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The Cricket Inn

beesands, Beesands TQ7 2EN, England
+44 1548 580215
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
beesands, Beesands TQ7 2EN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked here from Torcross along the coastal path which due to rain the day before was pretty muddy in places. It was as sunny day and there were lots of people eating outside but we wanted to eat inside and when we walked in...More

Thank JaneStourbridgeUK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During a 2 week stay in the area this proved to be the best all round restaurant. It is comfortable,spacious and with a great atmosphere. Owners, management and staff are very helpful and accommodating. The food is excellent and we got through a good deal...More

Thank TONY P
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your review Tony, we're thrilled you enjoyed your meal at the Cricket. We are very spoilt by the great seafood caught just metres away in the Bay. We hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great setting, looked after by staff after booking for lunch but forgetting to mention we had a dog lol after just a couple of minutes wait a table was found and we had a lovely meal.

Thank mpaul777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been many times before. Always superb. 4 meals all nice. Been before will certainly come again never been disappointed.

Thank Powell-Perry
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for taking the time to review the Cricket, we hope the sun will be shining for your next visit!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a lovely location down some tight back roads. You can sit on the sea front or inside. The food is very tasty and filling. Kids played on beach whilst I enjoyed a glass of wine

Thank Kerry O
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Kerry, we glad you enjoyed your meal at the Cricket, the beach is perfect for keeping the kids entertained. Hope to see you again in the summer.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table based on Trip Advisor recommendations, table of 7 with 4 adults, 3 children. Menu was fairly limited, we went for Fish and Chips, a chicken burger off their grill and the Seafood pancake. Kids ordered a fish and chips, grilled fish and...More

2  Thank RaspberryAsb
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

YOU DON'T GET IT, the idea of trip adviser is not to hide behind a pseudonym 'Raspberry Asb' but to give constructive criticism a clue 'we visited this village pub overlooking the sea on Sunday the ??? and were disappointed with the service, the fish...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for Sunday lunch whilst staying in Beesands. Great location to the sea, and friendly helpful staff. Fantastic meal, excellently cooked and presented, not cheap but you are getting what you pay for. Thank you.

Thank Martin5Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked ahead for Sun lunch on Bank Holiday weekend. if you are walking past don't let the outside of the pub fool you, this pub is fantastic inside. Great decor, looks fairly newly refurbished. Also really huge,large bar area for drinking or eating that allows...More

Thank 911Jon999
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Really pleased you enjoyed your meal with us - it certainly was a busy weekend! We look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at The Cricket Inn before 9.00 a.m. hoping that we would be able to have breakfast and a coffee before continuing our walk on the coast path. We were so pleased that the waitress was willing to check with the chef that he...More

Thank krhBedfordshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family visit for evening meal - lovely spot on beach front and food terrific. Lovely views and tables outside for a drink. Wise to book at weekends and in season. Friendly , helpful staff and good beer

Thank petera33
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do they accept fogs on leads?
12 September 2016|
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Response from Angela B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they accept dogs in the bar area but not in the restaurant area.
I read that this is a mainly seafood restaurant but do they do other non-shellfish food as sadly I'm allergic to prawns, scallops and the like. I'm staying in Hallsands for a week in May/June so would be good to know there's somewhere within walking distance to have dinner, as long as I don't fall off the cliff on the way back!
23 January 2016|
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Response from Nigel H | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we have alternative menu choices to fish - meat and veggie options.
what kind of price range are we looking at for a lunch menu?
20 November 2015|
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Response from SMDevon | Reviewed this property |
Not cheap, but I think you get what you pay for. Check their website for the menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$38
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: beesands, Beesands TQ7 2EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Beesands
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 580215
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A village gastropub specialising in fresh, local seafood.
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