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Bowd Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Bowd Cross, Sidmouth EX10 0ND, England
+44 1395 513328
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Bowd Cross, Sidmouth EX10 0ND, England
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Reviewed yesterday

we booked in for family get together 40th birthday meal..we all had the carvery plus 1 carvery nut roast, plenty of food really good portions but choose as much veg etc as you want ....staff very pleasant and efficient prices very reasonable ,lovely settings inside...More

Thank Christine R
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much absolutely brilliant! Fantastic to see our wonderful staff appreciated too.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the bowd inn on the 14 th April lovely looking pub ,the menu is normal pub food plus a carvery check out their specials we both had hake on a herb mash it was amazing one of the best fish dishes I’ve...More

Thank wipeoutt
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wonderful! Your choice is one of our favourite specials and we are so pleased it certainly met your expectations. We look forward to you visiting again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A carvery dinner at the Bowd whenever we visit Sidmouth is top of our list. Excellent food, service from everyone is great, and the price reasonable. A very well run pub, and we "don't" know the management !! Should be back to Devon in the...More

Thank pecabarratt
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Brilliant we look forward to seeing you again very soon. Thank you for all your positive and kind comments.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family have just had a brilliant meal at the Bowd Inn, such friendly courteous staff and very good quality, generous portion tasty food. The Carvery was the best I have had my children ate every bit of their dinners and homemade deserts. I just...More

Thank Karen M
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Well! That says it all and absolute dream review and thank you so much for all your kind words. We really do hope to see you again when you are next this way. Lovely people.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good lunchtime carvery at the Bowd Inn - at a very reasonable price. The food was very good and there were epic proportions! The staff were pleasant and helpful - a good dining experience.

Thank Simon T
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your amazing review. It really is so rewarding for all of us at The Bowd to receive such positive reviews as we do. A true inspiration to all our young staff. Brilliant!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in on Good Friday on the off chance. Busy but got a table straight away. Been a few times while visiting Devon and never been disappointed. Very good choice of food and excellent value for money. Very friendly service and a great carvery. Will...More

Thank walkerpeter5
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We do read all reviews and answer them all too! However I am a little confused, I am delighted you enjoyed all your food and compliment our wonderful staff on service, I also note you consider "food excellent value for money", and then when marking,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

YUMMY! Such a delicious carvery... never fails on service and food. We usual visit Sidmouth in October but ventured up this Easter for the long weekend. The meats are cooked to perfection. Lots of veggies and I love the fact you can have more than...More

Thank Louise B
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wonderful! Thank you for a great review. Above all thank you for all your compliments particularly regarding service and consistency of quality. Quality products locally sourced does pay!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on Easter Sunday, we booked as we guessed it would be busy. Delicious carvery one of the best. Lamb, roast potatoes, Yorkshire’s, with all the trimmings. Garvey was amazing. Service with a smile from all the waitresses / waiters and chefs. Thank...More

Thank ellendown
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a carvery and was not disappointed. 4 meats to choose from, huge variety of vegetables. Very hot.the only reason not a 5 star, we were sat by a draughty window. This would not put me off coming again. Excellent value .

Thank Di H
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Oh how wonderful! I would agree, we are supposed to be in spring in which case you would have noticed the draught from our very old and famous inn!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited nearly a week ago on Monday, it was to celebrate my birthday although the staff were not aware of this. We have been here many times in the past and are never disappointed. The staff are always very friendly and helpful and there...More

Thank Jane S
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Absolutely brilliant and just what we want to hear! Thank you so much for all your wonderful and positive comments particularly those regarding our amazing staff.

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Pauline M
14 February 2017|
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Response from cherriesfan_9 | Reviewed this property |
We were seated up in a raised area, although there are quite a number of tables at a lower level. Certainly you need to reserve a table on the lower level. incidently the loo can be reached by a gentle slope, however there... More
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Lindsay G
19 September 2016|
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lambtrish
1 July 2016|
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Response from HALLY1648 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes in our bar area, thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bowd Cross, Sidmouth EX10 0ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 513328
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