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At a glance

AA Pick of the Pubs
Bar menu
Restaurant menu
Open all year
Dog friendly
Free Wi-Fi

This charming whitewashed hostelry sits right on the quay in Clovelly, the famously unspoilt 'village like a waterfall', which descends down broad steps to a 14th-century harbour. Guests staying in the whimsically decorated bedrooms can fall asleep to the sound of waves lapping the shingle. Originally a beer house for fishermen and other locals, the Red Lion has plenty of character and offers Cornish ales such as Sharp’s Doom Bar in its snug bar, where you can rub shoulders with the locals. Alternatively, you could settle in the Harbour Bar, and sample the home-cooked food, the modern seasonal menu specialising in fresh seafood, which is landed daily right outside the door. Choose pan-fried fillet of sea bass with cream bean cassoulet, or opt for medallions of wild venison, or beetroot risotto served with parsnip chips.

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Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Lunch opening: all wk 12-2.30
  • Dinner opening: all wk 6-8.30

Food and drink

  • Set menu available
  • Restaurant menu available
  • Real ales: Sharp's Doom Bar, Clovelly Cobbler, Guinness
  • Real ciders: Thatchers, Somersby

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted

Facilities

  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • Family room available

Dogs

  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar

Getting here

From Bideford rdbt, A39 to Bude, 10m. At Clovelly Cross rdbt right. Park at Visitor Centre. Walk to hotel at bottom of hill

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