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The Wheelwright Inn

Swan Hill Road, Colyford EX24 6QQ, England
+44 1297 552585
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“steak” (30 reviews)
“pie” (14 reviews)
“fish cakes” (9 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Swan Hill Road, Colyford EX24 6QQ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a lunchtime drink here and, despite a lukewarm welcome, decided to book for a weekday evening meal. Welcome not any warmer and food very bland- including the pies. Much preferred The Ship Inn in nearby Axmouth.

1  Thank JLCgladstone
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend had dinner here over bank holiday weekend. We were staying in Colyton but it was worth the little drive. Great food and cosy atmosphere. My steak was cooked to perfection. Recommended

Thank PandFGirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a large party for a celebration while on holiday. All three coarses were lovely. We're told about this place by friends, so tried it earlier in the year were very impresssed so we have been there quite a few times. Everyone had something...More

Thank 838ann
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellently kept pint of Badger and the pies made on the premises are an absolute treat. full of character and well worth a visit.

Thank BobDunda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the area for the weekend and had Sunday lunch at the Wheelwright. Absolutely delicious. Meat first class and veggies very different and also very delicious. Yorkshire pud home made and much better than a frozen one. Small and large portions available which is good...More

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ate 3 consecutive nights in late august ,full every night which says it all, advisable to book first, a good menu with a varied choice we had something different every night and it was all excellent, friendly staff, great service and reasonably priced

Thank barjon2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Wheelwright was able to find us table with short notice. Food and beer not bad, fair price and very convenient. Might try one of the music nights.

Thank Johnmotoguzzi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pub was recommended to us. The food was delicious and portion sizes good. We went as a family and we're treated well. We'll be back.

Thank Sue_Hillman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We popped in without a booking on a Thursday lunchtime. The service was attentive and friendly. The food was good. I'd definitely return. So much better than some of the big chain pubs in the local area (Beer and Branscombe).

Thank Cleve75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really nice people here locals and staff. Food is really good and a fair price. Will certainly return

Thank paul w
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Axmouth Harbour
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1.59 km away
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Questions & Answers
13 July 2017|
Response from shebe43 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, from memory there is only a ladies & men's standard toilets. However, I suggest you call them as you are fairly local.
21 August 2015|
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Response from Paul W | Reviewed this property |
Definitely dog-friendly. Been here twice over a period of 3 years. Staff petted our two dogs and gave them dog biscuits.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swan Hill Road, Colyford EX24 6QQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Colyford
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 552585
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