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The Cricket Inn

beesands | Kingsbridge, Beesands TQ7 2EN, England
+44 1548 580215
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood pancake” (90 reviews)
“scallops” (68 reviews)
“fish and chips” (51 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
beesands | Kingsbridge, Beesands TQ7 2EN, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

At the moment this is the only eatery on the coastal path at Beesands, but it is worth a visit. The food is good and the service friendly. Spacious inside, the whole place is clean and tidy. We both went for the fish pie which...More

2  Thank Roger E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Cricket Inn has been on this spot in Beesands for centuries and is literally by the sea. In fact from our bedroom at the front of the Inn I thought I was at sea when lying on the bed Fantastic Channel waves and black...More

1  Thank JayEmploymentEnt
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for your review and for sharing your experience of the Cricket. We're pleased you enjoyed your stay by the sea. Look forward to seeing you again in the future. All the best

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

6 of us enjoyed a late Sunday lunch on a wet and windy day. Seated by the large window we could look out on the white caps in the sea. We all started with the wonderful crab soup, warming and rich tasting intensely of crab....More

1  Thank RobinM3421
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks Robin for taking the time to submit a review. Really pleased that you enjoyed your lunch with us. We're so lucky with the fresh seafood that we get from the bay. Hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Cricket Inn on a blustery day, and treated myself to their superb Seafood Pancake a mouthwatering medley of seafood, scallops, prawns and cod fillet in a creamy sauce topped with parmesan - scrumptious! Also treated myself to truffle & parmesan fries - very...More

2  Thank GoldenTia
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

The seafood pancake is a bit of a speciality here at The Cricket! We're pleased you enjoyed it. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were delighted with our choice of dining here, the pub is nicely decorated and airy, the staff are welcoming and the food was very good quality, I had the seafood linguine, it was great. We had a small issue where we asked for dessert...More

1  Thank AFCW
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for taking the time to review the Cricket. We're delighted that you enjoyed your meal with us. You should stay with us next time :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the Cricket Inn when walking the South West Coastal Path and could not wait to find an opportunity to stay there again and enjoy the restaurant. My next visit was in September. The restaurant uses fresh local produce and is proud to...More

1  Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We yesterday did the long walk from Prawle Point via Start Point to Beesands. Knowing it was the only pub for miles around, we first checked the opening hours for lunch. The first hit on Google describes it as 'pub offering a restaurant' with opening...More

1  Thank higvin
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I apologise for any confusion and will address when I return from my holiday sorry again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Cricket Inn is really deceiving, from the outside it looks small but when you go inside it is really spacious and impressive. The food is excellent and there is a good selection too. All the staff are friendly and helpful. Well worth a visit....More

Thank Robinson64
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, delighted you enjoyed it here. See you soon.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A delightful experience. We were four for Monday lunch, and each of us was really pleased. Each meal was freshly prepared and quite delicious. Staff were so nice, not to mention providing first-class service. The location looking out to sea was perfect. We enjoyed too...More

1  Thank jan g
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Jan for your review - so pleased that you enjoyed your lunch with us. See you again soon.

Reviewed 14 September 2018

Portions are generous service was good and friendly.When you are offered specials which are not on the menu be sure to ask the price we did and they were all very expensive

Thank John C
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Hope to see you again soon.

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17 October 2018|
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Response from GoldenTia | Reviewed this property |
Looks like it. Website isn't the easiest to negotiate, but if you Google "Cricket Inn Beesands Christmas", it takes you right there, menu & all. Enjoy!
12 September 2016|
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Response from Angela B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they accept dogs in the bar area but not in the restaurant area.
23 January 2016|
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Response from Nigel H | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we have alternative menu choices to fish - meat and veggie options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 39
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: beesands | Kingsbridge, Beesands TQ7 2EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Beesands
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 580215
  • E-mail
An award-winning pub situated in the coastal village of Beesands in between Dartmouth and Kingsbridge. Focussing on serving fresh local seafood, Josper grilled steaks, fine wines, local ales and ciders. Large restaurant with door that open in the summer. Outside seating overlooking Start Bay. Dogs welcome in the large bar area. The pub boasts 7 beautifully appointed bedrooms with 5 offering stunning sea views across the bay.
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