Exeter & East Devon branch area pubs selling real ale
- Ashill (Devon)
- Ashill Inn
A Grade II pub, built in 1835, located down narrow windy lanes in the Culm Valley. It is a charming small venue, with a cosy bar and a more modern restaurant area, where the large windows look out over the beer garden. The comfortable bar serves three rotating local south-west brewery ales, plus three ciders. Good value food is available, with produce mainly from local farms. Live music and special events are often featured.
- Ashill Inn Ashill (Devon) EX15 3NL (01884) 840506
- Honiton Inn
A traditional rural inn that has recently been tastefully refurbished. Two real ales are normally available on handpump, and good quality food is served. There is a garden and outside smokers' area, heated in winter. There is large skittle alley to the rear. Cyclists, families and dogs are welcome.
- Honiton Inn Awliscombe EX14 3PJ (01404) 46161
- Ale Way
The Ale Way Micropub stocks a continually changing line of independent real ales, fresh craft beers and delicious ciders - many of which are locally brewed. You'll also find a variety of specialist cans and bottles from various destinations. A small selection of soft drinks, red and white wine and a house gin is available for those not yet a fan of beer. Although a wet led establishment there are occasional team- ups with local restaurants for an on site, dine-in experience. Housed in part of the station building the seating inside is on two floors with the majority being on the first floor. The bar can be found in a snug on the ground floor. The rooms have been tastefully renovated to preserve a railway feel. There is in addition some outside tables overlooking the platform where you can watch the trains. So, whether you're passionate about beer or just looking for somewhere to enjoy a cosy atmosphere and lively conversation, head over to The Ale Way at Axminster Station where the hosts Gordon & Theresa will give you a warm welcome.
- Axminster Inn
The Axminster Inn is a friendly traditional pub, lying just off the town centre, with a real log fire for the winter months, and a lovely enclosed beer garden to enjoy in the warmer weather. It is a Palmers house, offering a good range of their real ales. Live music is featured, including Local Bands, Solo Artists, and Country & Folk (see website). Free Wi-Fi is available, and there is a skittle alley and dartboard. Children are welcome until 7pm, and the pub is dog friendly.
- Castle Inn
A friendly traditional back street local concentrating on good value real ale and cider. There is a pool table in one room and basic furniture in the other. TV screens show sports including rugby and in particular Exeter Chief's matches. Rugby memorabilia such as signed shirts adorn the walls and a constant 'guess the score' sweep-stake is held. Changing beers are often St Austell Tribute and Proper Job. Quiz every other Sunday with a cheese and meat raffle.
- George Hotel
Prominent, town centre ex-coaching inn. Has just reopened after many years of closure and is still being tastefully restored. An outer room with a few tables leads to one large, comfortably furnished room that surrounds the bar on 3 sides. 6 handpumps are in use for real ale with beers from Otter brewery always likely to be featured. The pub focuses on food and offers an interesting menu. One wall is decorated with a large collection of station-style clocks. Accommodation should be available from April 2019. There are plans for hosting open mic music sessions.
- Hunters Lodge Inn
The Hunters Lodge is a large 16th-Century Coaching Inn, situated on the main A35 at the junction with Raymonds Hill, between the market town of Axminster in Devon, and the seaside town of Lyme Regis in Dorset. It is family friendly with a large garden, which includes a children's play area. It has a large car park, and there is level access to the pub to assist people with mobility problems. Well-behaved dogs are welcome in all bar areas. Good-value home-cooked food, often locally sourced, with an extensive menu and specials board is served lunchtimes and evenings, Monday to Saturday and on Sunday traditional roast is available Sunday lunchtimes until 5pm when the weekday menu resumes. A children's menu is offered, together with colouring sheet and crayons. In summer opens 11.30- 11 Fri - Sun.
- Lamb Inn
Traditional local half a mile from the town centre. The single room interior has a comfortable bar area for dining and playing pool, plus a large-screen TV that often shows sports. There is a spacious garden with two boule pistes, and a heated smokers' shelter. The landlady's pub fare is very good and exceptional value for money. Now enhanced with a lovely new restaurant overlooking the scenic Axe Vale; food served 12-3 and 6-9pm. No dogs please because the resident dog gets very jealous.
- Red Lion Inn
A town centre pub on the main Lyme road into the town. It is a fairly modernised establishment, that is light and airy and very functional. The beer is some of the cheapest around at £2 a pint, and is very well-kept.
- Ale Way Axminster Station Axminster EX13 5PF ku.oc.yawelaeht@reebtaerg07488 277251
- Harbour Inn
The Harbour Inn is a beautiful Grade II listed thatched building dating back to the 12th-century. Good value home-cooked food is served all day from 9am to 9.30pm, and real ales come from the Hall & Woodhouse Brewery. The pub is family friendly, and has a large garden where you can enjoy al-fresco dining in the warmer weather. There is a skittle alley and boules court, and parties and functions are catered for. Well-behaved dogs, kept on a lead at all times, are welcome in the bar and beer garden.
- Ship Inn
The Ship Inn is located in the charming village of Axmouth, on the main A372 between Seaton and Axminster. It is a friendly family run restaurant and pub, with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. It offers good-value home-cooked food, locally sourced where possible, with a varied menu. There is a large garden out back with wonderful views out over the Axe Valley. A skittle alley is available that can double as a function room. Live entertainment is occasionally featured (see website for details). Three real ales are usually on offer. The Seaton Tram can be seen running along the Axe Estuary. The changing ale is usually from Branscombe Vale.
- Harbour Inn Church Street Axmouth EX12 4AF (01297) 20371
- Halfway Inn
Extended restaurant style pub. Now with a large conservatory with wonderful views of the Exe Valley. Large garden with children's facilities. Food excellent but choice of real ales limited.
A tastefully built new pub in the heart of the village on the site of the old Aylesbeare Inn. Consisting of one large ground floor bar with tables mostly laid for dining plus a large first floor mezzanine restaurant. The walls are adorned with interesting objects such as animal skulls and driftwood plus some old local photos. Food is all locally sourced and there is a fixed-price menu. The pub is a free house and the landlord keen on real ales. There is a car park at the back. Take away food is available.
- Halfway Inn Sidmouth Road Aylesbeare EX5 2JP ku.oc.retexenniyawflaheht@ofni(01395) 232273
- Exeter Inn
A major refurbishment was completed in March 2019. A historic 15th Century Devon longhouse, with small flagstone-floored rooms with with low ceilings and wood-burning stoves. Situated in the upper reaches of the Exe Valley, between Bampton and Tiverton, the pub is popular with tourists to Devon and Exmoor.
- Quarryman's Rest
Georgian pub at the southern end of this historic small town on the Devon and Somerset border. A large, open drinking area around the bar spreads out into more relaxed rooms with a variety of wooden tables, sofas and welcoming log fires. A dining area is accessed up a small flight of stairs and there is a walled garden out back. Food plays a big part, mostly locally sourced. Cornish Orchard cider is served.
The Swan is the oldest pub in Bampton and was the original lodgings for the masons and craftsmen who were hired to enlarge the nearby church. The pub has recently been renovated, with solid oak fittings, polished wood tables and boarded flooring, to give it a wine bar feel. The large fireplace contains the original bread oven from 1450. A large public car park, on the site of the old railway station, is close by. The Swan has won numerous food awards.
- White Horse Inn
4-7 Fore Street
Late 18th-century historic coaching inn, with stone flagged entrance porch, alcove fireplace and wood-burning stove. The former parcel office, with glass panels and curved door, can still be seen at the back of the main room. There are usually around 6 real ales, often from Parkway and Exmoor Breweries, frequently Exmoor Beast, 4 on handpump & 2 direct from the cask. A beer festival is held each October.
- Exeter Inn Tiverton Road Bampton EX16 9DY bup.nniretexe@ofni(01398) 331654
- Anchor Inn
The Anchor Inn is part of Old English Inns, now owned by Greene King. It lies just yards from the beach at the top of Sea Hill, at the end of the village. Up to three real ales can be on offer, and freshly prepared food can be eaten in either of the three bars, restaurant or in the garden. The menus are varied or you can choose from the specials board. The beer garden is over the road, and looks out over the beach and bay. The pub is very popular with holiday makers who visit this picturesque village, and the garden is always busy during fine weather, with people admiring the panoramic view whilst enjoying their food alfresco.
- Barrel O' Beer
Friendly, family-run sports-bar in picturesque fishing village. Three drinking areas surround the bar with the back one offering a quieter family eating space.
- Dolphin Hotel
A Grade II-listed hotel in the village centre, with 22 en-suite rooms. The Lounge Bar (closed 3-6 daily) is a comfortable hotel bar, while the Long Bar is the public bar, and attracts a strong local following. Each has one guest beer in winter and two in summer. Meals are served in both bars and in the restaurant, every lunchtime and evening. There is fortnightly live music. Dogs and families are welcome. The bar has traditional wooden fixtures and fittings plus a real fire, bar skittles and an old-fashioned weighing machine.
- Anchor Inn Fore Street Beer EX12 3ET (01297) 20386
- Fisherman's Cot
A large, popular pub, owned by Marston's, located in a picturesque setting next to the River Exe. Although this thatched inn looks very old, it was only built as a private fishing lodge for Bickleigh Castle in 1933. There are 21 B & B rooms, and a large car park. The inn overlooks a medieval 16th-century bridge, and herons can often be seen feeding in the river. It can be very busy during the tourist season.
- Fisherman's Cot Bickleigh EX16 8RW moc.hgielkcib-tocsnamrehsif@ofni(01884) 855237
- Black Dog
- Black Dog Inn
Black Dog Village
A solid, traditional pub at a remote crossroads in a little hamlet with lovely views towards Dartmoor. Tea cups hang from the ceiling beams and horse brasses cover the wide front door. A polypin of real ale often from Dartmoor brewery is always available. Food is served every evening and a good value carvery available on Sunday lunchtime.
