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The Cove

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Bar Scene

Location and contact

About
THE UK's Best Craft Beer Bar 50 yards from the beach. Amazing homemade food using local produce. Awesome range of craft beers. Barista coffee, now with two floors and balcony with stunning sea views Open everyday from 10am until late.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, Cafe, British
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews pizza fajitas fish and chips salt and pepper squid sandwich cakes crab bread steak next door great atmosphere cafe bar worth the wait wait for a table lovely staff open fire south devon
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a bit of a wait but the food was lovely and the service very friendly. Love the atmosphere in The Cove.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mermaid027
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Cove is always a sanctuary when we are at Hope Barton Barns in Inner Hope and the play just oozes friendly service, lovely food at any time of day and a warming welcome. Toby and his wonderful crew are always very attentive to detail...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Martin C
TheCoveDevon, Owner at The Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Its always great to read that people like to come back time after time to The Cove. We really do appreciate it and the time you have taken to write us such an amazing 5 star review. :-)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been recommended by friends to visit whilst we were away in Salcombe. We were not disappointed - we were very warmly greeted when we arrived. Fire was lit and we were given a window seat so able to watch the world go by...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank hd44
TheCoveDevon, Owner at The Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for choosing The Cove and for leaving us such a great 5 star review. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Atmosphere was warm and cosy (1st December), instantly greeted by the friendly and helpful staff on arrival and shown to a free table. The Menu for food and drink is surprising large for such an intimate venue, we had a number of drinks and my...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Jonathan P
TheCoveDevon, Owner at The Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so much for leaving us such a great review and for choosing The Cove. The whole team really do appreciate it and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch whilst visiting the area having seen the good reviews on Tripadvisor. We really loved the quirky relaxed decor and the staff were very friendly. The food was great - can highly recommend the burgers! Would visit again.

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank marie_derry
TheCoveDevon, Owner at The Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for choosing The Cove and leaving us such an amazing review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We have visited The Cove on a few occasions this year, it never fails to impress. Food is consistently good, staff very friendly and atmosphere relaxed a great place to chill out in fabulous Hope Cove.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Maps688922
TheCoveDevon, Owner at The Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for choosing The Cove and for leaving us such a great review. We really do appreciate it.

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

My family and I recently spent some time in Hope Cove. Having made the mistake of entering The Hope and Anchor, next door, on our first night, we were thrilled to discover this gem. We were unsure at first whether it was child friendly, and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank sunshine2107
TheCoveDevon, Owner at The Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such an amazing review. It really does mean a lot. We have a fantastic team and i will make sure that your comments get back to them. Thanks again for choosing The Cove.

Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Really impressed with our evening meal in the Cove this evening. We are a family of four and the pub is very children & dog friendly. The atmosphere inside is warming & cosy. I loved all the candles around! The menu has a wide range...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank KatyAdams123
TheCoveDevon, Owner at The Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing The Cove and for leaving us such a fantastic 5 star review. I am really pleased you enjoyed your evening with us and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Just got back from our 3rd visit in 2 days, coffee outside and pizza in the evening upstairs yesterday and dinner downstairs this evening. Food was fantastic, so fresh, generous and delicious - worth any wait! The mussels were the best I've had anywhere. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Franki1974
TheCoveDevon, Owner at The Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic review - thank you so much. i will pass your amazing comments on to the whole team - especially Hannah, Fraser and Sam. Thanks again

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

The cove has changed since we visited last year, in previous years you could book a table for dinner but they don’t allow you to book anymore, we drove from salcombe and when arrived no tables available but after a few minutes wait a table...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Andrewhadley
TheCoveDevon, Owner at The Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for choosing The Cove and i am sorry that on this occasion we didn't meet a 5 star. We haven't taken bookings now for a couple of years. If on a particularly busy evening there isn't a table straight away in our restaurant we...More

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444ValerieL
15 November 2017|
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Response from TheCoveDevon | Property representative |
Hi we are open as normal every day apart from Christmas Day which will be 11am - 2pm for drinks only. There will be Christmas specials running through the period as normal. Thanks for your enquiry, hope to see you then
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Richard P
7 May 2017|
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Response from Srich1963 | Reviewed this property |
They cancelled a booking system this summer to try and please more people but I'm sure it will be bookings only for Christmas Day, IF they're open!! Give them a call… 01548 561376
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Millblade
28 January 2017|
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Response from TheCoveDevon | Property representative |
Hi, Please email hello@thecovedevon co uk and will send you a copy of the menu. Thanks!
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