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Bencoolen Inn

) #54 of 81 Restaurants in Bude €€ - €€€ , British,
Bencoolen Road, Bude EX23 8PJ, England
+44 1288 354694
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (5 reviews)
“onion rings” (3 reviews)
“steak” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
€€ - €€€
Bencoolen Road, Bude EX23 8PJ, England
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1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in Bude and visited this pub on several occasions.had Sunday dinner here and it's a huge plate of well cooked food-make sure your hungery.a nice place to have a drink on a evening as the sun stays there till it goes down.only...More

Thank Blackgreyhound
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Please ignore all negative reviews, we have been coming now for 11 years and it gets better each time, just been for a family meal with 10 of us and all starters and main courses came out together, correct ,piping hot and amazing food!!!The chef...More

Thank jill g
Reviewed 5 May 2017

A pub in need of some TLC. Tired and grubby. It's on the edge of the road so outside space is not the best and is not very inviting anyway

Thank Fleur60
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Arrived late in Bude and needed food. This had parking so we were able to get in just before 9pm. The pub needs a makeover, the whole place oozes neglect and despondency. The food however was a different story, I had fish and chips, the...More

Thank Mirpenn
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Been to this place a few times and normally a lovely place to have a drink. The bar staff are very nice people and also happy to help their customers. The problem i have with this place is this evening i decided to go in...More

Thank chrisnye2017
Reviewed 1 April 2017

WHEN we were last here a couple of years ago the food was solid dependable fare and the interior of the pub was in relatively decent condition. Unfortunately a couple of years have seen a few subtle changes with interior paintwork showing more damage while...More

Thank singhasam
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Visited for a family meal while on holiday during low season. Genuinely don't understand the low scores! Service was friendly and helpful. Food was FANTASTIC. Home made, not all frozen, and cooked properly. Onion rings get a special mention! Massive credit to the chef. OK...More

Thank A D
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We called in for food whilst on holiday in Bude. We opted to eat in the bar. The menu had the usual steaks, mixed grills, fish and pies you expect of a bar menu plus a few specials. The prices were average, the portions huge...More

Thank s-jstevens
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Called in here for dinner and must say the food was fantastic, I ate spaghetti & meatballs and my partner had a bowl of soup. We both said how nice and hot our food was and it was very filling and at a reasonable price....More

Thank John J
Reviewed 29 September 2016

My wife and I with our dog called in on the off chance that we could get lunch, we were greeted by friendly and welcoming staff. the meal was very enjoyable, plenty of it and very good value for money

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Is it a dog friendly pub?
29 August 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Gary H | Reviewed this property |
Only on the outside. As a gastro pub they don't like dogs inside.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bencoolen Road, Bude EX23 8PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Bude-Stratton  >  Bude
  • Phone Number: +44 1288 354694
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