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The Bridge Inn

Topsham, Exeter, England
+44 1392 873862
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The beer menu comes first & mobile phones are verboten

A great (and ever changing) variety of real beers. The food menu is a bit limited, but what there... read more

Reviewed yesterday
BigAnnII
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
A piece of history

This pub is a remarkable survivor, a real old world pub that has remained largely unchanged with... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
Steve D
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Frimley Green, United Kingdom
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Topsham, Exeter, England
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Reviewed yesterday

A great (and ever changing) variety of real beers. The food menu is a bit limited, but what there is, is excellent - in particular, the ham sandwiches were thick & juicy.

Thank BigAnnII
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

This pub is a remarkable survivor, a real old world pub that has remained largely unchanged with excellent real ales direct from the barrel. It is just a collection of small rooms with no bar as such and a limited but good menu. It can...More

1  Thank Steve D
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

I have been coming here since 1982. I hope it never changes. My wife and I sat outside in the warm Autumn sunshine. We had Martha's Mild and also Branoc. Both excellent beers. Lunch consisted of a smoked chicken ploughman's and a scotch egg salad....More

Thank Russ H
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Very unusual venue with comfortable mismatched armchairs and setees. Drinks at reasonable prices. Good live music by a comedy duo.

Thank peter y
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Great ale pub No electronic sounds No mobile phones Log fires Super place A delight to be in Car park by the river, good in summer or winter

Thank Paul G
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Stopped at this lovely old inn, for a light lunch, and decided to sit outside in the sun, overlooking the river Clyst...quite magical. One need not actuall go inside the pub at all, unless one wants to, one can order ones food and drink from...More

Thank dtilbury
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

The title says it all. Been there a few times over the years and never disappoints. Shows how continuous family involvement works - even down the very youngest!

Thank creakingbones62
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

On our way back to Torbay via topsham we pulled into this oasis. By a river, quiet setting sun beating down. This public house looked like any other, but on entry it was no ordinary pub. The bar has no pumps but go outside to...More

Thank ybossons
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Unique for so many reasons. Sit outside and watch the river Clyst wind all the way to the horizon. You will see a wide variety of waterfowl - Kingfishers, Herons etc. The food is always top quality, they have a fixed menu which includes delicious...More

Thank symonpaul
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This is a pub that sells beer. If you want cider they will accommodate you and I am sure they have a glass of wine at a push. If you want fancy drinks with fruit salad then I probably wouldn't bother. I wanted beer. It...More

Thank xraysteve
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