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Bowd Inn

) #3 of 57 Restaurants in Sidmouth €€ - €€€ , British,
Bowd Cross, Sidmouth EX10 0ND, England
+44 1395 513328
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Bowd Cross, Sidmouth EX10 0ND, England
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1 - 10 of 665 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Very welcoming, great food reasonably priced with a good selection, including a carvery ...Also dog friendly

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

Brilliant honest and positive review - thank you so much and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 2 days ago

We ordered the carvery which was tasty and good value for the price. The only element that let the meal down was the roast potatoes which had hard skins and stale-tasting insides, indicating that they had been left out for some time. Since roast potatoes...More

Thank Peter V
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry that you felt you should have been treated in a different manner. I do accept that everyone has different tastes and in this case the way we cook our potatoes obviously didn't suit your pallet. Our staff are...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped here for evening meal with family whilst holidaying in Devon,had a lovely cooked steak with all trimmings,my partner had baby rack of ribs that fell off the bone and my son had Cajun chicken,plenty of food,fantastically cooked,served by a very pleasant waitress,friendly,nothing too much...More

Thank kevin s
Yvonne M, Owner at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review and the praise for our caring staff- much appreciated.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Taken out for a meal by visiting family. Booked for 7.45 as aware carvery closed at 8 and were seated by 7.40. Waitress very pleasant, but advised us if we wanted the carvery we wouldn't have time for a starter. 4 of our party of...More

Thank Jenilovestoshop
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

I am sorry to read of your disappointment. May I please explain that the carvery is refreshed frequently and if you had starters then this has a knock on effect with the carvery staying out longer. Our experience has guided us to believe in this...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped by after driving passed it earlier. Although they say it's dog friendly they are only allowed in the bar, which was about 4 small tables. Unfortunately there were 5 of us and a labrador and all the tables were taken so we had to...More

Thank chunk M
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Whilst I am a great lover of dogs I do appreciate that there are people who would rather eat without dogs in the area - hence we do have restricted areas which has never been a problem and we will be staying with this policy...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family and I were looking for somewhere to have lunch and the Bowd Inn was the next pub on our journey home. We arrived and saw the array of food on offer. We had carvery and it was lovely. Meats cooked to perfection. We are...More

Thank Sam04770
Yvonne M, Manager at Bowd Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lovely review and thank you for all your kind comments particularly those regarding our wonderful and professional staff. We hope you had a safe journey home and we look forward to your return. Thank you.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family meal while on holiday in the area , we can say we ate out every night and this was the best by far , excellent carvery and fish dishes , service good and will definitely return here again

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

Brilliant and very pleased to be of service! Thank you so much and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for a late Sunday afternoon lunch (4.30!! ) thinking no where would still be serving lunch. Wow...what a find. Lovely setting and very friendly staff. Place felt very welcoming and we all chose carvery. Delicious. Everything was cooked perfectly and LOTS of choice....More

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

Perfect! We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Thank you very much.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed lunch at The Bowd Inn yesterday, and was impresses by both the food and service. The staff are delightful, being warm, welcoming and friendly whilst polite and efficient. The carvery is superb, with excellent quality meat, and a good selection of vegetables. Both meat...More

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

Outstanding review! Thank you so much for all your very positive and encouraging comments - they are very rewarding for all our brilliant staff to read. Locally sourced food and of high quality are the answer!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband & I ate here for the last meal of our trip to Devon. We booked a table, as it was a Friday night, however it wasn't too busy. We were promptly seated and served by the very smartly dressed and polite young waiters....More

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

Oh thank you so much for your wonderful review - I am so pleased that we could contribute to a great end to your holiday and hope to see you again soon.

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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
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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