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Pyne arms

East Down, Barnstaple EX31 4LX, England
+44 1271 850055
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (9 reviews)
“roast dinner” (5 reviews)
“mash” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
East Down, Barnstaple EX31 4LX, England
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1 - 10 of 248 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this pub last year and just keep coming back whenever we are visiting Devon. The staff are so friendly and it’s a lovely pub nestled in the hills. The food is outstanding and beats the Surrey pubs by a mile! Lucy the...More

1  Thank evans_becca
Reviewed 9 February 2018

We visited the Pyne Arms to sample their Exmoor Food Fest menu and were not disappointed. The choice was just enough without being overwhelming and the quality and presentation of the food was excellent. Even though they ran out of an ingredient for one main...More

Thank ikebrighton
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic experience on a snowy Tuesday lunch busy but the staff where still friendly and attentive We had the exmoor food festival menu 2 course £12.50 Food was excellent and great value and good choices The goats cheese Bon Bon amazing

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Wonderful meal with family and friends. Staff were attentive but not overbearing. Beer well kept and fantastic Roast Beef. Will be back!

1  Thank DevonLocal
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Cosy local pub with very good food. Small menu (a good sign in my opinion). Chicken parfait was delicious, good steak and chips, good ox cheeks and mash......also good puddings (although we did not have one this time, we have previously)..

Thank Mel M
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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We called in for a catch up with friends before the Christmas madness happens. The welcoming was warm and friendly and she also recommended a different tonic for a drink which went down very well. Despite being the only guest apart from another table we...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

We had a great meal at this rural pub in a quiet location in the North Devon countryside. Really good food, and service was friendly and welcoming.

Thank Jonathan M
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I arrived half an hour too early for opening at The Pyne Arms, East Down, today. I saw the free standing coffee sign outside and mistakenly thought this pub was open at 11.30.Having tried the locked door, I was wondering whether to go back to...More

Thank Lantell
Reviewed 3 December 2017

drove pass on route to Combe Martin, called in a few days later, really please we did. Friendly staff and great food.

Thank Trudy W
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

I was very impressed with my stay at the pynes arms and can highly recommend. The food was superb, owners Amie and Ellis were very friendly as was all the staff, excellent service. The location is set in the countryside, just outside barnstaple, they offer...More

Thank chris y
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18 February 2017|
Response from davidplainbarnsley | Reviewed this property |
They serve 12-8
17 June 2016|
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Response from 87snapper | Reviewed this property |
yes they are, dogs very welcome
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Down, Barnstaple EX31 4LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 850055
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