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The Leaping Salmon

€€ - €€€, British,
Whitchurch Road, Horrabridge, Dartmoor National Park PL20 7TP, England
+44 1822 851541
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“potato cakes” (2 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Whitchurch Road, Horrabridge, Dartmoor National Park PL20 7TP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had my birthday meal on a busy Sunday in December. The service was excellent, food first class, and the wine delicious. Couldn't ask for more! We also talked to Max about doing a day qith him, learning how to make the delicious sourdough bread...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lynnsY8349UA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Finally had the chance to visit The Leaping Salmon for an eveinig meal this week. An impressive refit story (read about in the summer on social media), a pleasant vibe and an interesting and well balanced menu. Also good to hear about open mic nights...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jo a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a sunbathed winter walk on the moors we went in search of Sunday lunch. Our walk was not insignificant and so something hearty was in order. The leaping salmon came top of this list for our location and we couldn’t be happier that it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank J5869GXmattc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just occasionally you have an eating experience which you remember for years to come. A 5Franc Relais Routier somewhere in the middle of France, a fish soup at The Fort overlooking Guincho beach. On Sunday at the Leaping Salmon it happened again. Six of us...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank tomeastwood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well how lucky are we, where else can you pop out for breakfast with superb coffee and lovely surroundings in this area, then slip through the door into the pub/dining area with a roaring log burner, fine local beers and spirits with a fantastic atmosphere...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JB5801
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Recently refurbished this is nothing like the old Leaping Salmon which sadly became shall we say a rather tired and grubby pub. It's very different. It's not your olde worlde country pub. The decor is minimalistic and fresh and the new owners have made a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Terry H
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

This pub has recently reopened, serving first class food, and a great atmosphere. It’s been a while since we enjoyed a meal out so much. Would thoroughly recommend

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank lynnsY8349UA
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Happened upon this place by chance today and what a find !!!!! Great atmosphere wonderful fresh produce who knew pickled tomatoes were a thing !!!!! Definitely will come back and will stay next time . Good luck with this new venture xxxx

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank sallycroft
Reviewed 20 October 2018

The restaurant side of this friendly pub has the sort of menu where you want to sample everything on it. Everything is freshly cooked, and chips and sauces are made by the chefs and not bought ready made. I had the confit chicken leg with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank AntonyO124
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

The grilled Hake with spinach, potato cakes and Bleurre Blanc was amazing! I highly recommend this pub / Restaurant!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank caroline f
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whitchurch Road, Horrabridge, Dartmoor National Park PL20 7TP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Horrabridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1822 851541
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Set on the edge of Dartmoor, the Leaping Salmon is a family owned village pub. Simple and carefully sourced food is available for lunch and dinner Tuesday - Sunday, alongside a range of local beers, ciders and spirits. Adjacent to the pub is a cafe, serving freshly baked bread, breakfasts, lunches, pastries, cream teas and coffees. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm. Above the pub are three self-contained double ensuite rooms with views over the River Walkham, one of which can sleep up to 5 people. Direct walking and cycling access to Dartmoor. Sunday Lunch is served between 12pm and 3pm. Booking is recommended. The menu changes weekly. An upstairs dining room is available for larger parties on request.
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