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Clifford Arms

€€ - €€€, British,
34 Fore Street | Devon, Shaldon TQ14 0DE, England
+44 1626 872311
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Gastropub, Mediterranean
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
34 Fore Street | Devon, Shaldon TQ14 0DE, England
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1 - 10 of 174 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I RECENTLY SPENT THREE WEEKS IN DEVON, a county I know well and love. I decided to return to The Clifford Arms in Shaldon, having been enchanted by the 'first class food, service and atmosphere' that I found there when I visited in autumn 2016....More

2  Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an absolutely delightful place this is. We popped in for a late lunch of coffee and panini. I'm always wary of ordering coffee but I am delighted to say that this was the best cappuccino that I have had for a very long time...More

1  Thank workingtitle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As usual great coffee and a relaxed atmosphere. A place that has a welcoming staff and well worth the visit.

Thank Ben R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great evening at the Clifford Arms - since Dominic and the team took over the venue earlier this Summer they have truly transformed what was previously an unremarkable boozer into a venue offering something special both day and night. We opted for a...More

Thank AlexGriem
CdeSH, Owner at Clifford Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Alex Thank you so much for your very kind review which is greatly appreciated. All best wishes from the team at The Clifford Arms

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this lovely homely bistro today in shaldon. We had a delicious lunch, plenty of choice on the menu to suit everyone. From sandwiches, soups and larger meals. All the food is organic and sourced locally which is wonderful. Fresh ingredients delivered daily, the...More

Thank Helen F
CdeSH, Owner at Clifford Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Helen F Thank you so much for your very kind review, which is greatly appreciated. All best wishes from the team at The Clifford Arms.

Reviewed 12 August 2017

Only called in for a coffee on a busy Saturday morning as I'd not been since the new management had taken over. What a lovely difference. We just ordered our coffees and we're treated so well and ended up in an excellent discussion about Iced...More

Thank Liz A
CdeSH, Owner at Clifford Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Dear Liz A Thank you so much for your very kind review, which is greatly appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you again to the Clifford Arms in the future. All best wishes from the team.

Reviewed 31 July 2017

We booked our evening reception here in May 2017 and just before our event the Clifford was sold to new owners, I was a little aprehensive , but for no reason. Dominic and his staff were wonderful we had a great evning, the weather was...More

Thank jburden3502016
CdeSH, Owner at Clifford Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Dear Jburden Thank you so much for your very kind review which is greatly appreciated. We are delighted that your evening wedding reception went so well and we are pleased to have contributed to such an important occasion. We send you congratulations and all best...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Visited today 17th July ,lovely freindly welcome by new owners ,sat in the beer garden ,home made scones good selection of beers and nice coffee ,we will return thank you x

1  Thank shmagsLancashire
CdeSH, Owner at Clifford Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Dear shmagsLancashire Thank you so much for your very kind review and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future. All best wishes from the team at the Clifford Arms in Shaldon.

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the Clifford just after the new management had taken over so everything was not yet in place. However I did manage to try their food on a lunch time and sampled the torched mackerel. It was superb and with a good choice...More

Thank Mark S
CdeSH, Owner at Clifford Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Dear Mark S Thank you so much for your very kind review which is greatly appreciated. All best wishes from the team at The Clifford Arms.

Reviewed 27 June 2017

The Clifford Arms changed hands last week and I had booked a meal for Shaldon Festival performers to eat there a couple of days ago. Despite the move, Dominic honoured our booking and his chef provided us with freshly cooked food of an exceptionally high...More

Thank 56ann2017
CdeSH, Owner at Clifford Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Dear 56ann2017 Thank you for your very kind review which is greatly appreciated. With all best wishes from the team at The Clifford Arms (and the former Coffee Rush)

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Yes, well-behaved dogs on leads are welcome both in the pub and in the garden
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Gastropub, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Fore Street | Devon, Shaldon TQ14 0DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Shaldon
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 872311
Description
The Clifford Arms is owned by Dominic and Clare de Suys. It is a combination of the former and much loved Coffee Rush and the traditional approach of the Clifford Arms. Now operating as a continental style café bar serving from 9 am to 11 pm daily with a short closure between 4 and 5 pm to allow us to prepare for the evening. We serve breakfast and light lunches daily and dinner on Friday and Saturday evenings. Sunday lunch is also served and it is particularly popular when we host a jazz group. Monday nights are reserved for jazz (please see list or ring for dates and names of artistes)
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