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The Cleave Public House

Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9TJ, England
+44 1647 277223
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9TJ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for an anniversary meal. Couldn't have been more perfect. Food was delicious with a good variety of choice for vegetarians. Atmosphere was cosy and ambient.

Thank FaeryMoor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pub has everything going for it. Original 16th century heritage, Uber quaint surrounds, beautiful big fireplace and most impressive of all great food! I was so surprised to find that this gorgeous little pub in gorgeous Lustleigh served such good quality food. None of...More

1  Thank Tamsen-CH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting several times for lunch and having probable the best soup I have ever had, it was with eager anticipation when we booked for dinner and we where not disappointed. Great menu, served with a smile, good beers and ciders really looking forward to...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great village pub in beautiful surroundings serving excellent food with friendly and welcoming staff.

Thank BPM01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pop in for lunch and this is a great pub, lovely location and the food is very nice with a great selection.

Thank gkl2427
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We had a brilliant lunch at the Cleave, the food was delicious and wine and beer options were great. They ably accommodated 19 of us on a busy Saturday lunchtime, not to mention 6 babies! The service was warm and friendly and the kitchen's timing...More

Thank Nobarrell
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We visited the cleave for sunday lunch yesterday, when our lunches came we were asked if we would like sauces with our roasts, we said yes please some horse radish and a little more gravy would be great, that was the last we saw of...More

Thank br00mer
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We've had lunch here again a couple of times recently and it's always great. The menu has plenty of choice of good quality, well priced traditional and more interesting dishes. The specials board always has interesting starters and mains and the service is friendly, informative...More

Thank gstickland
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Not been here for a bit and under new management so went to try it out with some friends on Monday 15/1 Very warm welcome from Josh and seated in the front bar The main menu was very good and the specials board was absolutely...More

Thank DartmoorChef
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Perfect watering hole for lunch after a morning walking! Very friendly welcome including our dog! Have eaten lunch there four times and whilst the full menu looks delicious, it has been impossible not to order the soup... the spicy lamb and lentil soup is the...More

Thank Steph W
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31 May 2017|
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Response from JoyfulMomentsCoach | Reviewed this property |
They don't seem to have one on their website but I did not go for food just drinks. However there were lots of locals eating there which is always a good sign.
Dave N
8 June 2016|
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Response from Nx M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, They were happy for us to go in for lunch with our big dog.
21 August 2015|
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Response from devonshiredave | Reviewed this property |
They were on the menu when we went there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9TJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Lustleigh
  • Phone Number: +44 1647 277223
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