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Restaurant at The Hoops Inn

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Horns Cross | Clovelly, Bideford EX39 5DL, England
+44 1237 451222
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (38 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Horns Cross | Clovelly, Bideford EX39 5DL, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We chose The Hoops as our Sunday lunch destination after checking reviews collected by the owner of our holiday cottage a few miles west. It was a good decision. The hotel is an ancient building, with a more modern addition at the back. The original...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 1 week ago

we had a cracking meal at the hoops inn. good parking. but signel in time as the hoops is in a small dip on the main road.

1  Thank mac12345England
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited The Hoops Inn for dinner on a Friday evening. We booked ahead and called to ask if we could bring our dog, they were happy for us to bring her along and sat us in a semi-private room with only one other table...More

2  Thank janey3105
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my partner have been coming to the Hoops Inn for years now and have seen it go from strength to strength. Last weeks opening curry night was a huge success and one of the best homemade curries we've had whilst living in Devon....More

3  Thank Jane N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a amazing visit w a friend, really cosy, very friendly and great food and drinks. Rustic and posh in same time and s must visit place!

2  Thank VikingKrishna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good meal with free bottle of wine per table on steak night Well worth a visit Service and surroundings very good

1  Thank jodycav
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and some friends popped in for a drink on the way to Cornwall and after the warmest welcome I have received in a pub for a long time we decided to stop for some lunch and we were not disappointed. Absolutely everything was homemade...More

2  Thank hollyjackson73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bloody lovely Sunday lunch - in fact unmissable! Fab pub, cream teas are lovely as well, picturesque with gorgeous beer garden

2  Thank Walshy1975
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had passed The Hoops on a number of occasions and decided on our next visit to the area to stay there as it looked so nice from the outside. When we stayed recently however, we found the accommodation tired and not...More

Thank Simon G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

whilst looking for somewhere to eat, we happened upon the Hoops inn. It was cold outside and inside was just as bad. Both in temperature and welcome. The toilets were dated but useable and oncecwe found ourselves a table (rather sticky), we looked over the...More

Thank r0ccie
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Questions & Answers
John S
8 February 2017|
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Response from travexLondon | Property representative |
Yes we do in the non carpeted bar areas and in our coach house bedrooms.
Gerry M
7 September 2016|
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Response from travexLondon | Property representative |
Yes dogs on a lead are welcome anywhere in the bar area or of course in the garden or courtyard.
25 July 2016|
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Response from travexLondon | Property representative |
Always best to phone and reserve a table so that you know you have a space reserved.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Horns Cross | Clovelly, Bideford EX39 5DL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Torridge  >  Bideford
  • Phone Number: +44 1237 451222
  • E-mail
A beautiful ancient thatched Inn conveniently located on the A39 Atlantic Highway between Bideford and the tourist destination of Clovelly. The Hoops Inn serves traditional bar meals in both the pub and restaurant areas with am emphasis on fine, locally sourced ingredients. Food is served all day. In addition to the popular pub there are also 13 en-suite bedrooms.
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