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Claytons and The Glasshouse

2 Cross Street, Barnstaple EX31 1BA, England
+44 1271 323311
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lamb rump” (4 reviews)
“sea bass” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Gastropub, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2 Cross Street, Barnstaple EX31 1BA, England
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Reviews (402)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here with friends on a Thursday and were given the choice of being seated in the downstairs area or upstairs in the glasshouse restaurant as we'd booked but we would have been alone upstairs. The menu is the same so we joined the younger,...More

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited after looking on trip advisor, after seeing the reviews we decided to try it. We were certainly not disappointed I chose the sea bass and thought it was the most delicious lunch and very reasonably priced. We will definitely be back to sample...More

Thank Dotty83
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our celebration dinner to mark the finish of another lovely walk on the SW coastal path. It did not disappoint. We started with a drink in the downstairs Claytons bar and decided to eat in the modern, light airy glass clad restaurant on...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time I visit here it is always the same, amazing food service and chilled relaxed atmosphere, just can't get enough of it.xx

Thank tonihowland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic meal thoroughly enjoyed the ambiance the food and great service . Will share with my friends this hidden gem that I didn't know existed.

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well stocked bar with an amazing selection of spirits. Lovely friendly staff and the food we had was great; just sandwiches but with fantastically fresh granary bread, good salad and plenty of chicken. Ideal for an unstuffy lunch. There's a nice terrace upstairs which would...More

Thank w0rkingt0travel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent gastropub food with good service. Really enjoyed the venison and pork cooked to perfection. Decent lunch menu with high standards and sensible prices, not the usual lunchtime specials of dishes made with economical ingredients. Shame we missed out on the cocktail bar, which looks...More

Thank SimonGGB
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Arrived without calling first,tables were booked three weeks ahead! We ate in the bar but completely worth it,excellent food and superb,efficient staff.

Thank Snooks5
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I've been here a couple of times for group functions. Maybe it's because the food is not a la carte, but I have to say that the food is decidedly average.

Thank JC0453
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Lovely place for a afterrnoon coffe, a cocktail or for food! I've never had something here that I don't like. I like to sit upstairs in the afternoon with a hot drink with my friends. It's also a great place for an evening meal. We...More

Thank charlottecaitin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cross Street, Barnstaple EX31 1BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 323311
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