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The Maltsters Arms

The Maltsters Arms | Nr Totnes, Tuckenhay TQ9 7EQ, England
+44 1803 732350
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“mussels” (27 reviews)
“dover sole” (8 reviews)
“sardines” (7 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Maltsters Arms | Nr Totnes, Tuckenhay TQ9 7EQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have visited the Maltsters over the years and pleased to say it still never fails to please The Sunday lunch for our group was superb along with the gin cocktails

Thank Vaughan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Knowing this pub can be busy we booked a table for dinner before leaving Cheshire. First impressions were good the setting is lovely, however, the Maltsters is tired & tatty and really needs a makeover. It seems the notion of meet & greet has not...More

Thank tourist172013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate in the pub with a river view table for lunch, and brought a dog too! The staff were friendly and helpful throughout. I had the mussels, caught locally and skate which were sublime with nicely balanced sauces. There is a beautiful view over...More

Thank Ben L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We too visited the malsters arms yesterday at lunch time and agree with the previous post in that the staff were indifferent and the food was nothing special and over priced with no availability of snacks. The pub itself is looking tired and well past...More

Thank herrington492
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived via boat and were extremely pleased to be able to moor outside the establishment. Then everything went downhill. There was no clear sineage to the bar, past the beer barrels in the car park. There were no sandwiches or light lunch available on...More

1  Thank Paulywalnut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrive by dinghy on the rising tide to the pub's own jetty. Don't be put off by the natural, laid back feel...... Less is more here. Great welcome and service from delightful crew. Keith Floyd lives on..... The quality food was excellently cooked and presented....More

Thank pete b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you were a Keith Floyd follower then a visit to The Maltsers is a must as he owned it back in the day. I think he might have a few words to say about the food now but it is OK but give yourself...More

Thank Shirley C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently went for lunch When we walked in the waitresses were huddled in a corner ‘Hallo girls’ I said with a cheery smile which was greeted with a look of total shock as if someone had dared to smile . Hmmm ok -onward to...More

Thank Nick S
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Have so far visited twice for dinner during our holiday. The food has been uniformly excellent (great skate wing!) and nice service to match. It’s busy and we’ve always booked. Some of the other more negative reviews don’t match our experience. We will be back...More

1  Thank arsurf
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The setting on the edge of the tidal Dart river is picturebook perfect, gulls, white herons and ducks foraging, boats bobbing about and wooded riverbanks. Had heard good things but the food was just average pub fare. It was Sunday roast night and the portions...More

Thank Katieclem46
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October 3, 2015|
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Response from Tim_the_Taf | Reviewed this property |
took ours ok. Just ring the pub...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Maltsters Arms | Nr Totnes, Tuckenhay TQ9 7EQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Tuckenhay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 732350
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Riverside Devonshire Pub/Restaurant and B&B. Located alongside the river dart the Maltsters is the perfect location for you to moor your boat alongside to enjoy some delicious food with fantastic views. Great selection of wines, ales and anything else you fancy!
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