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The Old Smithy Inn

Welcombe, Welcombe EX39 6HG, England
+44 1288 331305
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (15 reviews)
“pork belly” (7 reviews)
“pie” (10 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Welcombe, Welcombe EX39 6HG, England
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1 - 10 of 449 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I haven’t been to this pub in a few years and it has a new menu and vibe. Once before it used to be a bit dingy. This is now a much warmer and homely feel. We went on a Thursday which was a live...More

Thank ImogenWillis
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not sure what expect as some reviews have been mixed. We were pleasantly surprised to have a great evening. Table was reserved as expected. Good choice of local beers ciders and reasonably priced wine. Food was lovely some local quirks Dirty Devon Dawg ! Will...More

Thank Rifi1963
Reviewed 4 days ago

A beautiful thatched pub with pretty gardens hidden in the North Devon lanes only a mile from the sea. The staff were friendly and welcoming and we enjoyed a well cooked family meal. There was a good range of local ciders and beers. The menu...More

Thank JanTeasdale
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great pub in what appears to be the middle of nowhere! We were lucky to find this quaint haven just when we needed it most. The welcome was warm, the drinks fairly priced, and plenty of choice. There is a lot of action going on...More

Thank pops1940
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s an interesting old pub with a fair selection of beer. Service was friendly enough, but the triple cooked chips were just “not”. They were just chips. That’s not a deal buster but an annoyance. Steak was good and all cooked as requested. £1.50 for...More

Thank Tunalic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great pub offering tasty food, good range of drinks, supporting local suppliers with friendly welcoming staff in a scenic part of north Devon. Staff making a great effort to satisfy and entertain locals and visitors and provide a platform for emerging tallented musicians. Close to...More

Thank John77211
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived for a family lunch. Really quiet which I thought was strange as it has previously been very busy. Ordered food, after negotiating the limited selection because of numerous meals that were not available. It was an hour before everyone had there food ! Good...More

1  Thank Paul D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this pub whilst on holiday after calling to book a table for 4 earlier the same day. We were very much looking forward to it as we had read some good reviews. When we arrived we found it a bit tricky to park...More

1  Thank Gilters123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

i was there more than 10 years ago, just for one night but i never forget this place. by coincidence this summer i rented a cottage between Hartland and Clovelly and i remembered this great pub - search in Trip Advisor and here we go....More

Thank GuitarMed
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were only staying 10 mins walk away so called in here for a drink, very nice too it was, and sat in the garden. Lovely old quaint pub, totally beautiful. Did not order food however, people on the table next to us did and...More

Thank Debbie F
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Janice M
10 July 2016|
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Response from Nigel K | Reviewed this property |
Just seen your question Yes as far as I know, I have been there and seen dogs in the bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Welcombe, Welcombe EX39 6HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Welcombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1288 331305
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