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The Ferry Inn

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Fore Street, Salcombe TQ8 8JE, England
+44 1548 844000
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had lunch at the ferry inn whilst in Salcombe with the family. Amazing garden and views. Good range of beers, and the food excellent. The homemade pies are to die for. Very happy and helpful staff, and a good experience for all. Can't wait to experience it in the summer. Have been informed of a summer menu being rolled out... More 

1 Thank Tonywills77
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here was of a high standard, and was varied, covering a range of fish, meat and vegetarian dishes. The restaurant is accessed via steps which is worth bearing in mind for those with mobility issues. The beer garden at the bottom is arguably the best-situated in Salcombe with views stretching out across the estuary. Seagulls tend to hover... More 

Thank Richard W
Poole, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want an old fashioned drinking hole this is it - a wood burning stove, board games, dogs welcome and sticky carpets. It's a proper un fancy pub in a place where bars and pubs seem to be the opposite. It has great views across the estuary. I imagine in summer it's heaving as the ferry pontoon is attached... More 

Thank JCK40
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub, good service. Great Little pub hidden away down some steps to the harbour, its worth it for the view

Thank marchant2014
Taunton, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We sat outside and had a lovely view to the estuary and had lunch. The service was good and although very busy, the food was good quality. Ideal place to visit if you want lunch with a splendid view, as long as there is room to sit outside and the weather allows! Equally, I am sure inside has a pleasant... More 

1 Thank Ruth H
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We drove to Salcombe from Kingsbridge. Lovely views along the way, parking was difficult- well it was New Years Eve day. But well worth the effort. Lovely shops and café to wander round, Then into the Ferry Inn for Lunch, Amazing views on the estuary. Cant be many pubs with views like we enjoyed. Well worth a visit.

1 Thank janwilliams338
Bristol, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We booked a table here for New Year's Day. Service on the phone booking was very organised and I was impressed. We had a lovely table in the restaurant with amazing views over the estuary. Most of the party had roast beef which they all said was lovely. The two vegetarians had goats cheese tartlets, again great. They were very... More 

1 Thank Buffs1974
Watford, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

My wife and i spent last night at The Ferry Inn enjoying a fantastic New Years Eve evening We had prebooked and paid £50 per head for a four course meal excluding drinks We chose scallops as a starter and were gived four large scallops each which were delicious Our main was a very well cooked Beef Wellington which was... More 

1 Thank Simon R
Welford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Visited on holiday in September during day, for drinks twice because it was dog-friendly on the harbour-side (down a lot of steps, by the ferry!) it was well worth the price of the drinks for the fantastic location and view. On a sunny day, what can be nicer than sipping cold lager and white wine (with your dogs!) and watching... More 

1 Thank sherrylady2015
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Came in for a few drinks and the usual excellent fish and chips. Very welcoming on a cold December evening. Very friendly staff. The draughts game was a nice surprise and we played a few games before the meal. We had a great evening.

1 Thank 2mullion

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fore Street, Salcombe TQ8 8JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Salcombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 844000
Good pub grub, wholesome and reasonably priced. Great and friendly service, dog friendly, live sports in bar area and terrace to enjoy the sun. Front row seat for local regatta and firework display (book early). Amazing views from all areas and restaurant area available for booking. Live music and special events throughout the year (pig racing is a must see). The team at the Ferry Inn look forward to your visit

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