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"Fresh from the sea, with stunning views!"

Often described as a hidden gem, The Cricket Inn has built an enviable reputation as one of the best foodie pubs in Kingsbridge, South Devon. Situated in the beautiful village of Beesands in the idyllic South Hams, just metres from the beach and sparkling waters of Start Bay The Cricket Inn is just 7 miles from Kingsbridge and 12 miles from Dartmouth.

AA rosette dining, 7 beautifully appointed bedrooms, local ales, fine wines and stunning sea views are just a few things that make this one of the most enjoyable pubs in Kingsbridge, not to mention the cheery welcome from Landlords Nigel and Rachel and the rest of the team. 

Inside the pub you’ll find contemporary interiors with a nautical twist, with photos adorning the walls echoing Beesand’s rich fishing heritage. The award-winning restaurant has sliding doors which open in the summer and the outside seating means you can dine alfresco-style overlooking the sea, sipping your favourite tipple.  

Situated directly on the stunning South West Coast Path, The Cricket offers the ideal base to explore Devon’s beautiful coastline and the perfect resting place to enjoy good food and a refreshing drink in between hiking. Dogs are very welcome in the bar.

Opening Times

Monday-Friday: 12noon-close

Saturday & Sunday: 11am-close

Food Served

Lunch : 12 noon – 2.30pm      Dinner : 6pm – 8.30pm

We recommend booking your table: 01548 580215

Your Dream Stay is Here .....

Enjoy Some You Time

Get a away from it all – Our rooms are the perfect remedy for a relaxing stay in Beesands, Kingsbridge.

Beautifully appointed rooms, meticulously designed in a New England style and finished with beautiful beachside features.

The Perfect Surrounding

Based in the beautiful seaside village of Beesands in Devon, the Cricket Inn is just a hop, skip and jump away from the beach overlooking the stunning Start Bay and it’s proud lighthouse.

Fine Dining for food lovers

Serving honest food using fresh local produce from around Kingsbridge and the South Hams. Our new Josper oven adds that wonderful charcoal taste to steaks, whole fish and fresh vegetables.

A dining experience not to miss .....

One of the Best Foodie Pubs in Kingsbridge, Devon

With a spotlight on local, seasonal produce, the head chef and kitchen team presents menus and daily specials that regularly showcase fresh seafood caught yards from the pub, such as the Beesands crab soup, scallops with garlic butter and the signature seafood pancake.

New to the culinary offering is the Josper oven, which has received glowing reviews and gives a delicious smoky flavour to an array of dishes. Sample juicy steaks, the Cricket Inn burger or a selection of grilled kebabs, all cooked on the Josper.

Award Winning Pubs in Kingsbridge

Dine and stay at this award winning pub in Kingsbridge, recently awarded Gold for Tourism Pub of the Year by the Devon Tourism Awards 2018. After their success, the seaside pub has now been shortlisted in the South West Tourism Awards 2019 with the ceremony being held on 7th February at the Aerospace Centre, Bristol.  

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