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Fishermans Cot

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Bickleigh EX16 8RW, England
+44 1884 855237
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“potatoes” (11 reviews)
“beef” (12 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Bickleigh EX16 8RW, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

What a fabulous experience. Food was excellent, breakfast expansive. All staff extremely friendly at all times. We were in an external lodge type bedroom attached to the inn. Very quiet at all times. Bathroom excellent, large tv very,comfortable bed. Was using the inn as a...More

Thank mikeguitar2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To say our intrepid duo were a little subdued would be an understatement. A very lethargic ride, and me on my new steed, saw us arrive a little worse for wear after a night of gin cocktail inventing. Peckish more than hungry we decided on...More

Thank John H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had booked an early October stay on booking.com in August. Unfortunately the booking was never received, so on arrival our stay wasn't available. Despite that the staff were flexible, friendly and very empathetic, they sorted us out a room Friday and Sunday, unfortunately with...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had meal here with daughter who has just started at University of Exeter. Beautiful location by the river and the food was certainly just as good as the view. Service was excellent, friendly and quick. Both main courses and desserts were excellent. This pub is...More

Thank FTG1513
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived for lunch on Monday with friends. As we had a dog we ate in the bar area and were lucky enough to get the table overlooking the river. We had the lunch menu which was amazing value and the food was excellent, just...More

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in here on the way home and got a nice seat by the window looking out over the weir. I suggest booking if you want the view as a lot of the tables were reserved by the windows but we went in at 5.30pm...More

Thank atehaigh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked here after staying at a local B&B. Lots of choice on the menu, we had the honey & mustard sausages with a side of garlic bread to start. The garlic bread was a tad soggy. We both ordered the steak and ale pie for...More

1  Thank bristol-blondie86
FishermansCot, Front Office Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for writing us this review, I am sorry about your starter not being up to standard, I will bring this up with the kitchen team for development. I am pleased you enjoyed your pies however. We hope you enjoyed your time in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four night stay in this lovely pub by the River Exe. Full of character but with modern rooms and all amenities including great wifi access. Good food, friendly staff, and a great location. Room and bathroom were really clean and well serviced every day. Most...More

Thank Pauline W
FishermansCot, Front Office Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Pauline, Thank you for such positive words, I will make sure Anna, Stacey and Michelle all get a special thank you for looking after you! It is great to hear you enjoyed your time with us and that we looked after you well. (The...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, great choice of food on the menu, lighter bite options available. I have heard great reviews about this place but it's the first time I have been, it definitely won't be long before I return. Sitting outside watching the stunning view is so...More

Thank 800Charlie
FishermansCot, Front Office Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for this gleaming review, it is great to hear we lived up to the reviews and you had an enjoyable time with us. The river view terrace and restaurant is the perfect place to catch up with friends or relax, even with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice pub restaurant, great for family, not posh but a good standard. Friendly staff and superb view of the river Axe and bridge. Stood in the garden over looking the river, we watched a Heron fishing for 20 mins or so.

Thank Reuben T
FishermansCot, Front Office Manager at Fishermans Cot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Reuben, It is great to hear you had a good time with us, the views are really second to none, and the heron is great at keeping everyone entertained. We hope to see you again soon, Kindest regards, Annabel Edmonds Supervisor

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6 May 2017|
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Response from infoT383IY | Property representative |
Hello, We do allow dogs in the bar and on the terrace outside. These are first come first serve but there are plenty of tables outside and 13 in the bar. When were you looking to visit? Kindest regards, The Fisherman's... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bickleigh EX16 8RW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Bickleigh
  • Phone Number: +44 1884 855237
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