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Merry Harriers

Woolsery, Bideford EX39 5QH, England
+44 1237 431611
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (8 reviews)
“roast pork” (2 reviews)
“tea cake” (2 reviews)
Closes in 22 min
All hours
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Woolsery, Bideford EX39 5QH, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Saw the sign & popped in on the way home. Very busy. Had to wait a while for our drinks & food but it was lovely, Very polite & helpful staff. Great setting.

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like so, so many garden centers, the "chavvy tut" commands a larger sales area than the plant displays. Plants aren't cheap, nor plant pots, but there may be items to tempt you. However, the restaurant area looks over a lovely, small lake and the coffee...More

Thank Graham A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lunch first.... there were as many staff as occupied tables but took 15 minutes to clear the table and take the order. When the sandwich came it was incomplete and the chips only just warm. And maybe the staff were having a bad day as...More

1  Thank Libby T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with family recently while on holiday. The decor was very cute with a theme of Alice in Wonderland. Nice artwork on the walls and a pleasant atmosphere. Hardwood chairs a bit hard to sit on for extended periods, sore bums will result. Food...More

Thank WestMidlandsReviewer
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Thought I would visit as you'd been recommended but will not be coming back and would not advise any of my friends and family to either. I was asked what I wanted when I entered the restaurant in a very unfriendly manner and when I...More

1  Thank Karen H
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Been here several times including for the Sunday carvery. Beautiful garden area to enjoy a glass of wine and homemade scones. Food is very good, great menu, extensive bar options which is great for a garden centre, good service and very accommodating. We really do...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017

This busy garden centre has good and bad points. The carvery we had was nice enough and there were staff a plenty but be warned if you want help in the shop as its hard to find anyone, are they all hiding I wonder? Felt...More

Thank freakygardner
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Use this restaurant regularly, efficiently run, friendly and always a relaxed atmosphere, food good value for money. Thank you Merry Harriers for bright ending up my Sundays

Thank johnfc65
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Once again another excellent carvery, the gammon was sublime and the vegetables were cooked to perfection. All the staff are always welcoming and the atmosphere great.

Thank Malcolm489
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Visited this small Garden Centre primarily for a family lunch get-together. Good menu, food and service and the restaurant was licensed. Be warned though that you need to wear warm clothing because the whole building was very cold. After our meal we escaped to the...More

Thank VerityVee
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I picked up discount vouchers from the Tourist Information.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Woolsery, Bideford EX39 5QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Torridge  >  Bideford
  • Phone Number: +44 1237 431611
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