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Tom Cobley Tavern

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have called here several times for the Real Ale - always an eclectic choice and always kept in superb condition. This time we had made a booking (advised) for their Sunday lunch, and we weren't disappointed! Roger (landlord) and family have this off to a fine art with always a full restaurant. The meats on offer were beef, turkey...

Thank Peter L
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited the Tom Cobley on and off for several years and we are never disappointed. This is a real ale pub with real character. Lots of well kept beers to try, an open fire, good food and, most of all, an excellent landlord who treats everyone like locals. There is an extensive food menu - not fancy but...

Thank heatherogburn
Okehampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visit for Sunday Lunch on a frequent basis. The food and hospitality are always excellent, you can't fault it. If you haven't been before, you need to try it. Make sure you book in advance as they always seem to be fully booked whenever we visit.

Thank Local-to-Devon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Look out for the Bears, they are everywhere. A great little touch to a quaint village pub with spacious comfortable rooms. Situated in the heart of a Devon village this small pub has a wide range of cask beers and ciders. The attached restaurant offers a separated seating area for food. Excellent menu, helpful staff. Great atmosphere in the bar...

Thank Real_Ale_Gary
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have visited this great pub a few times and even stayed overnight on one occasion. We originally found it through the good beer guide and what a find. We decided to travel from our home in Plymouth for a drive out and lunch and on arrival the greeting by the landlord was second to none. The...

Thank peter o
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

What an amazing place to visit. You are made so welcome by the landlord Trevor, food was so good , real home cooked food, it was so good we even went back for a second visit !! This time we took the dogs , who were also given treats and laud in front of real fire , would say this...

Thank Dawn F
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Brilliant choices mostly meat and had special pork belly as per picture washed down with a couple of pints of real ale-had about 10 different-an amazing place-no wonder it was packed Just great and no wonder just got a CAMRA award Mine host so welcoming

Thank Duncan M
Reviewed 30 October 2016

i took my wife to Tom Cobley for an overnight stay and we were not dissapointed. We stayed in room 7 at the top and it was so clean, fresh and very comfortable. The bar area is really cosy and the staff are fantastic. we had a great night and well done to Roger and his team. The food was...

Thank tigers7446
Louth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Recently visited this lovely old pub in a very quant Devon village the first time for us but our friends had been on several occasions and were well acquainted with the land lord who is a bit of a character, the dining room is set to the back of the premises and there is an extensive menu so you should...

1Thank Rymanskid
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Excellent place when in Devon touring. The accomdation superb, breakfast home made or locally sourced. Beer & cider range excellent. Roger one of the owners, very knowledgeable, great character & fab host. Shame we only spent one night but recommend overnight stay. Thanks Roger & Carol for a very friendly welcome. Caz & Michael from Leeds

3Thank caz8282016

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Tom Cobley Tavern is a small country inn which serves the parish of Spreyton and the surrounding area. It is the hub of village life; on most evenings locals meet for a game of darts or cards. Enjoy a relaxing break in a typical unspoilt village local. Spreyton is a quiet village with a population of approximately 300 people, a primary school, tennis and cricket clubs and a beautiful church dating from the 14th century. Tom Cobley, celebrated in the folk song describing his fateful journey to Widdicombe Fayre, was a considerable landowner in the parish and is buried in the churchyard. The Tavern has a traditional small bar with open fire and a new snug area where a host of real ales and ciders are served. There is an attractive dining room and an adjoining dinning area, which opens onto a beautiful garden with country views. Upstairs on the first floor there are three bedrooms, which share a bathroom and separate WC. Room 1 comprises of a double bed, Room 2 comprises of two single beds and Room 4 a single bed. On the second floor there are a further three bedrooms, two of which are en-suite and the other has a private bathroom. Room 5 and 7 comprise of a double bed and single bed and Room 6 a double bed. All rooms are equipped with wash basins, central heating, Digital TVs with DVD players, radio alarm clocks with CD players, a hair dryer and complimentary toiletries. Food is served daily, with a separate lunchtime and evening menu available, including a daily specials board. Homemade food is served using as much local produce as possible. A small but interesting cellar of moderately priced wines is kept. Dogs are welcome in the bar area only. A traditional public house nestled in a pretty country village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tom Cobley Tavern

Address: Spreyton EX17 5AL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Spreyton
Hotel Class:4 star — Tom Cobley Tavern 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“If you want a large room have room 7”
 of 5 bubbles tigers7446, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 5, very spacious & bed superb”
 of 5 bubbles caz8282016, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We like room 7”
 of 5 bubbles MandyC339, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms were good but we had room 7.”
 of 5 bubbles 148francesd, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All have village or moor views”
 of 5 bubbles LizR372, 2 Dec 2015 | Read review
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