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The Weary Ploughman

Dartmouth Road, Churston Ferrers, Brixham TQ5 0LL, England
+44 1803 844702
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (39 reviews)
“liver” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Dartmouth Road, Churston Ferrers, Brixham TQ5 0LL, England
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1 - 10 of 529 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was looking for a small space for a buffet lunch after Mum's funeral. As it was at lunchtime and some of the people attending didn't know Brixham and had long journeys home, The Weary Ploughman was the ideal venue as everybody would drive by...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank pilgrim51
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous 3 course Christmas dinner and exc patio all value for money, would hesitate to recommend the Weary Plougghman, staff were polite, friendly and helpful

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jan L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent, well seasoned steak. I couldn't eat all of it, asked to take it away, forgot to take it away, then it might have been the owner who ran after us with the take away. It did actually go to our dog so everyone was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RilesPJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying here for 1 night. Just had a meal in the restaurant. It wasnt just the hot tasty well presented food that eas good but the owner and his staffs considerate attention that made it a special evening

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank rubbishswan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose the Weary for our firm's Christmas lunch this year and could not have made a better choice. The food was cooked and presented to perfection. So many places, the potatoes are not roasted correctly, meat like cardboard and gravy from a packet. Not...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alan K
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

My father lives in Galmpton & when we visit we always come to the Weary Ploughman for lunch. It has an incredibly warm & friendly greeting, very attentive staff & fantastic food. We are particularly impressed with the new clear menu showing vegetarian, vegan, gluten...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 992vidab
Reviewed December 14, 2018

We went for a Christmas lunch. Everyone really enjoyed their meal - liver and bacon, steak pie, smoked haddock and prawns. Staff were very nice and wine was lovely and fruity. I will visit again

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TorbayKaren
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

The service was excellent and the staff were friendly and welcoming. We felt it was quite expensive until our meal arrived. Fantastic food, well presented and as a vegetarian I would have to say it is one of the most extensive menu I have seen....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sarahjE692YT
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

I booked a table for sunday lunch three of us had roast beef which was excellent the beef was out of this world so tender and the veg was lovely . the service was also good would def recommend to friends well done weary ploughman

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lynda P
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

I stayed in a hotel opposite and this pub was recommended to me. It was excellent and good value. The best fresh fish and chips I had had for years and a beautiful unusual lemon posset dessert with lots of berry compote. I also returned...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank RosalindL22
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D5556FScolinb
August 1, 2017|
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Response from ThePloughman | Property representative |
The answer is, as many people have pointed out, we are but with limited availability - we tried the whole pub and got many many complaints. So as it stands, in the bar area is fine and we can reserve tables there, it's... More
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Jeannie J
October 4, 2016|
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Response from Steve P | Reviewed this property |
Hiya there is a bus stop both sides of the road very close to the weary ploughman for the number 12 to go either way
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Ronald F
October 28, 2015|
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Response from ThePloughman | Property representative |
Hi Ronald, My name is James and I'm in the process of taking ownership from the current occupants. I can assure you that we are not looking to make any fundamental changes to the nature of the business or the way in which... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$32
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dartmouth Road, Churston Ferrers, Brixham TQ5 0LL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Brixham  >  Churston Ferrers
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 844702
  • E-mail
Description
The restaurant, bar and rooms at the Weary Ploughman at Churston has been extensively refurbished to a very high standard during the last two years to provide somewhere to eat, meet or stay that is very welcoming and comfortable, but not in any way pretentious. Our menu is varied and freshly cooked using, whenever possible, produce sourced locally.
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