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Bickleigh EX16 8RW, England
+44 1884 855237
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a lovely meal at The Fishermans Cot , it's a halfway point for us all and a fun relaxed afternoon was had by us all . They have a lovely outside seating area by the river but on a cold rainy February afternoon we stayed inside . The staff were very friendly and obliging even stopping to take pic... More 

Thank frenchiedub
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice simple good pub food. Have been a few times now and always consistent. Reasonably priced too. Nothing special but reliable.

Thank samcockburn
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Cot today for a Carvery. On arrival the car parked was rammed which was encouraging. The interior had certainly improved since our last visit and had benefitted from new lighter carpets and paintwork. The venue was busy which was a good sign. The majority of seating booths in the restaurant been fashioned front old wooden pallets... More 

Thank Soulman1964
Exeter, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is great value for money. we went for a Sunday carvery and weren't disappointed. You can head up to the carvery multiple times so you definitely won't be leaving hungry. The setting is absolutely stunning! sat next to the bridge on the riverside this place is beautiful and so peaceful. <y only whinge is that the potatoes were... More 

Thank kilismith1
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped off the motorway for a bite to eat and remembered the Fisherman's Cot at Bickleigh. Wonderfully priced lunch mon-fri with main courses at £5 and dessert or starter for £2. Quality and quantity was more than acceptable. Service attentive. Definite to go back!

Thank Rob Derbyshire 2
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here many times. Never had to book yet it is busy still. A lovely pub situated in a beautiful location, lovely decor inside and plenty of room. We came here on a Friday evening where they were hosting a large pre-wedding party of 40 so we were advised to get our food orders in if we wanted it before... More 

Thank Beth U
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for lunch with wife and 2 friends. Decent sized car park with tremendous setting by River Dart and lovely old bridge. Welcomed in the busy restaurant as though we were regulars and shown to comfortable seats. Drink requirements quickly sorted while we studied menu - after short pause orders for food taken. A short wait while we chatted, and... More 

Thank david612015
Devon, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great view of the river. Lovely cheap food and friendly service from Erica. 2nd visit from us this month. Will definitely be back soon :)

Thank Katie-klp
South Yorkshire
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel during Feb 2017 for one night as part of a business trip, check in was quick and easy, and had a nice meal in the restaurant. The rooms are a mixture of above the Restaurant and in outside annexes the allocated room was clean and had all the amenities you would expect. Breakfast the following... More 

Thank RutDav
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looked on Internet and saw Fishermans Cot advertise large open fire to enhance friendly atmosphere. Arrived just before Sunday lunch to find no warming fire at all. If you advertise something then provide it. Coffee was excellent but totally spoiled by lack of ambiance.

Thank Edwin G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bickleigh EX16 8RW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Bickleigh
  • Phone Number: +44 1884 855237

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?