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Restaurant at The Hoops Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Horns Cross | Clovelly, Bideford EX39 5DL, England
+44 1237 451222
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (40 reviews)
“fish and chips” (32 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Horns Cross | Clovelly, Bideford EX39 5DL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very polite and helpful staff. The valentines menu was varied. Starters, main course and desserts were all well presented, cooked perfectly and tasted great. The Hoops Inn is a lovely restaurant.

3  Thank Ian L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited The Hoops twice during our stay in the area and I throughly recommend it as a place to eat or relax with a drink. Our first visit was for a Sunday roast with family and after drinks in the bar where dogs are...More

2  Thank Rmdjb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here with a group on a shooting trip. Arrival all efficient and friendly, rooms a little dated but comfortable and clean. I think they may be in the process of updating them. Food on the evening after the shoot was great, the best cooked...More

2  Thank Chambo15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing little gem in the country! After a hike on the coast. Cosy gastro pub with Great open fire. Crack out the the slow roasted belly pork crackling to really get your taste going and great mash to smooth the taste buds. Enjoy as much...More

2  Thank Bruce_Foodie
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We do love this quirky place where the staff are welcoming and friendly and the food good at a reasonable price. Children and dogs are welcome.

2  Thank davidSolihull
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Just dropped in for lunch on a whim. The pub had a really nice Christmassy atmosphere with a lovely log fire and thankfully no dire Christmas music Staff were great considering they were pretty busy and food was fab, plentiful and great value for money....More

2  Thank Deb4658
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Where do I start !!!!! We visited Xmas eve for a meal with my Mum and after being shown to our table which was immediately in front of a roaring open fire (which could have been nice had it been just drinks or slightly further...More

Thank kaydevey
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Visited on a quiet Tuesday evening on the lead up to Christmas and sat in a five in the bar area. Extremely welcoming staff who didn’t hurry you. Food choices were lovely and varied. Reasonably priced food and a pleasant evening. Will definitely be returning.

2  Thank Emerlieee
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

On a cold and wet winter afternoon, this was the perfect stop for lunch. The cosy atmosphere created by the open fires and welcoming staff made this a very enjoyable stop. Next to the main road, we made a spontaneous stop for some food and...More

2  Thank Adam P
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Went in on Sunday at 1.45 for Sunday lunch, always drove past but never stopped but all I can say is the staff were friendly and welcoming and nothing was too much trouble ,open fires , lovely ambiance , the food was excellent and you...More

2  Thank newholland L
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Questions & Answers
John S
8 February 2017|
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Response from travexLondon | Property representative |
Yes we do in the non carpeted bar areas and in our coach house bedrooms.
Gerry M
7 September 2016|
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Response from travexLondon | Property representative |
Yes dogs on a lead are welcome anywhere in the bar area or of course in the garden or courtyard.
25 July 2016|
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Response from travexLondon | Property representative |
Always best to phone and reserve a table so that you know you have a space reserved.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$31
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Horns Cross | Clovelly, Bideford EX39 5DL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Torridge  >  Bideford
  • Phone Number: +44 1237 451222
  • E-mail
A beautiful ancient thatched Inn conveniently located on the A39 Atlantic Highway between Bideford and the tourist destination of Clovelly. The Hoops Inn serves traditional bar meals in both the pub and restaurant areas with am emphasis on fine, locally sourced ingredients. Food is served all day. In addition to the popular pub there are also 13 en-suite bedrooms.
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