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Watersmeet Hotel & Restaurant

The Esplanade, Mortehoe, Woolacombe EX34 7EB, England
+44 1271 870333
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“monkfish” (2 reviews)
“sea bass” (3 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
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British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
The Esplanade, Mortehoe, Woolacombe EX34 7EB, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I decided to treat ourselves to a little luxury at the end of holiday and book a cream tea at the Watersmeat Hotel. It was rather pricey, but worth every penny. The scone was the best I had ever had. Freshly baked,...More

Thank SWH100
General M, Front Office Manager at Watersmeet Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and for choosing the Watersmeet as your end of holiday treat. Our Devon Cream Tea's certainly are something special and we are pleased you agree. Our scones are homemade in house by our talented Pastry chef and accompanied with loose...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in one evening on the off chance there was a free table and we were lucky enough to get a table in the Bistro, the young man was courteous and knowledgable of the menu and our evening meal felt very welcoming.....however When we...More

Thank DianeHopkins
General M, Front Office Manager at Watersmeet Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to read you enjoyed your meal in our Bistro and that your waiter provided great service. I am extremely sorry to read about your initial greeting and offer my sincere apologies. We too hope you return to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I only stayed one night, just passing through,the room was just as I hoped and so were the beds. I would go there again!

Thank Rita F
General M, Front Office Manager at Watersmeet Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your one night stay and found it very comfortable! We look forward to welcoming you back to the Watersmeet.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good food served in a lovely restaurant with exceptional views. (You could eat outside on the terrace.) We ate in the bistro - but the views in the main restaurant were even better. (Not open for lunch though.) The food was very good, but...More

Thank JanefromSomerset
General M, Front Office Manager at Watersmeet Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to read you enjoyed your lunch in the Bistro. Perhaps next time we could tempt you back for dinner in our Pavilion Restaurant in order to enjoy the views!

Reviewed 10 September 2017

Seventh visit to this fabulous restaurant , a definite 5 star plus evening. All the staff we had contact with were friendly and professional, when I booked a week in advance I asked for a window table as these all have incredible views of the...More

Thank derek83
General M, Front Office Manager at Watersmeet Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you for your review and for visiting the Pavilion Restaurant on the seventh occasion! We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal with us yet again. Thank you for your high praise of the dishes enjoyed. This is always so encouraging as our team...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Our second visit to Watersmeet and stayed just one night whilst walking the south west coast path. Had dinner in the main restaurant which was lovely. Ham hock and foie gras terrine was just the right size and amazing flavour, the sea bass perfectly cooked...More

Thank ChristineYeatman
General M, Front Office Manager at Watersmeet Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thank you for your review and for visiting the Watersmeet on a second occasion. We really are in a perfect position for those walking the South West coastal path. Thank you for your high praise towards your meal in our Pavilion Restaurant - it is...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017

We enjoyed drinks on the lovely terrace with spectacular views galore. We ate in the bistro so we could continue to enjoy the views. Food was typical 'pub grub', but fine. Service was attentive and mature.

Thank Discerning_Diner_10
General M, Front Office Manager at Watersmeet Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thank you for your recent review. We are pleased to read you enjoyed yours drinks on our sea view terrace and your meal in the Bistro. We hope to welcome you back to the Watersmeet in the near future.

Reviewed 13 August 2017

We had booked in advance on Open Table for the Bistro - had admired the hotel in its beautiful setting so were looking forward to a birthday celebration on a lovely balmy evening. Unfortunately we were seated at a very wobbly table; when we mentioned...More

Thank TheCatLady21
General M, Front Office Manager at Watersmeet Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you for your recent review. Since your visit the wobbly table at been fixed, I am very sorry we were unable to move you during your meal. If an alternative table was available we would have course done so. I am sorry to read...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

For our last night of our family holiday, we decided to eat in the Bistro of the Watersmeet Hotel. Very relaxed, 1930's vibe, nice staff, with faultless food. Recommend the steak & ale pice and also the confit duck's leg. Prices we're reasonable considering the...More

Thank RewsterC
General M, Front Office Manager at Watersmeet Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thank you for your review and for choosing the Watersmeet Bistro as the venue for the last night of your family holiday. We are thrilled to read you enjoyed your evening with us. Thank you for your compliments towards our team and food, we too...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Saturday night after my wife had booked a table in the main restaurant online. When we arrived and introduced ourselves to one of the staff and told them we had booked a table in the main restaurant they replied saying we were...More

2  Thank Darren L
General M, Front Office Manager at Watersmeet Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you for your recent review. I am sorry to read of the confusion with your booking. At the moment the facility to book the Pavilion Restaurant is not available online. All bookings are made via Reception (email or telephone.) It is just the Bistro...More

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Response from Brian J | Reviewed this property |
sorry I do not know
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Response from derek83 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry , we only dine at the resteraunt , so have no knowledge of any of the rooms
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Response from CliveDE | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no idea. Only stayed for afternoon tea.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$63
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Esplanade, Mortehoe, Woolacombe EX34 7EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Woolacombe  >  Mortehoe
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 870333
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  • This restaurant is at Watersmeet Hotel
Description
We do our best to ensure your visit will be both enjoyable and memorable - whether it's a formal dinner in our table d'hote restaurant or passing through for lunch in our popular bistro. You and your family will be most welcome. Afternoon teas served all day. Dramatic sea views and sunsets can be viewed from both restaurants, Locally sourced seasonal foods mainly on our doorstep. 2 AA rosette awarded.
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