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The Old Inn Kilmington

Axminster, Kilmington, Axminster EX13 7RB, England
+44 1297 32096
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (19 reviews)
“faggots” (8 reviews)
“pate” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Axminster, Kilmington, Axminster EX13 7RB, England
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1 - 10 of 455 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pub has lovely character and a nice atmosphere. Food was excellent, but the fire alarm went off for a good 15 minutes. Would recommend the steak!

Thank rb9611
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Positive: Lovely old pub with bags of character and a nice beer garden. Pleasant and helpful staff and great home cooked meals. Negative: It took over an hour for the food to arrive Prices on the high side of average

1  Thank drill1000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there for lunch when we were in East Devon on holiday. What a lovely old pub, different rooms very cosy. My broccoli and stilton soup is one of the best soups I have had, then goats cheese and onion tart really tasty, my...More

Thank alison c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying at Charmouth and were in search of a dog friendly pub Axminster direction. Driving long the road I spot this one and in we went. It look quite busy and food looked good. The staff were very friendly and very welcoming. We...More

Thank sue h
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This pub has always held a soft spot in our hearts as it is where we first met. However, we have sadly watched it go downhill, not just with the food, but the complete lack of interest from the staff. We visited on 12th Sept...More

2  Thank Lynn35423
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Both my wife & I loved our starters mushrooms & pate respectively.My wife said best she had ever had.Main course of steak good with local cider superb.Recommended.

Thank G M
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

My partner and I decided to stop for a spot of lunch after driving past the pub which is very attractive from the outside. The building and interior are quirky, and the staff were friendly enough. We ordered the chicken goujons and creamy garlic mushrooms...More

1  Thank agd1994
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

My family and I had a lovely evening meal here on Friday. 1 children's meal and 4 adults. Everyone really enjoyed the food and the staff were very friendly. Would recommend and will pop back again before our holiday ends.

1  Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Do not stop here whatever you do!!! Stopped for lunch on way home and 40-45 minute wait turned into well over an hour. Asked for refund so we could just go and got refused as "the food will be arriving soon". Not very busy here...More

2  Thank Nattanan
Reviewed 26 August 2017

My family and I visited The Old Inn in the afternoon for some food. We were told the dinner menu started at 5.30 but we could choose form the lunch menu. We chose a selection of chips, onion rings and jacket potato and were astonished...More

2  Thank 390tali
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Questions & Answers
Jackie O
17 December 2016|
Response from verity c | Property representative |
Hi Jackie We do offer gift vouchers but we do not have an online shop, you can call on 01297 32096. Thank you
10 September 2016|
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Response from verity c | Property representative |
Hello Yes we accept dogs
Rachel E
9 June 2015|
Response from Bayleaf49 | Property representative |
We open at 11.00am and start serving lunch at midday. Sorry we do not serve breakfast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 26
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, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Axminster, Kilmington, Axminster EX13 7RB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Axminster  >  Kilmington
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 32096
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A Classic thatched Devon Pub with a great range of local beers and ciders. Excellent wine list and a menu of classic pub dishes complemented by a range of daily specials. Listed in the AA Good pub guide and recently awarded CAMRA Seasonal Pub - Spring 2013. Winner of Taste of the West Gold. Privately owned freehouse and restaurant.
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