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The Cleave Public House

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9TJ, England
+44 1647 277223
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pudding” (24 reviews)
“sunday roast” (21 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9TJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fabulous place! Set in the most picturesque village which is so lovely to walk around after lunch. The food in the pub was delicious. The roast was cooked perfectly and the scampi was lovely. The staff were so welcoming and friendly and the...More

Thank annabelrosemary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love this pub & village. So much so we chose it to celebrate my partner's 50th birthday. From the outset the staff were amazing with the organsing & were very welcoming- nothing was too much trouble - even kindly storing the birthday cake overnight....More

Thank masie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit The Cleave for lunch following a trip to Bovey Tracey. The setting is quaint and peaceful. The menu is varied with a range of daily specials. We both chose to have belly pork from the specials board and it was delicious....More

Thank CGib18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exceptional Sunday lunch in an exceptional building full of history. Staff attentive and the food was very tasting and substantial

1  Thank Trudy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a regular user of this place, usually Sunday lunch we were turned away as they were busy????? Didn't look that busy, more like short staffed no offer of an apology just left to wonder off. New landlord!

1  Thank Ian B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderfully quaint small pub in a gorgeous quaint small town !! Lovely staff and a delicious Sunday roast lunch ( brandy snap basket was yummy too !! ).

Thank TSoma
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We called in whilst in the area, walking the dog. I have to say that the service was top class and the staff were incredibly welcoming and helpful. My Hake was outstanding, and my wife enjoyed her Haloumi. Decent beer too!!!! It’s changed a lot...More

1  Thank phildibbsy
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Having used TA for a year wondering around I thought in my last week away for a while I’d review my recent few days in Bovey Tracey, the cleave ::Food very nice. Drink brilliant. Garden could do with a tidy, trim, prune....Made very welcome was...More

1  Thank Tom B
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Last Friday (3 Aug 2018) I and and friend called in for lunch at 1.40pm, after walking the fantastic Cleave. On enquiring if there was a menu to look at, we were informed that it would not be possible to serve us anything, as they...More

Thank DevonUKScrumpy
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

A beautiful location with a nice outside area too. Food was lovely and the staff very friendly. It’s also a dog friendly pub and we were all made to feel very welcome.

2  Thank BenR75
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31 May 2017|
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Response from JoyfulMomentsCoach | Reviewed this property |
They don't seem to have one on their website but I did not go for food just drinks. However there were lots of locals eating there which is always a good sign.
Dave N
9 June 2016|
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Response from Nx M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, They were happy for us to go in for lunch with our big dog.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9TJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Lustleigh
  • Phone Number: +44 1647 277223
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