- Black Dog Inn Black Dog Village Black Dog EX17 4QS (01884) 860336
- Hartnoll Hotel
A boutique country hotel, set in beautiful landscaped gardens, on the edge of the Exmoor National Park, in the delightful Exe Valley in Devon. Freshly cooked food, using, where possible, local Devon produce, is served in the restaurant, open to non-residents all day, lunchtimes and evenings. The hotel offers 18 en-suite double guest rooms, many enjoying splendid countryside views.
- Hartnoll Hotel Bolham EX16 7RA ku.oc.letohllontrah@ksedtnorf(01884) 252777
- White Hart Hotel
A 16th-century coaching inn with stone flagstones and wooden panels surrounded by wood beams throughout, and a roaring log fire giving a warm welcome to visitors. It is popular with locals and the village football and pool teams. There is a large garden and an annual firework display. Well-behaved dogs and children are welcome. Quiz and curry night is every third Thursday and Irish folk music takes place the first Wednesday of the month. Every last bank holiday in August, the last Saturday and Sunday the popular ale and cider festival takes place with live music and entertainment on both days. lots of other events are regularly featured. Ciders from Sandford Orchards.
- White Hart Hotel Bow EX17 6EN moc.loa@xamuoliba(01363) 881287
1 Fore Street
Grade II listed former hotel, mostly built in 1835 with a later addition at the front. Three separate rooms some with stone floors and one with a prominent carved stone fireplace enclosing a wood burning stove. It is a friendly locals town pub which supports pool and skittles teams. The guest ales can be local or national with the landlord having access to Greene King one off and seasonal brews.
- Olde White Lion
26 High Street
A friendly, family-run locals' pub that caters for everyone including TV sports fans. One large room with many dark, oak beams, plus a large fire place and wood burning stove. Food is limited to fish and chips on Friday evenings. The folk club meet here on the first Tuesday of each month. The pub is involved with the annual town music festival.
- Castle 1 Fore Street Bradninch EX5 4NN (01392) 881378
- Brampford Speke
- Agricultural Inn
This Grade II listed, welcoming pub, has in the past been a farriers and also a petrol station.
- Agricultural Inn Brampford Speke EX5 5DP ku.oc.nnilarutlucirga@snoitavreser(01392) 840043
- Fountain Head Inn
Set in a beautiful coastal valley, this walker friendly old pub is at the west end of one of England's longest villages. Ancient features such as the inglenook fireplace, wood panelling and flagstone floors greet the visitors and locals while the bar offers Branscombe Vale ales and ciders. Good value home cooked food is served and the pub opens for breakfast at 10am Monday to Saturday in Summer. A beer festival is held in the closest weekend to the longest day.
- Masons Arms
Large pub at the lower end of the village, catering for visitors and locals alike. Opens 8.30am for breakfast. The fourth beer is usually St.Austell Proper Job in Summer.
- Fountain Head Inn Branscombe EX12 3BG moc.tcennoctb@daehniatnuofeht(01297) 680359
- Broadclyst Social Club
A clean modern building on the main road through Broadclyst. The club always has at least one keenly priced real ale on tap. Other than Saturday & Sunday, opening hours are limited to evenings only. No food menu, only bar snacks.
- New Inn
Large traditional former 17th-century inn set away to the east of the main village, with a recently extended car park to the rear, and a large beer garden and play area. Freshly cooked food is available lunchtimes and evenings. The skittle alley can double as a function room, and regular events are held (see website for details). Will close earlier if empty in late evening.
- Red Lion Inn
Charming, recently refurbished, 16th-century rustic inn, located in the centre of the village. The pub is very popular with locals and passing trade, serving up to four real ales, and good-value home-cooked food in the bar and restaurant, everyday lunchtimes and evenings. There is a beer garden and courtyard, plus a large car park, and the pub is dog friendly. It is located on a National Trust Walking and Cycle trail.
- Broadclyst Social Club Main Road Broadclyst EX5 3EE moc.liamg@cstsylcdaorb(01392) 461459
- Drewe Arms
Grade II-listed 16th-century thatched pub with a secluded garden, set in a picturesque estate village of cob and limewashed cottages within the Blackdown Hills. There are low-beamed ceilings and uneven floor levels throughout the many rooms. This is a friendly and welcoming family run venue with the emphasis on local real ales and produce. Good value food is served from Tuesday to Saturday (plus Monday in the summer) and lunchtimes on Sunday, a takeaway menu is also available.
- Drewe Arms Broadhembury EX14 3NF ku.oc.nnismraewerd@ofni(01404) 841267
- Budleigh Salterton
- East Devon Golf Club
A typical Golf Club bar. Although open to the public for lunch it is generally frequented by visiting golfers (holiday makers) or societies from Devon and neighbouring counties. You are advised to check the opening hours during the winter months, as the bar is likely to close about an hour after sunset. Real ales are served "on rotation" and one will always be from the St Austell "family". Guest ales are generally from local breweries.
- Feathers Hotel
35 High Street
The Feathers is a welcoming traditional pub/hotel offering accommodation in four en-suite bedrooms. The public bar has a pool table and TV showing terrestrial sports events and leads to a skittle alley that doubles as a function room. A separate lounge bar cum restaurant serves a varying menu offering good-value home-cooked food lunchtimes and evenings. The regular ale is always supplemented by two guest beers supplied by SIBA and generally from south west brewers.
- Salterton Arms
22 Chapel Street
A local pub with Cotswold stone and bare wood floors. The walls are painted in terracotta, pastel yellows and greens in keeping with the local seaside tradition. A small TV at the back of the bar is mainly used to show major sporting events. A large variety of meals are available and can be eaten in the bar or the upstairs mezzanine area. Euchre is played and there are the occasional live music events.
- East Devon Golf Club Links Road Budleigh Salterton EX9 6DG ku.oc.cgde@yraterces(01395) 443370
- Butterleigh Inn
Situated in this small, quaint village, hidden along narrow country lanes, the Butterleigh Inn has now been in the guide for 35 years. The regular customers create a great atmosphere with diverse conversation. There are two rooms around the bar, with a modern dining room at the back. Outside covered patio, with grapevines in summer. Good-value home-cooked food, with a carvery Sunday lunchtime. There is a choice of up to four real ales and three ciders.
- Butterleigh Inn The Green Butterleigh EX15 1PN ku.oc.nnihgielrettub@ofni(01884) 855433
- Cadeleigh Arms
A fine community-owned pub in the centre of this hilltop village set in beautiful rolling countryside. It re-opened on 10 November 2012, having been closed since New Year's Eve 2011. A warm and convivial atmosphere is provided, serving good-quality home-cooked food from local suppliers, and up to three real ales. There are fixed price menus for Sunday Club and Ladies Night on Thursdays. Traditional games are played, and there is a garden to enjoy in the warm weather, and an open fire for the winter.
- Cadeleigh Arms Cadeleigh EX16 8HP moc.liamg@smrahgieledaceht(01884) 855238
- Rose & Crown
A traditional 17th-century country pub, with beamed ceilings and exposed stone walls, just a mile from Tiverton town centre. The pub reopened in early May 2017, after a short closure. It is currently serving at least 3 real ales and serves a full menu including some interesting options.
- Rose & Crown Calverleigh EX16 8BA (01884) 563547
- George Inn
Ann, the new landlady, took over in mid December 2019. Currently she and her son are restoring this pub to its former glory, which is not expected to complete until spring 2020. The George Inn is a charming 15th century Inn located in the picturesque village of Chardstock, close to the Devon, Dorset and Somerset borders, on a back road off the main A358 road to Chard. It has an unusual feature where you go downstairs to the bar when entering from the car park. It was originally a Church or Parish House, and evidence of the building's age can be seen in the Snug area of the bar, where there is dated Graffiti from 1649 and earlier. Many original features remain, such as a fireplace, old oak beams and a beautiful piece of linen fold panelling in the Lounge Bar Area. Accommodation will also be available in the future after a refurbishment. There is a skittle alley that can double as a function room, and darts and pool are played. There is outside seating, and the pub is dog friendly.
- George Inn Chardstock EX13 7BX ku.oc.kcotsdrahcnniegroeg@tcatnoc(01460) 929831
- Cheriton Bishop
- Old Thatch Inn
16th-century free house half a mile off the A30 inside the Dartmoor National Park. There is a large central open fire place, and a separate dining area. En-suite accommodation is available. Families and dogs are welcome. Guest beers are from local breweries such as Hunters or Salcombe. Ciders are from Sandford Orchards -- Scrumpy and Rib Tickler.
- Old Thatch Inn Cheriton Bishop EX6 6JH moc.liamg@nnihctahtdloeht(01647) 24204
- Cheriton Fitzpaine
- Half Moon Inn Cheriton Fitzpaine EX17 4JW moc.kooltuo@notirehc_nninoomflah(01363) 866219
- Ring Of Bells
This thatched Grade II listed pub sits in the heart of this picturesque village by the parish church. Two changing beers are normally available at the single bar. Fine food is available lunchtimes and evenings but those seeking a snack, a quiet pint by the fire or a few drinks with friends in the garden are equally welcome. Binka the landlady has made this a pub for everyone including their children and the dog.
- Half Moon Inn
Traditional country inn, set in the Blackdown Hills near the Somerset border, with spectacular views over the Culm Valley. It was probably built originally as a cottage in the 13th century for stonemasons while they built the nearby church. Fresh locally sourced foods are on the menu, with themed evening menus, pie night on Tuesday, and a fish and chips eat-in or take-away option on Friday nights. Live musical entertainment takes place on Wednesdays. Two guest beers are available and a beer festival is held each May.
