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Pubs in Barnstaple

When it comes to pubs in Barnstaple, there are heaps to choose from.  With a fabulous town centre or options for walking trails to nearby establishments, enjoy a tipple when in town.  For our recommendations, keep reading.


Serving some of the best food and drinks day and night.  From coffee drinkers to cocktail lovers, this trendy North Devon venue is loved by visitors and locals alike.  With regular events throughout the year, be sure to check it out for a night out on Your Devon Escape.

Opening Times: Tuesday-Saturday 12pm-11pm

Instagram: @barlush_


If you love real cask ale from all over the country, then this is the place for you. This place is like nowhere else in the area.  With no TV, no loud music, and no children, enjoy a more traditional, conversation-based experience.  Sit with the locals, get some recommendations for the area, and maybe even learn something!  If you want an offering of the best cask ales from local breweries and further afield, be sure to check this spot out on Your Devon Escape.

Opening Times: Wednesday-Thursday 2pm-9pm, Friday-Saturday 12pm-9:30pm, Sunday 2pm-5pm

Instagram: @beer_matters_barnstaple


Part of the Old Inns Estate, this once country house is set in landscaped grounds.  Located a mile and a half from the heart of Barnstaple, stroll along the River Taw to seek out this establishment.  Known for its inviting atmosphere and friendly staff, be sure to stop in on your trip to North Devon.  Welcoming locals and visitors alike, and dog-friendly, take everyone along for a pint at one of the loveliest pubs in Barnstaple.

Opening Times: Monday to Sunday 7am-11pm


The last pub on the high street, the Cork and Bottle is a beloved establishment that combines a cosy atmosphere, great drinks and a warm welcome for both humans and pets.  The dog-friendly pub has gained a reputation for its inclusive and inviting atmosphere.  With spacious outdoor seating and a cosy interior, it is the perfect pub no matter the weather.  Warm up in the colder months or enjoy a tipple in the sun on Your Devon Escape.

Opening Times: Monday-Thursday 1pm-11pm, Friday-Sunday 1pm-12am


This popular and friendly pub is notable for its 1930s wood-panelled interior.  Loved by the locals, this establishment is busy during the rugby season for their post-game pint (or few).  If you are looking for pubs in Barnstaple that are friendly, traditional and offer a great selection of beers, this should be on the list.

Opening Times: Monday-Saturday 11am-11pm, Sunday 12pm-10pm


Bringing together a fine selection of craft beers, ales and ciders, artisan spirits, gourmet coffee and world-inspired food.  Latitude 48 welcomes you to join them in their relaxing surroundings.  Pop in for a cheeky pint, a swift half or enjoy your afternoon sampling beer flights, specialist ales, ciders, craft beers and spirits that you won’t find anywhere else in Barnstaple.  With friendly staff, and welcoming dogs, check the establishment out on Your Devon Escape.

Opening Times: Monday-Saturday 12pm-late

Instagram: @latitude.48

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