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The Coach and Horses

$$ - $$$, British,
Buckland Road | Nr. Bideford, North Devon, Bideford EX39 5LU, England
+44 1237 451395
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (26 reviews)
“curries” (14 reviews)
“sea bass” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Buckland Road | Nr. Bideford, North Devon, Bideford EX39 5LU, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Sadly arrived too late for lunch so had to make do with a pint instead and ended up getting Wetherspoons in Bideford (needs must!) Really nice little village, quaint and traditional old pub. Friendly and welcoming staff. The menu looks to die for so many...More

Thank yselka
Reviewed 5 days ago

We dined at this pub on our first and last night in Devon. It was recommended by the owners of our lodgings, and it didn't disappoint. We had to sit in the Garden on the first evening as all the tables inside were taken (good...More

Thank Hefeweizen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly service and well presented quality food.Nice range of specials. Sorry for scaring off Marmite your lovely 3 legged cat !

Thank expat2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place should stay as a proper country pub and come away from the restaurant set up and stick to pub grub I am sure it would be better than trying to serve pub grub at restaurant prices. Lovely building and character inside.

Thank paulx8mal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bit out of the way but worth a visit for good beer and food. Low beams so watch your head. Only 10 minutes from Bideford

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Arrived late, given great service, rooms pleasant good view , owners extremely friendly breakfast amazing

Thank Pollie1956
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful little pub with great food and very low ceilings. Staff very friendly and helpful. Popular with locals and tourists alike.

Thank Probablyaboutright
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Found on trip advisor and were not disappointed. Off the beaten track, busy,friendly local with good selection of good home cooked food. Had beef and red wine pie, one of the best ever, packed full of meat, tasty butter flavoured pastry accompanied by fresh steamed...More

Thank Love_MaltaSussex
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped for lunch here whilst on holiday. We sat outside in the pleasant, if slightly small garden... But it is an old C13th country pub. The staff were friendly, and chatty. A few real ales on. Lots of low beams inside but that's expected...More

Thank akendall1983
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Hosted here with a family group and we had room at rear..Menu is good with a specials board..The sea bass was delicious. Also Talk on steak and several had curries all very good.

Thank Julier-Pink
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Questions & Answers
Rebecca E
12 August 2018|
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Response from Hefeweizen | Reviewed this property |
There is a garden out front and back for dining. Inside is pretty tight, and I don't recall seeing any dogs there. Call Ollie, the Landlord to clarify
Vikki J
25 May 2018|
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Response from MandyM1969 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Buckland Road | Nr. Bideford, North Devon, Bideford EX39 5LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Torridge  >  Bideford
  • Phone Number: +44 1237 451395
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The Coach & Horses Inn at Buckland Brewer in North Devon is set amongst the beautiful Devon countryside, with Exmoor on one side, Dartmoor the other and the lovely sandy beaches of the North Devon coast within a few minutes drive. The ideal location for a perfect traditional free house.
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