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Wreckers Retreat Bar

$$ - $$$, British,
Stoke, Bideford EX39 6DU, England
+44 1237 441218
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta bake” (2 reviews)
“peas” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
Stoke, Bideford EX39 6DU, England
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were so glad we stopped for lunch here. Views in both directions are incredible. We had quiche and salad and a ham ploughman's, both good and substantial and as on the special lunch menu only £12 for both of us. Real bargain for Devon...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mazzaManchester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wreckers is a friendly pub with an excellent variety of beers, lagers and other drinks. Snacks or full meals are tasty, freshly cooked with large portions. The menu is a little limited but with specials and helpful, efficient and accommodating staff,( putting dishes together to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Waallly
Reviewed 12 October 2018

The steak with stilton sauce was out of this world. definitely recommend. Lovely rustic bar feels like you've taken a step back in time. Really in keeping with the dramatic coastline.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mandy L
Donal Sarah S, General Manager at Wreckers Retreat Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Dear Mandy L Many thanks for the lovely review. Our steaks are all sourced locally from Honeys in Parkham and we are delighted you enjoyed it. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Donal Donal & Sarah Stafford Managers

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Hartland Quay has an old Coastguard Station which has been converted into a pub/restaurant called the Wreckers Retreat and a hotel. The pub serves standard pub food and specials such as locally sourced crab sandwiches. A full range of drinks is available, including a number...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank IanBetty
Donal Sarah S, General Manager at Wreckers Retreat Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Dear IanBetty Many thanks for your review and delighted the team were able to help. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards Donal Donal & Sarah Stafford Managers

Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

We have been walking our dog along this stretch of the coast for the last 6 years and visited this pub no less than 20 times. Every time we have something to eat here we promise ourselves never again. The food is bland, substandard and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Richmond777
Donal Sarah S, General Manager at Wreckers Retreat Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Dear Richmond777 Thank you very much for your feedback and I'm sorry the food was not to your liking. We have high standards and the vast majority of our customers provide very positive feedback. We certainly don't like any of our customers to leave disappointed...More

Reviewed 18 September 2018

Great food and drink at reasonable prices in a beautiful location. Book your table early for dinner as it gets very busy at peak times.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MishMash1975
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Traditional, friendly, helpful & happy place with beauty in every direction, out side in the evening sitting just above the waves crashing around with dramatic cliffs and historic quay - perfect!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Caroline A
Donal Sarah S, General Manager at Wreckers Retreat Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Dear Caroline A Thank you for visiting and for your great review. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards Donal Donal & Sarah Stafford Managers

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We popped in as the weather was so grim. Nice pub. There was a male voice choir singing sea shanties and they were excellent. We had a selection of pasties, tea cakes and cream teas, all excellent. Very pleasant experience

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lindseyknight
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Whilst this place doesn't serve food until 12 pm it is worth waiting for. A great choice of mains and desserts and all affordable. It really complements the views. Traditional Cornish fare is on offer at a very affordable price. There is also a vegetarian...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank pops1940
Donal Sarah S, General Manager at Wreckers Retreat Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Dear pops1940 Many thanks for your review, we're delighted you enjoyed your (Devonish) fare so much! We hope to welcome you back again soon. Best Wishes Donal Donal & Sarah Stafford Managers

Reviewed 17 August 2018

This place's location is wonderful, especially to see the sunset. The Sunday nut roast is delicious and the staff is very friendly!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Raquel C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stoke, Bideford EX39 6DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Torridge  >  Bideford
  • Phone Number: +44 1237 441218
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