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Henley
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We loved the combination of a welcoming traditional pub with log fires etc downstairs and boutique styled bedrooms upstairs. We had a lovely warm welcome, as did our two dogs, and we knew we had made a lucky find. And then we even had a fabulous dinner, some of the best monkfish I have had for ages! Add to that...

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a meal here as we happened to be staying elsewhere in the village of Sandford. The food was excellent. Shame about the sweary barmaid, though. If she must eff and blind she should do it under her breath, not so that the whole pub can hear. Would've given five stars otherwise.

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Thank John M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here over Christmas to visit family in Crediton. Food amazing, garden suite great. Mark, the owner, very hospitable in fact all staff very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Would recommend staying here to anyone. Thank you for a lovely long weekend

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Thank Lizz E
UK
Reviewed 13 December 2016

I agree with previous reviewers who noted that this is a "classic" Devon pub (beams, lively, warm, welcoming, local) with a really imaginative and enjoyable menu. In fact, such classic Devon pubs of this calibre are few and far between nowadays. I would be happy to spend time with a drink here any time. However, my visit was for a...

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Thank ActMan
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This is a typical Devon pub, heavy beams, quirky shapes and inglenook fireplaces, etc. We were late arriving, but nobody was concerned and welcomed us. Excellent staff, young but very polite, well-spoken and a pleasure to talk with. No "fank you", or "hi guys", which itself is a bonus, but a really warm attitude. The food is really, really good....

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Chulmleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Parking wasn't easy, but apart from that we enjoyed dinner at The Lamb. A relaxed atmosphere in an attractive historic building. Busy without being noisy. Pleasant and efficient service. Excellent food at good prices. We like the local cider.

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1Thank grahamsmith2016
london uk
Reviewed 16 November 2016

having always styaed in Exeter -we chose to venture a little futher and found this great place.iTS ABOUT 15 MINUTES FROM eXTER BUT WELL WORTH THE DRIVE lovely rooms,great staff and fab food. Highly recommend.

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1Thank luvlondon_8
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We spent one night staying at the Lamb Inn, our expectations were high having read it had won many awards. Unfortunately it didn't live up to those expectations. The room was a little shabby and the furniture looked like it had been bought at a jumble sale. However the pub itself was lovely with a vibrant atmosphere in the evening....

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1Thank bonkerbrains
Reviewed 30 October 2016

A return visit after mixed experiences was rewarded with some beautiful food that was well presented and tasted great. The Lamb is a quintessentially English country pub, with soft lighting, sofas, real fires and a thriving social atmosphere. The only downside is that parking in the congested village can be a challenge. We will be back!

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1Thank Andrew C
United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We popped in for lunch when the pub was very busy, but still had good service. Simple food but very nicely done and inexpensive, friendly landlord and staff, tasty local ciders and beer, delightful ambiance.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Award winning pub with stunning, contemporary rooms in a picturesque Devon village. Only 20 minutes from Exeter and 2 minutes from Crediton. The pub serves good food, seven days a week, but please book just in case. A charming place with open fires, lovely walled gardens, friendly staff. Breakfast and vat is included in the price of the room and prices are per room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lamb Inn

Address: The Square | Crediton, Sandford, Crediton EX17 4LW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Crediton > Sandford
Price Range: ₹ 5,643 - ₹ 10,788 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lamb Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“This is a pub, not a hotel, so cannot answer some questions. Do not know if there is accommodation available.”
 of 5 bubbles 510dickp, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We only ate”
 of 5 bubbles NikonFX, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Garden Suite”
 of 5 bubbles sgd19792016, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“not sure really - the front are a little noisy at night and morning due to traffic , but they cannot help that.”
 of 5 bubbles surveyor22, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All room are great, as they are at the back away from the road”
 of 5 bubbles stuartwmontrose, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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