- Half Moon Inn Clayhidon EX15 3TJ ku.oc.novednoomflah@ofni(01823) 680291
- Clyst Honiton
- Black Horse Inn
Old Honiton Road
Large roadhouse type pub with emphasis on food. Situated just out of the village, and close to the A30 with plenty of car parking.
- Duke Of York
Country pub with large car park opposite.
- Exeter Inn
Traditional basic local, with good-value food. Changing beers are often from Hanlon's or Exeter breweries.
- Black Horse Inn Old Honiton Road Clyst Honiton EX5 2FT moc.liamg@notwosnniesrohkcalb(01392) 363366
- Clyst Hydon
- Five Bells Inn
Thatched 16th-century Grade II listed former farmhouse carefully and tastefully restored and reopened in 2013. Just west of the village, having moved in the 19th century away from the church - from whose bells it takes its name - following objection by the rector. Primarily food-oriented with a large car park and extensive beer garden, it also offers a bar area and other rooms for drinkers.
- Five Bells Inn Clyst Hydon EX15 2NT moc.ku.sllebevif@ofni(01884) 277288
- Clyst St George
- St George & Dragon
Clyst St George
A large 19th-century built Vintage Inns pub which has an Inn Keeper's Lodge attached, with 21 en-suite bed and breakfast rooms. There is a large attractive beer garden available, and car park. Good food and real ale, usually 3 on hand pump, served all day in a very much relaxed atmosphere.
- St George & Dragon Clyst St George EX3 0QJ (01392) 876121
- Clyst St Mary
- Cat & Fiddle Inn
Clyst St Mary
This large 16th-century pub situated on the main A3052 just outside Exeter re-opened on 17th August 2018 after a major internal refurbishment. A carvery is available all day and a selection of good value food from the menu is also available at all times. In addition to the bar and main dining area, there is a cosy more intimate dining room and a large function room. There is a very large car park, a large grassed childrens play areas and several outside seating areas.
- Half Moon Inn
Clyst St Mary
Friendly village pub with a great atmosphere. Locally sourced food at reasonable prices is available lunchtime and evenings (Sundays: lunchtime only). Always three real ales are on offer (one low gravity e.g. Exmoor Ale, one medium e.g. Tribute and one stronger such as Dartmoor Jail Alee) plus a wide range of wine. Quiz and Bingo nights take place, and the pub is within walking distance of Exeter Chiefs and Westpoint Exhibition Centre. There are three en-suite bed and breakfast rooms available.
- Cat & Fiddle Inn Sidmouth Road Clyst St Mary EX5 1DP ku.oc.nnielddifdnatac@ofni(01392) 873317
- Anchor Inn
On picturesque Cockwood harbour, this 450-year-old inn and former seaman's mission has many old settles, timber paneling, low beams and snugs, with an impressive display of old nautical memorabilia. It has an extensive award-winning seafood menu, with mussels a speciality. Up to five ales are usually offered. Haunted by a friendly ghost and his dog, this is a really atmospheric Devon gem. Close to the main GWR line, it is a steam train spotters' paradise. Limited parking; bus stop over bridge.
- Ship Inn
A very busy family-run pub, close to the picturesque harbour at Cockwood, with a large beer garden with views of the estuary, and a roaring log fire for the winter. The pub is popular with drinkers and diners alike. There are usually up to three regular, and two rotating guest ales on offer. An excellent food menu is available, lunchtimes and evenings, with food prepared from local produce where possible, including a varied choice of locally caught fish. The number 2 Stagecoach bus stops about 100 metres across the bridge.
- Anchor Inn Cockwood EX6 8RA (01626) 890203
- New Inn
A traditional old pub tucked away in a tiny village. Good quality food is the main feature here but the 2 ales are well kept.
- New Inn Coleford EX17 5BZ ku.oc.drofelocnniweneht@seiriuqne(01363) 84242
- Wheelwright Inn
Swan Hill Road
A freehouse pub located on the main A3052 road as you enter the village of Colyford. The unusual feature of the bar is that it has a thatched cover, and wheels adorn the main drinking area. Good-value home-cooked food is served, using locally sourced ingredients wherever possible.
- White Hart Inn
Swan Hill Road
A village pub on the A3052 right by the Seaton Tramway. A real old welcoming pub with the smell of wood smoke. Several different drinking areas lead into each other. There is a large car park at the side. The pub is family and dog friendly, and good-value home-cooked food is available lunchtimes and evenings. There is a garden with sheltered smoking area. Regular live music on Thursdays.
- Wheelwright Inn Swan Hill Road Colyford EX24 6QQ (01297) 598228
- Colcombe Castle
The Colcombe Castle is a 16th century friendly and welcoming pub situated right in the middle of the town of Colyton, just off the market square. Good-value food is served lunchtimes, including light lunches, and evenings; tea's, coffee's and cream tea's are also available. A traditional roast is served on Sunday's between 12 and 2pm, booking advisable. Live music is featured most weekends, and midweek music practice nights features, when anybody can join in. The pub is family and dog friendly. Please note change to opening hours in winter; 7-11 Mon-Thu; 7-1am Fri & Sat; 11.30-2, 7-11 Sun.
- Gerrard Arms
St Andrew's Square
Busy one-bar pub dating back to 1506 and next to the church, in this delightful little town with lots of lovely old cottages and tangled narrow streets and alleyways. There is a safe courtyard at the back, now with disabled access. The home-made food is good-value but only served on Friday and Saturday, with a traditional roast lunch available on Sundays. In summer the lunchtime session may run on. Colyton station on the Seaton Tramway is a level walk.
- Kingfisher Inn
A friendly, traditional 16th-century stone and timber pub close to the centre of this delightful small town, with a public car park nearby, and a tram that connects to the town of Seaton. A separate restaurant at the rear serves locally sourced good-value food. Themed food events take place once a month, and skittles, darts, crib and boules are regularly played. Families are welcome, and well-behaved dogs. Guest beers are usually from the West Country. A beer festival is held over the Spring Bank Holiday.
- Colcombe Castle Market Place Colyton EX24 6JS email@example.com(01297) 552257
The Stables is a large buildng which was originally a blacksmiths. It is a free house with four handpumps. Regular ales are predominantly from the nearby Hanlons Brewery with other beers usually from Exeter, Otter & Teignworthy Breweries.
- Stables Cowley EX5 5ER ku.oc.retexeselbatseht@ofni(01392) 851334
- Cranberry Farm
New pub serving Cranbrook new town. Serving a range of Hall & Woodhouse regular ales plus seasonals. Interior features lots of history of Hall & Woodhouse. Main dining area features a high vaulted barn structure. Very dog friendly, with an outside cask to dispense water for your pet.
- Cranberry Farm Badger Way Cranbrook EX5 7FN (01404) 823946
- Duke Of York
74 High Street
A one bar, Grade II listed pub, re-established 2002 as a family-run Free House, which has one regular beer and one or two changing beers on offer, depending on demand. It has Sky and BT sports which can be shown on three screens. Mens and womens darts teams play here, and there is a south facing garden. The number five bus passes the door. Changing beers often featured are Sharps Atlantic and brews from Exe Valley and Bays.
- General Sir Redvers Buller
37 High Street
Named after Crediton's most celebrated son of modern time whose distinguished military career included campaigns in the Sudan and the Boer War. This old house has a fine entrance which leads to a single long bar along one side of the pub and several levels of drinking areas with a variety of furniture. Further up at the back is an extensive beer garden which is a sun trap in the afternoon.
9 High Street
A Grade II listed free house that is fondly known, by older locals, as number nine, and is located on the high street, and served by Stagecoach bus routes 5, 5A, B and C. The pub décor is interesting, with beer-originated curios and other knick-knacks. It is well-supported by the local rugby, football and dart teams. There is live music every Saturday evening from 2130 to 2330. In warmer months enjoy the south-facing garden, which also serves as the smoking area in all weathers. You can always depend on well-kept ales and good conversation. The ever changing beers always include 1 local whist the others can be from anywhere in the UK.
- Plymouth Inn
Basic locals pub with a Naval decor.
- Red Deer
Joseph Locke Way
A Marston's house, newly built in 2011 and located by Tesco's on the edge of Crediton. It is a food (available all day) led pub with three handpumps in use. One regular ale plus two guests, with one normally being light, and one darker, from the Marston's range.
- Ship Hotel
132 High St
The pub has three levels. Downstairs is a cellar bar with darts and free pool. At ground level is a newly renovated bar and upstairs is a dining room. Number five bus passes the door. One or two cask ales are available. Fridays and Saturdays sometimes see a 'pop-up' restaurant from guest caterers.
- Three Little Pigs
1 Parliament Street
A family run pub and restaurant, with an enthusiastic local following, that overlooks the town square in the very heart of this cosy market town. Admire the eclectic mix of memorabilia and nic nacs that hang from every available space. Home-cooked food is served in the bar and restaurant, using where possible locally sourced ingredients, and all cooked to order; Sunday roast included. Five ales are served at all times. Regular beers are Muck & Straw from Holsworthy and Otter Bitter, with the three other pumps being changed with St.Austell beers and local ones often from Hanlons, Exeter and Black Tor breweries. There is street parking outside the pub and a pay and display car park 50 yards away. The pub's closing times will be later if there is custom.
- White Swan
33 High Street
A one bar pub on Crediton high street, which has darts, pool and skittles. BT sports TV is also available.
- Duke Of York 74 High Street Crediton EX17 3JX moc.tenretnitb@968eworyecart(01363) 775289
- King's Head
33-35 High Street
Friendly locals pub located in the middle of town. Of special interest are original hand drawings in the toilets!
- Market House Inn
21-23 High Street
Recently renovated family friendly pub, that now offers real ale.
