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Ballantyne's - CLOSED

14-15 Butchers Row, Barnstaple EX31 1BW, England
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (23 reviews)
“sausage rolls” (5 reviews)
“salad” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, British, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
14-15 Butchers Row, Barnstaple EX31 1BW, England
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Got there and the place says it closed down on Xmas eve 2016. A rather sudden and sad end for the place popular amongst locals.

1  Thank Speedwaydiner
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I have to say after visiting this place on more than one occasion for our work lunches, I am fairly impressed. On entering the staff are friendly and approachable, the food is well priced and comes in generous portions. It's always keeps us going for...More

Thank BlondeCrazy
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We were visiting Barnstaple (from Exeter) for a day's shopping in the week before Christmas and dropped into Ballantyne's for a light lunch. The lady who served us was excellent, very personable and friendly. I had a coffee and one of their warmed Leek and...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This cafe is in a good central location with a nice ambiance but it lets itself down by slow service and being dis-organised. Despite only being 1:15 on a weekday in December they had run out of jacket potatoes - not a problem, the pate...More

Thank NormanLewis
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

If you need something to fill you up and give you the strength for an afternoon of shopping, then this is the place for you. I had a vegetarian breakfast, which was absolutely amazing, except for the tomatoes that were on my plate, which I...More

Thank lunarythym
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I must say before you read this review as negative it's not..... hubby had steak and ale, eldest had cheesy gastro chips and youngest a ham sandwich.... great service very attentive.... only thing missing was the Stilton in my steak and Stilton pasty..... seemed to...More

Thank Jo A
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The café does great teas and lunches, and the food is all homemade and probably all locally-sourced.

Thank martimas
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

After stumbling upon this place last year we made a bee line for it again whilst on holiday. Very polite staff, lovely clean eating area, nice menu that caters for most tastes. Husband had the eggs & ham meal & I had a baguette with...More

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Fast service, greeted straight away and apologised for some of the meals being sold out, which was ok as we were just having cream tea. The meals we did see looked amazing, no scrimping on portion size. Cream tea was a substantial size with large...More

Thank sarah m
Reviewed 13 August 2016

A nice drop in for a traditional Devon lunch, whether it be pasties of cream tea. Not the cheapest, but good quality.

Thank KevRaven
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14-15 Butchers Row, Barnstaple EX31 1BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
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