Burgh Island Hotel extrerior

Kingsbridge Pub

A picturesque market town in the South Hams district of Devon, known for its charming position at the head of the estuary at the River Kingsbridge, Kingsbridge is a truly characterful location. Known for its delightful market town atmosphere, medieval past and stunning coastal views, Kingsbridge is the perfect place to explore when visiting Devon.

As for where to stay… Hotels in Kingsbridge simply don’t get much grander than nearby Burgh Island, a luxury hotel in Kingsbridge, Devon, with a famed past and incredible history.

Kingsbridge Pub

Kingsbridge is one of the South’s many picturesque market towns. You’ll find the gorgeous town of Kingsbridge in the South Hams district of Devon with plenty of sights of the Kingsbridge River. From the river, you’ll almost certainly stumble across (and into) some of the many pubs in Kingsbridge. 


The town itself is incredibly charming with an abundance of historic buildings and characterful, narrow streets. Not only this, but historic Kingsbridge is just 30 minutes away from the delightful Burgh Island Hotel… an Art Deco marvel on its very own island.

Pubs in Kingsbridge Devon UK

There are two things you should expect when visiting the charming Kingsbridge pubs, and that’s delicious local food and a delightful atmosphere. Devon is known for its sunshine and fantastic coastline, and the pubs of the UK are never disappointing!


Whether it’s a pub lunch, a tasty dinner, or just a couple of drinks in a pub garden, you’re certain to stay for more than just one. Browse the menus and treat yourself to something iconically British such as fish and chips or a tasty sausage and mash, or for something truly a cut above average, dine at the iconic Burgh Island. The Pilchard Inn is a divine pub and restaurant on the island renowned for delicious meals, taking the classic fish and chips and elevating it to the tasty Cider Batter Haddock. Or perhaps the Roasted Monkfish with a delicious lemon and seaweed oil. 

To burn off your pub meal, or perhaps get you ready for it, you can also give some of the many walking or cycling routes a try when visiting charming Kingsbridge.

Pilchard Inn

The Pilchard Inn is so much more than just a Kingsbridge pub, can be found on Burgh Island: a remarkable island retreat. The Pilchard Inn combines exceptional seafood and classic British cuisine with high-quality service and friendly staff. You’ll be sitting at your table overlooking the truly marvellous vistas that we are spoiled for on Burgh Island. 


You can sit and sip on something delightful looking out over the cliffs and watching the gentle crash of the waves eat away at golden sands. Dinners and lunches here are a true spectacle with plenty of vegetarian and pescatarian choices. The menu features plenty of delicious options straight from the sea, as well as an abundant wine list that makes The Pilchard Inn a captivating location with incredible views and even better food!

Spoilt for choice

Kingsbridge pubs are not few and far between, with plenty of options found all over the charming town that feature great, local menus and plenty of outdoor space. 

The Crabshell Inn

The Crabshell Inn is another of the charming places to enjoy a pub visit in Kingsbridge, overlooking more of Devon’s incredible coast. A family-friendly destination with a uniquely designed interior matching the boats and marina just outside. Grab yourself a menu and a cold drink and enjoy watching the boats go by at The Crabshell Inn. 

Seven Stars

The Seven Stars is another great choice for pubs in Kingsbridge. Their menu showcases some incredible local produce, with the food offerings changing regularly with the variety of seasonal produce available. The chic and modern interiors create the perfect backdrop for a divine private dinner, a tasty lunch with friends, or even a romantic date night with your partner. 

And if the sun is shining, the garden is a fabulous choice to enjoy your tipple and some lunchtime snacks. 

Creeks End Inn Bar & Restaurant

Kingsbridge pubs must be renowned for their gardens and the Creeks End Inn is absolutely no exception. A beautiful outdoor area with an abundance of seating is the perfect location to enjoy a cold cider, a pint, or even a soft drink if you’d prefer. The menu at Creeks End Inn features some fantastic classics of British cuisine and makes for the perfect lunch or dinner spot when visiting Kingsbridge. 

Great place to visit

Kingsbridge is a fantastic location with an abundance of pubs in and around Kingsbridge. What’s more, nearby you’ll find the gorgeous Burgh Island, an Art Deco Hotel complete with a magical history of partying and excitement, and of course incredible pubs such as our very own The Pilchard Inn.