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The Masons Arms, Branscombe

Branscombe Village, Branscombe EX12 3DJ, England
+44 1297 680300
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Excellent Sunday lunch

We were very pleased with the food, service and setting. Excellent local produce, especially the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
wellesian
,
Southwell, United Kingdom
via mobile
Disappointed

After eating and drinking here for over 35 years, on our last visit it was sad to see how its... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lynda v
,
Oxford, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“the pub” (27 reviews)
“log fire” (7 reviews)
LOCATION
Branscombe Village, Branscombe EX12 3DJ, England
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+44 1297 680300
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"the pub"
in 27 reviews
"log fire"
in 7 reviews
"st austell brewery"
in 3 reviews
"pickled onions"
in 3 reviews
"comfy bed"
in 3 reviews
"old english pub"
in 2 reviews
"being picky"
in 2 reviews
"wine list"
in 3 reviews
"stayed for two nights"
in 2 reviews
"waiting staff"
in 3 reviews
"lovely village"
in 5 reviews
"cooked breakfast"
in 3 reviews
"between christmas and new year"
in 2 reviews
"ploughman's lunch"
in 2 reviews
"thatched cottage"
in 2 reviews
"short break"
in 4 reviews
"lots of choice"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were very pleased with the food, service and setting. Excellent local produce, especially the fish, and hard to fault anything. Booking essential.

Thank wellesian
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After eating and drinking here for over 35 years, on our last visit it was sad to see how its deteriorating. The food is still good but prices are on the expensive side so it should be. The service however needs improvement, surly the three...More

1  Thank lynda v
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

what a charming pub in a lovely location, what is there not to like sitting here on a hot day having a drink in a little village location, it does not get any better than this if the weather plays ball as it did.

1  Thank Stephen B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on the Bank Holiday weekend and was surprised that the pub was not as busy as when we have previously visited. It clearly has new management in and is not nearly as well run. The bar staff were slow and disorganised and the...More

Thank David F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the mason arms today and thought the place looked lovely especially with the log fire. But the food menu was the same old signature st austell brewery menu boring. The staff were often on their phones and speaking in their native languages together...More

Thank statman86
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s always nice to find somewhere different! Off the beaten track! Challenging! Well, that’s what you get with Branscombe and navigation to The Mason’s Arms... Great beer in the bar. Terrible service in the bar. Super room, but - please - clean and maintain it....More

Thank Alistair G
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Went to the masons for Sunday roast on the 15th April Everything was reserved but they managed to fit the two of us plus dog in it’s not cheap £13.50 but it tasted lovely and couldn’t fault it other than the price staff were all...More

Thank wipeoutt
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely location. Staff, with one exception, delightful. Pub atmospheric, locals friendly. 1st room had a disappointing view of the oil tanks - no 26 (avoid), second room after a request to change was much much better at no extra cost although it felt like an...More

Thank Georgie G
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

I booked this holiday on a wim as I 'needed to get away from life lol'. The Mason Arms did not disappoint. From the minute I walked in everyone was very friendly and travelling on my own was scary enough but I felt comfortable. Although...More

Thank Charlie A
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, service, atmosphere - couldn’t fault it. Out for a nice long walk on the coast and it was worth the detour. We will come back - excellent menu and good beer BTW

1  Thank Independent_Joe
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