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Restaurant at The Hoops Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Horns Cross | Clovelly, Bideford EX39 5DL, England
+44 1237 451222
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (38 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Horns Cross | Clovelly, Bideford EX39 5DL, England
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1 - 10 of 612 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely meal here for two. The service was great, the meal gorgeous! The pub is so quaint it's hard not to love it there!

1  Thank Kwtcdcmslc01
Reviewed 3 days ago

I first used this hotel for a Xmas meal with family on a cold and snowy Xmas Day I returned to revive my memories I do not regret my decision and visited twice in a week

1  Thank IAN M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a late Sunday lunch last minute and had a fabulous roast - been before and was just as good! Had the topside of local butchers beef and it was amazing! Great service - even took drinks off our bill because they were a little...More

1  Thank MandyM1969
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good atmosphere. Staff are very friendly and the food is good. I would recommend this place for lunch or an evening meal.

1  Thank Burkeybond
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was on route back to London after a delightful weekend having great food in Cornwall. Wanting to have a last great meal before going back home I google and came across this so I had a very high expectations having read the reviews. I...More

Thank Adelaida A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Hoops for one night, we ate in the restaurant on the evening and breakfast in the morning. Good choice on the menu, i recommend the lamb it just dropped off the bone. Good choice of wines. Staff were very friendly and...More

2  Thank NealeandSue
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We chose The Hoops as our Sunday lunch destination after checking reviews collected by the owner of our holiday cottage a few miles west. It was a good decision. The hotel is an ancient building, with a more modern addition at the back. The original...More

1  Thank Michael P
Reviewed 12 October 2017

we had a cracking meal at the hoops inn. good parking. but signel in time as the hoops is in a small dip on the main road.

2  Thank mac12345England
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We visited The Hoops Inn for dinner on a Friday evening. We booked ahead and called to ask if we could bring our dog, they were happy for us to bring her along and sat us in a semi-private room with only one other table...More

2  Thank janey3105
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Me and my partner have been coming to the Hoops Inn for years now and have seen it go from strength to strength. Last weeks opening curry night was a huge success and one of the best homemade curries we've had whilst living in Devon....More

4  Thank Jane N
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Questions & Answers
John S
9 February 2017|
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Response from travexLondon | Property representative |
Yes we do in the non carpeted bar areas and in our coach house bedrooms.
Gerry M
8 September 2016|
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Response from travexLondon | Property representative |
Yes dogs on a lead are welcome anywhere in the bar area or of course in the garden or courtyard.
26 July 2016|
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Response from travexLondon | Property representative |
Always best to phone and reserve a table so that you know you have a space reserved.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Breakfast, 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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Horns Cross | Clovelly, Bideford EX39 5DL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Torridge  >  Bideford
  • Phone Number: +44 1237 451222
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A beautiful ancient thatched Inn conveniently located on the A39 Atlantic Highway between Bideford and the tourist destination of Clovelly. The Hoops Inn serves traditional bar meals in both the pub and restaurant areas with am emphasis on fine, locally sourced ingredients. Food is served all day. In addition to the popular pub there are also 13 en-suite bedrooms.
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