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Claytons and The Glasshouse

$$ - $$$, European,
2 Cross Street, Barnstaple EX31 1BA, England
+44 1271 323311
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea bass” (13 reviews)
“salmon” (9 reviews)
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Gastropub, European, Contemporary, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Cross Street, Barnstaple EX31 1BA, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for drinks on a Tuesday evening - the place is done up really nicely, the atmosphere is great, and the drink options were plentiful. Nice coffee too!

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really loved our lunch at Claytons. Because it was Valentines Day, my partner booked this morning. Absolutely stunning, relaxed atmosphere, food delicious and service professional. Got to see an old friend too, which was a bonus. Thank you Claytons, you done us proud xx

Thank Lorna A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had checked out the menu prior to ordering. 1 vegan starter, 2 vegan mains and a handful of vegan sides - happy to book. When we arrived and looked at the menu, there was only 1 vegan main and this contained mozzarella. When I asked...More

Thank Amanda J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I've eaten at Claytons before, it was years ago although I do recall it as an excellent experience. This was no exception. My best man had a burger and unusually for me I went for their beetroot vegetarian burger. It was absolutely excellent. Throughout...More

Thank ConsumerBloke
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Had a meal for two downstairs in the bar area as the restaurant was hosting a private party and we were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food under it's new owners. My partner had scallops to start which were lovely but unfortunately tepid...More

Thank DevonGirl69
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We was lucky enough to be able to celebrate New Years Eve at Claytons what a fantastic night we had.Nothing was too much bother and let us change some food even though we had a set menu. Well done to all staff for all the...More

Thank philip w
Reviewed 13 December 2017

When visiting Barnstaple, we drift into Clayton's in the afternoon for a bottle of wine. ( have been visiting about 10years) A mellow laid back atmosphere with excellent music and the décor is also quite relaxing. The staff have always been very friendly and the...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing meal here, the food is gorgeous and the service was excellent. The gentleman that serviced us was very professional. There did seem to be only him serving front of of house & as it was quite busy. Will definitely be going back.

Thank Danielle M
Reviewed 8 December 2017

I have not had food here but I was planning on coming for new years eve, However I had been speaking to a member of staff via email and hadn't had a reply so called on the number provided. The man that answered said that...More

Thank katrina c
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Ate here this evening with my husband and oh my days, one of the best meals we’ve had in a long time. Fizz Thursday - half price bottle of prosecco with half price sharing board - delicious and a bargain! Followed by 2 mains of...More

Thank Gemma W
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Response from SAP4369 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but they probably would. Give them a call, really friendly staff.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cross Street, Barnstaple EX31 1BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 323311
  • E-mail
Claytons & The Glasshouse offer some of the finest food and drink experiences available in North Devon. We stock a wide range of spirits, beers, wines and ciders to suit every taste, whilst our Head Chef rustles up some truly special dishes in the kitchen. Perfect for a special occasion, party or just a quiet dinner under the beautiful glass ceiling of The Glasshouse upstairs. We're also the favourite haunt for numerous after-work and weekend evening drinkers, offering sumptuous cocktails, unique gin experiences and the chance to sample something completely new.
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