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Hunters Lodge Inn

) #2 of 28 Restaurants in Axminster $$ - $$$ , British,
Charmouth Road | Axminster, Axminster EX13 5SZ, England
+44 1297 33286
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pavlova” (11 reviews)
“steak” (45 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Charmouth Road | Axminster, Axminster EX13 5SZ, England
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Reviews (678)
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1 - 10 of 678 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Finally we have found a brilliant pub, just a shame we live 250 miles away. The food was amazing and there was lots to choose from. We received excellent service and really could not fault our visit .

sarah c, Owner at Hunters Lodge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your kind review, we are so glad you enjoyed your time with us. I do hope you will visit again should you be in the area. With kind regards Sarah

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I've been to this pub three times and I can say that the food is lovely, the portions are a great size and the waiters are as friendly as ever. In my three visits here I had the Ham egg and chips twice and the...More

sarah c, Owner at Hunters Lodge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for taking the time to review - we look forward to seeing you again soon. With kind regards Sarah

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The staff are very welcoming, polite and happy to help. The menu is very varied with plenty of choice from steaks to fish to vegetarian so it was difficult to decide what to eat! Mostly they are also a bit more interesting than the norm,...More

sarah c, Owner at Hunters Lodge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for taking the time to review, we really do appreciate it and hope we can welcome you back again one day. Best wishes Sarah

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We'd been out on a coastal drive & decided to drop in for our evening meal. We arrived just as they'd open along with everyone who'd reserved their tables, and were advised there'd be a 30-40 minute wait. We did contemplate going somewhere else, but...More

sarah c, Owner at Hunters Lodge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review for us, we do appreciate it and were pleased to hear you all enjoyed your time with us. We have found there has been an definite increase in persons having intolerances to different foodstuffs over...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for lunch after passing many times - wish I had stopped sooner! Incredibly friendly service, which is so lovely as so many places you are hard pushed to get even a smile. Décor is fantastic, up to date, clean and modern. Fresh flowers...More

sarah c, Owner at Hunters Lodge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Haha! your review made me chuckle :) Thanks for the kind words, we were pleased you and your Dad decided to give us a try and do hope it won't be long before we can welcome you both back again. With very best wishes Sarah

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a frequent visitor, this was a great evening. Shared with family, it was good. The service is slick, the food comes out quick and the quality is great. Thanks to all the staff for making it a great evening.

sarah c, Owner at Hunters Lodge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, it is much appreciated. So glad we were able to help ensure your Birthday was enjoyable. Kind regards Sarah

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant on Thursday without a booking and the staff were extremely helpful in finding us a table as most had been booked in advance. The menu had lots of options including vegetarian which all seemed to be locally sourced. The staff were...More

sarah c, Owner at Hunters Lodge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us, we are glad to chose to dine with us and pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit. with best wishes Sarah

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although all the tables had been booked, the staff found us one but told us that we would have to wait 40 mins. The Starter came in 10 mins and it gave us time to recover before the main meal! The starter was gorgeous (...More

sarah c, Owner at Hunters Lodge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review for us - we do appreciate it. With kind regards Sarah

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Varied selection on the menu. Food tasty and piping hot. Large portions, especially the deserts. Reasonably priced for good quality food. Staff extremely pleasant and helpful. Very clean and comfortable throughout. Popular eatery, best to book a table in advance if you can. Gets very...More

sarah c, Owner at Hunters Lodge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking time to write a review for us, we do appreciate it, and are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. Kind regards Sarah

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying in the West Dorset area our B & B recommended Hunters Lodge for a good pub meal and this proved to be a great recommendation. Food and service was exemplary. We visited for a meal three times during our short time and had an...More

sarah c, Owner at Hunters Lodge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review, we are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your timw with us, and look forward to welcoming you back one day. Best wishes Sarah

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Questions & Answers
Grandad275
4 July 2017
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Response from Clancky | Reviewed this property
I saw some dogs in the bar area. They were under the table and very well behaved.
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jillbowles4
2 September 2016
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Response from sarah c | Property representative
Hi there, Unfortunately not - our toilets all have steps down to them (maximum of 2) we have handrails on the walls down, as well as in cubicles, but they are not suitable for anyone who is wheelchair bound. We welcome lots... More
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Les D
12 June 2016
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Response from sarah c | Property representative
Yes of course! we welcome lots of doggies every day :) Hope this helps Kind regards Sarah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$21
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Charmouth Road | Axminster, Axminster EX13 5SZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Axminster
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 33286
  • E-mail
Description
'Our 16th Century Coaching Inn commands an enviable position, conveniently situated on the main A35 where Devon & Dorset meet, between the bustling market town of Axminster, and the beautiful seaside town of Lyme Regis, the gateway to the Jurassic Coast.Neville & I along with our fantastic team, have worked very hard over the past 12 years to ensure that everyone who passes through our door can enjoy a fabulous range of home cooked traditional Pub Fayre - from sandwiches & light lunches through to super steaks sourced locally by our Butcher Duncan, from Honiton,& fresh fish from West Bay, Portland and Brixham. Come and enjoy a meal with us in clean, warm & comfortable surroundings. We offer an extensive menu with something for everyone, along with daily homemade specials and fabulous fresh homemade desserts.We have 3 separate dining areas and can cater for a total of 80 persons, or functions of up to 40 in our restaurant. We are proud of our 5 star food hygiene rating from East Devon District Council and also of our Tripadvisor reviews and seal of excellence for 2013 & 2014.We have extensive parking, are doggie friendly, and have large gardens & play area - families are most welcome.We are sure you will enjoy your visit to The Hunters Lodge and very much look forward to welcoming you!
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