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The Cricket Inn

) #2 of 2 Restaurants in Beesands ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Seafood, British
beesands, Beesands TQ7 2EN, England
+44 1548 580215
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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beesands, Beesands TQ7 2EN, England
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1 - 10 of 646 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This whole village is just gorgeous, after a day on quaint pebbled beach a drink in the cricket Inn is just what's required, much of space is given over to diners rather than drinkers which is a little annoying at times but all staff are...More

1  Thank ajgater
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been here for lunch but this time we reserved dinner for friends and our German Shepard Dog. We got a nice table with sea view. The food was superb, every morsel to die for, beautifully served ( eye appealing). The desserts are yummie,...More

Thank joycedano1
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautifully presented and obviously popular. They take a hefty deposit on your credit card when you book. The standard of the food did not live up to what we were expecting and one dish was passed through our party until the hungriest person volunteered to...More

Thank JandJFarnhamCommon
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review, a deposit is taken for large parties (8 or more) which is taken off the final bill, as a small very popular village Inn who is normally fully booked during peak season we take a deposit of £10.00 per head....More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the second time we've been here and it was possibly better than last time. The food was delicious, choices were steak, fish and chips, chicken kebab, all were perfectly cooked. The brownie we had for dessert was amazing, puts all others I've had...More

Thank LynnoP
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your review Lynn, we appreciate you taking the time. We're thrilled you enjoyed the food...great choices! You're right the brownie is delicious. We hope to see you again for the third time? :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit Beesands on a fairly regular basis throughout the year and have used the Cricket inn on many occasions. On our most recent visit we stayed in the family room, it's fair to say the quality of the rooms are very good, the beds...More

Thank britts74
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks for taking the time to review The Cricket. We're delighted you enjoyed your meal and stay at the Cricket. Our new Josper oven was installed at the beginning of the year and it's been a big hit! Many thanks for your positive comments....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a testing early evening meal for 11 - 6 adults and 5 young children. All aspects were very well dealt with by the staff even though it was very busy. The food was excellent from a varied and imaginative menu. The restaurant is...More

1  Thank Mike S
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank Mike for taking the time to review us, we do really appreciate it. We're so glad you enjoyed your evening meal with us. We hope you can visit us again soon. All the best.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not use the accommodation and this was an early evening meal for 11 - 6 adults and 5 young children. It could have been testing - for the adults and the staff! They dealt with it all very well indeed. Although it was...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a Sunday, planning to have some food. We were told by a staff member when sitting outside that we needed to order within 15 minutes or else we would have to wait till 3pm (about 45 minutes). However at the bar the...More

1  Thank Simon C
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

"VERY RUDE CUSTOMER" you hadn't PLANNED to have lunch for 6 people you just turn up no booking and expected to be served. On Sunday, the Cricket Inn was completely full outside and inside which says a lot for the quality and service we provide...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome food, great seafood, good kids menu. Service friendly and efficient, coupled with great sea view, well worth a visit.

Thank joj1000
Nigel H, Owner at The Cricket Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your review! We're delighted you enjoyed meal at The Cricket!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a lovely lunch albeit at 3.00 pm very welcoming and accommodating. The home made soup was delicious as were the sandwiches Kids played on the pebble beech whilst waiting. A charming and warming environment

Thank Kerry O
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Questions & Answers
11 September 2016|
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Response from Angela B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they accept dogs in the bar area but not in the restaurant area.
22 January 2016|
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Response from Nigel H | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we have alternative menu choices to fish - meat and veggie options.
20 November 2015|
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Response from SMDevon | Reviewed this property |
Not cheap, but I think you get what you pay for. Check their website for the menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 39
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: beesands, Beesands TQ7 2EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Beesands
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 580215
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A village gastropub specialising in fresh, local seafood.
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