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Custom House

9 The Strand, Barnstaple EX31 1EU, England
+44 1271 322143
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (175 reviews)
“fries” (24 reviews)
“brisket” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 The Strand, Barnstaple EX31 1EU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was delicious, as it always has been when we've visited previously. We both had burgers. A wealth of options to choose from when designing the burgers. The staff were happy to cater to my fussy eating ;) and it's clear that they genuinely care...More

Thank Manmoth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelled nearly 200 miles for our holiday and this was the best meal of the whole holiday. Staff were lovely really friendly. Food was incredible not just a regular burger place. We would 100% drive that far just for that meal again!

Thank amydryden
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a table last night for myself and my wife and can not fault the food. We had nachos as a starter but I would have been happily full after this stunning first course. I had pulled pork with my nachos and it was lovely...More

Thank Ryan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great welcome by Matt and the rest of the staff. The food was awesome. Portion size won't leave you needing dessert. Quality of food is 5*. We had a wonderful evening. We would have taken photos of the food but we got a bit excited...More

Thank Lucie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beyond the gimmick of ‘build your own burger’ were a few inventive touches. The portmanteau frickle. You know you shouldn’t.

Thank rachael e
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn’t booked so tried our luck early on a Tuesday evening, we were told we could have a table but his staff had let him down so he was on his own, we were in no rush so this worked for us! We both...More

Thank chloewilks
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

As soon as the door opened we were greeted with a smile and a warm, friendly feel. We hadn’t booked, turned up on the off chance and were lucky to get a table. We both built our own burgers that were out of this world....More

Thank CasualBanter
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Myself and my wife visited this place on the way back from a couple of days in Devon. Being a burger fan I’d searched online and thought we’d give it a go. This place was unreal, a beautiful listed building serving delicious food! Ace burgers...More

Thank FoodLoveR19722
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Went with the family this evening. 2 out of 3 of us are Coeliac so gluten free. I had already emailed the restaurant enquiring about the menu and they told me that pretty much everything bar the Mexican section of the menu was gf. Food...More

Thank Fallerfrosts
Reviewed August 13, 2018

I can really recommend the Custom House, the restaurant layout is really good, and thought out. The food is cooked to a high standard with lots of variety, you will not be disappointed with the portion size, it's filling. They serve a really nice larger...More

Thank Isgoodereinit
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Stepheyy, Sorry about the delay in responding I hope I am in time to help you decide! If not, I hope you had a great time whatever it was you ended up doing! If it was in Devon then I'm sure you did! Barnstaple is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 The Strand, Barnstaple EX31 1EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 322143
  • E-mail
Modern twists on British and American comfort food classics, made with locally and responsibly sourced, fresh, seasonal produce. Barnstaple’s Custom House is a locally-owned restaurant specialising in classic British and American comfort food. We take pride in our mouthwatering menu, using only the freshest, locally-sourced ingredients in everything from our delicious burgers and steaks to fresh fish and Devon-grown salad and veg. What’s more, our amazing ‘Custom-ised’ menu, with a choice of toppings, sauces, sides, rubs and marinades, means that you can personalise your menu exactly how you want it. We specialise in burgers, and with over 1/2 a million different combos, you’re bound to find your perfect match – if your feeling extra hungry, try the Totem Burger Challenge where a place on the ‘Wall of Fame’ beckons if you can take the eat it all!Matt and the team are waiting to offer you a warm welcome, so come along and kick back at The Custom House, Barnstaple’s newest and most exciting eating experience.
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