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
Reservable: Yes
Serves Beer: Yes
Serves Wine: Yes
Takeout: No

Ian Adams avatarIan Adams
2 weeks 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.
Greg Smith avatarGreg Smith
3 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.
Susan Sherborne avatarSusan Sherborne
2 months ago
Great place for a cool drink after a long walk on the Tarka Trail.
Ken Moore avatarKen Moore
2 months ago
Nice place, good lager and great outdoor seating.
Brian Evans avatarBrian Evans
a year 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.
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