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The Otter Inn

) #18 of 57 Restaurants in Sidmouth $$ - $$$ , British,
Exmouth Road, Sidmouth EX10 0LE, England
+44 1395 568800
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Exmouth Road, Sidmouth EX10 0LE, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We have visited The Otter many times over the past 30 years and find it now much improved in every respect.The meal 4 of us enjoyed last night was freshly prepared ,good sized portions and reasonably priced.We were however somewhat taken aback when we enquired...More

Thank siddy5
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited this pub a couple of times recently great food and very helpful and friendly staff ,lovely beer garden which is great for children.

Thank Pete52014
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the first time that we have visited this Otter for many years but what a change! Excellent food and service in superb surroundings - an altogether marvellous dining experience. The menu and the wine list had more enough options to choose from but...More

Thank GeriGooner
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were treated by a visiting friend on Friday night and we decided to give The Otter a try. We are glad we did. The pub building is close to the road and is not very inspiring visually so we have never been tempted to...More

Thank bobandtinaC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited The Otter Inn, as it was local to our holiday home in Ladram Bay, what a great place! We were met by smart, very professional staff, served quickly and so accommodating of the children. The menu wasn't huge, pub classics, but that's ideal...More

Thank Claireykav
Reviewed 1 week ago

At an event at Bicton College, I came here one night with a group of friends for a meal out. The child of one couple with us is autistic, and as a result has very specific needs with his food. He chose the gammon, and...More

Thank Jennthefunkyranger
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. I would like to assure you that this incident is a one off and dietary requirements are taken with the up-most seriousness by our chefs. It would be a great shame if this was to put you off returning to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently visited The Otter Inn for lunch having heard that it is under new ownership. The pub is a vast improvement to its previous state! It had a nice atmosphere, friendly service and very tasty food. We were very impressed and would definitely eat...More

Thank McZoe96
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. So glad to see the improvements we worked so hard to make recognised! Thrilled you enjoyed your food and look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards, The Otter Inn

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us ate here for the evening meal and none of us would give more than 6 out of 10 for the meal. It tasted 'OK' but nothing special but the portions were abysmal. I know it was busy but that is no excuse...More

Thank BoastyMS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

called in on way back from drive to lyme regis, sinday carvery was great all enjoyed , i also had the homemade chicken pate ans wow was so good and very large peice of pate about double what you get at swan in lympstone and...More

Thank westhamunited186338
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thrilled you enjoyed your Sunday carvery! Also, so nice to hear that the quality of our chefs doesn't go unnoticed as the Pate really is very good! Thanks again and hope to see you again soon when you are next passing by. Kind regards Otter...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first for a couple of years and we pleased to find the Otter was still worth a visit. You'll not find a huge choice on the menu compared to some but you should.find something to tempt you. I would recommend the Cajun chicken breast...More

Thank Steve R
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

So glad you decided to try us again. Thank you for your kind comments about our food and the service of our staff. Hope to see you again soon! Kind regards Otter Inn

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Maria H
22 April 2017|
Response from AlanD411 | Reviewed this property |
No! Plenty else including an amazing range of gins!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Exmouth Road, Sidmouth EX10 0LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 568800
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