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The Cott Inn Restaurant

Cott Lane, Dartington, Totnes TQ9 6HE, England
+44 1803 863777
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 8 min
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cott Lane, Dartington, Totnes TQ9 6HE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We ended up eating here 3 nights in a row due to the "Beast from the East" but I can assure you that is was no ordeal as the craft beer was fantastic and the food was excellent. The staff were really pleasant, chatty and...More

Thank 722allanw
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Cott Inn is a beautiful historic inn, full of character and charm. It serves really high quality food with an interesting menu. Excellent service and well presented and only a short drive from Dartington Hall

Thank boycott146
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked in this evening for dinner at short notice. Lucky to get a table we were delighted by what we then experienced. Wonderful welcome and service from everyone and the food was even better! Simply fabulous. We will definitely be coming back. Thank you.

Thank Ellen P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took both mothers and sister and brother in law for Mothers Day lunch. Couldn’t get in till 3. The place was heaving. As soon as one table emptied, it was filled again. The staff stayed pleasant and helpful. No frayed tempers to be seen. The...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We go here often because; - it's the best place to eat in Dartington, and is really well run - we are always warmly welcomed by familiar faces - the staff are REALLY excellent - this is a pub, but the food is very good...More

Thank hw46
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2 nights at the Cott in whilst doing a solo tour of the general area. All the staff were friendly, welcoming and chatty. I had dinner there on both nights and found the food thoroughly enjoyable. The pub was impressively busy for a Tuesday/Wednesday but...More

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here in the evening a few times, thought we would give a try for Sunday lunch. Not disappointed roast beef and roast chicken with all the trimmings. Plenty of food we didn’t even need to ask for some extra gravy as the just brought...More

Thank Alan k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked on line, excellent communication. Greeted with courtesy, excellent customer service. The food was glorious, well presented and cooked with care. Could not fault the attention of the team and the chefs.

Thank Belinda H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here a couple of times and I am tempted to give it a one star to discourage tourists, it is hard enough to get a table out of season. The fact is though, the food is excellent, the service great, a lovely...More

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu and lovely service and always busy which is a great sign, be sure to book! Lovely friendly atmosphere and very good food.

Thank Ali H
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21 July 2016|
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Response from Julia D | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are dog friendly
6 April 2016|
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Response from MichStarChef | Reviewed this property |
reception intermittent but redirect phone to the pub number tell the staff and they will keep you on the ball
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cott Lane, Dartington, Totnes TQ9 6HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Totnes  >  Dartington
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 863777
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