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The Copper Penny Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Chipshop, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 8NT, England
+44 1822 833288
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good26%
  • Average19%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible10%
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“game pie” (9 reviews)
“potatoes” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Chipshop, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 8NT, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As we were staying locally we booked this for a meal for our family, 4 Adults and 2 children. Being a party of 6 we phoned ahead. No problems with booking a table at all. The problem arose when we ordered food. My wife's food...More

1  Thank Philip M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good meal; menu was ok but fairly restricted if you were vegetarian or avoid dairy. Also one of these irritating places that insists on buttering the potatoes pre serving but not mentioning it on the menu (so, as a non eater of butter, one had...More

Thank elephantsneverforget
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A regular drop off when in the area Good Food at a great price, If I had a complaint it would be I never get to try the Puddings due to the quantity of the mains (perhaps I should try a starter and Pudding in...More

Thank Realist49
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic meal when passing. The bar lady was very friendly and welcoming. The food was delicious and very, very filling. There was a good selection and a range of specials to chose from in addition to this. There was a separate restaurant but tables in...More

Thank NicLSmith
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Close to popular Woodovis Park Camping and Caravan site, The Copper Penny provides a welcome retreat from the tent. Serving a good selection of drinks and with friendly locals daring you to have just one more pint of cider it's a fun place to be....More

Thank Jonathanah
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Took our granddaughter for an evening meal whilst on holiday. Not impressed good was large portions but average quality. Was going to have Sunday lunch but decided against it. Barmaid appeared to be jack of all trades but personable enough .

1  Thank Wendy303
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We were here whilst on a camping trip and staying nearby. The barmaid was very welcoming. The menus were tatty old sticky menus. The barmaid was run off her feet running both the bar and restaurant. The restaurant area looked dated and needed some money...More

1  Thank GriffMT
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed in one of the holiday apartments above this place. It is poorly equipped and the immediate surroundings are untidy, dismal and uncared for. The owners didn't bother to welcome us, just left a key in the door. The apartment has no information book,...More

1  Thank maggi s
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Dining room is plain and unwelcoming, reminiscent of a canteen. The food is unremarkable. Many better lasagnes have been eaten elsewhere - and why did the chef think that it was acceptable to make garlic bread with bridge rolls? The smell of old food and...More

1  Thank locallady49
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Well what an experience.the worst pub I have ever visited. Full of dogs.stepping over them to find a seat.barman/cook fussing dogs then serving!beer awful.dirty scruffy and frightened of what you may catch! Couldn't leave fast enough

3  Thank sandraPeterborough
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chipshop, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 8NT, England (Formerly Chipshop Pub)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Tavistock
  • Phone Number: +44 1822 833288
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