The Village Inn

Thurlestone Hotel, Thurlestone, Kingsbridge, United Kingdom, TQ7 3NN
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Monday - Thursday 11.30-3/6-10.30
Friday 11.30-3/5-10.30
Saturday 11.30-10.30
Sunday 12-10.30
Food Served 12-2.30/6-9 Daily

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome

About The Village Inn

The 16th Century Village Inn, complete with beams salvaged from Spanish Armada ships wrecked on the nearby coast, is a popular free house owned by the Grose family for more than a century and is where they first offered hospitality to visitors.

The Village Inn incorporates stylish modern décor with traditional influences and whether sat outside in the sunshine or inside by the cosy log burner it is a relaxed venue to enjoy a real ale or glass of wine and something to eat.

Scott Woodall and his team make The Village Inn popular with guests and locals alike and it is a favoured stop off for walkers on the South West Coastal Footpath. The menu offers freshly prepared meals, signature dishes and daily blackboard specials. Children and dogs are very welcome.

Cuisine: Gastro Pub
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Monday, 13 January 2020

Another excellent evening at the Village Inn - service and food yet again up to the expected high standard - thoroughly recommended as usual.

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Visited On Monday, 13 January 2020

We always enjoy our meals at the Village Inn. Well looked after by the young team!

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Visited On Sunday, 22 December 2019

Could not fault the food, the staff or the venue. Thank you so much.

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Visited On Wednesday, 01 January 2020

Excellent- thank you!

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Visited On Wednesday, 01 January 2020

There appears to be a total lack of quality control on the food side. On the other occasions earlier this year we had to send back food for being too cold. This happened again this time. Service was poor - lack of cutlery, cheese & biscuits served without biscuits. Back restaurant looked like a store room and also dirty. No compensation offered. Thus overpriced for the service & quality received. This is a great pity as the Thurlestone Hotel is fabulous, great food great service, loads of style. It's a pity that the Village Inn let's the side down.

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Visited On Wednesday, 01 January 2020

Once again a very enjoyable New Year lunch with family and friends. Excellent food, atmosphere and service. Thank you

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

This was our first visit to The Village Inn, but we will certainly return. The food was excellent and the menu catered well for everyone in our party. Service was very friendly and efficient.

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Another amazing meal. Probably the best fish pie I have had! All in our party were very happy

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Excellent atmosphere, managing to balance village pub atmosphere with more modern rustic feel expected by hotel guests

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Visited On Friday, 20 December 2019

Had a lovely meal and great service. Came to Thurlestone to join family for Christmas.

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 December 2019

The food was excellent and the staff were efficient and charming. An all round lovely Christmas lunch.

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Visited On Thursday, 26 December 2019

Great pub food

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 December 2019

Again absolutely outstanding and well done to Scott, Jack, Harry, Jess and Elliot.... Thank you for looking after us on Christmas Day.

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 December 2019

Absolutely fabulous Christmas lunch. The food was a sheer delight; lovely staff and a great atmosphere. We will definitely do this again!

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Visited On Friday, 20 December 2019

Lovely food and great service

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Visited On Friday, 20 December 2019

Very good tonight

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 December 2019

I booked the 3 Course Christmas Meal Package for a party of 6 people as I felt it was a good deal (having previously eaten at The Village Inn many times). I submitted our orders prior to the evening (a great idea) and upon arrival, we were made to feel special straight away. The food was outstanding - a lovely starter and desert, but the highlight was the roast - absolutely superb in regards to taste, variety and amount. Furthermore, the staff were attentive without being overbearing - a perfect mix. Highly recommend !!

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Visited On Saturday, 14 December 2019

Really WONDERFUL Christmas lunch for our family of 12 - it felt just just like being at home. The lunch was served like a domestic meal as well - with bowls of extra vegetables on the table (rather than being "plated") The staff were absolutely charming and attentive - everyone in our party remarked on the excellent choice of venue and how impressive it was that the Village Inn was able to achieve a professional but non-commercial atmosphere.

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 December 2019

Friendly, welcoming and cosy, accommodating staff, well presented food, much much better than you would expect in a Village Inn.

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Visited On Thursday, 28 November 2019

Hi, My Ham ,duck eggs and fries with skins on,was actually chicken eggs and normal chips. It was fine but not as posh as advertised! The 5 cheese board only had 4 cheeses on it, the 5th cheese did arrive when requested, mistake or deliberate? Cheeses not that wonderful(chedar excepted) and tiny!

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Visited On Monday, 25 November 2019

Very well looked after by the Village Inn team with a relaxing evening and tasty food seated by the fire.

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Visited On Friday, 22 November 2019

Well looked after by Elliot . Minor disappointment that the Friday Fish deal is finished .

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Visited On Thursday, 21 November 2019

As always we were really well looked after. Can’t beat the Village Inn for amazing service and food.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

Fantastic food and drinks. Great service from all staff. Only little complaint was no heating was on and the pub was really cold. The fire in the lounge wasn’t lit either but the barman lit it for us.

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Visited On Thursday, 07 November 2019

As always we had a wonderful experience. The roaring fire was very welcome after our blowy coastal walk. Food delicious and service friendly and efficient.

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