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The Cleave Public House

€€ - €€€, British,
Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9TJ, England
+44 1647 277223
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Lustleigh, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9TJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We were staying in 3 pound cottage, a stone's throw from the pub and thought we would try it for dinner last week. Wait staff could not describe menu item correctly and the curry I ordered looked and tasted terrible. I don't know who is...More

Thank mebr537
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hidden away in a picturesque little village this pub is in a delightful setting. The staff are genuinely lovely. The food is very tasty and visually pleasing. Three courses with drinks and coffee for under £60 for two? What's not to like!

Thank Colin G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch after a long walk. Our second visit in a year. The food was *stunning*. My favourite was the smoked seafood stack. Always amazing food and great service. Two kinds of cider on tap as well. Parking can be a challenge...More

1  Thank Heidi D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a table at the cleave on bank holiday Monday for 7pm. When we arrived we were told that they had stopped serving meals at 5pm. We wondered why the pub was deserted. As we had booked two weeks before and they had our...More

Thank y0rkeb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wasn't feeling that hungry so just had beef baguette...It was huge ! Lovely thick slices of beef homemade coleslaw and salad ..couldn't eat it all !! The food they were serving looked so lovely and big portions . Nice friendly staff with Lovely seating area...More

Thank wiggy65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful old pub is now in the hands of a young team who are doing a fantastic job - we ate there 3 times in the week we were on holiday in nearby Manaton! The food is superb, as is the beer and wine,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner came here for lunch and we weren't disappointed! What a hidden treasure this place is, it has a wide range of food which is nice since my partner had a rice dish which you don't get anywhere. For mains I had...More

Thank SpamHead94
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We cycled here on a Wednesday evening; we were rudely treated by all staff and pushed from pillar to post within the pub. The food menu was removed by the bar manager before our eyes Whilst reading it and very loudly told that we would...More

Thank Ali H
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We popped in here for lunch today on a trip to the moors, we had a drink and ordered lunch, we got there are a very good time as lots of people came after us, we couldn't fault a thing, the service was great, our...More

Thank ejlaver45
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We arrived at the Cleave 12.30 on Saturday Bank Holiday weekend only to be told....sorry we're not taking any more food orders til after 1.30 then there will be a long delay for your food! So disappointing!!!!!

Thank milliem21
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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.
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.
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
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, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
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