traditional 18th Century pub in Newton Abbot

The Passage House Inn

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Passage House Inn

Welcome to the Passage House Inn, Kingsteignton, Newton Abbot, a traditional 18th century country restaurant and bar situated on the banks on the river Teign with a great reputation for freshly prepared food, and value for money. Inside the restaurant you will find a relaxed ambience and comfort, with a menu offering a great selection of food created from Devon’s finest produce. The Passage House Inn offers both à la carte and set menus, along with a fabulous carvery on Sunday complemented with a varied wine list. With the high level of service, you can look forward to good fresh local food, cooked to perfection, and an enjoyable dining experience.

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The present Inn was built in 1761, however, there has been a country pub or inn on the site since pre-Roman times. It is situated at the site of what was once a tidal ford across the River Teign; this was the passage way across the river, giving rise to the name the Passage House. This ford was extensively used by the clergy on their travels between Bishopsteignton and Torre Abbey and if the ford was not conducive to an expedient crossing the earlier buildings would have provided a hostelry for food and wine. The travellers could then remain in comfort until the tide had turned and it was safe to cross.

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