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The Cricket Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 182*
US$ 182*
US$ 182*
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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This pub is really off the beaten track and unless you knew about Beesands, I guess you would never go there. The pub sits behind the sea wall at Beesands in the middle of the single row of houses that make up the Hamlet. It is a really nice pub that serves good and varied food. It would be a...

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Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, we agree with all your points! :) We hope to welcome you back to the Cricket in the near future.

London, England
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here with my husband. The staff were very friendly and welcoming and it was no problem taking our two border collies in. This was our third visit (in as many years!) and I couldn't resist having the fish and chips as they're always good - they didn't disappoint - lovely light batter and fabulous crispy chips. The whole...

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Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, we love dogs here at the Cricket! The seafood pancake is a favourite on the menu - you should try it next time, it's perfect with our triple cooked chips to mop us the creamy sauce :)

New Forest, Hampshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for dinner with my husband on a Monday night. Clean pub with decor that manages to be both traditional and modern, right by Beesands beach. The staff were friendly, and the food fantastic. Lots of fish and seafood choices. My husband said his burger was really good, and the next table's steak looked wonderful. My advice? - don't...

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Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, we're pleased you enjoyed your dinner with us. You're right..the crab soup is delicious! Our crabs and lobsters are caught just metres away in the bay by the local fishermen. We hope to see you again soon.

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely spot overlooking the sea this place is smart and super clean but still celebrates the old pubs history. We had such a warm welcome when we dropped in for a pint on the first night of our long weekend that it became our regular! We walked from Start Point for Sunday lunch (they were very accommodating to a mushroom...

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Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review - we're glad you had such a good time at the Cricket, you must stay with us next time! :)

Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just got home from a two night stay at The Cricket Inn and wouldn't hesitate to stay there again. The reason to stay in Beesands is The Cricket Inn. Although peaceful with a lovely walk along the coastline to the Lighthouse, there is nothing else there. However, the accommodation, food and atmosphere of this Gastropub is second to none and...

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Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review The Cricket. We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back to Beesands very soon!

Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly pub, nice decor. Came for impromptu lunch after visiting Start point lighthouse. Lots of seafood choices, we enjoyed moules, seafood pancake and a selection of other dishes including from children's menu. Food really tasty we would definitely return.

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Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this review

Great, we're glad you enjoyed your lunch with us - we're the perfect place for a stop off after walking the coastal path! Hope to welcome you again soon.

Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Yes, well worth a weekend break if you don't want to get stuck in Salcombe. Well presented B&B with comfortable rooms over looking the sea. Enjoyable evening meal with good menu and a similar breakfast selection. Beesans has nothing else to offer other than the beech and a small fish and chip shop and small play area for children. Be...

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Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, we're delighted that you enjoyed your time at the Cricket. You're right, the ideal base to explore surrounding towns without the crowds! Not far from E.Portlemouth foot ferry to Salcombe, so you don't even have to drive too long either! Hopefully see you again soon.

Monmouth
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I have stayed here twice this year February and April. The staff are very welcoming and remembered me by name on my second visit. The rooms are beautiful, very recently refurbished smart and clean. Beds are extremely comfortable. The food is locally sourced where possible and the seafood is to die for! Both times I had a sea view room...

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Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us. We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, perhaps we'll see you again in the summer?

Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I booked this venue for a Birthday surprise for my Wife. We both enjoyed our stay very much. The food was first class from the breakfast to evening meal. All the staff made this a very memorable stay on this special occasion. The room was beautifully decorated and very comfortable. The atmosphere was friendly & relaxing. We would highly recommend...

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Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this review

We're delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope your wife appreciated her surprise :) Look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Met an old friend and his partner at very short notice at the Cricket Inn and ended up staying the night. Great food and service from the owner and bar staff with an exceptional local cider on draft. The food was beautifully prepared and good value for money. The menu covered all tastes with local sourced Devon produce to the...

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Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this review

Thanks David for your review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your meal and night's stay at the Cricket. It's pretty spectacular watching the sun rise over the bay. Hope to see you again soon.

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cricket Inn first opened its doors in 1867 and is within the small fishing village of Beesands nestled within the idyllic South Hams countryside only metres from the sloping beach and crystal clear waters of Start Bay. To the NE. of the bay we have Dartmouth Harbour Entrance and to the SE. the Start Point Lighthouse one of the most southerly points in mainland UK. The Cricket is a welcome gathering place for both locals and visitors alike, offering real ales, great wines, fantastic food and 7 beautifully appointed New England style bedrooms. Opening Times Monday-Saturday 8.30am - 11pm Sunday 10am-11pm ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cricket Inn

Address: Beesands TQ7 2EN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Beesands
Price Range: ₹ 9,050 - ₹ 12,476 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Cricket Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Didn't stay here but would very much like to on our next trip to the area”
Loriette, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a sea view room .”
BarnabyTraveller, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book early and obtain a sea view room. Not to be missed.”
324davide, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The rooms at the front overlook the sea, great view but could I suppose be noisier in the summer.”
278janeene, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Sea view rooms are fantastic.”
Tannoit, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
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