The Royal Inn
Nr Tavistock
PL19 8PJ.
(01822) 870214


Mon-Sat 12-3; 7-11, Sun 12-3; 7-10.30  



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The Royal Inn  

This is a 15th Century coaching inn located on the Tamar Trail in the beautiful Tamar valley just over the border from Cornwall. You can walk the river here and you may see Tarka? The Royal Inn was once a nunnery and stands near an ancient bridge which built over the River Tamar in 1437 by French Benedictine monks. As you enter the Royal through its 'Devon' porch, look for the seal leaded into the granite step. It is supposed to have come from Charles I "for services rendered". The Royal Inn decor is beamed ceilings and open log fires. The dark wooden bar has chalk board overhangs and stools to sit at. The outside is whitewashed walls and a small seating area at picnic tables. The Royal serves real ales by the plenty (Sharp's Doom Bar Bitter and Special, plus Blackawton 44. They also serve Bass, but we don't talk abou that) and they are all locally brewed by Sharp's or Blackawton. All are well kept and served with or without sparkler as you prefer. Food is available (12-2; 7-9) and is traditional pub food though there is something for the vegetarian and a Mexican choice. Children are welcome at lunchtimes only. If you prefer to breathe while you eat and drink, there is a non smoking area.



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beer, food, beer garden, real fire, no smoking, kids, car park 


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