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Catherine Wheel

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Hemyock | The Square, Hemyock EX15 3RQ, England
+44 1823 680224
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Market Rasen, United Kingdom
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865 reviews
567 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 555 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

First of all, what a beautiful village Hemyock is, into which The Catherine Wheel, with its charm and character, fits perfectly. We attended a family gathering; service at the bar was great, the wonderful Doom Bar is on draught, polite and helpful service from the staff, and really lovely food served. The roast potatoes were delicious! Don't hesitate in asking... More 

Thank TrevorHall
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We travel to Hemyock at least once a year, hunting down my husbands anscestors from the Dark Ages (!) and stay in a local B&B and always pop down to The Catherine Wheel for some lovely pub grub. We usually eat in the bar area but have eaten in the restaurant too. Either way I cannot fault the food or... More 

Thank Louise M
Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

What a great pub the beer was great the food was great the staff were fantastic and the atmosphere in fantastic.All round a great place to eat and drink.

Thank kevinharden2016
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Friendly welcome from bar staff and waitresses alike - nicely decorated restaurant - food was tasty and nicely presented - large portion sizes. The pub seemed to lack a bit of ambience but had nice comfy sofas to chill out on .

Thank hols2go24
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Popped in with my family en spec, at 7.30pm on a Saturday evening whilst on a weekend break in the area. Lady behind the bar and the waitress were very accommodating and whilst busy, did look to slot the 5 of us in (me, wife and three kids). Had a beer or two whilst we waited in the lounge area... More 

Thank deej74
Axbridge, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Perhaps I was expecting or hoping for too much but I certainly wouldn't call this a gastro pub. The food, although presented very well, was mostly not very good. The burger was dry, overcooked, and flavorless. My chicken liver pate starter was bland. The chips though were extremely good! And the waitress was lovely. We eat on a Friday night... More 

Thank BillNoble
Hemyock, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Visited the Catherine Wheel last night, our local pub for a meal, the first meal there for a long time. We had a lovely meal, food which was excellent value and taste was fab. Service was good and it was great to see a number of people in the Restaurant. It appears there is a new chef Mel doing the... More 

1 Thank 125Anne_p
Honiton, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

A very good lunch in a pleasant airy dining room. I had a thick and lovely tasting bacon loin and my wife said her plaice with mussels was equally good. Friendly service, good range of beers.

Thank David H
Tiverton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Lovely food and tasty ingredients. Proper gastro pub food and very nice restaurant. Nice selection from the chalk board and lovely size portions.

1 Thank Mark H
Reigate, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a meal ahead of going to see a band playing in the village. What a wonderful pub. Very warm welcome and fabulous food. The service was fabulous too. Will definitely go back again!

1 Thank Ronnie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hemyock | The Square, Hemyock EX15 3RQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Hemyock
  • Phone Number: +44 1823 680224

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?