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Duke of York

Iddesleigh, England
+44 1837 810253
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Absolutely brilliant and unchanged. Hello Trevor !!

This used to be my local ,fourteen years ago. I walked in and it was the same barman standing there... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Good food, cosy atmosphere

We had a lovely evening meal here, all were pleased with their food. Love the fact that the decor... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Vicky C
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This used to be my local ,fourteen years ago. I walked in and it was the same barman standing there who remembered me. This amazing little place is haven't changed at all thank God!! Great characters and brilliant food. I certainly won't wait another 14...More

Thank katherineTurkey
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely evening meal here, all were pleased with their food. Love the fact that the decor hasn't been over-modernised as it is in keeping with the history of the place.

Thank Vicky C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Sunday lunch family gathering, 6 in all (Camra member included, Yes the beers good), Oh plus 3 dogs! Everyone loved the warm welcome & local food & atmosphere of such an old building. Lovely choice of food. The nut roast, (anywhere else), might be a...More

Thank Dexter C
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful drive through the glorious Devon Country roads for lunch. Delightful country pub, it was like stepping back in time....the pub dates back to 16th Century, and is the location for the inspiration of War Horse, the movie! A very warm welcome by the staff...More

Thank judojen
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We regularly stay at Duke and have done for many years. The Landlord John, Trevor and the rest of the team are very welcoming. There have been discreet improvements but the character and atmosphere are still the same, i.e. great! Good selection of well kept...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We have been to the Duke of York on many occasions, it is a fabulous pub very warm and welcoming. Old world charm and a log fire add to the atmosphere. Extensive menu to choose from, this time we both had roast beef and homemade...More

Thank shewalk65
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing food! What can u say! Lovely country pub, fantastic food, open log fires, friendly bar staff, really enjoyed our meal Out for my grandmas birthday Great meal All round

Thank Emmabollen
Reviewed 9 December 2016

This thatched building was originally a row of cottages. It is famous for its War Horse connection - Michael Morpurgo developed the story idea here. There is a friendly welcome and good local ales. The food is hearty pub fares and the steak and kidney...More

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The portions have shrunk and generally the food is not the high standard it used to be. I have visited a few times in the past year or so, each time hoping that it will have returned to the experiences I remember a few years...More

Thank FossilHunter73
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed over at the Duke of York on our way to Cornwall. We had a couple of evening meals and breakfasts which were of excellent quality with real beers in good condition. The rooms may not be up to the standards of the Dorchester...More

Thank Marion B
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