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The Wheelwright Inn

Swan Hill Road, Colyford EX24 6QQ, England
+44 1297 552585
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Swan Hill Road, Colyford EX24 6QQ, England
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1 - 10 of 486 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This pub has recently (7 Nov 2017) changed management, and the new team are doing really well in my opinion. The food we had was served well, and was hot and very tasty! The selection of Badger beer, one of my favourites, was very good...More

1  Thank Keith N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this lovely pub in desperation every pub/restaurant we tried were fully booked But went through trip advisor and was able to book at short notice Drinks,food and service was absolutely brilliant Would thoroughly recommend

2  Thank ajcholls
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely smart traditional pub which is a great eatery. It has just changed hands, but all the signs are that the new menu is better than the original, which had tasty dishes with a good range of choice. The new menu includes fresh catch...More

1  Thank Rob K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here a lot when the previous landlord was running it and always had an excellent meal, the new Landlord Christian and Clare have made some changes and its a thumbs up from us! The menu is very different and we liked it a...More

1  Thank Mark C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really friendly and fitted us in short notice on a Friday evening, food was amazing and the staff was friendly and helpful. Would definitely go back. Thank you.

Thank Shauna S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good pub food and friendly staff. Quite busy on the Wednesday evening but good service at the table for drinks and food.

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just an average meal. Service was average. Food was typical pub-style. Nothing great to shout about, but nothing negative either. It sufficed...

Thank UKRoger
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Called for an evening meal and were pleased to find they were a dog friendly location. The bar area was quiet although there were several diners in the restaurant area yet service for our meal was quick and efficient. The burger was of particular note,...More

Thank swh61
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We decided to eat here this evening as it’s very local to where were are staying and can honestly say that we were not disappointed. On arrival we received a warm welcome fro. The bar and restaurant staff, who asked where we would like to...More

Thank Gary G
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Have eaten in both the pub and restaurant. Very nice food and atmosphere. Very helpful with gluten free options. Highly recommended.

Thank Madmaurice
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12 July 2017|
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Response from Isabel T | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Very clean and tidy 👍
20 August 2015|
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Response from Paul W | Reviewed this property |
Definitely dog-friendly. Been here twice over a period of 3 years. Staff petted our two dogs and gave them dog biscuits.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swan Hill Road, Colyford EX24 6QQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Colyford
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 552585
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