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The Maltsters Arms

The Maltsters Arms | Nr Totnes, Tuckenhay TQ9 7EQ, England
+44 1803 732350
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (27 reviews)
“dover sole” (8 reviews)
“sardines” (7 reviews)
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17:30 - 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 1 week ago 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.

Thank alan_french28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank 4Putt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank Karina11015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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

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

Thank Ben L
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We too visited the malsters arms yesterday at lunch time and agree with the previous post in that the staff were indifferent and the food was nothing special and over priced with no availability of snacks. The pub itself is looking tired and well past...More

Thank herrington492
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We arrived via boat and were extremely pleased to be able to moor outside the establishment. Then everything went downhill. There was no clear sineage to the bar, past the beer barrels in the car park. There were no sandwiches or light lunch available on...More

1  Thank Paulywalnut
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Arrive by dinghy on the rising tide to the pub's own jetty. Don't be put off by the natural, laid back feel...... Less is more here. Great welcome and service from delightful crew. Keith Floyd lives on..... The quality food was excellently cooked and presented....More

Thank pete b
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3 October 2015|
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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
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
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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