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The Old Inn Kilmington

Axminster, Kilmington, Axminster EX13 7RB, England
+44 1297 32096
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (19 reviews)
“faggots” (8 reviews)
“pate” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Axminster, Kilmington, Axminster EX13 7RB, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a delightful place. Very welcoming staff and atmosphere. Food is excellent and nothing is too much to ask for. Staff are brilliant and very accommodating. All the above reasons are why we also stopped there on our way back. Five stars in every...More

Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The welcome was great, the chef even came out with a big smile - it was late in the evening and we were chugging along the A35 - the pub looks great from the outside and the beer garden behind looks wonderful (but this was...More

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mum and I came for lunch, and the food was amazing! Highly recommend the battered fish, chips and homemade mushy peas, (not sure how they make their peas but they are the nicest mushy peas I've ever tasted!)

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Went here on reviews on TA how disappointed I was. Checked out their menu online it has nothing to do with the menu on offer I travelled for the Bavette Steak, not on the menu. I then went for the 'Old Inn's Famous Mussels' they...More

Thank Tad666
Varietyspice1, Manager at The Old Inn Kilmington, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Hello Thank you for taking the time to write the review. Our new website is under construction and the menu as with a lot of other sites is a sample only, if a dish was required then we can only apologise. The furniture as with...More

Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here on Saturday. We only ordered starters (2 soups & whitebait) but were all very happy with our choices. Staff very nice & amiable & friendly feel to place. Inside still quite old fashioned but sits well in setting

Thank Preston88
Reviewed 19 November 2017

I enjoyed two visits to this atmospheric pub whilst staying in the area. The first was for a snack of cheesy chips. It was a chilly November evening and the food was piping hot. There was a roaring log fire to take the chill away...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Visited here a few weeks ago and the food was lovely. A lovely country pub with a warm welcome and log fire warmed us up nicely after a countryside walk. Plenty of variety on the menu and great service.

Thank Mattjacksontrainer
Reviewed 16 November 2017

The inn has stone floors, beams and furniture to match. Plenty of character! Unfortunately, when we called in for lunch it was cold. No fire and cold radiators. The menu was promising with a specials boards. Regrettably the food did not live up to my...More

Thank GoonerGav
Reviewed 30 October 2017

we visited here about 4 times,, while staying a few miles away on a family holiday,food was great ,had a sunday dinner which was very good ,free wifi kept the kids happy . Nice to find a good free house pub

Thank bonnie123456
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

It’s a good job a booking had be made as all tables were taken when we arrived and inspected were turned away The food was not that especially good the liver and was over cooked an dry and had a lot of sinew One person...More

Thank John P
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Questions & Answers
Jackie O
17 December 2016|
Response from verity c | Property representative |
Hi Jackie We do offer gift vouchers but we do not have an online shop, you can call on 01297 32096. Thank you
10 September 2016|
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Response from verity c | Property representative |
Hello Yes we accept dogs
Rachel E
9 June 2015|
Response from Bayleaf49 | Property representative |
We open at 11.00am and start serving lunch at midday. Sorry we do not serve breakfast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Axminster, Kilmington, Axminster EX13 7RB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Axminster  >  Kilmington
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 32096
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A Classic thatched Devon Pub with a great range of local beers and ciders. Excellent wine list and a menu of classic pub dishes complemented by a range of daily specials. Listed in the AA Good pub guide and recently awarded CAMRA Seasonal Pub - Spring 2013. Winner of Taste of the West Gold. Privately owned freehouse and restaurant.
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