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3 weeks ago

Bob Dunne

Had a sample takeaway last night, BBQ full rack of ribs to die for.👍... See MoreSee Less

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4 months ago

Kevin Stone

really nice food, staff very polite and friendly..... See MoreSee Less

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1 years ago

Rolf Peters

Excellet hosting, service, food and drink. Great atmosphere. I will definitely go in there when I’m in the area again.... See MoreSee Less

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1 years ago

Denise D'Ambra

Great food..friendly and helpful staff..... See MoreSee Less

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1 years ago

Julie Foord

Fantastic Sunday roast dinner. Helpful friendly staff.... See MoreSee Less

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1 years ago

Rolf Hennequin

So stellt man sich einen englischen Pub. Mit der Ausnahme, dass hier das Essen besser ist, als usually!... See MoreSee Less

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1 years ago

Liz Coulthard

Lovely friendly pub with good kitchen and nice service... See MoreSee Less

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1 years ago

Darryl Strong

I stopped in here with my 2 kids, the food was awesome (we had scallops and fish and chips for main). The staff we very friendly and helpfull, lovely place highly recommend... See MoreSee Less

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1 years ago

Linda Platt

we visited on Sunday forgetting it was Father's Day and all tables were reserved but the fantastic Cathy squeezed us in and we had the best Sunday roast ever, well recommended... See MoreSee Less

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1 years ago

Amy Frances

Extremely welcoming! We went for drinks and the Head Chef (Gareth) really made us feel welcomed and gave us recommendations on the local area and specific ales my dad might enjoy. Would definitely recommend!... See MoreSee Less

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2 years ago

Tim Hailes

Super friendly country pub with an excellent traditional Sunday roast menu.... See MoreSee Less

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2 years ago

Harold Griffiths

fab service and lovely people... See MoreSee Less

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2 years ago

Wendy Mackey Jones

Great food, friendly helpful service and lovely country pub... See MoreSee Less

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2 years ago

Maria Mason

Just the best pub & the best people. love it xx... See MoreSee Less

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2 years ago

Patrick Falcon

Already posted complimentary comments on Facebook.
Ginger sponge,ice cream and caramel sauce dessert would be hard to beat.
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2 years ago

Tony Tanner

Very nice pub , great staff and nice food... See MoreSee Less

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2 years ago

Deryl Dowling

Went two night in a row, excellent food and excellent staff.... See MoreSee Less

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2 years ago

Stephanie Rout

Had a wonderful meal here today, service was good, lovely setting, fab food portions and very tasty.... See MoreSee Less

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2 years ago

Julie Darby

Excellent Sunday lunch and friendly staff 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻... See MoreSee Less

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Beautiful cosy pub in a lovely area with views that really make you appreciate it's location very friendly and polite staff and people food is amazing (steak and ale pie)� will definitely be coming back ��... See MoreSee Less

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2 years ago

Sarah Chapman

Lovely pub with friendly staff. Crab sandwich was delicious and the chips that went with it were fab.... See MoreSee Less

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2 years ago

Sara Davey

Delicious food and great service. What more can one say? Excellent!
By the way, they are very dog friendly and there was no issue with my husband’s guide dog. In fact we noticed they have been raising money for a guide dog puppy. Sx
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2 years ago

Robert Davies

What a great time, it was our first time to the Tradesman Arm’s as we are newly local and we will be going back again soon. It was a great mixture of locals and tourists in the bar and restaurant.
The food tasted exceptional and served well. It was a hot day and I was still tempted by the Steak and Ale pie... glad I did, it is the best pie ever, so much tender steak pieces and a great pastry on top.
My partner had the special being mussels as did many others, so a messy time was had by all.
Dogs are very welcome, wished we had of taken ours now but we thought it too hot, they would have made many friends....
Service was excellent at the bar and in the restaurant too, a lovely country pub doing excellent local food with a good atmosphere.
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2 years ago

Rob Bradbury

Lovely pub, lovely roast, lovely beer, lovely setting, lovely staff. Quite lovely.... See MoreSee Less

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3 years ago

Rita Gray

Bluey the Budgie was made very welcome and his ickle bottle was filled with water. He sat happily chatting away as we tucked into a fabulous roast beef lunch with all the trimmings, followed by their scrummylicious ice cream 🍨. Warm friendly happy atmosphere serving local produce with a smile and sense of humour. Highly recommend this lovely pub, it’s immaculate ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️... See MoreSee Less

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3 years ago

David H Kerr

Great staff, happy atmosphere, good food and even better music........ See MoreSee Less

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Absolutely superb! Salmon, stake and ale pie, sticky toffee pud all yummy.... See MoreSee Less

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3 years ago

Richard Follett

Great roast..lovely staff.. thanks.. will be back soon!... See MoreSee Less

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3 years ago

Valerie Harrison

Had lunch today on our first visit - just wish we could have stayed for Spanish Night! A real 'old' pub with friendly staff (and customers), good food and a lovely setting.... See MoreSee Less

