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Bencoolen Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Bencoolen Road, Bude EX23 8PJ, England
+44 1288 354694
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Bencoolen Road, Bude EX23 8PJ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When you ask for a tab to be set up so you can order food , when they ask you for your debit card it should sound alarm bells , only places that request this it means that people have left with out paying ,...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One late afternoon we were on our way back from Bude and were feeling rather peckish so we dropped into this Inn to try out there food. The food proved to be excellent with a large choice of different meals to be had. Everything is...More

Thank davjtar
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Ate here twice during our week long stay in Bude. For the price, the food is good. Like it is very reasonable. The atmosphere in the pub was nice and I particularly liked the jukebox which you could pay a pound for four songs. I...More

Thank lol015
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Lovely hosts Lorraine and Juan, nothing to much trouble. Advised us on places to go and see. Excellent homemade food. We enjoyed the food so much we went back time and time again. Paella was excellent, meat platter cooked perfectly, homemade chips lovely.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

outstanding steak. highly recommended. services excellent and very reasonable prices for food and drinks.

Thank Kelly N
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The weather was glorious so we sat outside. It is situated next to a road but the noise was not intrusive. We had scampi and chips. Food was served reasonably promptly, was piping hot and very good. Lots of tartare sauce finished it of!! We...More

Thank jeanwhatling
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We were staying in Bude and visited this pub on several occasions.had Sunday dinner here and it's a huge plate of well cooked food-make sure your hungery.a nice place to have a drink on a evening as the sun stays there till it goes down.only...More

Thank Blackgreyhound
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Please ignore all negative reviews, we have been coming now for 11 years and it gets better each time, just been for a family meal with 10 of us and all starters and main courses came out together, correct ,piping hot and amazing food!!!The chef...More

Thank jill g
Reviewed 4 May 2017

A pub in need of some TLC. Tired and grubby. It's on the edge of the road so outside space is not the best and is not very inviting anyway

Thank Fleur60
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Arrived late in Bude and needed food. This had parking so we were able to get in just before 9pm. The pub needs a makeover, the whole place oozes neglect and despondency. The food however was a different story, I had fish and chips, the...More

Thank Mirpenn
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29 August 2016|
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Response from Gary H | Reviewed this property |
Only on the outside. As a gastro pub they don't like dogs inside.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bencoolen Road, Bude EX23 8PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Bude-Stratton  >  Bude
  • Phone Number: +44 1288 354694
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