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: 1:00 – 7:00 PM
Tuesday: 1:00 – 7:00 PM
Wednesday: 1:00 – 7:00 PM
Thursday: 12:00 – 10:30 PM
Friday: 12:00 – 11:00 PM
Saturday: 12:00 – 11:00 PM
Sunday: 1:00 – 7:00 PM
Address: 23 Torrington St, Bideford EX39 4DP, UK

Delivery: No
Dine In: Yes
Reservable: Yes
Serves Beer: Yes
Serves Wine: Yes
Takeout: No

Lynne Barlow avatarLynne Barlow
8 months ago
After nearly 3 years managed to revisit the blacksmith arms (closed due to covid and then staff shortages). Still a lovely pub. Glad to see quite a few customers in the pub itself and out in the Beer garden. Pub has been redecorated and looks clean and fresh. Only one issue, only one beer on but things can only get better beer wise.
Paul Bennett avatarPaul Bennett
3 months ago
Great pub, good atmosphere had lovely night out. Good music as well from the Wild Strawberries ☺️.
Brian Evans avatarBrian Evans
9 months ago
Really nice pub….great prices and lovely outside decking and welcoming, unfortunately the 'locals' are undesirable with foul language in addition to their dogs that need better control. Sorry guys its a balance but your locals are letting you down!!! Looking at other reviews its the same issues… foul language and dogs needing to be left at home.
Theo Plowman avatarTheo Plowman
4 months ago
Great pub glad to see it reopened, nice pub garden and indoor seating, pool table and good beers on tap. Gotten more expensive now though
John Rose avatarJohn Rose
a month ago
Lovely pub, friendly barman, well kept Guinness.
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