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Crealock Arms

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Littleham, Bideford EX39 5HN, England
+44 1237 477065
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
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Bideford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great meal here, especially the blackboard specials. Only one thing lets the Crealock down is the owner's refusal to mix and match. By this I mean, you can have chips & peas or potatoes and veg. If you want to have chips and veg, which I think is the best format, you have to pay extra.

Thank A2297MSstephens
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This place is just a short drive from Bideford and located on the edge of a delightful village overlooking a beautiful North Devon valley. The ambiance here is reminiscent of a 1970's village pub in need of some charm, but don't be put off. If you are looking for fantastic, homemade, delicious food, then pay it a visit. We were... More 

Thank Wistman10
Fleet, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Yet again turned up on October Monday at 12 it was unlocked TV on in bar and appeared ready to start trade but lacked a bar person. Eventually saw a person outside who said not open due to unspecified family event. Why no notice at the entrance or on the door. This is the third and last attempt to eat... More 

1 Thank barryh424
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Been here 3 different times now for evening meals, twice with family and once with just my partner. Not been disappointed, the food is lovely, home style cooking, decent portions and good choice including the specials board. Their Sunday roast is also amazing. Will definitely be coming back.

Thank Rosie W
Bideford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Another village pub closed at lunchtime without bothering to change their website. Turned up at 1.45pm on a Monday to find the place in darkness. Very, very annoying, won't be back

1 Thank jfkles
Westward Ho, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

first visit in years for husbands birthday as title says great food great value.i had chicken+potato pie .it was a pie plenty of filling.both had soup to start lovely+creamy.Friendly staff,nothing too much trouble.will definitely be going again soon.

1 Thank sharonjohn2013
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Always a pleasure to visit when on holiday in North Devon. Special thanks to Rick and all the staff for making us feel so welcome. The Sunday lunch is superb quality and value but best to book in advance. Don't forget to ask waitress Toni for some peas..,😀

Thank MrBoon1965
Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Went for a meal at lunchtime with family, had an excellent lunch just £9.25 for main and sweet. I had the Turkey and bacon cobbler with crispy chips and peas,absolutely gorgeous and by gum you need a good appetite to Finnish it,rounded off with lemon meragne and clotted cream,, superb.

Thank Rubyshihtzu
Westward Ho, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Made our third trip over the past five weeks to Crealock Arms for Sunday lunch. We are convinced that it gets better each time. Roast beef was on the menu today, superbly cooked melts in the mouth accompanied by a great selection of vegetables. This is such a nice place to visit, lively atmosphere plenty of locals in by the... More 

Thank Westiejohn
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Lovely Devon pub very close to our holiday cottage at Barnstone Farm within walking distance. Great food and service. We went a few times. everything you want from Devon, great warmth and lovely food. No pretense.

Thank Martin K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Littleham, Bideford EX39 5HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Torridge  >  Bideford
  • Phone Number: +44 1237 477065
The Crealock Arms in Littleham is the epitomy of an English country pub in a beautiful North Devon setting, yet just 10 minutes drive from the town of Bideford. The traditional family-run pub enjoys magnificent country views – from its large beer garden you can see three local church towers! Named after a 19th century village squire and landowner, The Crealock was created from a former farmhouse and opened as a pub in 1977 by members of the farm’s Nicholls family, who have lived there for more than 100 years. Today it is run by Clare and Rick Morgan. Clare is the grand-daughter of its founders and the couple’s two young children are the family’s seventh generation to live on the site. The Crealock it is at the heart of the village community, a meeting place for the locals and venue for events, as well as a favourite with diners and an ideal place to take the family.

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