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3 years ago

Paul Vaughan

The rating says it all! � Try the fish pie as you will be left wanting more!!... See MoreSee Less

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3 years ago

Heather Rodway

Just enjoyed a 3 night stay at the delightful little pub. Food is superb as are the friendly staff and customers. Will return.... See MoreSee Less

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3 years ago

DaveandDee Fox

Wonderful place! The chef is amazing!!!
Food out of this world. Staff amazing & v dog friendly. Have our own table with our bulldog who has her own bowl of water and bones.
Kath fantastic lady
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3 years ago

John Clements

Great little pub
10 out of 10 for food
The steak and ale pie was huge and cooked to perfection
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3 years ago

Jan Karlsson

Mysig B&B i traditionell stil. Nära mycket vackra ställen i Devon men ändå avskilt. Puben är trevlig med mycket god mat. Gästvänlig personal. Hade rummet över pubens bar och isoleringen var inte så bra därför kunde det vara störande under sen kvällen med sorlet nedifrån.... See MoreSee Less

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3 years ago

Tracey Mayo

Just spent a couple of nights here and it was an absolute delight.superb food.Rib Eye steak an absolute must and so was the Fish pie superb room.superb service and the staff were brilliant.thank you to everyone at The Tradesmans Arms for looking after us..looking forward to coming back for sure.... See MoreSee Less

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3 years ago

Helen Wollacott

Our second visit to The Tradesman Arms and just as great as the first time. Owners and staff very welcoming and friendly. Food very tasty and nice and hot.... See MoreSee Less

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3 years ago

Diane Cox

Brilliant hospitality and customer service. Food amazing. We were brilliantly looked after. Thank you so much.... See MoreSee Less

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4 years ago

Sarah Gibson

Lovely pub, fantastic service, dog friendly, and amazing food!!!... See MoreSee Less

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4 years ago

Charlie Brinkley

We have returned to Stokenham for a second year for a week's holiday. Before we left home we booked to have a meal here. We weren't dissappointed- the food, hospitality & welcome was brilliant. We had Salcombe crab followed by a huge steak & ale pie & battered fish & chips with homemade tartare sauce. Was scrummy. Pudding was 3 scoops of totally delicious ice cream. Totally yummy & definitely looking forward to our next meal on Thursday. Thank you all for a great evening.... See MoreSee Less

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Excellent food nice and friendly comfortable stay... See MoreSee Less

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4 years ago

Angela Lewis

We love the Tradesmans, Sunday lunch is fab. Warm welcome for all including Pixie 🐶Thank you... See MoreSee Less

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4 years ago

Simon Pugh

A great traditional pub in a beautiful location, great food and a good selection of ales... See MoreSee Less

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4 years ago

Vanessa Wotton

Came for a meal 2 weeks ago and the food was amazing! No complaints from 6 of us all having a 3 course meal. Highly recommend.... See MoreSee Less

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4 years ago

Ann Firmstone

great food and lovely staff will be back again soon.... See MoreSee Less

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4 years ago

Andrew Barrand

I called in today for a quick pint, what a friendly pub 🙂 and a good range of beers and ciders to choose from. I look forward to visiting again soon for their French or Italian themed evenings.... See MoreSee Less

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4 years ago

Olivia Joy V Jones

Ten of us went here for our Christmas lunch & they went above & beyond to cater for me as the only vegan, researching vegan foods, making a menu of three starters, three mains & three deserts for me to choose from beforehand, Gareth the chief really did himself proud..the food was absolutely delicious!!!!! (As was everyone elses food) 😀 So so good I will def recommend to vegan friends to going here as many pubs & restaurants do not bother to even try to accommodate a vegan customer, hope this inspires you to have vegan options on your menu all the time, non vegans & vegetarians would love it also. 🙂 Thanks so much for making me feel welcome.x... See MoreSee Less

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4 years ago

Helena Farley

Had a lovely meal here this evening! Land lady was very lovely and served our needs at the last minute with a 7 month old baby. Very welcoming and a nice pub to be at with lovely views to add.... See MoreSee Less

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4 years ago

Christine White

Book before you go....highly recommended....steak and ale pie was scrumptious!... See MoreSee Less

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4 years ago

Lachlan Kenny

Great cosy feel and fantastic welcome. Did not eat but menu looked terrific, will definitely book a table for the next visit. Charming pub... See MoreSee Less

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4 years ago

Gilly Wickham

Brilliant atmosphere great food and doggies are made very welcome fabulous good old pub at its best... See MoreSee Less

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5 years ago

Nathan Aylett

Lovely find. On our way to beesands. Warm welcome dog friendly.... See MoreSee Less

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5 years ago

Jennifer Walker

We visited last year for a Special Anniversary . The Manager and Staff were all so nice and helpful . Treats in the room . Fab food . Lovely. Walks . We hope to return this year .... See MoreSee Less

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Fantastic ace very friendly staff,great food and lovely country pub. Very dog friendly.... See MoreSee Less

