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The Fountain Head

) #1 of 4 Restaurants in Branscombe €€ - €€€ , British,
| Located at the western 'Street' end, Branscombe EX12 3BG, England
+44 1297 680359
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cobb salad” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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| Located at the western 'Street' end, Branscombe EX12 3BG, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Proper Devon pub, fish and chips was delicious and good selection of beer. The guy at the counter was really friendly and helpful. Will go back for sure when in the area next.

1  Thank Elena R
Reviewed 1 week ago

A varied and very interesting menu. Delicious food, beautifully presented by attentive staff. We had a lovely evening at The Fountain Head, all the food beautifully presented and totally delicious. All homemade. Refreshing to have a small menu. 10 out of 10!!!

2  Thank Anne G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went there on a saturday night because we were told at the Mason Arms it was fully booked i liked the quirky charm and the fact is was small and the customers were odd William Shakespeare would have loved observing them the food was an...More

1  Thank john c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It has been a while since I last visited the place but it remains a fantastic old pub, kept the way pubs should be. We enjoyed well kept beer and a decent ploughman's whilst hiding from the rain. Good value and in an idyllic setting

2  Thank Jez T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying locally and as it was within walking distance decided to give it a try. What a great little pub. It was very busy and turning quite a few tables, which for a Thursday night in a little village is good to see....More

1  Thank Jacqui W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for, and got, an excellent light lunch. Prompt service although busy (it was a Saturday). Relatively small car park so plan on getting there early, or on foot,. after quite a long drive up a narrow lane. But, well worth the effort. We overshot...More

1  Thank voiceman2015
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We were camping nearby and visited on two occasions. The food was brilliant we had two fish n chips and a lasagne. We will definitely return again.

1  Thank tracey t
Reviewed 13 June 2017

3 Sunday lunches and one mid-week meal so far !! We bought a place outside the village near Edge Barton and were getting it ready for holiday letting (OK, reluctantly) when circumstances meant we decided to move here sooner rather than later. So, this will...More

4  Thank arandomtraveller55
Reviewed 11 June 2017

A pub serving pretty good food and decent local beer. I would have had fish but the menu was a bit limited in that respect, at least for my taste. My dining companion had the duck which was acceptable and I ordered a medium-rare steak...More

3  Thank keentrek
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Had a great night here with the family ... fish and chips were fantastic as ever, but we also had the special which was hake with chowder delicious. Always love coming back here when I have the opportunity.

3  Thank Tvrcat
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Lin S
24 March 2017|
Response from Thefountain1 | Property representative |
16th -18th June
24 October 2016|
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Response from Thefountain1 | Property representative |
Absolutely it's dog friendly they are allowed anywhere in the pub, and you can even treat your dog to a bag of Bickies from the bar while you treat yourself To a pint and some grub if you wish!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Located at the western 'Street' end, Branscombe EX12 3BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Branscombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 680359
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