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Pub of the Week: The Hoops Inn

Posted by Mike C in Nov 2018

We're off to North Devon for our latest Pub of the Week - the perfectly picturesque Hoops Inn at Horns Cross.

You'll find the Hoops Inn between Bideford and the stunning North Devon coastal village of Clovelly, making it a great watering hole if you're enjoying some time out in this lovely part of Devon. Better still, the Hoops Inn has 13 comfortable rooms if you're looking for somewhere to rest your head for the night.

This lovely country pub oozes character and tradition, with its thatched roof. beamed ceilings and characterful bar. You'll find our Dartmoor Best and Jail Ale on the...

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Pub of the Week: The Drewe Arms, Broadhembury

Posted by Mike C in Nov 2018

For a cracking example of a great Devon pub, head for the historic Drewe Arms in the Devon village of Broadhembury.

This picture-postcard-perfect pub can be found on the edge of the oustandingly beautiful Blackdown Hills in rural East Devon.  It goes without saying that this is great walking country, and the Drewe Arms makes a great spot for a little well-earned refreshment, sustenance and hearty cheer after a day out in the country.

The happy team at the Drewe Arms welcomes locals and visitors equally warmly - like old friends! This ancient medieval building houses a warm and tastful interior, complete with...

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Pub of the Week: The Greyhound Country Inn

Posted by Mike C in Oct 2018

We're heading to East Devon for our featured Pub of the Week - the Greyhound Country Inn at Fenny Bridges.

The Greyhound sits beside what was once the main trunk road between Exeter and London, and it certainly has all the good looks of a welcoming haunt for weary travellers with its pretty frontage and its picture-postcard-perfect thatched roof.

Step insider and you'll immediately feel the warm, relaxing style of this much-loved country inn, with a traditional oak beamed bar, wood burning fire and comfortable restaurant.

You'll find fine ales from Dartmoor Brewery on the bar, and a wine list which has been put together...

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Pub of the Week: The Queens Arms, Slapton

Posted by Mike C in Oct 2018

The Queens Arms is a friendly and thriving free house situated in the heart of the picturesque South Devon village of Slapton.

With Sandra and Kevin Watson at the helm for 20 years it is now a very well-established family business.

This CAMRA award-winning pub offers a great range of local ales - including Jail Ale from Dartmoor Brewery - and exceptionally good value home-cooked meals. as well as a wine list to suit all tastes.

Their specials board is always changing bringing you great tasting meals, using locally sourced produce where possible.

A distinct advantage to visitors of the area is that the...

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Pub of the Week - Bistrot Pierre, Plymouth

Posted by Mike C in Sep 2018

There's a distinctly continental flavour to our latest Pub of the Week, as we take a trip down to Plymouth's Royal William Yard and Bistrot Pierre.

It's not a pub in the traditional sense of course, but as you'll find a fine pint of Jail Ale to accompany your steak-frites or confit de canard, we thought Bistrot Pierre was well worth a mention.

This very authentically French bistro and bar can be found in the historic New Cooperage building within the utterly impressive Royal William Yard on Plymouth's west flank. The award-winning Grade I listed former Naval victualling yard is home to swanky apartments...

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