- Pony & Trap
10 Exeter Hill
A traditional local with good atmosphere and mixed clientele. Many local darts and skittles teams are based here. It has a smart interior featuring a logburner, making it cosy in winter; flowers and ornaments give it a homely feel. Up to eight real ales on offer including a house beer, plus three real ciders. There is a garden and seating area. Live music features once a month and pub games are played.
- Porters Bar, Grill & Cocktail Lounge
7 Fore Street
A recently opened modern bar and grill based in a former bank building. One large well lit room with bar and skylights plus two smaller secluded rooms. Homemade dishes using locally sourced ingredients. Real ales mostly from Teignmouth Brewery plus ciders from Spreyton Press.
- Weary Traveller
A traditional and friendly locals pub, lying on the edge of town just off the motorway. It offers good-value home-cooked food, sourced from fresh local produce where possible, at affordable prices. The pub is family-friendly, and dogs are welcome, and is available for various functions and meetings, including weddings. Quiz nights and live music regularly feature.
- White Hart Hotel
19 Fore Street
Situated in the town centre, this is a popular music venue, and can be very busy, Friday and Saturday nights. Food available every day and is home-cooked (proper chips, home-made desserts, Sunday carvery). Following a major flood, the bar has been repainted ina tasteful light grey and red colour. From 1 to 3 rotating guest ales (sourced locally or regionally) are usually available.
- King's Head 33-35 High Street Cullompton EX15 1AF (01884) 38898
- Culm Valley Inn
A 300 year-old village inn, by a medieval stone bridge on the River Culm. A rustic bar leads on to a side room, then through to the restaurant area. The pub has been under completely new ownership and management since November 2014, and has undergone some sympathetic improvements. There is a large car park at the front, including a totem pole and a raised fenced area, which was once a railway goods siding. The beer list is ever changing, with occasional extra ones served under gravity. There is usually one beer from the Otter range.
- Culm Valley Inn Culmstock EX15 3JJ ku.oc.nniyellavmluc@tcatnoc(01884) 840354
- Tuckers Arms
A welcoming and friendly 13th-century thatched roof pub, that is the hub of the village life. A huge display of miniature bottles dominates the main bar area. Good-value home-cooked food is available lunchtimes and evenings, and the pub is family and dog friendly. Live music is featured on a regular basis, and there is a courtyard area that is very popular in the summer. Two regular real ales are on offer, plus a changing guest.
- Tuckers Arms Dalwood EX13 7EG (01404) 881342
- Brunswick Arms
9-10 Brunswick Place
Family orientated pub overlooking The Brook and The Lawn. It offers outside seating, a good spot to sit in the afternoon sun watching the famous black swans of Dawlish. Two guest ales are usually on offer, plus real cider which changes; food is available in the afternoon. Skittles, pool and darts are played; children and dogs are welcome. Easily accessible by train and bus. Happy Hour 5-6; Sun 4-5
- Dawlish Conservative Club 24 Park Road Dawlish EX7 9LH (01262) 862355
- Gresham House Inn
1 Commercial Road
Formerly the Laffin Pig, the pub changed its name to Gresham House Inn, its original name, when it was taken over in June 2011. It is a friendly back street boozer, situated 200 metres from the river that runs through The Lawn with the famous Dawlish black swans. Closed January 2017 but reopened early March 2017. Now called the Dog House Inn. Changing beer is usually from Teignworthy.
8 Park Road
A popular sports orientated pub in the middle of the town. Known as "The Lanny" by regulars, the pub features great food, served all day, regular live music, quizzes and darts. It has three bars, a pool room and a sundeck all with the latest in televised sports technology. No regular ales, but three changing ones available, mostly sourced locally. This is a real fun place.
- Marine Tavern
2 Marine Parade
Traditional seaside pub with suntrap patio at the front and a sea view balcony which also provides a great viewpoint for passing steam train specials. Good-value food is served all day in the peak summer season, and lunch and evenings at other times. Accomodation is available consisting of four rooms, and children are welcome in an area away from the bar. Dogs are also welcome. Occasional live music is hosted, and there are interesting local photos to view. This pub is easily accessible by bus or train.
- Royal British Legion
42 Park Road
Royal British Legion club in Dawlish, that always has one changing real ale, sourced from different parts of the country. The ale is usually served in oversize glasses to real ale drinkers. The bar is on the ground floor with level access, as are the toilets, including the disabled one. CAMRA members admitted on production of a valid membership card.
- South Devon Inn
Originally built in 1750, the South Devon Inn has recently been fully renovated; it has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. It is close to the beach, railway station and bus stops. Pool and darts are played, and a function room is available for hire. Two changing real ales are on offer. usually from Hanlons, Timothy Taylor or Bays.
- Swan Inn
94 Old Town Street
This is a friendly locals pub, reputedly the oldest of Dawlish's pubs, dating from 1642, and is situated in the old part of town. It has a large patio and garden, and a covered heated smoking area. Dogs are welcome. Price promotions are available to all for cask and keg beers at £3 per pint Monday, Wednesday 5-7pm and Friday 5-8pm.
- Teignmouth Inn
The Teignmouth Inn has a friendly atmosphere and is a great pub for sports fans with a large screen for Sky Sports. Karaoke is popular on Friday's, and pools and darts are played. There is a smoking area outside and upstairs balcony. A feature is a well at one side of the bar, which is also decorated with frogs. Dogs are welcome. It is well served by train and bus.
- White Hart
6 Albert Street
Popular with drinkers (no food), with two or three changing ales available, mostly from Teignworthy Brewery. This is a single-room local central to the ale trail, and a friendly welcome always greets old and new visitors. Local licensees have produced a Dawlish Ale Trail leaflet having 10 pubs all within walking distance of each other, and all centred around the beautiful Dawlish Water and central area. Welcoming winter fire.
- Brunswick Arms 9-10 Brunswick Place Dawlish EX7 9PB (01626) 862181
- Dawlish Warren
- Boathouse Tavern & Grill
This is a thriving family pub on the edge of a very popular beach. It is a purpose built chalet-style building. External walls house a series of kiosks selling takeaway food, ice-cream and hot and cold drinks. Inside are many tables and chairs for large and small family groups, serving food all day with a happy cheerful atmosphere. The well-stocked bar serves two regular ales , plus a third changing beer in high summer from e.g. Red Rock or New Bristol Breweries. This privately owned Free House is open all year apart from a three-week closure in January, and is at the heart of Dawlish Warren, with tourist shops and gaming arcades alongside, and has large holiday parks with bungalows, chalets, static vans, caravan parks and camping sites, all within walking distance. Evening closure can be as early as 9pm if very quiet.
- Langstone Cliff Hotel
Mount Pleasant Road
Large, well appointed hotel set in woodland with superb sea views. The comfortably furnished bar stays open until the last customer leaves.
- Lee's Bar
12 Mount Pleasant Road
Typical seaside town pub. Extended bar with fruit machines and pool table inside. Closed during the winter season.
- Mount Pleasant Inn
Mount Pleasant Road
High on a hill, a pub with superb views of the Warren.
- Silly Goose
Newly renovated, with a new name; previously the Sun Burnt Arms. There is a large garden, and children's play area. The pub is dog friendly. Closed during winter season.
- Warren Golf Club
One regular ale served, with various changing beers on rotation.
- Boathouse Tavern & Grill Beach Way Dawlish Warren EX7 0NF ku.oc.loa@1esuohtaobeht(01626) 888899
- NoBody Inn
A venerable village inn, mainly 17th-century with some later additions, full of old beams and antique furniture. Lunch and dinner are available seven days a week. There is a pub garden in the summer and a log fire in the winter. An extensive whisky list (240+) and wine list (150+). Five comfortable bedrooms are available and high quality food is served every lunchtime and evening. Dogs welcome in the bar. Only four miles from Exeter Haldon Race course.
- NoBody Inn Doddiscombsleigh EX6 7PS ku.oc.nniydobon@ofni(01647) 252394
- Drewe Arms
The Drewe Arms is a heritage pub located just within Dartmoor National Park. It is situated in front of the Parish Church in a picturesque village square. This thatched roof 17th-century inn has remained unchanged for over 100 years (see website for history). Nothing fancy, just an unmistakeably English drinking place with a historic interior and rustic charm. The pub is most famous for Aunt Mabel who held the record for being the longest serving landlady who ran the pub for 75 years before retiring at the age of 99. Real ales are served straight from the cask from cellar to hatch. There are three individual rooms, and it's full of nooks and crannies. Delicious homemade food, using locally sourced West Country produce, is served. There is a splendid garden to enjoy, and accomodation is available. This pub is well worth a visit.
- Fingle Bridge Inn
A family-run pub on the banks of the River Teign, a tranquil riverside setting. The bar and restaurant offer a welcoming and relaxing atmosphere with a variety of food available, including bar snacks, cream teas and daily specials. Fresh Devon produce is used; hot meals are available lunchtimes and evenings. Booking is advisable for the popular Sunday carvery. There is ample parking and a large function room is available for hire. Children and well-behaved dogs are welcome. One of the 3 changing beers is always from Teignworthy Brewery. The 2 real ciders also change but often such as Sam's Cloudy and Rosie's Pig. Evening closing times are later in Summer.
- Drewe Arms The Square Drewsteignton EX6 6QN moc.smraewerd@ofni(01647) 281409
- Lord Haldon Hotel Haldon Drive Dunchideock EX6 7YF ku.oc.letohnodlahdrol@seiriuqne(01392) 832483
- Lakeview Manor
Restaurant, function and wedding venue with wood panelled bar area, set in wooded grounds with lakes. Located down narrow and winding lanes, to the east of Dunkeswell village.
