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Great historic pub

Brief visit to this historic pub for lunch. Warm welcome, very accommodating of dogs, great food... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Steve M
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Unmissable if in the area.

A fascinating and historic thatched pub set in a lovely village. We were staying in nearby... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Brighton, United Kingdom
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Iddesleigh EX19 8BG, England
+44 1837 810253
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All reviewsthe pubspecials boardsteak and kidney puddingsunday lunchfood was piping hotbelly of porkgood sized portionsbrilliant foodlog firewarm welcomelovely atmospherelovely villagecouple of hoursaleslandlorddevonunchanged
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

We chose to eat out at the Duke of York as we had been once before and, on that occasion, couldn't fault the experience. This evening, however, couldn't have been more different. From the minute we walked in we were treated with what can only...More

Thank Clare W
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Brief visit to this historic pub for lunch. Warm welcome, very accommodating of dogs, great food and a fair selection of real ales. Worth a visit for the history alone.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 29 May 2018

A fascinating and historic thatched pub set in a lovely village. We were staying in nearby Winkleigh and this was recommended to us. Friendly, cosy, great food and great local ales - a perfect evening.

Thank Bearclyff
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We have previously been for meals which were lovely and as it was Winter the log fire was lit, lovely atmosphere and a real old Devon pub,but today we decided to go for Sunday lunch- we will be back ! We had chicken, beef, lamb...More

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We called in here for a lunch time snack. As you enter it’s like stepping back into the eighteenth century - just how an English village pub should be. Not surprisingly it has been here for several hundred years and, fortunately doesn’t seem to have...More

Thank Diana S
Reviewed 18 February 2018

We cycled the Tarka Trail and then stayed overnight at the pub. We booked in advance and were made very welcome. Bikes were safely stored for us and our double room was very comfortable with a much needed bath/shower, tea and coffee facilities, little TV...More

Thank Angela P
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We stayed at the duke of York for two nights while visiting friends . The food was piping hot and cooked freshly thisalso applied to the excellent breakfast. It is very old fashioned but so where the staff and the area, warm , polite, friendly...More

Thank mags427
Reviewed 7 December 2017

What a place if in the area you must visit just what an English country pup should be , long fire , great host and great atmosphere

Thank greenalang
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We were made immediately welcome having booked ahead. The staff were attentive and food was fresh and great quality. A lovely pub with a really friendly atmosphere and more visits in order !

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Ordered lunch, starter scallops good, but main course poor, we both ordered the steak & kidney pie, we both had to leave it as it was verysalted, when we reported this to the manager he was rather offhand & said the rest of the batch...More

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John P, Owner at Duke of York, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

I don't normally respond to reviews but this review deserves a response. Our famous Steak & Kidney suet puddings are home-made on the premises by the Chef who has been here for 20 years. We sold about 8 S&K puddings that lunchtime from the same...More

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We are new to the area, I will ask around and get back to you