The Quay

The Quay

The Quay at Marine Parade in Instow, Bideford is a beautiful small harbour village situated along the windswept North Devon Coastline

With its white washed cottages and sweeping views out to the Bristol Channel, it is a popular destination for holidaymakers looking to relax in rural beauty

The ancient pier is home to Bideford’s historic net-making industry; visitors can try their hand at this local craft or take a boat trip out on the water

When the tide is in, the sea reveals an array of rock pools which provide hours of exploration and discovery

After a day exploring the shore, visitors to The Quay can sample a range of dishes at the various cafes and restaurants dotted along the beachfront

Whether visitors are looking for rest, relaxation or exhilaration, The Quay at Instow has something for everyone – just don’t forget your camera!


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The Quay Reviews

Below are the latest reviews of The Quay.

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Opening Hours:
Monday: 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Phone: 01271 860624
Address: Marine Parade, Instow, Bideford EX39 4HY, UK

Delivery: No
Dine In: Yes
Price Level: 2
Reservable: Yes
Serves Beer: Yes
Serves Breakfast: Yes
Serves Brunch: Yes
Serves Dinner: Yes
Serves Lunch: Yes
Serves Wine: Yes
Takeout: Yes

Jackie Orton avatarJackie Orton
a year ago
Excellent lunch service. Really enjoyed the food and drinks. The two little resident terriers stole my heart (they love a little doggy treat too)! Doggy friendly pub.
Sarah Russell avatarSarah Russell
2 months ago
Lovely friendly pub, and the food is absolutely delicious! We had whitebait, garlic prawns and garlic mushrooms as a lunchtime meal to share, and every dish was a winner. Also you can park in their little car park on the front, which is definitely a bonus. Lovely views over the estuary , and dog friendly too.
Tyler Watts avatarTyler Watts
8 months ago
We had a wonderful visit to The Quay in spite of a rather wet day outside and with Dogs in toe. We were well accommodated and the staff were very helpful and polite. We had a fantastic and fresh seafood meal with well done pub accompaniments (kids, burgers and fries…) And Instow is a wonderful place to visit. Highly recommended visiting The Quay!
Zara Brown avatarZara Brown
a year ago
AMAZING Lovely Friendly Service . Local fresh fish on the menu Appledore mussels we're wonderful all the meals we're Lovely can't fault it . Beautiful views once rain stopped will definitely be recommending to friends and family . We will definitely return
Ian Bond avatarIan Bond
2 weeks ago
Great little pub, but full english this morning lacked a sausage, so 4/5.
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The address for The Quay we have is: Marine Parade, Instow, Bideford EX39 4HY, UK. Use the map below for a closer view. Do check with your host for a definite location.

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