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The Cleave Public House

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9TJ, England
+44 1647 277223
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9TJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Pop in for lunch and this is a great pub, lovely location and the food is very nice with a great selection.

Thank gkl2427
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a brilliant lunch at the Cleave, the food was delicious and wine and beer options were great. They ably accommodated 19 of us on a busy Saturday lunchtime, not to mention 6 babies! The service was warm and friendly and the kitchen's timing...More

Thank Nobarrell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the cleave for sunday lunch yesterday, when our lunches came we were asked if we would like sauces with our roasts, we said yes please some horse radish and a little more gravy would be great, that was the last we saw of...More

Thank br00mer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've had lunch here again a couple of times recently and it's always great. The menu has plenty of choice of good quality, well priced traditional and more interesting dishes. The specials board always has interesting starters and mains and the service is friendly, informative...More

Thank gstickland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not been here for a bit and under new management so went to try it out with some friends on Monday 15/1 Very warm welcome from Josh and seated in the front bar The main menu was very good and the specials board was absolutely...More

Thank DartmoorChef
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect watering hole for lunch after a morning walking! Very friendly welcome including our dog! Have eaten lunch there four times and whilst the full menu looks delicious, it has been impossible not to order the soup... the spicy lamb and lentil soup is the...More

Thank Steph W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Late lunch but food still being served. Lovely armchair by the fire. Very friendly staff, food delicious. Great pub in a very pretty village

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

When we arrived we had to park in front of big bins. Could these be in a shed? Inside we were shown a table in a back room which was quite cold with hard chairs. We should of sat in the front room which had...More

Thank Foster3001
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday lunch and found everything to be superb from the welcome received to the delicious food to the excellent and friendly service. The roast beef was particularly tender and all accompanying vegetables were very well cooked. The Hungarian beef goulash which...More

Thank bigfella99
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

The Sunday lunch here was really excellent. Welcoming and friendly staff too. The only thing I’d say would be to ask for a table in the bar rather than the room out the back as it can get a bit chilly back there and it...More

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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.
21 August 2015|
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Response from devonshiredave | Reviewed this property |
They were on the menu when we went there
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
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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