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The Cricket Inn

beesands, Beesands TQ7 2EN, England
+44 1548 580215
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
beesands, Beesands TQ7 2EN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed at The Cricket for 4 nights, on a DBB basis, with a group of friends for a short holiday. The Inn is ideally placed on the SW Coastal Path and really is a great base for walking. Breakfast is superb with a good...More

Thank Tarbie62
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited today for Sunday lunch. Service was quick even though restaurant very busy. We had roast beef with all the trimmings. Superb beef melted in the mouth everything was piping hot and delicious with a good selection of vegetables. Can't fault food ambience and service....More

Thank anne f
Reviewed 6 days ago

This pub is situated on the seafront, (albeit a concrete wall defence partially blocks the view). There has been extensive refurbishment in the last couple of years and it is an attractive and very comfortable place to eat, with plenty of space. There was a...More

Thank mountainalpman
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for taking the time to review The Cricket Inn, we're pleased you enjoyed your time with us and enjoyed your experience! We have indeed invested heavily into the pub over the years, with this year installing a Josper oven, new restaurant carpet, new...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After being in Dartmouth for 4days and eating in local recommended places and all being totally average we accidentally fell across the location of beesands, we had been walking the costal path (which we strongly recommend this coastline is stunning) and were in need of...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten here many times over the years and have never been disappointed. A good menu, would recommend their fish & chips and the seafood pancake, both excellent. Also offer lobster (where available) which is also very good and a very reasonable price. Would highly...More

Thank Charlie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The setting is so relaxing with the sea nearby. There is a sea wall between the pub and the beach but that doesn't obscure the loveliness of it's position. There is also plenty of parking along the sea wall. You have the option of eating...More

Thank Shirley E
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Shirley for taking the time to review The Cricket. We're glad you enjoyed your Sunday lunch and hope to see you back again very soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were relying on recommendations for a birthday meal out , and weren't disappointed. Very comfortable and generous dining area - no problem if you are tall! Stylish, contemporary decor, all with a tastefully understated seaside theme. A really nicely balanced menu to suit food...More

Thank Catherine T
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Fabulous, we're pleased to hear you enjoyed your time at The Cricket, especially for your birthday! We hope to welcome you back very soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent choice of wines. They do a brilliant takeaway box of two beers as well. Very convenient, especially since the restaurant nearby is a b.y.o. Very nice place to have a drink.

Thank thewandere
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

staying in Devon on holiday for two weeks.We always visit Beesands and in particular love to eat at the Cricket Inn. Firstly they cater for people with animals and your not just shoved away in a corner. The staff are warm and friendly We always...More

Thank george2455
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks George for taking the time to review us, some great words. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful meal here last year on our first visit to Devon. When we decided to make this our holiday destination for this year our first meal out was without doubt always going to be the Cricket Inn and it didn't disappoint. We...More

Thank MelanieKate222
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're delighted that you enjoyed your time at the Cricket again this year! Perhaps again next year?! All the best

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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.
20 November 2015|
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Response from SMDevon | Reviewed this property |
Not cheap, but I think you get what you pay for. Check their website for the menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 39
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: beesands, Beesands TQ7 2EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Beesands
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 580215
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A village gastropub specialising in fresh, local seafood.
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