- Lakeview Manor Dunkeswell EX14 4SH ku.oc.ronamweivekal@noitpecer(01404) 891287
- Royal Oak Inn
A large brick and stone built free house in the centre of a delightful village. The pub consists of a central bar with three separate seating areas, each laid out differently; plus a pool room at a lower level. As well as its good pub grub menu, fish and chips is the speciality on Friday evenings. There is a large hillside garden plus a car park at the rear with splendid views. The pub is particularly popular when the daffodils are flowering in the nearby Teign Valley. The pub will open weekday lunchtimes for groups of 10 or more ordering food.
- Royal Oak Inn Dunsford EX6 7DA ku.oc.diort@kram(01647) 252256
- East Budleigh
- Sir Walter Raleigh Inn
22 High Street
The beers continually change, most are locally sourced and it is unusual not to find a Teighnworthy beer available. A real cider from Green Valley is also sold. The pub is set in the middle of the delightful village of East Budleigh at the junction with Hayes Lane, which leads to the birthplace of Sir Walter Raleigh, this is a truly welcoming 16th-century free house country pub. The building was originally two cottages that were converted into a Jacobean-style pub in the 18th-century. The original name was, King William IV, but later changed to the Kings Arms; finally becoming Sir Walter Raleigh in 1967. Many of the original features still remain, wooden beams throughout the two different areas, the Old Jug and Bottle hatch behind the bar, and a couple of quirky alcoves; what they were used for is unknown. Good-quality home-cooked food is served lunchtimes and in the evenings and it is wise to reserve a table evenings and for Sunday lunch. The pub is family friendly, and the local book club, football club and church choir meet regularly. Dogs on leads are welcome in the bar. There is a small public car park close by in Hayes Lane. Stagecoach bus service 157, Exmouth to Sidmouth, passes the door.
- Sir Walter Raleigh Inn 22 High Street East Budleigh EX9 7ED ku.oc.liamtoh@hgielarretlawris(01395) 442510
- Anchor Inn
Lying just in the branch area, this is a 17th-century coaching inn set on the banks of the river Exe on the Devon/Somerset border. It has an extensive riverside garden, ideal for families and pet owners, and the location on the river Exe is ideal for anglers. Freshley cooked good-value food, using local produce, where possible, is served lunchtimes and evenings, Monday to Friday, and all day Saturday and Sunday. 5 en-suite B & B rooms are available. The pub is open all day, serving food, during school holidays. Alcoholic drinks from 12 noon.
- Anchor Inn Exebridge TA22 9AZ (01398) 323433
- All Stars Sports Bar
19-23 Sidwell Street
Sports bar showing all live sports on big screens. Pool, snooker and American tables. Good-value food served, and one real ale on offer.
32 Queen Street
This traditional pub has comfortable red sofas amongst its seating and has a small fish tank in a cabinet on the right hand side as you enter. There are two guest ales which normally come from Devon breweries. All ages frequent the pub and there is also music. For details, check the pub's website. No under 18's after 9pm. Please note, opening times are 12 to late.
- Arcade, Fore Street
122a Fore Street
Awaiting new survey. Reportedly a single cask of real ale, dispensed by gravity, is currently delivered early each week and could have run out by/over the weekend.
- Bishop Blaize
A traditional, locals pub with a friendly atmosphere tucked away in the re-development Quay area of Exeter.
- Black Horse
Situated just off the town centre behind the John Lewis store. this Greene King house is popular with locals and students alike. Good-value food is served all day until 9pm, and three real ales are usually available. Very spacious with soft furnishings, and popular with sports fans.
- Blue Ball Inn
300 year old thatched pub, which has recently extended the restaurant. A superb pub with a large garden, children's play area and parking. Four bed and breakfast rooms are available and it can boast of being the closest pub to Sandy Park, home of Exeter Chiefs. There are usually four real ales and two real ciders available. Fine food, using locally sourced ingredients where possible, is served lunchtimes and evenings.
- Bowling Green
29-30 Blackboy Road
Originally an 18th century pub called The Ropemakers, the Bowling Green is a cosy local situated away from the main city centre close to Exeter City Football Club at St James Park. It has an extensive selection of reasonably priced pub food including pizzas and gluten free and vegetarian options. Four real ales are available, three are rotating and supporting local breweries. Live music every Saturday night and Sunday afternoon followed by a quiz in the evening. Opens at noon on match day Saturdays.
- Brewers Fayre
This Brewers Fayre is a contemporary restaurant attached to a Premier Inn, which is close to the M5. You can have a drink without ordering food.
- Buckerell Lodge Hotel Topsham Road Exeter EX2 4SQ 0844 855 9112
- Chevalier Inn
81-82 Fore Street
This spacious city centre J D Wetherspoon pub comprises of two floors with a small outdoor seating area to the back of the first floor and a much larger outdoor area up a further flight of stairs. There are toilets on the lower ground floor (including Disabled Access) and on the first floor.
- City Gate Hotel
Lower North Street
A fine Georgian building on the site of one of the old gates into Exeter, the pub has part of the ancient city wall in its cellar. There are three eating and drinking areas off the main bar, a cellar bar and a large paved and decked garden with its own bar in the summer. Beers on offerare Young's, with seasonal variations. Good-quality cuisine is served from breakfast time through to 10pm (9pm on Sunday). One can eat throughout; more informally in the airy conservatory on sofas or, on warm sunny days, outside in the spacious landscaped garden.
- Clifton Inn
1 Clifton Road
A friendly community pub offering good-value home-cooked food, and regular live music events, and monthly quiz nights. Now incorporating a bakery.
- Coaver Club
County Hall, Matford Lane
A pleasant club for Council employees and those resident in the immediate area. There are four real ales on at any one time, no regular one.
11 Gandy Street
Coolings is a bar and restaurant situated in Gandy Street, an attractive old cobble stone street just off the main Exeter shopping centre. Freshly prepared home-cooked food is on offer daily with a varied menu, including daily specials, vegetarian options and a children's menu. Hot drinks and a selection of cakes are also available. Live music is featured every Thursday night, and sometimes on Friday's, usually in the main bar, occasionally in the cellar bar. There is usually a 'pin' of real ale on the bar, often Dartmoor Legend.
- Cosy Club
Halford Wing, Dean Clarke House, 1 Southernhay Gardens
The Cosy Club offers casual dining, drinking and lounging in a homely and family friendly environment. It offers full meals, teas/coffees and snacks, and is child friendly. There are usually two real ales available, and one ale may be substituted by a local cider in the summer.
- Countess Wear
398 Topsham Road
Beefeater establishment attached to Premier Inn on busy roundabout. Accommodation, restaurant and bar.
- Cowick Barton
121 Cowick Lane
Historic Inn, built in 1540, retaining many of its original features. It is alleged there are hidden tunnels to St Thomas Church and Bowhill House, also ghostly sightings! There is a large garden to enjoy in the warm summer months, and facilities for all types of functions. Freshly prepared food, using local produce where possible, is served lunchtimes and evenings, all day Saturday and Sunday. Traditional roast is available on Sunday between noon and 2.30pm. Three real ales are usually available, and the pub is family and dog friendly.
- Cuckoo Taproom & Bottleshop
25 Paris Street
Three level bar serving up to ten craft / keg beers and up to two guest ales a short walk from Exeter bus station. The first and ground floors will seat thirty people each. Occasionally Whyte beers will be available.
- Double Locks (Canal Banks)
The Double Locks is situated in an idyllic location on the Exeter Ship Canal. It is just the place for a family day out, celebration, or having a lazy summer's afternoon next to the water. Many events are held during the year, such as real ale and cider festivals, annual dog show, and live music (see website for details). There is a large garden for the warmer weather, and two log fires and snug rooms inside the pub to keep out the winter chill. The permanent real ale comes form the Wells and Young's range, with rotating guests usually from local breweries, with always one from Hanlon's, and usually one from Bays In the spring and summer months you can enjoy some real cider. 4 changing ciders in the box. Good-value home-cooked meals are served all day, 11.30 to 9 Monday to Saturday and 11.30 to 8 on Sundays. There is a large marquee where private parties can be held (see website for what's available). The Double Locks is family and dog friendly, and there are facilities for pre-booked camping. Shuts earlier than stated times once last customers leave. Stays open longer in summer.
- Duke Of York
58 Sidwell Street
This is a large open-plan pub which is mainly frequented by locals. There is a pool table and dart board at one end, and there are pub teams for both. Karaoke nights are on Saturdays, and there is also a juke box. Hot snacks are also available.
- EX4 162-163 Fore Street Exeter EX4 3AT (01392) 477787
- Exeter Brewery Tap-Room Bar
Unit 1, Cowley Bridge Road
Part of the Exeter Brewery, offering full bar facilities, including Exeter Brewery ales, wines, ciders and spirits; some food is also served. The bar is open to the public every Thursday evening from 5pm, and is also available at other times, by arrangement, for private hire, corporate meetings etc. There are always four Exeter Brewery ales on handpump, plus Green Valley cider is available.
- Exeter City Football Club Centrespot Bar
St James Park, Stadium Way
The Centrespot is the club bar at the ground with an outside bar on matchdays too. Located within the Centrespot club bar is the volunteer run famous Exeter City Real Ale and Cider Emporium, which offers, on home match days, three to four changing ales with a minimum of one local brewery. Opens Saturday match days 12-8, mid-week match days 6-11.
- Exeter Golf & Country Club (Sports Bar)
The Sports Club Bar is a members only bar. Non-members are admitted if accompanied by a member of the Golf, Tennis, Snooker, etc club. A typical clubhouse bar with BT Sports TV, ale, wine and spirits, and hearty snacks for the weary sportsmen and women! Official functions and dinners for the various clubs are held in the Wear Restaurant which is also part of the country club.
- Exeter Golf & Country Club (Wear Restaurant & Bar)
The former clubhouse to Exeter Golf and Country Club, is now open to the public. It still caters for members of the Golf and Tennis club, but the large function and fine dining area is available for private hire. There is one real ale on handpump and some bottle conditioned beers stored in the fridge.
