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Restaurant at The Hoops Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Horns Cross | Clovelly, Bideford EX39 5DL, England
+44 1237 451222
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (38 reviews)
“pork belly” (10 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 672 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped at this very nice country inn for our afternoon tea, which is welcoming both inside and in the garden too. Friendly staff and service throughout. Cream tea was very good, with copious clotted cream and jam. The scones came to the table fresh and...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful pub and hotel Gorgeous food Really quaint uk pub/hotel with great gardens and views Food is excellent staff are very friendly I highly recommend

Thank Jac1313
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With being a hotel I was looking for something different & not was dished up. On a way back from a theme park we decided to come in here as it looks enticing from the outside. The grounds & the place inside were very authentic...More

Thank Mark0908
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked our table early this evening. I ordered the rustic fish stew, my son ordered the kids burger and my husband ordered bangers and bubble n squeak mash. After waiting a good 25 mins for food, the mains arrived but my rustic fish stew...More

Thank Asa1972a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had three roast dinners. Every part of the meal had incredible taste, unique yet traditional, the puréed carrots were amazing! We could not finish our meals as the plates were so full. The Hoops is full of character with gorgeous gardens. We will definitely...More

3  Thank Beth S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were randomly driving past and the outside looked so pretty that we decided to stop for drinks and something to eat. The staff were so welcoming and sat us down. The menu was typical ‘pub grub’ gone Abit Gastro so I chose cod and...More

3  Thank abbapinkdisco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Used the bar restaurant for 4 nights when staying in North Devon. Excellent food, very friendly efficient staff, good ambience, good beers and ciders, very good beer garden and large car park. Will definitely come again when we stay in the area.

1  Thank Chas D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I remember The Hoops from years past and with this weeks break in the Bideford area, it was a great opportunity to visit past haunts. I am pleased to say that it hasn't changed much. We had a Sunday lunch there and it was very...More

1  Thank GRMarsland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place, food was excellent and bar staff very helpful and pleasant. Food is very well presented and very tasty and you get what you pay for so don’t expect cheap pub grub. They also welcome dogs and hadn’t got a problem with us...More

2  Thank Louisallen1977
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great menu with lots of choice if you are gluten free. The pork is recommended. Service was good. Well worth a visit.

2  Thank Amanda C
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Questions & Answers
John S
9 February 2017|
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Response from Steve B | 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 Steve B | 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 Steve B | 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$6 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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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