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The Cleave Public House

€€ - €€€, British,
Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9TJ, England
+44 1647 277223
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (27 reviews)
“pudding” (22 reviews)
“sunday roast” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9TJ, England
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1 - 10 of 519 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When staying in Bovey Tracey for a long weekend, we wanted a Sunday roast. We have gone off having pub roast dinners as often they are disappointing. The Cleave did not disappoint. We booked a table but we were an hour early, it was no...More

Thank hjane2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with a group of six and we all had various meal options and all waxed lyrical about the quality of food. The service was also excellent, being very friendly and attentive. My 'bubble and squeak' (with egg and bacon) was wonderful and the presentation...More

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pooped in for a late lunch, although the main menu is not available they do a choice of soups and various filled baguettes. The soup was exceptional and a very pleasant manager welcomed us and our dog, cannot wait to go back to sample the...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were out on a walk it rained, the cafe was closed in the village so we ended up here.. what a lovey gentleman called Steve who is the manager? Hope i remembered name right. Very personable and very welcoming. FOOD was good if there...More

Thank frenchitalia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had walked around Lustleigh Cleave and arrived here at 1.50. Parking was tricky, so by the time we were able to order it was 1.58 and the main menu finished at 2, but they were happy to let us order. My mussels in a...More

Thank stripeygirl
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This lovely little pub has a new menu and it changes daily on the specials board. Every purse and stomach size is catered for and the food is really good. Having gone off the boil last year, it is certainly gaining a new drive from...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Went as a couple, yesterday for Sunday lunch and thankfully chose to ring beforehand to check availability - they were busy and as it was a very late booking (rang 11.30) they could offer us an early lunch 12 or 2.30. As we were travelling...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 15 October 2017

My husband and I have been here a few times for drinks and loved the charm of this beautiful old pub. We had a special anniversary, last night, and decided to try The Cleave for a meal. We were not disappointed. It was excellent. The...More

Thank callmenickles
Reviewed 14 October 2017

As a regular visitor over the last 27 years, I am delighted to report that this wonderful old pub is back to its brilliant best. Under new landlord Steve you are now assured of a warm welcome, the service now friendly and efficient. The selection...More

2  Thank lustleighiron
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Lunch with 18 others. Well received because we'd phoned ahead to warn landlord! Parking a bit tricky in a lovely village.

Thank charlesvwbs
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oldrec
31 May 2017|
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Response from JoyfulMomentsCoach | Reviewed this property |
They don't seem to have one on their website but I did not go for food just drinks. However there were lots of locals eating there which is always a good sign.
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Dave N
8 June 2016|
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Response from Nx M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, They were happy for us to go in for lunch with our big dog.
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Leebo87
21 August 2015|
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Response from devonshiredave | Reviewed this property |
They were on the menu when we went there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 18:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9TJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Lustleigh
  • Phone Number: +44 1647 277223
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