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Clifford Arms

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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34 Fore Street, Shaldon, England
+44 1626 872311
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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wandered into the pub off the street one early March lunchtime.I had been here in the past to enjoy their free jazz evenings but wasn' t sure that lunch would be as good. It was surprisingly quiet in there when the 6 of us arrived ( although it was a bit of a wintery day ) , so I was... More 

Thank devonkeith805
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is a good local pub/restaurant with an area in the bar where you can take your dog, which is a plus for us. There is a good selection of beers and food, all good quality, with friendly service, now we live in the area, we will definitely be visiting again.

Thank Andrew R
Bishopsteignton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Pre-ordered dinner for a large party - booked 7.00 for 7.30 - we began to wonder whether the food was being shipped in from Exeter. Eventually fed around 9.00 - then asked if we would like the sweet menu around 10.30. What a joke. We had all gone especially to support and enjoy the band playing that night - but... More 

2 Thank Mariananddavid
Ryde, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Great food with friendly service in a nice village pub and eatery. Would highly recommend and look forward to returning.

Thank Jill D
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I had heard of the Clifford Arms' sterling reputation during an earlier trip to the South West, told with such sincerity and affection, that I placed this charming little pub high on my 'Must Visit' list and I would urge you to do the same. This is a real gem of a pub, the beating heart of Shaldon, a charming... More 

Thank Arthur C
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We were visiting Teignmouth for a week for my 60th Birthday and saw that Monday Night was Jazz Night but unfortunately they were fully booked so did not eat there on the Monday. On Tuesday because it looked a nice pub we returned for a meal which was a big mistake. I ordered the venison steak which arrived and was... More 

4 Thank openplan1
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

My friends and I turned up here on Monday for a meal. Unfortunately they were busy due to a jazz night. They found us a table, we had great food (from a set menu- jazz night only) and really great staff. Would highly recommend

Thank Tracey C
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Great pub/restaurant. You can tell this everything is freshly made (which means there is a little wait but that doesn't matter for good food!!) the staff are fantastic and friendly. There are a wide range of beers, Gins etc to keep you busy for multiple visits too. If in Shaldon it is a must visit!

Thank Jessica L
Brentwood, Essex, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Lovely interior, above average pub food - especially fish and first class range of beers. Staff were extremely welcoming.

Thank Michale W
Warwick, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Had lunch during Regatta Week which was pretty hectic in Shaldon. We had not visited the Clifford Arms before but what a find!! The garden at the rear was stunning & only matched by the food!!

Thank Christine C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Fore Street, Shaldon, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Shaldon
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 872311

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