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Clinton Arms

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The owner Ian met us in the car park and helped us stow our bikes from the elements. Rooms were good, food excellent and the live band in the evening topped our stay off perfectly. I real gem of a place hidden away. Well worth a visit!

Thank christ0phert555
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016

After looking at a cottage to rent in Munkleigh, I decided to try and find somewhere to stay for the night as didn't want to drive to visit family in South Devon due to the late hour. I was recommended a BB but this was full. The owner gave me the number for the Clinton Arms. I spoke to a...

Thank crystalbeauty72
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on the first night of cycling the Tarka Trail and weren't disappointed. The downstairs was cosy and felt like a proper pub - a rarity these days. The bedrooms were brighter and very spacious. They were really clean and comfortable. The menu afforded a good choice and the food was absolutely delicious. The goats cheese and beetroot...

Thank Sharon P
Great Torrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2016

After following tractors for what seemed like endless miles, we came across a lovely looking country pub. What a great welcome from some nice people, locals & Landlord alike. Plan your visit to arrive either on a Live Band Friday or a folkie jam sunday evening. If its good English Ales, home cooked food. You.ll love the Clinton

Thank McCree2003
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We have stayed about 10 times The rooms are comfortable and clean with tea an coffee and all five rooms are on suite. The food is very good and ample portions, the ale is kept very well. They have live music on Friday's and Open mic on Sundays. Ian and Frances are great hosts and look after there guests very...

Thank Ross M
Devon, UK
Reviewed 16 January 2016

We called in for Sunday lunch a few weeks ago, the food was fine, I'm not sure what else was on the meu apart from roast beef or roast pork, as we weren't given a menu. The food came pretty quickly, and it was fine. The atmosphere is not great, the locals made you feel very much like you were...

Thank bexindevon
Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

Popped to The Clinton Arms for some tea after work one evening with my husband. The greeting was warm and friendly, the dining room cosy, the service was brilliant and the food was fantastic. Real hearty portions. We both had beer battered cod and chips - and it was a top class piece of cod. We were stuffed but couldn't...

1Thank PrestonHelsbells
Clinton A, Owner at Clinton Arms, responded to this review

Really pleased you enjoyed your meal it means a lot to us that you took the time to tell people that you enjoyed your experience at The Clinton Arms ,hope to see you again soon

Bideford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2015

Can't speak for the accomodation but the food is brilliant as ever. This pub is a pub, just that with no pretensions. Just good wholesome food. Other establishments could learn a lot from the team here.

1Thank Martin N
Clinton A, Owner at Clinton Arms, responded to this review

Thank you we always try our best to provide the best quality and value food and its great to know you had a good experience at The Clinton Arms and you went away happy :-)

Reviewed 20 September 2014

Great value for money, made to feel very welcome by Ian and his wife and the locals as well. Food was nice service fast amd nothing to much trouble. Rooms were simple but very clean. Will definatly be back.

1Thank Oceanrhodes
Clinton A, Manager at Clinton Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again some day

Victor Harbor
Reviewed 19 September 2014

We loved our overnight stay at this picturesque 17th Century country inn and look forward to getting back for a longer stay. The real ale is excellent and hosts Ian and Frances are two of the friendliest people you could meet, making sure we had everything we needed. They have a first hand knowledge of the local attractions are love...

1Thank Wayne G G
Clinton A, Manager at Clinton Arms, responded to this review

We loved having you here. Hope to see you again in the future

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Clinton Arms provide a warm welcome whether you have come to sample great food, real ale and wines ,to stay with us ,or come along to one of our Free Friday Music Gigs or Sunday Open Mic Sessions(see our facebook page and/or website for further details).We are a pub that is comfortable for families ,groups and solo travellers. Walkers, cyclists and bikers are welcome. . We offer a wide range of dishes at lunchtimes including some home cooked vegetarian options (Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays) and evenings meals(Fridays to Mondays evenings, although we can open other nights for advance bookings and for people staying with us).We provide good size portions and you will nor be hungry after one of our main meals.You can also enjoy your drinks or meals sitting outside on the picturesque Village Green if the weather allows. We are good base for touring North Devon and we are happy to provide information and advice. And serve good quality and value food, ales and wines ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clinton Arms

Address: Frithelstock | Devon, Great Torrington EX38 8JH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Great Torrington
Number of rooms: 5
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