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The Maltsters Arms

The Maltsters Arms | Nr Totnes, Tuckenhay TQ9 7EQ, England
+44 1803 732350
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“mussels” (27 reviews)
“dover sole” (8 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
The Maltsters Arms | Nr Totnes, Tuckenhay TQ9 7EQ, England
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Disappointed in the customer service - called the day before to check for Sunday lunch as visiting by boat. Was told that food outside wasn’t a problem and could sit outside. On arrival was told that food had finished, when mentioned calling and checking the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank christianevans73
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Really good starter but they really need to up their game in the mains department! The staff are lovely and very accommodating but......We are local, been many times and recommended the restaurant to many other people but this visit was very ordinary, good quality, but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 2muchfinefoodandwine
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

This place is tucked away and certainly worth find if nearby, it’s a lot cleaner than the last time we visited and the menus is very attractive. We went for a lighter lunch of Moules and Hake, both fab - if a little pricey. Slick...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank slomofo
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend visiting. Great warm welcome and had the minute steaks which were superb. The staff were very friendly and the atmosphere was relaxed. You have to try it if you are in the area.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank alan_french28
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Staying in tuckenhay for a week and the Maltsters is just a few yards away. Can’t believe some of the negative reviews in trip advisor. Good greeting on arrival, lovely table, prompt service, friendly staff and excellent food. Minute steak brilliant. Sole with 4 scallops...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 4Putt
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Ignore negative reviews, the staff are friendly and welcoming. The food was delicious and the prices very reasonable. We ate Sunday lunch which was really lovely. The beef and pork were cooked beautifully. We took our friends a few days later for an evening meal...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Food was generally good but service poor and dis-organised. The management was not apparent and the young staff work very hard trying to look after the customers and are running up and down the stairs as kitchen is on the floor below.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Karina11015
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

I have visited the Maltsters over the years and pleased to say it still never fails to please The Sunday lunch for our group was superb along with the gin cocktails

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Vaughan C
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Knowing this pub can be busy we booked a table for dinner before leaving Cheshire. First impressions were good the setting is lovely, however, the Maltsters is tired & tatty and really needs a makeover. It seems the notion of meet & greet has not...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank tourist172013
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We ate in the pub with a river view table for lunch, and brought a dog too! The staff were friendly and helpful throughout. I had the mussels, caught locally and skate which were sublime with nicely balanced sauces. There is a beautiful view over...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 858benl
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Response from Tim_the_Taf | Reviewed this property |
took ours ok. Just ring the pub...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Maltsters Arms | Nr Totnes, Tuckenhay TQ9 7EQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Tuckenhay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 732350
  • E-mail
Riverside Devonshire Pub/Restaurant and B&B. Located alongside the river dart the Maltsters is the perfect location for you to moor your boat alongside to enjoy some delicious food with fantastic views. Great selection of wines, ales and anything else you fancy!
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