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The Wheelwright Inn

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Colyford €€ - €€€ , British,
Swan Hill Road, Colyford EX24 6QQ, England
+44 1297 552585
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (29 reviews)
“pie” (12 reviews)
“fish cakes” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 14:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Swan Hill Road, Colyford EX24 6QQ, England
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1 - 10 of 440 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot understand why this lovely little pub with restaurant is never full whenever we go. Have used it intermittently for the past three years and have always had an excellent meal. Friendly staff and a biscuit for the dog, very reasonably priced too. Portions...More

Thank ollietobymimi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped here for lunch at the recommendation of the proprietor of restaurant in Lyme Regis. The food was excellent, especially in supplying vegetarian and gluten-free options. Staff were friendly and helpful. Service was timely and prompt even though it was a...More

Thank Clive N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a really enjoyable evening meal here. I had the vegetarian pasta with mushrooms and blue cheese - delicious, and my husband had lasagne which he really enjoyed too. The staff were very friendly and helpful and made you feel welcome.

Thank Nailseatraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch with my partner and our dog. I had beer batter cod and chips and my partner has cheese ploughman's. Both meals were delicious. The staff were very cheerful and made us and our dog feel very welcome. We will definitely be returning.

Thank ALIDJ1973
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Visited here many years ago when cartoons of the locals were displayed in the bar.Looking forward to our return but found it disappointing.Wife's fish lovely but my Lasagne not nice.Unable to mention this as at no point were we asked ,'Everything all right with the...More

Thank geoffreybanwell
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely evening with our friends. The staff are friendly and great fun. The meals were all of a great standard both starter and mains. Definitely worth a look.

Thank Sue F
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This is a professionally run pub, with good service, in addition the staff are friendly and knowledgeable. The food is excellent, look out for the specials and if you can order the local fresh fish you will not be disappointed. I only wish other local...More

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Four different meals, very friendly, service really quick, food amazing!! Tip of the day, go hungry!! Meal sizes were large and amazing!!

Thank laughingjen2017
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We stopped here at mid day and in the evening for food. The food is excellent and plentiful. I was pleased to notice how the tables were so well cleaned after each table was used for food. The food was very good with excellent choices...More

Thank Maureen K
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely pub serving a good selection of ales (husband happy!), cider and wines. We were very impressed with the food, a special mention has to go to the chips which we all agreed were some of the best we had tasted, light...More

Thank Melissa B
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Does the pub allow dogs?
20 August 2015|
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Response from theresalwaysone | Reviewed this property |
Yes, in the bar, we had our friends' dog with us and it was made welcome.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swan Hill Road, Colyford EX24 6QQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Colyford
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 552585
  • E-mail
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