- Exeter Phoenix
Bradninch Place, Gandy Street
This Arts Centre café bar is in the middle of the Phoenix Building, which caters for various Arts, Music, Film and a mixture of courses. The closing times are later provided there is no private functions on. There is also disabled access and toilets.
- Exeter Rugby Club Sandy Park Stadium, Sandy Park Way Exeter EX2 7NN (01392) 890890
- Exeter Toby Carvery & Lodge
This pub has three very reasonably priced ales served to Cask Marque standard. The staff are friendly in this food led establishment. The location is easy to get to and is near the M5.
- Farmers Union
16-18 Queens Terrace
The pub is situated near the Clock Tower and has mixed clientele. The food side is unusual as it has a Vegan and Vegetarian Menu alongside the standard one. There is a Quiz night on Thursdays and on Sunday a Carvery 12 - 15. Other than Sunday Carvery time, the pub is Dog Friendly.
- Fat Pig
2 John Street
Formerly the Coachmakers Arms, this Victorian corner local was brought back to life in 2008 as a traditional pub, featuring a range of locally-sourced food, including brewery-fed pork and sausages, from a herd of rare-breed pigs. There are malt whisky evenings, a Monday quiz, and homebrew competitions. It has two sister bars nearby, one of which has the Fat Pig brewery and tap bar, and distillery, producing a cider, a wide range of ales and numerous whiskies.
- George's Meeting House
38 South Street
This pub is the former George's Meeting, and is "listed" as having special interest as an unaltered 18th-century chapel. It was built as a Unitarian chapel in 1760, and named after King George III who came to the throne the same year. There are lovely stained glass windows, upstairs galleries and even a pulpit in situ. It opened as a Wetherspoon in January 2005. It is very popular both lunchtimes and evenings. Food is served all day, and a good range of real ales are always on offer. The real cider is Sandford Orchards.
- Great Western Hotel
St David's Station
The Great Western Hotel dates from 1840, close to St David's railway station. A range of up to nine ales is offered from around the country. It has a good community atmosphere with wheelchair users most welcome due to easy access to the bar and toilet. It has won CAMRA branch pub of the year twice. The Karma restaurant serves traditional bar snacks and also has an exclusive Indian cuisine.
- GWRSA Exeter West Railway Club
172 Cowick Street
This is a members' only club. Non-members (including CAMRA) need to be signed in by existing members, plus a £1.00 non-members entry fee.
- Heart Of Oak
34 Main Road
The picturesque thatched roof contrasts with the simple modern interior in light oak. There are usually two real ales on offer.
- Henry's Bar
Mount Pleasant Road
Pub situated on a busy road junction. It has a central bar with several eating and drinking areas. There are lots of wood-panelling and objects of interest.
- Hole In The Wall
Little Castle Street
The venue is set over two floors; the Chesterfield and Sports bars on the second floor and the Dining room on the first floor. It has recently been extensively refurbished (following a major fire). Each room has supersize HD television screens, bespoke solid oak furniture and leather Chesterfield sofas. For food, they offer their standard three course menu, grill and signature 23" pizzas. Their team of chefs can devise bespoke menus for parties/functions, from canapes to banquets. Also on offer is a comprehensive drinks menu, including gins, whiskies and local ales. Can be hired for corporate events or private parties.
- Horse & Groom
50-52 Fore Street
Was brewery tap for now defunct Heavitree Brewery. Large rambling premises on busy street corner comprising at least 2 buildings with areas on different levels one with pool table. Courtyard and enclosed garden at back. May have a second or third beer on usually from Dartmoor or St.Austell breweries.
New North Road
This is a large J D Wetherspoon pub close to the university, Central and St David's railway stations, with buses passing close by. Built in 1810 as Elmfield House, it was converted into the Imperial Hotel in 1923, and remained a hotel until 1994. It opened as a Wetherspoon's in February 1996, and its attractive architecture and orangery, which was added by Dr William Buller Henderson, who purchased the property in 1897, is still there to be enjoyed. The large garden offers plenty of tables and seating to enjoy in the fine weather. Ten real ales are usually available, including Abbot and Ruddles; guest ales often come from local breweries. Real cider is available from Weston's. Good-value food is served all day until 11pm, and families are welcome. The pub is well frequented by the local student population. A function room is available for meetings etc. Wetherspoon's beer festivals are regularly held, including some showcasing local breweries.
173 Cowick Street
Friendly welcoming pub that opens at 8am for breakfast. Has no permanent ales, but one constantly changing guest, and a second when greater demand is anticipated.
- Lucombe Oak
This large open-plan pub, formerley the General Buller and prior to that The Longbrook, has recently been refurbished. Four real ales, predominantly Greene King, on handpump. Food served seven days a week.
- Mill On The Exe
Until 1960 the Mill on the Exe was a paper mill; the original water wheel used to turn the machinery is now a feature in the pub's garden. The old mill was converted into a pub, which was bought by St Austell Brewery in 1994. It is set in a beautiful location, with tranquil waterside gardens next to Blackaller Weir and the Millstone footbridge, and is just a short distance away from the city centre and rail stations. It has a welcoming and vibrant atmosphere, with two bars spread across two floors. boasting a total of nine handpumps, with St Austell brews, seasonal and guest ales, plus a selection of bottled beers, including 'Clouded yellow' on offer. Quality home-cooked food, freshly prepared and cooked to order, is served from noon to 9pm daily. Children are welcome. Well-behaved dogs on leads are welcome throughout the pub.
- Mount Radford
73-75 Magdalen Road
There are two separate bars, one of which has large arched windows giving a light and spacious feel. The bars are joined by a unique vestibule set out as an olde-worlde street complete with shop fronts and a lamp post. Food is served 12-9 daily, with curry on Thursdays.
- New Inn (Alphington)
76 Church Road
A large airy family friendly community pub. The pub runs a lunch club. A breakfast special is available on Saturdays between 9am and midday. Up to three real ales are usually available, and food is served all day, every day.
60 New North Road
Narrow on the street front, this Victorian building is very deep and till features the original 19th century conservatory. Small areas off the main room make for an intimate atmosphere including a cosy snug area, leather chesterfield sofas and rustic style furnishings. A cocktail bar on the first floor is open in the evenings. This is a friendly gastro style pub, with clientele ranging from students to business people. The open kitchen enables you to watch your locally sourced food being cooked. The TV's sometimes screen quirky black and white films from the 60's and 70's.
- Old Fire House
50 New North Road
Popular city center pub serving good-value food lunchtimes and evenings as well as late-night pizzas. Up to six ales are available on gravity including beers from Exeter and Hanlon's breweries, and four real ciders; regulars include Sam's and Sandford Orchard. Live music every Saturday and Sunday evening. The pub is close to Exeter High Street, bus stops and Central railway station. No children under ten allowed, due to licence restrictions and over 18's only after 5pm.
- Old Timers Bar & Restaurant
Little Castle Street
The former home of Timepice Nightclub, which these days is across the courtyard, Old Timers Bar & Restaurant occupies two floors. An interestingly decorated bar with informal dining on the ground floor, it also has a large upstairs restaurant which can be available for functions, parties and weddings. Real ale is always available on handpump, usually two Cornish beers from Sharp's and one more local beer from a Devon brewery.
- On The Waterfront
4-9 The Quay
On The Waterfront is situated on the historic Exeter Quayside, and is house in converted cellars of old 19-century warehouses that once served old sailing ships. Outside scenes for the "Onedin Line" TV series were filmed here. The restaurant offers a good selection of lunch and dinner dishes - from their renowned pizzas to fresh fish, meats, pastas and salads. Dogs are not allowed in the restaurant, but may be taken in the bar area. Emphasis is on local ales, and a beer festival is held twice a year. On The Waterfront offers good quality food and fine ales in a warm and friendly atmosphere. It is very popular with families and groups. There is a cycle hire shop next door.
- Pinhoe Hoard
2 Bakers Way
Large food-orientated, family friendly, modern pub on the edge of Exeter. Several eating and drinking areas, plus plenty of outside seating.
- Port Royal
Friendly riverside pub with several areas, including a large restaurant and a function room. Plenty of outside seating overlooking the river.
- Prospect Inn
Popular and friendly pub situated on Exeter's historic quayside, offering good-value food all day, and up to four real ales. The changing beers are usually Hanlons Citra or Yellowhammer and Otter Ale or Amber. Cider is Sandford Orchards Scrumpy.
- Royal Oak
79-81 Fore Street
This historic 1800s roadside, thatched, multi-room pub is on the B3183 through Heavitree, and is close to two public car parks. A relaxing lounge area is on the right, and the public bar on the left has several rooms and areas offering a variety of seating options. Meals are served every lunchtime, while pies and pasties are available in the evening. Outside, there is a rear courtyard with benches. A popular quiz night is held every Wednesday, and the team hope to make their summer beer festival an annual event.
- Royal Oak (Okehampton Street)
68 Okehampton Street
Large friendly pub above the riverside, with a large garden, skittle alley, function room and car park. Up to four real ales are usually on offer.
- Samuel Jones
37 Commercial Road
The Samuel Jones is a St Austell Brewery house set in a former bonded warehouse on Exeter Quayside, which was built by Exeter's former mayor and wine merchant Samuel Jones. The pub and restaurant offers relaxed barbecue and smokehouse inspired dining, and an extended range of real ales and craft beers. Food is served all day, with a daytime menu available from 12 to 5pm, and an evening one from 5 to 9.30pm. Ales are served in pints, two-thirds and thirds.
