The Millbrook Inn | Pub in Devon | Alastair Sawday's Special Places to Stay

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The Millbrook Inn - Pub in Devon

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South Pool, Kingsbridge, TQ7 2RW, Devon
England, United Kingdom

Charlie Baker
+44 (0)1548 531581(landline)

Glorious foodie inn nestled in South Hams, award-winning menus, arrive by boat when the tide's right

Arrive before the boats do – they drop anchor a step away and the Millbrook is their first port of call, for all the right reasons. New chef team - Dave Gobbett and Iain Dawson - have created menus that showcase exceptional British pub food with particular attention to local produce. Try bubble and squeak, crispy pig's head croquette, curried cod, or the newly-crowned Devon's Best Burger - or settle in for their adventurous taster menu. Leave room for an upside down, Singapore Gin sling cake with limoncello. In winter, a log fire warms the immediate bar area while padded settles and wheelback chairs cluster comfortably around tables in snugs. The stream-side terrace is tiny but assures entertainment in summer once the ducks are at play, so sit back and watch with a pint of Salcombe Lifesaver. Heaven.

Wheelchair access
Wheelchair access to some public rooms and to wc's.
Children welcome
Children of all ages welcome in some public rooms (highchairs not necessarily available).
Wireless internet access available in the bar.
Vegetarian meals
Good vegetarian options on the menu.
Licensed premises
Alcohol may be served.
Dogs welcome
Dogs welcome in some public rooms.
Handpumped ales
Pub serves four or more handpumped ales.
Wine list
Pub serves eight or more wines by the glass.
Food all day
Food is served all day long.

Local points of interest from Charlie Baker:

Local points of interest from
Charlie Baker:

  • Sail or motor to The Millbrook by boat from Salcombe or Kingysbridge. Stunning "Swallows & Amazons" approach up South Pool Creek and moor up at the village pontoon
  • Some stunning circular walks to and from the pub with views over the Salcombe estuary.
  • Take the kids to feed the ducks at the stepping stones or paddle in the brook at the back of the pub.
  • Historic 16th Century Inn in a chocolate box village of thatched cottages and creekside lanes.
  • Avoid the pub poltergeist!
  • Flooded in June 2016 with over 100ml of rain in an hour. We were waist deep in the pub when the brook at the back diverted through the bar. Our amazing locals saved us from ruin with their army of mops, buckets, cleaning, carpentry and support.
Points of interest

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Starters from £7.50. Lunch from £7. Dinner from £14. Sunday roast from £15.


Open all day.


South Pool, Kingsbridge, TQ7 2RW, Devon


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