Often described as a hidden gem, The Cricket Inn has built an enviable reputation as one of the best foodie pubs in Kingsbridge. Recently awarded Gold in the South West Tourism Awards, “Pub of the Year” this seaside inn is situated in the beautiful village of Beesands in the idyllic South Hams, just metres from the beach yet 7 miles from Kingsbridge and 12 miles from Dartmouth.
Inside the pub you will find contemporary interiors with a nautical twist, with photos adorning the walls echoing Beesand’s rich fishing heritage. Their award winning restaurant has sliding doors which open in the summer and the outside seating allows you to dine alfresco style overlooking the sea, sipping your favourite tipple.
The recently renovated dog friendly bar and restaurant is the perfect place to unwind and choose from a large selection of fine wines, local ales, award winning ciders and Luscombe soft drinks.
They serve an array of traditional dishes such as classic fish and chips and their signature seafood pancake, alongside their Josper menu which offers chargrilled meats, whole fresh fish and vegetarian dishes. They are strong supporters of all things local and are lucky enough to get crabs, lobsters and scallops direct from the bay, just metres from the pub.
Designed in a New England style and awarded 4 Gold stars by the AA, The Cricket Inn boasts 7 beautifully appointed bedrooms, five with the unrivalled views of the crystal clear waters of Start Bay.
Each room offers en-suite facilities with walk in showers, flat screen TVs, complimentary toiletries, tea and coffee facilities and beautiful seaside touches. Their king size beds have pocket sprung mattresses,100% cotton linen and sumptuous feather and down quilts which will are sure to provide a perfect night’s sleep. Dogs are not permitted in their bedrooms.
Breakfast at The Cricket Inn is so good that they have been awarded a special accolade from the AA – enjoy homemade granola yoghurt, fresh fruit, cereals together with a large cooked menu from kippers to a full Devon breakfast.
Situated directly on the stunning South West Coast Path, they offer the ideal base to explore Devon’s beautiful coastline and are the perfect resting place to enjoy good food and a refreshing drink in between hiking.