing a long review as everything was fantastic - venue, staff, food (first class veggie carvery), value. Only negative - we were too full for a pudding.....will have to come back.

Thank ellie d
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Just Brilliant! Thank you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday Carvery, excellent meal, piping hot food and great selection. Very friendly staff, will be coming back, would recommend.

Thank Simon F
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so pleased everything was to your liking. Thank you for taking the time to tell us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here on the off chance - didn't think we needed to book, but would recommend you do as it was a Sunday afternoon. Staff were all young and very good, food was excellent and £45 for slap up meal and drinks not bad...More

Thank Vegieplot
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for all your compliments ,in particular those regarding our wonderful staff. Much appreciated.

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Came here for carvery on a Saturday lunchtime. We could not fault the food or the service. We will be back

Thank Fiona H
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Fantastic review! We hope to see you soon. Thank you.

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Very attractive road side pub, servings very good range of food. Excellent service, with cheerful helpful staff

Thank Patricia A
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Brilliant review thank you.

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

The best carvery there could possibly be. Absolutely no way this could be improved. Fourth time visiting on annual holiday and still perfection! Highly recommended!!

Thank LisaF_WritesReviews
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words of praise..we keep trying!

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Pauline M
15 February 2017|
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Response from cherriesfan_9 | Reviewed this property |
We were seated up in a raised area, although there are quite a number of tables at a lower level. Certainly you need to reserve a table on the lower level. incidently the loo can be reached by a gentle slope, however there... More
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Lindsay G
19 September 2016|
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lambtrish
2 July 2016|
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Response from HALLY1648 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes in our bar area, thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bowd Cross, Sidmouth EX10 0ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 513328
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