- Sawyer's Arms
121 Cowick Street
A Wetherspoon pub that follows all the usual conventions of the chain. It is roomy with a good sized bar, plenty of tables and additional seating outside for nice weather and smokers. Inside the large LCD TV mostly shows BBC News 24 on mute with the live subtitles. As with all Wetherspoons, the bar is very well stocked with beer at a very reasonable price. There are numerous beer festivals, some featuring Devon only brewers and breweries.
- Seven Stars Hotel
This large pub caters for the real ale drinkers as well as for people wanting to eat. There are six ales served to Cask Marque standard, with the regular one brewed by Black Sheep Brewery solely for Ember Inns. On Mondays there is a cask ale club with reduced prices. There is a good-value daytime, and evening menu. Although pub opens at 10am, Saturday and Sunday, drinks are served from 1130am.
- Ship & Pelican
54 Fore Street
Extensive front and rear bars, the latter with a partially stone-flagged floor. Pool room to the side. Competitive pool is popular here.
- Ship Inn
1-3 Martins Lane
A historic city centre pub situated along a narrow passage way between the high street and Cathedral Green. It is one of the oldest pubs in Exeter and Sir Francis Drake used to visit. Four regular ales feature along with two guests, mostly local, and up to three ciders. The pub offers good value food served all day including a children's menu. Live entertainment features on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
- St Anne's Well
31 Well Street
Friendly back-street local close to Exeter City football ground. There are several drinking areas arranged on split levels around a central bar with a pool table and other pub games on one side. Mon-Fri 4-6, 50 pence off all pints. On football match days they may open earlier.
- St Thomas Social & Working Mens Club
67a Cowick Street
St. Thomas Social Club is a popular local club in the suburb of St. Thomas at the far (Dunsford Hill) end of Cowick Street on the left, set back from the road, as you leave Exeter. It is a members' only club, with no special arrangements for CAMRA members. Non-members can gain entry on Monday, Friday, and Sunday for £1.00, and for £3.00 on Saturday. The club is popular with skittles and darts players, hosting local music arts usually every second Saturday, except bank holidays. There is only one handpump, and there are no plans to add a second, due to the limited opening hours.
- Stand Off
Portland House, Longbrook Street
Spacious, modern, sports-orientated bar in a popular area for pubs just off the High Street.
- Star inn
68 Whipton Village Road
Large village pub to the north east of Exeter, formerly The Half Moon, offering lunch time and evening meals.
- Stoke Arms Prince Charles Road Exeter EX4 7BZ (01392) 277702
- Tally Ho Inn 2 Countess Wear Road Exeter EX2 6LG (01392) 271794
- Thatched House Inn
The Thatched House Inn is a communiuty pub located at the border of Foxhayes and Exwick, just next to the Exwick playing fields, opposite the former Civil Service Sports Club, now the Exeter College Sports Hub, and just by the river. It has recently had a substantial refurbishment. Seven real ales and one real cider are usually on offer, plus wines, spirits and minerals, with real fires and great value home-cooked food. On street parking is available nearby, and the pub is on the Stagecoach E bus route. CAMRA members will receive a discount on production of a valid membership card (50p vouchers accepted).
6 Little Castle Street
Timepiece, which opens five nights a week, has a large ground floor public bar with a two-floor nightclub above. In the city's historic Castle Quarter, the premises has been owned and run by a small local company which also owns two other nearby pubs. Each of the three establishments caters for a slightly different clientele and real ales, mostly regional, are available in all.
- Topsham Brewery Taproom
Taproom on the Haven Banks side of Exeter Quay, adjacent to the brewery (which is visible from the bar). Attractive historic stone building houses a bar which is family and dog-friendly during the day, but becomes lively in the evening with frequent DJ or live music. Cask beer is from the Topsham range on gravity; they also have their own and guest keg craft beer and cider on sale. Opening hours may be later on a Sunday if the bar is busy, and will also extend to Wednesday evenings in summer.
- Turks Head
57A High Street
Located in the heart of the city centre, next to the Guildhall, this is one of the regions oldest pubs and was a favourite watering hole of Charles Dickens whose character in the Pickwick Papers 'The Fat Boy' was modeled on an employee of the pub. Recently restored to its former glory, The Turk's Head is back with a bang and ready to showcase its 700 year history. Up to five ales are brewed on site, visible behind glass. Payments only by card or app.
- Twisted Oak
Little Johns Cross
Large family-friendly pub reached by quiet lanes or footbridge over the A30 from Ide village. Several areas to eat and drink including a large conservatory. Facilities include and indoor childrens playroom. A popular carvery is available Sundays. The guest beer is often from Hunters.
- Victoria Inn
36 Victoria Street
Recently refurbished student friendly pub with artisan style food.
- White Hart Hotel
66 South Street
This is one of the City's most ancient inns situated in a central position within the old city wall. The hotel has 55 en-suite, non-smoking bedrooms which include full English breakfast, free wifi and free car parking. Non-residents who wish to use the car park need to Pay and Display at the meter and redeem their ticket against food or drinks purchased in the bar. There are two conference rooms, one catering for small meetings of up to 10, and a larger Boardroom for meetings up to 60. An extensive selection of freshly-cooked meals are available, complemented by a fine selection of real ales from the Marston's range.
Mary Arches Street
Open other nights by demand/hire.
- All Stars Sports Bar 19-23 Sidwell Street Exeter EX4 6NN (01392) 438853
- Exminster Golf Centre Exminster Hill Exminster EX6 8GA (01392) 833838
- Royal Oak Inn
Large pub at southern end of village with L shaped front bar and large restaurant area behind, part of which can be used as a skittle alley. Several outside areas with a garden and patios. Food is served all day. Additional info: Owned by Punch
- Stowey Arms
Large friendly family thatched inn pub that caters for food and fine ales. Tables in garden and front patio. Large car park to the front.
- Swans Nest
A friendly and welcoming family orientated pub situated on Station Road just off the A379 Exeter to Dawlish road at Exminster. It has been an inn since 1876 and was originally called Station Inn, serving the old railway station on the route of Brunel's original Atmospheric Railway. The Swans Nest is a Palmer's house serving their range of beers. Good value home-cooked food is available from breakfast through to 9pm, 8pm Sunday's.
- Turf Hotel
This is a splendid riverside pub serving several tasty real ales and good, interesting food. The extensive view across the estuary makes this a pub to really savour on a nice day. It's location on the SW coastal path is a bonus for walkers. Please note, the opening hours, and food times shown are for the months of April to September inclusive. The Turf only opens lunchtimes in October and November, and is closed during December and January, opening again, lunchtimes only, in mid-February.
- Ashton Court Hotel 6 Louisa Terrace Exmouth EX8 2AQ (01395) 263002
- Bamboo Restaurant & Bar 31-32 The Strand Exmouth EX8 1AQ (01395) 267253
- Bank Wine Bar
St Andrews Road
Large drinking barn with one regular beer, St Austell Tribute. TVs, including several in the large beer garden, show Sports Channels. A pool table is available. Frequent live music gigs are held with karaoke sessions on Thursdays from 8pm and Fridays and Saturdays from 9pm. Shares the beer garden and some other facilities with the No. 9 Sports Bar next door.
- Bath House
The Bath House is a Greene King Hungry Horse establishment situated right on the seafront in Exmouth. It serves good-quality food all day and real ales from the Greene King range. It is family friendly and very popular and busy during the tourist season.
A traditional friendly locals pub located on Exmouth sea front near the Marina, and just a short walk from the town centre. Up to four real ales are usually available. One of the changing beers will always be from Otter Brewery. Good-quality home-cooked food, with an emphasis on sea-food and using local produce where possible, is served lunchtimes and evenings seven days a week. Breakfast is available from 8am. The BeachComber function room is available for various functions and meetings and hosts live music on Friday evenings.
- Bicton Inn
5 Bicton Street
A friendly and very popular back-street local, offering good beer and chat. A community hub, being twice the local branch community pub of the year and former branch Pub of The Year, traditional games are played such as darts, pool and euchre, and regular live music events are featured. Up to eight real ales and two ciders are normally on offer, which usually includes several LocAles. The snug is available for small gatherings and meetings. There is a log-burner in the main bar. Two beer festivals are held throughout the year.
- Cavendish Hotel 11 Morton Crescent Exmouth EX8 1BE (01395) 272528
- Clinton Arms
Refurbished in 2018, this large family pub has a separate restaurant area, childrens play room and large outdoor garden that is also child focused. BT and Sky sports events are shown on the many TV screens around the pub. Within walking distance of Devon Cliffs (Sandy Bay) holiday park, the pub offers good value home-cooked food all day, with a carvery every Sunday. Karaoke is featured Friday and Saturday.
- Country House Inn
174-176 Withycombe Village Road
Family friendly community pub that underwent a tasteful refurbishment in 2018. Has up to five changing beers, one of which will be either Branscombe Branoc or Exeter County Best. There is one cider on handpump and also a small range of "Bag in the Box" ciders. Happy hour Mon-Fri between 4 and 6 pm when various discounts depending on the ABV of the beer apply. Good-value home-cooked food is served lunchtimes and evenings seven days a week, including Sunday roasts. There is a large beer garden with enclosed children's play area and BBQ. Live music is occasionally featured (see website for details). Well-behaved dogs are welcomed.
- Devon Cliffs Holiday Park
Several separate bars in holiday park complex, including two with live entertainment, a sports TV bar, and a quieter "pub" the Mash & Barrel which serves food. All but the sports bar serve a cask ale. There is also a new cafe bar, South Beach Cafe, overlooking the sea which serves two cask ales. 95 bus, sometimes open top, runs between holiday park and Exmouth town centre, normally from first Monday in April to the Sunday at end of October half-term.
- Devoncourt Hotel & Brasserie 16 16 Douglas Avenue Exmouth EX8 2EX moc.truocnoved@seiriuqne(01395) 272277
- Exe Sailing Club
Tornado' Shelley Road
The Exe Sailing Club is a members club. Non members can attend as gusts of members, or if they are bona-fide members of other sailing clubs. The club has a large upstairs dining area / bar and a large verandah overlooking the rive Exe.
