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The Bridford Inn

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Bridford | Teign Valley, Dartmoor, Bridford, Dartmoor National Park EX6 7HT, England
+44 1647 252250
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were seeking a late Sunday roast and found one of the best here. The greeting was warm and friendly and the food generous and delicious. Great bar with local draft ales and decent wine. We will return and would recommend enthusiastically.

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Thank martysmart52
Lyn S, Owner at The Bridford Inn, responded to this review

Hi martysmart52 Thank you for your glowing review - it was lovely to meet you and we're pleased you felt so at home. We look forward to seeing you again soon, Kind regards Lyn & Dean More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Pub...owners Very Nice...SUNDAY ROAST to be recommended...This inn is set in a stunning position in a charming village...with scenery to be viewed..will be back again soon.

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Thank Michael L
Lyn S, Owner at The Bridford Inn, responded to this review

Hi Michael L, thank you for your great review and compliments. It was a lovely day on Sunday so you got the benefit of the beautiful view, fortunately it's one of those views that changes every day and looks good whatever the weather. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks again Lyn & Dean More 

Dorking, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

A dozen of us met up for lunch here before going on to our New Year cottage - great food and fantastic hospitality - we all loved it so much we went back the following week before heading home - will definitely go again if ever back in the area!

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Thank Simon E
Lyn S, Owner at The Bridford Inn, responded to this review

Hi Simon E Thank you for your great review. We hope you had a lovely holiday and that you'll come back another time. It was a pleasure looking after you all, Happy New Year. Kind regards Lyn More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We visited The Bridford Inn twice last week - 10 for one lunch and 12 for the other plus two dogs Holly and Buzz. We were welcomed by the landlord and staff at The Bridford . Great menu and service including treats for the dogs. Food was fantastic and great value. A real gem on Dartmoor for a good meal... More 

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Thank jane-Thurs
Lyn S, Owner at The Bridford Inn, responded to this review

Hello jane-Thurs Thank you for your lovely compliments and for taking time to leave a review. We're delighted you enjoyed your visits and we hope you will be back. Thank you too for the chocolates (the team devoured these in @ 2 mins flat) and for the generous tips. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in the... More 

shaggydogdevon
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114 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Just had a really good lunch at the Bridford: 10 of us (extended family). Really tasty proper pub food, with a very wide choice. Lovely homemade puds (not too expensive at £5.50 each), warm welcoming atmosphere and caring (but not obtrusive service), and great real ale. You couldn't ask for more. Highly recommended: hard to find but worth the effort.... More 

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Thank shaggydogdevon
Lyn S, Owner at The Bridford Inn, responded to this review

Hi shaggydogdevon Thank you for your lovely review. It was great to see you all yesterday; one of your group is a regular and it's always lovely to meet their families. We're delighted you enjoyed your lunch and the real ales. I know most of you were travelling home yesterday so we hope you all had trouble free journeys and... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Great village pub with a nice feeling to it. A mixture of age groups coming and going and nice to see the locals accompanied by their canine friends. Food is good pub grub and good value for money. One of our party had a probem with their food but it was put right immediately with no quibble or hassle, The... More 

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Thank Joan B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit this summer. Food was great and the staff were efficient and friendly. Waitress was helpful and her recommendations were spot on.

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Thank Judysp123
Lyn S, Owner at The Bridford Inn, responded to this review

Hello Judysp123 Thank you for your kind review. We're delighted you enjoyed your visit in the summer and that you were well looked after by our waitress. Hopefully we'll see you again next time you're in the area. Kind regards Lyn & Dean More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Had dinner with family/friends. Is always delicious and the bar staff are always nice. We love it here :-)

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Thank Lokijack
Lyn S, Owner at The Bridford Inn, responded to this review

Hi Lokijack Thank you for you review and compliments. We're so pleased you love the place and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Lyn & Dean More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

This 17th century, former farm and converted in1960s, pub/restaurant is really lovely. Big inglenook fireplace with bread oven, beams, stone walls, big bar, great range of cask ales, malt whiskeys and gins. It is presided over by a great landlord, Welcoming, friendly and amusing. Jokes with new customers and returning guests alike. Nothing is to much trouble and you like... More 

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Thank Jillentone
Lyn S, Owner at The Bridford Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jillentone Thank you so much for your glowing review and recommendation. Lots of people think Dean is funny although I suspect in some cases it's funny peculiar :-) :-) :-). He does seem to have a never ending supply of stories and anecdotes and is always happy to share them with anyone who will listen. We're delighted you enjoyed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The Bridford Inn. Whilst working in Devon for nearly 5 months on a building project I needed to find a place of relaxation as we where staying on the farm aswell as working long days. This very stunning local pub is tucked away in the lovely village of Bridford. The locals on arrival where so polite and friendly. Over the... More 

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Thank Jeyson
Lyn S, Owner at The Bridford Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jeyson What a lovely surprise and good to hear from you. We've recently updated our menu so you'll have some new things to try when you're back....... Everyone says hello. Have a lovely Christmas if we don't see you before and we look forward to seeing you again in the spring. Kind regards Lyn, Dean, Sam, Tom, Olly, Sean,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 25
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridford | Teign Valley, Dartmoor, Bridford, Dartmoor National Park EX6 7HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Bridford
  • Phone Number: +44 1647 252250
Description
South Devon CAMRA Pub of the Year 2015. The Bridford Inn is a family run 17th Century inn in the pretty village of Bridford in the Teign Valley, Dartmoor National Park. The pub was originally two cottages and retains all the character and charm with exposed beams, stone walls & a large inglenook fire-place with a log burner and original bread oven. We allegedly have the widest bar in the south west and our south facing beer garden looks out over the beautiful Dartmoor countryside - perfect for the summer months. Families, dogs & horses are welcome and we're well placed for walkers, riders, cyclists and visitors to Dartmoor. We have a range of local and national cask ales (We're in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide), malt whisky, popular wines and home cooked delicious local food served in our relaxed & informal bar. Check out our Cider & Scrumpy bar with a selection of 15 real ciders to try and our extensive collection of Gins. See our website for details of our menu, opening times, what's on and how to get in touch with enquiries or bookings.

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