The Butchers Arms - CLOSED

A pub serving food in Newton Abbot.

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Welcome to the Butchers Arms.

The aim of the proprietors Phill & Victoria Upton at the Butchers Arms is to make our drinkers and diners feel welcome and comfortable.

The Butchers Arms Abbotskerswell South Devon is a beautiful stone building, formerly a Smithy dating back to the 15th Century, close to the market towns of Newton Abbot, Totnes and Dartmoor National Park.

Children are welcome and also dogs which must be on a lead.

The restaurant and bar has a traditional English feel with cosy rustic beamed ceilings and with the warmth from the fireplaces being just the thing in the winter months.

There is also a large paddock which is South facing and perfect for large BBQs, weddings and outdoor events.

A full range of Real Ales from Devon and Cornwall are always available.

The Butchers Arms is committed to sourcing as much local and seasonal produce as possible for our menus. But foremost it's the quality that counts.

Slade Lane, Abbotskerswell, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 5PE
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01626 360731

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Facilities include: Sunday Roast, Traditional, Village, 2-5 Rooms, Real Ale

Drink % Brewery
Carlsberg 3.8% Carlsberg UK Ltd

Lager

Tasting Notes: Carlsberg is a Pilsner style lager originating from Copenhagen, Denmark. Carlsberg is light, easy drinking and refreshing. The all malt recipe and Carlsberg yeaststrain gives the balance between body and depth of flavourand a clean refreshing palate.

Doom Bar 4.0% Sharp's Brewery Ltd

Doom Bar Bitter is named after an infamous sandbank at the mouth of the Camel Estuary in North Cornwall.

Tasting Notes: “The aroma of Doom Bar combines an accomplished balance of spicy resinous hop, inviting sweet malt and delicate roasted notes. The mouth feel is a perfectly balanced and complex blend of succulent dried fruit, lightly roasted malty notes and a subtle yet assertive bitterness. The bitterness remains into the finish with dry fruity notes which implore the drinker to go back for more.” Stuart Howe, Head Brewer.

Landlord 4.3% Timothy Taylor & Co. Ltd
San Miguel 5.0% Carlsberg UK Ltd

The unique recipe and San Miguel yeast then come together to deliver a refreshing, full bodied beer with a great taste. San Miguel is a pilsner style lager, Inspired by the Spanish way of life.

Tasting Notes: San Miguel has a hoppy, citrus, fresh bitter / citrus hoppy–sweet/fruity taste.

Staropramen 5.0% Carlsberg UK Ltd

The well balanced, full bodied, highly drinkable and pleasantly smooth taste of our Staropramen offers a rewarding pleasure of the genuine Czech beer.

Tasting Notes: With a rich, spicy, floral aroma. Full flavoured hop and bread-like malt flavours, with a lingering dry finish

Tetleys Smooth Flow 3.6% Carlsberg UK Ltd

Tetley’s is synonymous with a smooth, tasty pint created from a perfect combination of traditional and modern brewing techniques. Tetley’s range of quality ales is brewed using only the finest quality ingredients to the highest standards.

Tasting Notes: Caramel and citric aroma, with a sweet / caramel / bitter / hoppy sweetness

Thatchers Traditional Draught Cider 6% Thatchers Cider

Tasting Notes: Based on an original 1904 recipe, Thatchers Traditional is a hazy, unfiltered and un-carbonated cider, but has a natural, subtle sparkle. Specially produced from a blend of bittersweet apples, it has a mellow and smooth taste that will appeal to those who enjoy real Somerset cider at its very best.

Tunnel Vision 4.2% Box Steam Brewery

A well rounded traditional bitter beer. Clean tasting with a slight bitterness on the palate.

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Brook Cottage 1 available

Brook Cottage is adjacent to the Butchers Arms and owned by Phill and Victoria Upton. The Butchers Arms in Abbotskerswell is the essence of South Devon; a beautiful stone built former Smithy (circa 1500) The cottage comprises of a self contained 2 bed roomed unit, with en-suite facilities, a separate lounge and small kitchenette and is located close to the English Riviera Torquay (2 miles) and market town of Newton Abbot (2 miles) with many other places of interest to see and visit, including the historic town of Totnes and Dartmouth. The area is also blessed with at least 6 first class golf clubs within a short drive, the closest being Dainton Park just a few minutes away. The cottage also comprises an adjacent annexe - please see separate listing. Rates including full English breakfast. November to March: Single Occupancy - £70.00 Two Persons - £40.00 per person Four Persons - £30.00 per person April to October: Single Occupancy - £85.00 Two Persons - £45.00 per person Four Persons - £35.00 per person

Brook Annexe 1 available

The Annexe is a self contained twin/double room, with en-suite facilities, TV and tea /coffee making facilities, close to the English Riviera Torquay (2 miles) and market town of Newton Abbot (2 miles) with many other places of interest to see and visit, including the historic town of Totnes and Dartmouth. The area is also blessed with at least 6 first class golf clubs within a short drive, the closest being Dainton Park just a few minutes away. Rates including full English breakfast. November to March: Single Occupancy - £30.00 Twin/Double Occupancy - £60.00 April to October: Single Occupancy - £40.00 Twin/Double Occupancy - £70.00

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Sunday Affair

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We serve the following food styles:

Sunday Roast, Traditional,

Menu

Dishes To Begin
Sandwiches
Butchers Arms Originals
From the Char Grill
Puddings
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IPA Gold IPA Reserve Abbot Ale Bellhaven Best IPA Old Golden Hen Old Speckled Hen Saint Edmunds Brakspear Special