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Hunters Lodge Inn

) #2 of 28 Restaurants in Axminster €€ - €€€ , British,
Charmouth Road | Axminster, Axminster EX13 5SZ, England
+44 1297 33286
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Charmouth Road | Axminster, Axminster EX13 5SZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We popped in for a family lunch on a Thursday lunchtime and it was pretty busy - I imagine you would need a booking on the weekend. We had a friendly welcome when we arrived, this s a lovely family run pub. Well enjoyed our...More

Thank Ladybirdintheuk
Reviewed 3 days ago

Six of us popped in for lunch and were shown into the restaurant. The decor was lovely and the tables were completed by fresh flowers. The menu was vast and there was also a specials board. Staff were friendly and helpful. My family all found...More

Thank Jo S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked a table for 5 adults and twins of a year, on arrival we had assistance getting a double buggy thro' the doors and the table was laid up with high chairs and cutlery for the girls. Nothing was too much trouble, a bowl...More

Thank bmlhuntley
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here a couple of times for lunch, the food is terrific, with good portions, the food is nicely presented, and a varied menu. Locally sourced ingredients as well. With a sensible price tag.

Thank CraterCornwall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous deserts will definitely return very soon. I can't believe I've driven past this place so many times before and not called in.

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found the relaxing environment very welcoming, and it's a great place for all ages (dogs included!) We sat in the lounge area where there were an array of toys for the children to play with. Food was lovely, I had the vegetarian curry was...More

Thank Charley B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to come here, you are well advised to book, or if you turn up before they open at 6pm and you are one of the first small groups in the queue and yes there really will be a queue then you may...More

Thank garysJ9232WS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit, we had visited at Easter time and had a wonderful meal. We were not disappointed this time either. The food was delicious. Lots of choices for vegetarian and gluten free customers, Portion sizes were very generous and the food was...More

Thank Joan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A day trip to Bournemouth took us past this great venue. A great interior welcomed us as well as lovely staff. I had the burger with blue cheese.. which I have to say will drag me back here... amazing!! My wife had cheese ploughmans which...More

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We weren't sure what to expect, never having visited before, but we were very pleasantly surprised. The public areas were very clean and welcoming, and staff were very friendly and helpful. The quality of the food was excellent, with very generous portions. We will definitely...More

Thank Netty137
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Questions & Answers
3 July 2017|
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Response from Clancky | Reviewed this property |
I saw some dogs in the bar area. They were under the table and very well behaved.
2 September 2016|
Response from sarah c | Property representative |
Hi there, Unfortunately not - our toilets all have steps down to them (maximum of 2) we have handrails on the walls down, as well as in cubicles, but they are not suitable for anyone who is wheelchair bound. We welcome lots... More
Les D
12 June 2016|
Response from sarah c | Property representative |
Yes of course! we welcome lots of doggies every day :) Hope this helps Kind regards Sarah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Charmouth Road | Axminster, Axminster EX13 5SZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Axminster
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 33286
  • E-mail
'Our 16th Century Coaching Inn commands an enviable position, conveniently situated on the main A35 where Devon & Dorset meet, between the bustling market town of Axminster, and the beautiful seaside town of Lyme Regis, the gateway to the Jurassic Coast.Neville & I along with our fantastic team, have worked very hard over the past 12 years to ensure that everyone who passes through our door can enjoy a fabulous range of home cooked traditional Pub Fayre - from sandwiches & light lunches through to super steaks sourced locally by our Butcher Duncan, from Honiton,& fresh fish from West Bay, Portland and Brixham. Come and enjoy a meal with us in clean, warm & comfortable surroundings. We offer an extensive menu with something for everyone, along with daily homemade specials and fabulous fresh homemade desserts.We have 3 separate dining areas and can cater for a total of 80 persons, or functions of up to 40 in our restaurant. We are proud of our 5 star food hygiene rating from East Devon District Council and also of our Tripadvisor reviews and seal of excellence for 2013 & 2014.We have extensive parking, are doggie friendly, and have large gardens & play area - families are most welcome.We are sure you will enjoy your visit to The Hunters Lodge and very much look forward to welcoming you!
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