The Champ

The Champ

The Champ is a popular pub located on Meeting Street in the picturesque coastal village of Appledore, Devon. With a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, this pub is a great spot to unwind with a pint or enjoy a meal with family and friends.

The menu offers a range of pub classics, including fish and chips, burgers, and Sunday roasts, as well as vegetarian and vegan options. The Champ also hosts regular live music events and quiz nights, making it a hub for entertainment in Appledore.


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Opening Hours:
Monday: 5:00 – 11:00 PM
Tuesday: 5:00 – 11:00 PM
Wednesday: 5:00 – 11:00 PM
Thursday: 5:00 – 11:00 PM
Friday: 2:00 – 11:00 PM
Saturday: 2:00 – 11:00 PM
Sunday: 2:00 – 11:00 PM
Phone: 01237 421662
Address: Meeting St, Appledore, Bideford EX39 1RJ, UK

Delivery: No
Dine In: Yes
Price Level: 2
Reservable: No
Serves Beer: Yes
Serves Wine: Yes
Takeout: No

If you are in town, this is a place you must visit if you enjoy music and drinks. Sweetheart place. I’m in love with this place. Great vibes. Awesome performance by the musicians. The beer is great. I bought my own pizza and initially thought that I would spend an hour but ended up staying for around 2.5 hours till the place got closed for the night. Photos and memories of princess Diana were seen in the pub, who I was a fan of in my school days and admired her work.
Lauren avatarLauren
a week ago
Wanted to pop in a year ago when we came to Appledore but it was closed! Luckily today it was open!! Popped in as a family with the out dog… they were extremely friendly, cosy and the beer was amazing! Will definitely be back
Jules Howe avatarJules Howe
2 months ago
The heart of Appledore … staff were so friendly when we first arrived and went over and above to make us welcome, we have an 8 year old so pubs can easily become boring, but he was made especially welcome by staff and he really enjoyed it…. We visited regularly through our stay and enjoyed the music and great atmosphere! We were able to take local food in to the pub. The pizzas were amazing :)))))) We absolutely adore this little gem and hope to visit again soon! Friendships made and we left a little piece of our hearts here ! Thankyou so much Josh, Sam, Izzy, Adrian, and Ben … see you again ;))
Victoria Barnfield avatarVictoria Barnfield
4 months ago
Went last night for quick drink whilst exploring the area. We love little oldie worldie pubs and This is exactly that. Lovely bar staff who let me sample the local cider before I bought it. Lots of memorabilia throughout. Little outdoor smoking section which was ideal. Got talking to friendly locals and ended up spending the evening with them. Great local pub .
David Bowen avatarDavid Bowen
2 months ago
Excellent "proper pub". Probably the best Guinness in England. Superb service, friendly atmosphere. Can't recommend it highly enough.
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