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Bowd Inn

) #3 of 58 Restaurants in Sidmouth $$ - $$$ , British,
Bowd Cross, Sidmouth EX10 0ND, England
+44 1395 513328
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Bowd Cross, Sidmouth EX10 0ND, England
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1 - 10 of 624 reviews

Reviewed today

Owning a holiday home in Sidmouth from 2000 to 2008 we often had great meals in the Bowd. Sometimes just the two of us, often four and occasionally nine when all the family were with us! Imagine our dissapointment when in 2014 we arrived to...More

Thank john s
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great place for a value meal. The carvery is exceptional and they have a great rate for seniors. Good beers and very good house wine makes this place a go to for value.

Thank CockneyRebel6
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded today

Great and just what we want to hear! See you again soon. Thank you.

Reviewed 1 week ago

First time I have felt the need to put a review on TripAdvisor - have just had an excellent lunch, beautifully cooked and presented Hake dish for myself and equally delicious Plaice for my husband, surpasses any of the so called top fish restaurants we...More

Thank pmc532017
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Oh thank you so much. All your very kind comments are very much appreciated and certainly do give one and all inspiration. Thank you.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Inn is very attractive, the staff extremely polite and professional. My husband and I ordered a vegetarian carvery Goats cheese and Apricot nut roast, the nut roast was delicious and the vegetables on the carvery were extremely fresh and nicely cooked. My son ordered...More

Thank Michael W
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Fabulous review and thank you so much for all your very complimentary comments. Wherever possible our products are home made and we are pleased it shows. we look forward to your return and pleasing you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely meal at the Bowd Inn. Worth pre-booking as quite busy even during the week - always a good sign. Staff very friendly, welcoming and smart of appearance. Nice pub inside and outside for summer drinks and dining. Carvery is excellent, tried it...More

Thank tom793
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Smart customers too! Thank you for writing such a wonderful, concise and honest review. We look forward to being of service to you again next year.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a poor experience here two years ago on the recommendation of the ice cream vendor at Seaton that the gravy was amazing and that it had changed hands we decided to give it another go. We booked a table as it was a Sunday...More

Thank PossetGirl1974
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Jolly good...satisfaction eventually! Thank you for your lovely revue and we are delighted everything was to your liking. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Evening meal with Family , Excellent choice of meals , everything arrived quickly and each meal tasted great. Excellent friendly service and reasonable prices. Would recommend !

Thank Sparks715
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wonderful and very positive review thank you so much.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eaten here s few times and feel I need to review, this place is lovely and friendly the lady in charge runs a tight ship for sure but in a good way she runs around as much as the staff do and is so friendly...More

Thank Teenytiny100000
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Brilliant! Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. Your very positive words of encouragement in particular regarding our staff are very much appreciated. Sometimes our trade can fall victim to unnecessary and unfair criticism from a few negative people (very...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hi all just like to stay thanks for a lovely Sunday dinner . What a great meal. Food was super . The service was top draw . Thanks.

Thank Mattkab
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wonderful review and much appreciated. Thank you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb carvery, if you've had carvery before in one of the chains, you will find this is so different and so much better. All the choices of meat were delicious (not all tried in one go!) Veggies really well cooked. Deserts - delicious. The staff...More

Thank Patricia C
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. In particular thank you for all your complimentary comments regarding our wonderful and much cherished staff. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Pauline M
I believe this is the nearest inn to a cottage we staying in soon -could you tell me if it is easy access for someone with mobility issues .My husband can walk a little but cannot climb steps Thank you
15 February 2017|
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Response from cherriesfan_9 | Reviewed this property |
We were seated up in a raised area, although there are quite a number of tables at a lower level. Certainly you need to reserve a table on the lower level. incidently the loo can be reached by a gentle slope, however there... More
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Lindsay G
Are you dog friendly in your Inn?😊
19 September 2016|
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Response from HALLY1648 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes
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lambtrish
Do you allow dogs inside?
2 July 2016|
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Response from HALLY1648 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes in our bar area, thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bowd Cross, Sidmouth EX10 0ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 513328
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