The Blacksmiths Arms

The Blacksmiths Arms

The Blacksmiths Arms is a popular public house located in the local town of Bideford, Devon

Established in 1834, the pub has been providing traditional, good quality service and food for over 180 years

The pub features a traditional bar with real ales and world wines, as well as a beer garden for alfresco dining

As well as a regular menu of traditional British favorites, the pub also serves up weekly specials catering to all tastes

With its unique interior featuring beams, log fire and local artwork,The Blacksmiths Arms is a must visit for any visitor to Bideford


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Opening Hours:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 1:00 – 7:00 PM
Wednesday: 1:00 – 7:00 PM
Thursday: 1:00 – 10:30 PM
Friday: 1:00 – 11:00 PM
Saturday: 1:00 – 11:00 PM
Sunday: Closed
Address: 23 Torrington St, Bideford EX39 4DP, UK

Delivery: No
Dine In: Yes
Price Level: 1
Reservable: Yes
Serves Beer: Yes
Serves Wine: Yes
Takeout: No

Sue Townsend avatarSue Townsend
a month ago
Visiting Bideford for a family occasion,found this gem of a pub, service was excellent, facilities excellent, was told about quiz night following night and decided to go along. Had a great time and a laugh. Highly recommend
David Mytton avatarDavid Mytton
4 months ago
Smart and clean. Splendid beer. A cut above the average Bideford pub. Shame there's no local cider though.
Greg Smith avatarGreg Smith
11 months ago
Rip off avoid. Popped in for a drink, ordered two half pints of lemonade and coke. Barman barely 2/3 filled the glass, had to ask for them to be filled to the top. Then charged £7.40! For two small soft drinks. Avoid this place.
Stacey Keeling avatarStacey Keeling
6 months ago
Amazing pub, great atmosphere and music, the staff are great, thanks to you Amy and Simon.
Ian Adams avatarIan Adams
7 months ago
A great pub tucked away in a quiet side street parallel to the river on the east side of the old bridge. Thank you to Amy and Simon for their warm welcome and hospitality.
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