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The Pack Horse Inn, South Brent

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Superb - exceeded our expectations!

To be honest, we were not sure about this pub when we arrived, to the right of the front door there... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
Poole, United Kingdom
Such a surprise

We have recently moved to the area and thought we would check out the local pubs and from the... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2018
South Brent, United Kingdom
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  • Poor2%
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1 Plymouth Road, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park TQ10 9BH, England
+44 1364 72283
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Reviewed September 15, 2018

Nice room, good food, friendly staff, free wi-fi, on site parking. Situated just off the A38 so convenient for getting around.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PeterWatts
Reviewed August 28, 2018

After a day hiking in the rain across Dartmoor, we wondered in to South Brent looking for somewhere out of the rain, serving hot food and came across the Pack Horse Inn. Upon walking in, I thought we'd chosen unwisely. However, as we were now...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Outdoor_Jimmy
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Popped in one Sunday for a pint. Ended up having one of their baguettes. Prawn salad. Super! I’ll be going back very soon.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank R-A-Green
Reviewed July 30, 2018

To be honest, we were not sure about this pub when we arrived, to the right of the front door there is an unattractive window with dodgy curtain hanging down, and you couldn't tell what the room might be behind that curtain. The building exterior...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 711jonesy
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

We have recently moved to the area and thought we would check out the local pubs and from the outside it's very deceiving a little gem at the beginning of the village, we found a very friendly warm welcome from the landlady who told us...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank caspertabboo
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Don't be put off by first impressions of the property as this is a little gem in South Brent. Lovely local pub. Admittedly the building could do with a lick of paint and tarting up but the friendly staff behind bar and at breakfast. Both...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sufitnessxs
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food, picture for proof. Please come and enjoy being outside in the garden overlooking Dartmoor National Park and have one of their Sunday lunches I'm sure you won't be leaving hungry and set at a very reasonable price.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 901peterf
Reviewed December 8, 2017

Decor is a bit tired but friendly atmosphere and quality of food more than made up for the decor. Adequate selection of beers, including one I hadn't tried before.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Hugh_Anderson
Reviewed October 22, 2017

The staff and management catered to our every need and looked after my disabled husband as if he were a member of the family.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank JanW1351
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Arrived late after a 6 hour journey, I had been given buy a gift voucher by my son and this was one of the few hotels in Cornwall, I had rang and asked to extend my stay due to distance, at that point I was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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January 17, 2019|
Response from PeterWatts | Reviewed this property |
I've never got there before lunch. I would suggest that you phone them and ask. There are people there all day to ask.
January 1, 2015|
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Response from PeterWatts | Reviewed this property |
It's only a small village so it can't be far to walk. I suggest you phone the Pack Horse and ask them.