Pub Details

Name: The Forest Inn Location: Dartmoor Type: Country Inn
Mark, Sally, David and Shirley
Dartmoor PL20 6SD
Free House
01364631211 : P
Phone for reservations : W


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Email this pub The Forest Inn on Dartmoor is a refuge for walkers, riders, fishermen, canoeists or anyone just looking for an opportunity to enjoy the natural beauty of Dartmoor. With the emphasis on Devon beers and cider, you can quench your thirst after the efforts of the day relaxing on the Chesterfield in the lounge area, complete with log fire for winter evenings.
We also have regular live music so please take a look at the website for details.
We specialise in home made foods using local produce wherever possible. Muddy paws, boots and hooves welcome!

Opening Hours

Saturday Sunday
Opening 11:00AM 11:00AM
Closing 11:00PM 11:00PM

We offer Facilities

Tues - Sat 11 - 3 the 6 - 11
Closed on Mondays In the winter.
Sunday 12 - 3 then drinks only 6 - 11.

Dogs welcome.

  • Car Park
  • Beer Garden
  • Pets Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Open Fire Place
  • Patio
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Smoking Area
  • Separate Restaurant
  • Credit cards accepted

We offer Entertainment

Pool table, darts, quiz nights and live music see our website for details on What's On.

  • Satellite TV
    • Terrestrial
  • Pool Table
  • Dartboard
  • Traditional Pub Games

We offer Events

  • Live Music & Bands
  • Quiz Night

We offer Food

Food available Tues - Fri 12 - 2.00 and 6.00 - 9pm.
Sat and Sunday lunch 12 - 2.30pm.
Sat 6 - 9
No Food Sunday evening.

  • Bar Meals
  • Restaurant Meals
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Children's Menu
  • High Chairs
  • Special Dietary Requirements
  • Service Included
  • Specials Board
  • Sunday Roast
  • Waiting Service
  • Bar Snacks
    • Sandwiches
    • Crisps
  • Types of Cuisine
    • Traditional English

We offer Drinks

Dartmoor, Otter, Tiegnworthy.

  • Ale dispensed by gravity
  • Coffee / Tea
  • Red wines
  • White wines
  • Champagnes
  • Real ales
  • Rotating guest ales
  • Speciality drinks
  • Soft drinks
  • Spirits
  • Pimms

We offer Accommodation

2 Double / twin en suite rooms starting at £63 single occupancy or two sharing £90 per night.
1 Double en suite £80.00 per couple per night.
1 Double room with bathroom along the hall £70.00 per couple per night.

  • Single rooms
  • Double rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Ensuite
  • Breakfast inc
  • Pets Welcome
  • Tea and coffee making facilities


The Forest Inn - Lunch Menu- Sample

All meals are prepared to order, using fresh produce where possible, so we apologise if there is a delay during busy periods.

We also have a specials blackboard

Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements or allergies.

Soup of the day, served with artisan bread. (GFA)                            


Smoked duck salad served with marinated baby figs, croutons, celery and raisins, with orange dressing.(GFA)

Mediterranean vegetable and goat’s cheese salad, with olives, sun dried tomatoes, croutons and basil and pesto dressing.(GFA)

Tea smoked mackerel salad with cucumber capers, sun blushed tomatoes, braised fennel cucumber, croutons with a lemon vinaigrette. (GFA)

All salads are served with artisan bread.


Sandwiches served on white or brown thick sliced bread or ciabatta, all served with a salad garnish. (All GFA)

Smoked salmon and cream cheese.

Home cooked ham and salad.

Bacon, brie and tomato pesto.

Prawn with marie rose sauce and salad.

Cheddar Cheese and jail ale chutney.

Lunchtime Mains                                                                               

Mushroom and cheese tortellini in a basil pesto served with micro herbs , and truffle oil. (V)

Homemade steak burger served with chunky chips salad and relish. (Add bacon or cheese £1.00 extra)(GFA)

Homemade breaded chicken burger served with chunky chips and relish.

Homemade venison burger served in a rosemary facaccia, chunky chips and relish. (GFA)



Mussel linguine in a white wine and cream sauce served with wilted spinach, sun blushed tomatoes and artisan bread.(GFA)

Sausages and wholegrain mustard mash served with peas and red onion gravy.

Beer battered skrei cod, served with chunky chips, peas and tartar sauce. (GFA)

West country Cheese Ploughman’s (GFA)

Ham Ploughman’s. (GFA)

Cod, brie and bacon Fish cakes served with chunky chips, salad and tartar sauce.

 8oz rump steak, chunky chips, grilled tomato, sautéed wild mushrooms and onion rings   (Stilton, peppercorn or Diane Sauce £1.00 extra)                    £13.50                                                                                                              

Homemade Pies                                                                                 

Fish pie served with seasonal vegetables.

Steak and Kidney served with chips, mash or new potatoes and seasonal veg.

Chicken and bacon pie served with chips, mash, or new potatoes and seasonal veg.


Bread basket


Onion rings

Side salad

Cheesy chips                                                                                       


Children’s menu                                                                                 

Sausage, baked beans and chips

Ham, egg and chips

Fish fingers, baked beans and chips

Burger and chips (cheese £1.00 extra)

Chicken goujons and chips.


Pasta in homemade tomato sauce topped with grated cheese.


Available on Sunday’s only

 West country Roast Beef with roast potatoes and all the trimmings. 

Nut Roast served with roast potatoes and all the trimmings.                       

Children’s Sunday Roast                                                                    


(V) = Vegetarian  (GF) = Gluten Free  (GFA) = Gluten Free Available.


Cream Teas

A pot of tea, with a scone cream and jam.                


A pot of tea for one                                                    

Hot Chocolate                                                            




Café Mocha                                                                









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