Bayards Cove Inn

4.7
66 reviews
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£25 and under
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British
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  • Casual
  • Cosy
  • Good for a Date
14th century hotel and brasserie serving freshly cooked British and french cuisine using local produce and Dartmouth landed fish. Charming cosy and romantic environment with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
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BF
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Some of our party dined at a nearby more highly rated (by some) restaurant the night before and agreed that Bayards Cove Inn was much better. We found the service to be absolutely excellent and extremely friendly, the food was lovely, the noise levels (refreshingly) were low despite the Navy being there in force, and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal. My only regret was that I left my son to pay (using my card, whilst I went to fetch the car) and now find that he was rather miserly with the tip. We will make it up another time! Thank you Mr. Bayard for an excellent meal!

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C
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

We always enjoy coming here!
For wheelchair users: the bathroom is rather small!

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SM
London
1 review
Dined on 26 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent evening, good, reasonably priced food, cheerful and helpful staff . Will definitely visit again.

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S
Cornwall
5 reviews
Dined on 19 January 2019
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 3

A good evening - nice place - good beer - nice staff

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OT
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Friendly, welcoming staff and food was delicious.

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S
1 review
Dined on 1 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this restaurant food is to die for service impeccable whether a date for two or group including children we’ve never had a bad experience here, wish I lived closer would come every week!

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S
Cornwall
2 reviews
Dined on 27 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Good service and excellent food. Menu had lots of choice

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JD
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

From a very warm welcome at the beginning of the evening, the staff could not have been more helpful. Friendly, professional but not at all intrusive. A Very good atmosphere.

The menu was terrific - and the whole party of six were more than satisfied with the choice. The squid starter gets a special call out. Only one downside, one of the party had the burger (with bone marrow). Bizarrely there was a fish bone on the patty. Geniuine concern on the part of the staff. We’ll be back.

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M
Brighton
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Lovely evening meal with family, food well cooked. Good variety of options on the menu including vegetarian which is great for Dartmouth, where some restaurants have very little in terms of 'different' veggie options and some have the same menu as they had 12 plus years ago! Well done Bayards Cove Inn!

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Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent all round!

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KC
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

We spent a few days in Dartmouth with our children during half-term and visited Bayard’s Cove on our last night. We definitely saved the best restaurant until last. Excellent service and quality food, we enjoyed it much more than the local chain restaurant we visited the night before. We even followed up with breakfast the following day before we left for home and received the same level of quality service and food as we had the night before. We will definitely return!

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LH
Cheshire
2 reviews
Dined on 21 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding food, well presented. Friendly and professional staff. I would recommend this restuarant to anyone dining in Dartmouth.

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FW
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Never disappoints,great for everything,often go for coffee and fabulous food.Keep it up,very good attention to detail,thanks everyone.

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GA
1 review
Dined on 27 September 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely friendly place, food was amazing, will definitely return!

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CS
London
2 reviews
Dined on 15 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Visited during a solo trip to Dartmouth. Great food, service and atmosphere. A good venue for a special meal!

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CT
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

I booked this at last minute not knowing what to expect. Had a fantastic meal and evening. Food great and service excellent. We are coming back in a few weeks.

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CA
London
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely host excellent service and great food great quality service and ambience.

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AS
London
2 reviews
Dined on 30 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always so good great food great people fantastic atmosphere

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F
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely meal and good attention from the staff and also dog friendly, nice dog biscuit for our pooch.

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KM
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 27 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A lovely place for a family meal, very friendly and excellent service, food and atmosphere.
Thank you x

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OT
Cornwall
4 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, great service, ambience was perfect and staff great . I will definitely go again.

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MS
1 review
Dined on 18 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

2nd visit during a weeks holiday in Dartmouth. No-one in our party of 5 talked at all during our main course as we were all enjoying the flavours so much! Fabulous food, service and ambience

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JS
1 review
Dined on 11 August 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Lovely evening for my thirtieth birthday meal. Great food and reasonable price.

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JS
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 7 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food delicious, fantastic vegetarian and vegan choices, very helpful and friendly staff

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JH
1 review
Dined on 27 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our evening at Baynard's Cove was lovely in every respect-courteous, friendly and helpful staff and the food we had couldn't have been better in terms of taste and presentation. A great evening all round. Thank you.

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AC
London
1 review
Dined on 12 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely cosy bar with a varied menu. Visited twice - once on Sunday with live music and friendly atmosphere, and once on a weekday - quieter but still excellent food and service.

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GH
1 review
Dined on 30 May 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

This restaurant has very nice food and is very reasonable, the staff are great and are always welcoming, we have visited this restaurant several times over the last year and have always had an enjoyable time.
We will definitely return next time we are in Dartmouth.

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JO
1 review
Dined on 29 May 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful evening out with family. Very accommodating and friendly staff with great food! Will certainly be returning and recommending to others. Great find.

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T
1 review
Dined on 20 May 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We really enjoyed the food and atmosphere ar Bayards Cove. A lovely place to bring friends who have also enjoyed the food. I have many food intolerances and am vegetarian but I was able to choose food that would suit me. Thank you.

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RE
1 review
Dined on 9 May 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food served in cosy historic surroundings. Staff were very friendly and service couldn’t be faulted

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AW
1 review
Dined on 21 April 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We have eaten and stayed at Bayards Cove Inn before and the return visit did not disappoint. The service was very attentive without being intrusive. The atmosphere was very good with a nice casual ambiance. The food was all nicely presented and and very tasty. We would have no hesitation in eating and drinking here again when we return to Dartmouth.

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JT
Cornwall
2 reviews
Dined on 1 April 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We went with our 14year old daughter and I felt the ambience was more suited to couples

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EH
1 review
Dined on 31 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely evening meal. Booked a table for a family get together. The attention given, the food, the atmosphere were all excellent. Would thoroughly recommend.

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BA
1 review
Dined on 17 February 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

We were visiting our daughter who is training as an officer cadet at Britannia Royal Naval College. The restaurant has a really good vibe, very good food and our waitress was excellent, extremely attentive. We have booked the hotel for our return visit in August.

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HW
Cornwall
2 reviews
Dined on 17 February 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

A really cute, cosy place for a nice meal with family! Service was brilliant and food was delicious. Really good value for money - would definitely recommend :)

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TL
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great local wine, food was excellent and lovely atmosphere. Recommend booking as it is very popular. Would definitely visit again-staff very helpful and attentive.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 27 January 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Wonderful evening meal whilst staying in Dartmouth - the good, service and atmosphere was perfect. Would recommend to anyone in the area.

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Cornwall
1 review
Dined on 19 January 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Lovely quality food, great atmosphere and good service

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Cornwall
1 review
Dined on 13 January 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good food, excellent service and charming staff. What more could you ask for. A most enjoyable evening.

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Cornwall
1 review
Dined on 27 December 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A Dartmouth must. Food, staff, ambience all 100%. We go as a growing family every year & will continue to do so.

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