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The Volunteer Inn

Fore Street, Yealmpton PL8 2JN, England
+44 1752 881195
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (11 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
“sunday roast” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Fore Street, Yealmpton PL8 2JN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely Mother’s Day lunch, it was a set menu and we honestly can not fault it at all. The prawn cocktail was delicious with lovely size prawns. I had the roast lamb which was beautifully cooked and tender, the Yorkshire puddings were...More

Thank Moo2277
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Lovely menu. Choice of light bites or full meals. All freshly cooked, served swiftly and arrive looking delicious. Dog friendly and excellent value. Husband says the beer is good too.

Thank Linda D
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Visiting the area to attend my Grandmothers funeral - staying down the road from the pub with family. Arrived about 7.30 and starving so no brainer to visit the local for beer and some food. The volunteer management are relatively new I believe. I asked...More

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend this pub! Everything exceeded our expectations, Karl the barman was very friendly and served us quickly. The food was superb, I had fish and chips and my wife had arranchini with steak to follow. Both were very tasty and looked good....More

Thank Peter1974ish
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We have been here several times and have seen different landlords run the place, however, this was the first time we were disappointed. On arrival, we were shown our prebooked table. Went to bar to order drinks and enquire about the menu. Spoke to the...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

New management are fantastic, pub has had a good makeover, and although food is cheap, it’s now the best in Yealmpton, and even better than Newton and Noss. Very friendly welcome with warm wood burner, we have spent far too much time here !

Thank Simon P
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Great publicans, always made to feel welcome and the food is excellent. My wife and I have eaten there at least 5 times in the last month. Couldn't fault the food.

Thank Jandi2014
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Hospitable, friend!y proprietors and staff who quickly found us a table despite the location being incredibly busy. Good choice of drinks and food from the menu and the specials board. Elected to have the fish and chips that were exceptional as well as being huge!...More

Thank Austin W
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Visited this great local pub for an evening family dinner. Very welcoming staff & delicious freshly cooked food. We ordered the homemade Parsnip soup followed by Sirloin steak in a Pepper sauce. Both were delicious & the steak perfectly cooked & tender. We’ll be returning...More

Thank Janee B
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Had the most amazing fish pie with vegetables, on Wednesday night. Well looked after by the landlords, complements to the chef, really lovely home made food. Looking forward to our next visit!

Thank teresaannesymons
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$18
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fore Street, Yealmpton PL8 2JN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Yealmpton
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 881195
Traditional Pub Food
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