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Fishermans Cot

) #1 of 4 Restaurants in Bickleigh $$ - $$$ , British,
Bickleigh EX16 8RW, England
+44 1884 855237
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“potatoes” (12 reviews)
“pork” (7 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Bickleigh EX16 8RW, England
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1 - 10 of 574 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Have been to fisherman's cot for something to eat this afternoon I have never been made to feel so unwelcome ....although it happened to me last time I went there for a meal with my partner by the same person ! On arrival my partner...More

Thank TOW57
Reviewed 6 days ago

Whilst the location of this pub is great, sadly the service on the night we visiting was not so.We were rudely told that the kitchen was closing early and when our food arrived two of the 6 meals were not satisfactory - one was sent...More

Thank NikiChalkley
FishermansCot, Front Office Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Niki, I apologise for your experience with us not being up to our usual standard. If you would like to speak to one of the senior team regarding this matter in more detail, please feel free to contact us on 01884 855237 or email:...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautifully located establishment on the banks of the river Exe. Despite the fact that it's in the rural Devon countryside the pub was very busy on a Wednesday evening. The staff are all very friendly and attentive. The four of us started with the...More

Thank Worthmoretravel
FishermansCot, Front Office Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write us this review. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your time with us, and we hope you enjoyed your celebrations last week. The camembert is one of our most popular sharing dishes so I am...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sam the server had been ticked off by his manager and was looking for an argument. Food pleasant enough. Had to clear our table ourselves as I hate empty glasses and plates hanging about for more than 5 minutes. Stick more staff on if the...More

Thank steadyslack
FishermansCot, Front Office Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you. We have taken on board your comments and wanted to take this opportunity to say we are very proud of our team and they work extremely hard every single day. Thank you to everyone who has shown their appreciation to our team during...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I am vegan and stayed at Fisherman's Cot for 6 nights. I was totally looked after by Anna who made sure that I had vegan options for breakfast and evening meal. My room looked over the river and there was a constant, peaceful stream of...More

Thank Rachael F
FishermansCot, Front Office Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Rachael, It was a pleasure having you stay with us, thank you so much for this beautiful review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us, and we hope to see you again soon. Kindest regards, Annabel Edmonds Supervisor

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Fisherman's Cot today for the famous Carvery. Everything about the experience was a delight. The food was by far the best Carvery I've had in a very long time. All the staff where attentive, friendly and enjoying their jobs. We spoke with...More

Thank MWRoberts
FishermansCot, General Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear MWRoberts, Thank you for taking the time in sharing your fabulous review with everyone, we take pride in receiving genuine feedback especially when it's so busy! Anna is very grateful for the mention and I will make sure she gets the recognition she deserves!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff, options to sit inside or outside. Fast enough service and a classic British pub menu. Hearty and tasty dinner we really enjoyed!More

Thank YSC24
FishermansCot, Front Office Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for such positive feedback, it is genuinely great to hear. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We do pride ourselves in having very approachable, friendly staff! We hope to see you in the near future, Kindest...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night , beautiful location , relax on the outdoor terrace by the river Exe . Staff were helpful and polite as they always are . Room had just been refurbished and was very comfortable , very clean , you even get...More

Thank john h
FishermansCot, Front Office Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello John, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a lovely review. I will apologise for the outside seating area in your own room terrace and pass this onto maintenance. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us despite this,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely food in the bar - choice of sitting inside or outside on a lovely decked area overlooking the river. Lovely food - even the gorgeous pork pie bar snacks !More

Thank Joanna B
FishermansCot, Front Office Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Joanna, May I first thank you for taking the time to write us a review, and such a fantastic one! The pork pie snacks are one of our most popular nibbles and I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed them. We hope to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you visit , go for the great location - the food is distinctively average . Ordinary pub grub , nothing special. Reminiscent of a Beefeater . Friendly staffMore

Thank cust0merservicequeen
FishermansCot, Front Office Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, I am sorry to hear that your recent visit with us did not live up to our high standards. If you would like to discuss this matter personally with us so we can resolve this for you, you are more than welcome to contact...More

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_gillalexander
6 May 2017|
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Response from infoT383IY | Property representative |
Hello, We do allow dogs in the bar and on the terrace outside. These are first come first serve but there are plenty of tables outside and 13 in the bar. When were you looking to visit? Kindest regards, The Fisherman's... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bickleigh EX16 8RW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Bickleigh
  • Phone Number: +44 1884 855237
  • E-mail
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