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Full Postal AddressPrince of Wales Hotel, Tavistock Road, Princetown, YELVERTON, PL20 6QF [Map]
Telephone Number01822 890219Pub's Own Website 
Opening Times11-23 MO-SA; 12-22:30 SU
FacilitiesAccommodation, Car Park, Evening Meals, Real Fire, Lunchtime Meals, Campsite At / Near Pub


Me outside the pub in June 1997

The home of the Princetown brewery since it was set up in 1994. I've tried two of their beers, Dartmoor IPA (abv. 4.0%) and Jail Ale (abv. 4.8%). Jail Ale is the best to go for having won various awards. Handy 2-pint take-out containers for after hours consumption at the campsite down the road or wherever. A friendly pub with a wide range of good value food allegedly the best in Devon. Two big open fires to keep you warm in the winter. If you like a game of pool they've a good table just off the main bar. Lots of pictures of old Princetown which is of course Britain's highest town at around 400m (1300ft) above sea-level. We were there in early June and it was windy, who knows what it's like in the dead of winter. Don't forget that if you've never seen a brewery you might be lucky and persuade the bar staff to arrange a time to look around the brewery, which was greatly expanded and moved to a large purpose-built building behind the pub in 2006.




 
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