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Dartmoor Union

The Dartmoor Union Fore Street, Holbeton PL8 1NE, England
+44 1752 830346
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“moules” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (3 reviews)
“fish cakes” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Dartmoor Union Fore Street, Holbeton PL8 1NE, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been in and out of this pub for years through various Landlords and Landladies. I have to say though.....today it was lush! Open fire, leather sofas, toasty warm, cracking couple of pints. Treated ourselves to a cheeky burger while we were there and they...More

Thank Kate R
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

This village pub has had a variety of incarnations over last few years culminating in a lengthy closure.It reopened but had poor food and changes of management... however it now appears to have a manager who knows what she is doing and a new chef...More

Thank Lisa186258
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Had a really nice meal, fishcakes and Moules for starter which were both excellent. Moules and pizza for mains which were also excellent. All washed down with a nice bottle of Sauvignon Blanc which was on offer with a coupon from the local advertiser. Service...More

1  Thank ayeshaofyealm
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We stayed locally this past week and visited the pub a couple of times for food and drinks. The Moules are a must and overall the food was of a high standard. The range of beers is good and the pub was clean and the...More

1  Thank James R
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner last night the food its self was ok but the service was terrible everything was to much trouble for the scruffy looking waitress & bar staff ! She dumped the cutlery on our table with serviettes for us to put out ourselves,...More

1  Thank Moo74
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Having friends that live in the area, we thought we would give this restaurant a go, it has a Italian theme to it which was a little different but welcome as we love Italian food. The décor was unique, a talking point with some rather...More

Thank EdithJ71
Marketing Manag... T, Public Relations Manager at Dartmoor Union, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

We are so pleased you had a lovely time and would come back to visit us again. I shall pass your compliments onto Gemma the Manager as i'm certain she will be very pleased to hear this. Regards The Dartmoor Union

Reviewed 27 September 2017

We as a family were staying in the area and prior to arrival I had been in contact with the manager, Gemma, to enquire as to whether they could accommodate a party of 25…… From first point of contact to the meal on the day...More

Thank Peter O
Marketing Manag... T, Public Relations Manager at Dartmoor Union, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

We are so pleased you enjoyed yourselves and felt welcomed! I shall pass this excellent review onto Gemma the Manager as i'm sure she will be delighted and would look forward to welcoming you back soon, if you are in the area again. The Dartmoor...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017

Arrived in Holbeton after a long drive at around 9pm A group of 10 including 3 children. We checked with the barstaff and were initially grudgingly told that children we ok "if they are kept quiet" but then in the next breath were told "actually...More

Thank Dom_Williams
Marketing Manag... T, Public Relations Manager at Dartmoor Union, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

We are deeply sorry for what happened and are investigating this matter, as this should not have happened. The owner would like to speak to you directly, his name is John and here is his mobile number 07836 506124, so he can find out the...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017

Popped in to this pub today for a spot of lunch. We were greeted by a lovely young lady who has just taken over as manager in the last month. It was very clean and well decorated albeit a bit quiet. We ordered our food...More

Thank Jack C
Marketing Manag... T, Public Relations Manager at Dartmoor Union, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thankyou for your lovely review and Gemma our new manager is correct, sign up to our mailing list to be notified when the new menu arrives! See you soon. The Dartmoor Union

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Lacking in personality, service was poor, kitchen boxing above it's weight, sadly. Selection of pizzas on offer, but shoddily prepared, ingredients missed off. Gourmet Menu was hardly 'gourmet'.

Thank Crottin69
Marketing Manag... T, Public Relations Manager at Dartmoor Union, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

We are sorry you weren't impressed, could you please email your complaint to info@dartmoorunion.co.uk so the manager can pass on the comments to the kitchen please. Regards The Dartmoor Union

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Dartmoor Union Fore Street, Holbeton PL8 1NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Holbeton
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 830346
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A well presented traditional pub with real ales, an open fire and great food.
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