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The Ducks Ditty Bar

Canal Hill | Tiverton Canal Co, Tiverton EX16 4HX, England
+44 1884 253345
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastie” (4 reviews)
“pasta” (11 reviews)
“ice cream” (6 reviews)
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Canal Hill | Tiverton Canal Co, Tiverton EX16 4HX, England
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We took a walk along the canal and stopped at the Ducks Ditty for some lunch before heading back. Would advise against arriving at opening time - seems some people couldn't wait to get in the door and the poor members of staff were struggling...More

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We had a short walk, I am disabled but access to the barge cafe was easy. The view was of course, lovely and the cup of tea welcome.

Thank Pam H
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Try the ice cream it is delicious and on a sunny day just the thing. Savoury menu quite limited though.

Thank Jan P
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Went for a morning walk up to the canal, stop at the Duck Diittie for a coffee very busy as the horse drawn barge was loading with people for a trip along the cancel. Had to wait in the queue for ten minutes as only...More

Thank PatrickP383
Reviewed 27 August 2016

What a find! Wether your just visiting the I formation center,walking/cycling the canal path, waiting for a canal trip or hiring a row boat do stop for coffee and if you have the time a pasty! The staff are friendly outgoing and make this stop...More

Thank 123clareyfairy
TivertonCanalCo, Owner at The Ducks Ditty Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2016

We would like to thank you so much for your lovely comments, its through people enjoying the experience of the Ducks Ditty and its unique perspective to the canal life, that we and the staff continue to do what we do. Thank you again x...More

Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This is a spectacular site alongside the horse drawn canal barge. Unfortunately slow service for cold coffee. They do pasties and scones but warn you of a short wait. We figured the barge would have sailed by then so did not bother.More

Thank 973SimonR973
TivertonCanalCo, Owner at The Ducks Ditty Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2016

Thank you for your Review, and thank you also for your remarks on The Ducks Ditty being a Spectacular Site. There are a couple of comments we would like to make. . . 1. We have not, and do not serve COLD coffee to anyone!...More

Reviewed 6 August 2016

After cycling some 8 miles along the canal, what a treat it was to arrive here....cheery staff, great cake/pasties and a fine cup of coffee....recommended!!!

Thank iain1965
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Lovely to sit outside on a sunny day, great location at the start or end of your walk. Brilliant that dogs are allowed inside if the weather is not so good. I did email them via their website approx 3 weeks before our visit as...More

Thank agadircamels
TivertonCanalCo, Owner at The Ducks Ditty Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2016

Thank you for your Review. We are unsure what happened here?? The Ducks Ditty does not have an email address of its own and as for our website email, we do are best to answer everyone's email/request. However as you were 3 weeks in advance...More

Reviewed 26 July 2016

None of the red wines listed on the menu were available (why not?) except the 'house red', which was undrinkable. Shame.More

Thank Fannyadams123
TivertonCanalCo, Owner at The Ducks Ditty Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2016

Dear Sir, We remember you well! . . . Firstly may we do apologise for not having the full selection of red wines on the menu available on the day you visited . . We are currently changing our selection and our menus. As for...More

Reviewed 26 July 2016

Dog friendly! Coffee to drink in this little cafe, or take away. Freshly cooked food too, right on the canal. You can walk along the canal or have a peaceful trip on the horse drawn barge.

Thank Janey7777
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Takeout
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Canal Hill | Tiverton Canal Co, Tiverton EX16 4HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Tiverton
  • Phone Number: +44 1884 253345
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The Ducks Bar is fully licenced, with a range of Great Wines to tickle your taste buds, available by the glass or bottle!, . . Real Ales, Cold Lagers and Ciders including Devon's Sandford Orchards on draught. Together with other soft drinks we stock Fentimens Soft Drinks, all served in an old-fashioned barge style! Coffee / Food / Ice-Cream . . . The Ducks Ditty is a genuine Artisan Coffee house – Espresso, Cappuccino, Latte, Mocha or Hot Chocolate, alongside tempting sweet Cakes & Treats including lovely Marshfield Scoop-Ice-Cream. But should you be feeling hungry we are proud to serve the range of award winning " Chunk of Devon " Hot Pasties. ie: Pork & Scrumpy, Cheddar & Onion, Steak, Steak & Blue, Chunki Roast Vegetable and the lovely spicy Chicken & Chorizo. (Served in the old canal way, eat in or takeaway) Ps) We are not a Restaurant, and our service may be slower with large coffee/pasty orders. The Ducks Bar is a Seasonal Business - Opening Times Vary See Website.
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