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Claytons and The Glasshouse

2 Cross Street, Barnstaple EX31 1BA, England
+44 1271 323311
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“moules frites” (5 reviews)
“sea bass” (12 reviews)
“belly pork” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Gastropub, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2 Cross Street, Barnstaple EX31 1BA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went to Clayton's for lunch with a friend on a Thursday. The service was lovely. Friendly and responsive when needed. We had mussels with bread. All very yummy. Packed and buzzy although a few spare tables so we didn't need to book.

Thank Rosie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Claytons for an early evening meal. It was quiet but then it was Monday. Service was swift if not a little loud. The waiter insisted on talking to diners at the tables from the bar, he was way too loud, I think...More

Thank Ian R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the most wonderful wedding party at Claytons Glasshouse which was wonderfully managed by James and Pat . The glasshouse was decorated just as we had hoped and planned. The buffet was marvellous and catered for everyone including my gluten free friends and vegetarian/vegan...More

Thank Jellybeanjane13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening meal last month. Thank you. The presentation was great and the taste matching! We have enjoyed the new menu offerings and shall be sure to return. The staff were attentive too - thank you.

Thank QualityControlNDevon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We headed into Barnstaple on the Friday night for a meal and chanced upon this restaurant. It's got a relaxed atmosphere with a fine range of food and drink. I had the monkfish, which was beautifully cooked. Prices are reasonable and it's got excellent staff...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place to eat, cocktails dinner and lovely staff and a great atmosphere. We had a veggie option which was fab loads of veg and presented beautifully very filling. The monk fish was delicious wrapped in ham with lovely vegetables. Great value for...More

Thank Twrog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was pretty good and the waiter was a friendly chap. But at about 22:15 we were told that we had better order desserts as the kitchen staff 'were giving us death stares'!! The waiter then got a bucket of water out and began...More

Thank 834Robw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently went in for a team-meal for work. We had an Antipasto board to share in the beginning which was jam-packed and very tasty. My starter was the scallops & I had the Monk fish for main. If you get a chance to taste...More

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely relaxing evening spent with work colleagues at Claytons. We went all out and each had starters, mains and squeezed in a desert at the end (The Cheese cake is absolutely delicious, if you have a sweet tooth you must try this!- not too heavy...More

Thank _adelereed
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Whether you choose the downstairs (Clayton's) or upstairs (The Glasshouse) restaurant. You will not be disappointed. In both places you can expect freshly cooked food from the most exquisite ingredients to create the most inventive dishes. The service is excellent and you are sure to...More

Thank Alexander S
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22 November 2016|
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Response from SAP4369 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but they probably would. Give them a call, really friendly staff.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cross Street, Barnstaple EX31 1BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 323311
  • E-mail
Claytons & The Glasshouse offer some of the finest food and drink experiences available in North Devon. We stock a wide range of spirits, beers, wines and ciders to suit every taste, whilst our Head Chef rustles up some truly special dishes in the kitchen. Perfect for a special occasion, party or just a quiet dinner under the beautiful glass ceiling of The Glasshouse upstairs. We're also the favourite haunt for numerous after-work and weekend evening drinkers, offering sumptuous cocktails, unique gin experiences and the chance to sample something completely new.
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