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Very old, very welcoming, excellent food and great friendly service. Well worth a visit...... The steak and the pear and blackberry crumble are highly recommended. Our first visit today....... Will be back soon. Thank you... See MoreSee Less

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6 years ago

Julie Gausden

What a gem! Very friendly barman, amazing food. We and our dogs Charlie and Lola were made to feel very welcome. Will see you on Sunday evening if not before.... See MoreSee Less

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6 years ago

Jodie Kelly

Amazing food, exceptionally helpful & friendly staff! Definitely worth a visit!... See MoreSee Less

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6 years ago

Simon Finch

Another two happy repeat customers last night. Food has consistently impressed.... See MoreSee Less

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Tonight’s specials are:
Baby back Ribs (BBQ or Spicy - you choose) served with cheesy chips and home made onion rings- £9.50.
or a devious home made sweet potato, courgette & squash Thai red curry £7.50. Delivery or collection available. Call us or email [email protected]
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2 weeks ago

Don’t fancy cooking a roast this roast this Sunday - call us on 01548 580 996 to order your takeaway for collection or delivery. Choose from Roast Lamb, Pork, Chicken or Beef with all the trimmings just £12.00 ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

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Fabulous roast lamb Sunday lunch today, than you!!

Goodmorning, todays specials
Full rack of ribs "BBQ/SPICY" cheesy chips and homemade battered onion rings £9.50
Or try our sweet potato, tofu, corgette and butternut squash Thai Red curry with coconut rice £7.50.
And don't forget we are taking bookings for our popular Sunday lunch and we are also taking bookings for our "Every day is Christmas" eat in and take away which starts in December.
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2 weeks ago

With all the uncertainty surrounding Christmas we have decided to do things a little differently during December and have ”Every day is Christmas Day” starting in early December (pending Government guidelines). Take away option available for those who would rather not “dine in”. Bookings being taken from Wednesday 18th November. ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

With all the uncertainty surrounding Christmas we have decided to do things a little differently during December and have ”Every day is Christmas Day”  starting in early December (pending Government guidelines).  Take away option available for those who would rather not “dine in”. Bookings being taken from Wednesday 18th November.

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Don’t forget- the phone will be manned from tomorrow till Sunday between 12-2pm to order your takeaway for collection or delivery 5-8pm daily. Roasts available from 12-4pm on Sunday. Last orders for Roasts Friday 2pm please. Call 01548 580 996 or email o[email protected]

Tomorrow’s special is a whole rack of ribs (fiery or bbq) with chips and onion rings for £9.50.
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2 weeks ago

Don’t forget- the phone will be manned from tomorrow till Sunday between 12-2pm to order your takeaway for collection or delivery 5-8pm daily.  Roasts available from 12-4pm on Sunday. Last orders for Roasts Friday 2pm please. Call 01548 580 996 or email orders@thetradesmansarms.com.  Tomorrow’s special is a whole rack of ribs (fiery or bbq) with chips and onion rings for £9.50.
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Tradesmans Arms, Kingsbridge, Devon

The Tradesmans Arms. Photo (c) The Independent

The Tradesmans Arms

A little cracker of a pub, 14th­ century, part­ thatched and two miles from the sea. Prop up the bar, bring the dogs, tuck into the fabulous food; head chef Kris Jury and his team are making a splash in remotest Devon, using fresh local produce. Formerly a brewhouse with three cottages, the pub stands in a sleepy village near Slapton Sands. Inside, find charmingly rustic dark ­beams and slate­ floors and outside, a beer garden with lush countryside views. Superior malt whiskies, Otter and Tribute ales, an extensive wine list to suit all pockets, and a homemade pie with a beautiful glaze on its puff pastry lid. They also have a children’s menu.

9th August 2016

Toby Sawday

The Independent

Close to Slapton Sands, a little inn for walkers, weary beach combers and lovers of seasonal food. Sail upstairs for a great night’s sleep

A little cracker of a pub, 14th-century, part-thatched and two miles from the sea. Prop up the bar, bring the dogs, tuck into the fabulous food; head chef Kris Jury and his team are making a splash in remotest Devon, using fresh local produce, making seasonal changes to the menu. Formerly a brewhouse with three cottages, the pub stands in a sleepy village near Slapton Sands and takes its name from the tradesmen who trekked the coastal bridle path. Dark-beamed, slate-floored and charmingly rustic, the oldest part has a log-burner, antique tables and inviting bar stools, while the more hushed, more modern and slightly elevated dining room is red pattern-carpeted and dotted with gilt framed pictures. Outside: a beer garden with lush countryside views. Reasons to be here: superior malt whiskies, Otter and Tribute ales, top-notch breakfasts, an extensive wine list to suit all pockets, and a homemade pie with a beautiful glaze on its puff pastry lid. They also have a children’s menu, and do a great vegetarian option. Cathy and her husband have now introduced four bedrooms with super bathrooms upstairs, the two at the front the biggest and the best.

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