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Lease is up for renewal apparently and it seems that lockdown came at the wrong time. Until this is resolved the pub will remain closed.

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Captain Jack's

(formerly Jolly Rogers Smugglers Tavern)

Barton Road
EX34 7BA

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - Midnight
Tuesday11.00 am - Midnight
Wednesday11.00 am - Midnight
Thursday11.00 am - Midnight
Friday11.00 am - Midnight
Saturday11.00 am - Midnight
Sunday11.00 am - 11.00 pm

About the Pub

Captain Jack's was converted from Woolacombe's original old farm buildings which have been on this site as early as the 12th Century. The circular stone pillars that form the central courtyard can be seen surrounding the Beer Garden. In 1170ad William De Tracy, one of four knights who allegedly murdered Thomas A Becket in Canterbury was caught hiding there, and executed. Folklore has it that his ghost still roams the beach, cursed forever to weave an impossible chain of sand along its length. From November until Spring the pub only opens on Saturday & Sunday and times will vary.

Meal times:

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • GT Ales Thirst of Many
  • St Austell Tribute

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Captain Jack's, Woolacombe


  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Camping Camping Nearby on-site
  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • Smoking Smoking Area

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Captain Jack's

Barton Road
EX34 7BA

Sat Nav Reference

51.172168, -4.205442


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Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

First 31, 303, Filers Travel 302

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