Bayards Cove Inn

4.6
57 reviews
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£25 and under
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British
Top tags:
  • Cosy
  • Casual
  • Special Occasions
14th century hotel and brasserie serving freshly cooked British and french cuisine using local produce and Dartmouth landed fish. Charming cosy and romantic environment with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
British, Gastro Pub, French
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Hours of Operation
Dinner:
18:00 - 21:00
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Phone number
01803 839278
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Payment Options:
Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Business Casual
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Executive Chef
Danny
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Catering
We offer a large private dining room available for up to 23 guests.
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Parking Details
Lots of parking neat the restaurant and some just past us next to Bayards Cove
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Entertainment
Live music is provided by local musicians every Sunday evening from 7pm.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 57 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.7
Service
4.6
Ambience
4.3
Value
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OT
2 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Excellent all round!

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KC
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

We spent a few days in Dartmouth with our children during half-term and visited Bayard’s Cove on our last night. We definitely saved the best restaurant until last. Excellent service and quality food, we enjoyed it much more than the local chain restaurant we visited the night before. We even followed up with breakfast the following day before we left for home and received the same level of quality service and food as we had the night before. We will definitely return!

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LH
2 reviews
Dined on 21 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Outstanding food, well presented. Friendly and professional staff. I would recommend this restuarant to anyone dining in Dartmouth.

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FW
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Never disappoints,great for everything,often go for coffee and fabulous food.Keep it up,very good attention to detail,thanks everyone.

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GA
1 review
Dined on 27 September 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely friendly place, food was amazing, will definitely return!

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CS
2 reviews
Dined on 15 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Visited during a solo trip to Dartmouth. Great food, service and atmosphere. A good venue for a special meal!

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CT
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

I booked this at last minute not knowing what to expect. Had a fantastic meal and evening. Food great and service excellent. We are coming back in a few weeks.

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CA
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely host excellent service and great food great quality service and ambience.

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AS
2 reviews
Dined on 30 August 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Always so good great food great people fantastic atmosphere

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F
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely meal and good attention from the staff and also dog friendly, nice dog biscuit for our pooch.

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KM
1 review
Dined on 27 August 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A lovely place for a family meal, very friendly and excellent service, food and atmosphere.
Thank you x

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OT
4 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food, great service, ambience was perfect and staff great . I will definitely go again.

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MS
1 review
Dined on 18 August 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

2nd visit during a weeks holiday in Dartmouth. No-one in our party of 5 talked at all during our main course as we were all enjoying the flavours so much! Fabulous food, service and ambience

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JS
1 review
Dined on 11 August 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely evening for my thirtieth birthday meal. Great food and reasonable price.

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JS
1 review
Dined on 7 August 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food delicious, fantastic vegetarian and vegan choices, very helpful and friendly staff

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JH
1 review
Dined on 27 June 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our evening at Baynard's Cove was lovely in every respect-courteous, friendly and helpful staff and the food we had couldn't have been better in terms of taste and presentation. A great evening all round. Thank you.

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AC
1 review
Dined on 12 June 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely cosy bar with a varied menu. Visited twice - once on Sunday with live music and friendly atmosphere, and once on a weekday - quieter but still excellent food and service.

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GH
1 review
Dined on 30 May 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

This restaurant has very nice food and is very reasonable, the staff are great and are always welcoming, we have visited this restaurant several times over the last year and have always had an enjoyable time.
We will definitely return next time we are in Dartmouth.

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JO
1 review
Dined on 29 May 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful evening out with family. Very accommodating and friendly staff with great food! Will certainly be returning and recommending to others. Great find.

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T
1 review
Dined on 20 May 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We really enjoyed the food and atmosphere ar Bayards Cove. A lovely place to bring friends who have also enjoyed the food. I have many food intolerances and am vegetarian but I was able to choose food that would suit me. Thank you.

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RE
1 review
Dined on 9 May 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great food served in cosy historic surroundings. Staff were very friendly and service couldn’t be faulted

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AW
1 review
Dined on 21 April 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

We have eaten and stayed at Bayards Cove Inn before and the return visit did not disappoint. The service was very attentive without being intrusive. The atmosphere was very good with a nice casual ambiance. The food was all nicely presented and and very tasty. We would have no hesitation in eating and drinking here again when we return to Dartmouth.

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JT
1 review
Dined on 1 April 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

We went with our 14year old daughter and I felt the ambience was more suited to couples

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EH
1 review
Dined on 31 March 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely evening meal. Booked a table for a family get together. The attention given, the food, the atmosphere were all excellent. Would thoroughly recommend.

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BA
1 review
Dined on 17 February 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

We were visiting our daughter who is training as an officer cadet at Britannia Royal Naval College. The restaurant has a really good vibe, very good food and our waitress was excellent, extremely attentive. We have booked the hotel for our return visit in August.

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HW
1 review
Dined on 17 February 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

A really cute, cosy place for a nice meal with family! Service was brilliant and food was delicious. Really good value for money - would definitely recommend :)

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TL
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great local wine, food was excellent and lovely atmosphere. Recommend booking as it is very popular. Would definitely visit again-staff very helpful and attentive.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 27 January 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Wonderful evening meal whilst staying in Dartmouth - the good, service and atmosphere was perfect. Would recommend to anyone in the area.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 19 January 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Lovely quality food, great atmosphere and good service

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OT
1 review
Dined on 13 January 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Good food, excellent service and charming staff. What more could you ask for. A most enjoyable evening.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 27 December 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A Dartmouth must. Food, staff, ambience all 100%. We go as a growing family every year & will continue to do so.

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OT
2 reviews
Dined on 21 December 2017
Overall 2Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

We've dined at The Bayard's Cove before and were happy with food, service and surroundings, hence return visit.
On this, our most recent visit, we were happy still happy with food, service and ambiance. My only criticism is that we had booked this table 6 months in advance for 5 diners and must have been given the worst table ie two small round tables pushed together with too little space for food to be served and eaten comfortably. We would definitely return to The Bayard's Cove but would specify type of table that we wanted to be seated at.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2017
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Staff were fantastic. Happy friendly atmosphere. We must return in the future.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 10 December 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great atmosphere, really friendly staff who looked after us very well. Great food and great value for money.

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SC
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2017
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Great service, characterful and historic dining room, lovely ambience and good food.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent food and service. Very good choice of vegetarian dishes.

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PB
3 reviews
Dined on 28 October 2017
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Another lovely meal here. Such a nice atmosphere and had a great steak. Seems a big vegetarian section of the menu so could do with another meat alternative apart from a steak but it still remains a must do restaurant when visiting Dartmouth. Well done!

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JA
1 review
Dined on 23 October 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Good value for money Excellent service Well done great location

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KL
2 reviews
Dined on 21 October 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 3Ambience 5

A lovely restaurant with an excellent selection of food on the menu, which was reasonably priced and very tasty.

The staff we very welcoming and attentive.

Would highly recommend.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great setting and food! Dogs are made to feel welcome and the slick ordering and the producing of high quality food is outstanding .

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