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The Thirsty Farmer

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Talaton Road, Whimple, England
+44 1404 822287
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Woodstock, Georgia
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99 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The was a total surprise. This lovely pub was close to where we were staying and had delicious food! We ate there several times during our two weeks in the area and everything we had was really good. Give them a try....quaint little spot!

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Thank Cheryl K
Dartmoor National Park, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I've used this pub since 1993 and have seen it change quite a lot over the years. I went there with friends on a lovely sunny day this week for lunch - which we took outside as it was so warm. Only two tables were being used by diners inside the pub and it was otherwise quiet. Only one person... More 

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Thank Brian379
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Our family met here after a funeral at the local Crematorium on a Friday lunchtime. We were not sure that we would make it before 2pm when they stop selling food but we're advised if we were definitely going to be arriving they would keep the chef back. They had reserved a table in the dining area for us but... More 

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Thank Tony R
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We visited the Farmer for mothers day lunch, there were 6 of us in our part. The whole meal was excellent, The starters, mains and pudding were outstanding. Thanks to all the team for a great meal.

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Thank srk1001
Exmouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This pub was recommended to us by our friends who live locally. It certainly lives up to its good reputation. We were greeted warmly and, despite being a busy Sunday lunchtime, they managed to fit us in without us having a reservation (although I would recommend booking first to avoid disappointment). The Sunday roast was excellent and arrived quickly. The... More 

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Thank babbsies2016
Teignmouth
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Badley needs a refurb . it is old and tacky, too many kids running around . Ok for young familys with very young kids .

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Thank 21Redfox
Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a really nice village pub which has a very friendly atmosphere. There is a good selection of starters, main courses and puddings as well as a children's menu. The food is good quality and there is plenty of it. There is also plenty of space and it was child friendly. We were three generations and everyone enjoyed the... More 

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Thank J T
Devon
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We were a party of 8 with 4 adults and 4 children aged nearly 1 to 12, the pub had a great atmosphere, a real buzz about it as we walked in. We booked for 1:30 and the table was ready on arrival. The adults all had roast beef the children ordered from the little people's menu. The food and... More 

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Thank Mumof2Devon
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Wow, what an amazing pub. Great beers, a pool table, darts, and rugby on the large television! We visited the thirsty farmer on a Saturday afternoon. The beer (Otter Ale) was clear, fresh and the perfect temperature. The restaurant area is away from the TV, pool etc so it is still intimate. I had the calamari with melon, shallots. And... More 

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Bere Alston, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Nice pub good beer and good food. Friendly staff nice warm log fire. Open from 6pm. Plenty of parking space

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Talaton Road, Whimple, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Whimple
  • Phone Number: +44 1404 822287
Description
Postcode: EX5 2QQ

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