- Exmouth Arms
21 Exeter Road
A town centre, traditional pub, just off the main shopping centre. Sport regularly shown on multiple TV's around the bar. There are several pool and darts teams that use the pub as their home venue and Euchre is regularly played.
- Exmouth Country Lodge
Prattshayes Farm, Maer Lane
Large barn, part of farm complex. Set up for wedding receptions etc. Casual drinkers welcome. One real ale always available plus several ciders in boxes and 'craft' beers. Has 'Happy Hour' from 4-6 every day. Caravan and camping site adjoins. Open March to end of December. Times of opening shown are the current (Autumn) times.
- Famous Old Barrel
1 Princes Street
Pub adjacent to town centre car park. Long narrow pub formed from the former Builders Arms and next door houses. Frequent live music and other events.
- Farmhouse Inn
Very busy food pub with Sky TV.
- First & Last Inn
10 Church Street
Victorian pub near the town centre, with a public car park opposite. A genuine free house, much enlarged by the present owners. It provides three distinct air conditioned drinking areas, and an outside patio area with heated awnings, Games include pool, darts and euchre. Televised sport is prominent in the pub and there is live music early every Sunday evening. Well-behaved dogs are welcome. Regular beers are from the West Country and the pub is home to the Checkstome Brewery. One Checkstone beer is normally available and the cider fridge holds up to seven real ciders.
- Franklins Cafe & Bar
Situated in the heart of Exmouth in the Strand gardens, Franklins offers continental style café culture 7 days a week. An all day breakfast menu is available, and lunches are served from 11am until late. There are two floors, a café-bar downstairs and a restaurant upstairs, where live music is featured. Franklins opens at 6.15am.
2 Victoria Road
The Grapevine brewhouse is a stylish Victorian free house located in the centre of Exmouth and underwent a minor refurbishment in January 2020. It is home to Crossed Anchors Brewing and Ruby Diner burger specialists. Two or three Crossed Anchors beer are generally available and the other handpumps feature beers that are generally from the Southwest. There are twelve craft taps and three "Bag in the Box" ciders that are rotated on a regular basis. Food is provided by 'Ruby Diner Burger Specialists'.Live music on most Friday and Saturday nights, an open Mic session on a Wednesday and a general knowledge quiz on a Monday will keep you entertained. The TV is generally only used to show major international sporting events. Please note: closed Monday and Tuesday in winter months.
This large Wells and Young's house at the western end of the esplanade underwent a major refurbishment in late 2019. The inside bar and balcony has been tastefully redecorated while outside all of the tables and chairs have been replaced with additional heaters added to keep hardy souls warn in winter. A 10 to 15 minute walk from the town centre, which is served by good bus and train links. Food times given are winter times. In summer food is served all day. The upstairs balcony has good views across the bay and Exe estuary. Families are welcome, and the large beer garden is popular during the summer months.
- GWRSA Railway Club (Exmouth)
3-5 Royal Avenue
CAMRA members can gain entry on production of CAMRA membership card. A good club, with superb views of the Exe estuary. Five handpumps with changing beers are available, usually one from Otter and Dartmoor breweries and the others sourced regionally, occasionally nationally. Traditional games are played, and weekly live music is featured. Bar snacks are available. There is a quiz night every Thursday.
Large pub restaurant located between town centre and seafront. Split over several levels including a topfloor cocktail lounge and outside terrace and balcony. Wide selection of drinks and a varied menu including Sunday roasts. Occasional live music. Cocktail bar open 17.00-late Wed-Sat.
- Holly Tree
161 Withycombe Village Road
A popular pub selling good beer. Although owned by St Austell the other regular ales are guest beers from a variety of breweries, sourced nationally. It is a pub well supported by the local community, with two ladies' and two gents' darts teams, six pool teams, two euchre teams and a Sunday night quiz. Dogs are welcome at all times, and families until 7pm. Although wheelchair access is straightforward, access to the toilets can be difficult.
- Manor Hotel
The Manor Hotel is situated on Exmouth's historic Regency Beacon, and is its oldest hostelry dating back to the 1790's, and was once visited by the composer Franz Liszt in 1840. The hotel, which is just a short stroll from the beach, offers accommodation in 40 en-suite rooms. A table d'hote restaurant is available, plus lounge and bar facilities. A lift is available to all floors. The reception area has recently been refurbished and there is a large function room available for all types of meetings, with free wireless internet access. Private car-parking is available.
33-34 The Strand
Following a major refit The Merchant (formerly The Clipper) opened 30th January 2015, offering customers a traditional pub experience combined with quality food and drinks. The interior is decked with muted tones, oozing classic elegance. A smart new dining area compliments classic comfortable sofa seating, perfect for relaxing with a pint or two. There is an emphasis on cask ales, craft beers, real cider and award-winning wines, with six handpull pumps at the bar, one of which will be dedicated to a periodically changing real cider, serving locally and nationally sourced cask ales. A further three pumps offer the range of craft beers. CAMRA members discount available on production of membership card.
- Number 9 Sports Bar
9 St Andrews Road
Adjacent to the Bank and sharing some facilities, this large bar features snooker tables and hosts a quiz on Thursday nights at 8pm. The handpulled St Austell may be brought to you from the Bank through connecting doors!
- Old Warehouse
53 The Strand
Tucked away in the edge of the main square, this bar has a number of easy chairs to complement the bar stools. A number of handpumps adorn the bar where offerings from national brands predominate.
114 Exeter Road
Large friendly pub offering two real ales.
5 Chapel Hill
Traditional, historic town pub with good local support. Many associations with the sea and RNLI. Reopened April 2017 after short closure. One regular ale on handpump and may put on a second ale if sufficient demand.
- Point Bar & Grill
14 Pilot Wharf, Pierhead
This seafood and steak restaurant is located in a modern building on the edge of Exmouth marina. It also acts as a cafe during the day. Local produce, especially seafood, are to the fore and one handpull serves a beer from Otter brewery, usually Otter Ale. Regular jazz nights are held on Sunday evenings from 6pm and there's a quiz on Thursday evening from 8.45pm.
- Powder Monkey
2-2a The Parade
A Wetherspoons pub named after Nancy Perriam whose sewing skills earned her a berth in the navy where she also acted as a powder monkey. Nancy lived in nearby Tower Street. A powder monkey was naval slang for boys and girls who filled shells and cartridges with gunpowder on board ships of war. The building was converted from local newspaper offices. The bar is adjacent to the central seating areas, with a number of rooms off it.
- Royal Beacon Hotel
This is a 3-star Victorian hotel with a bar, lounge and restaurant. It has recently been purchased by the Richardson Hotels group.
I The Parade
Completed a major refurbished in Feb 2019 by Craft Union (EI Group). Situated between the Railway Station and the Town Centre and close to major bus routes. This is a long pub with the bar, seating and large pull down TV / cinema screen at one end. The other end has a pool table, darts boards, toilets and access to the dog freindly beer garden. There are numerous large flat screen TV's along the bar mostly showing SKY and BT Sprots channels.
- Wings Bar
33-35 Imperial Road
A friendly, informal club, approximately 100 yards from Exmouth Rail Station. The Wings Bar has regular live music and the usual games associated with a medium sized club (snooker, darts, pool). Entrance is free to non-members. Membership costs £5 a year with a 50p reduction on all drinks, so a good deal for regular patrons. Otter Bitter and either Rosie Pig or Taunton Cider Co. is on at all times, with an occasional guest real ale.
- Withycombe Rugby & Recreation Club Raleigh Park, Hulham Road Exmouth EX8 3HS (01395) 266762
- York Inn
21 Imperial Road
The York Inn is possibly one of the oldest pubs in Exmouth, presumed dating from around 1742, then named the Great Tree Inn. A near town centre busy pub, handy for the bus and rail station. Live music is regularly featured (see website for details).
- Puffing Billy
The Puffing Billy is a pub and restaurant located in the village of Exton just on the east side of the Exe estuary about 15 minutes from Exeter and Exmouth, and right on the Exmouth to Exeter cycle trail. The pub serves traditional English food, with each dish made freshly on site each day, made with local produce where possible. Real ales usually come from South West Breweries such as Otter, Bath Ales and Bays. There is a secluded garden and outside tables at the front of the pub for relaxing in the sunshine as you watch the world go by. The pub is easily accessible by foot, bike, train or car, and buses stop about 400 metres away. The Puffing Billy is well known for its food, and is very popular from miles around.
- Puffing Billy Station Road Exton EX3 0TR ku.oc.yllibgniffupeht@seiriuqne(01392) 877888
- Feniton Sports & Social Club
Community sports & social club of over thirty years standing with main bar and separate lounge bar. One real ale, usually national and which changes regularly, is always available plus a second cask of a contrasting style is often laid on for special events. Card-carrying CAMRA members are welcome as guests.
- Nog Inn
This pub is right opposite the railway station, serving trains on the Exeter to London Waterloo line, and is an old fashioned, friendly, locals village pub, with a keen landlord. It serves one permanent real ale, and one rotating guest.
- Feniton Sports & Social Club Station Road Feniton EX14 3DF (01404) 850835
- Fenny Bridges
- Greyhound Country Inn
The Greyhound Inn is a friendly family run traditional, very distinctive, thatched Free House pub situated on the old A30 road between Exeter and Honiton. Known as The Greyhound in the 1960s it suffered major fire damage, before being rebuilt and renamed 'The Palomino Pony'. Reverting to its original name, it offers a warm cosy welcome in the winter, and in the warmer summer months you can relax in the beautiful beer garden. Good-value home-cooked food is served using local produce, where possible. On Sunday you can enjoy the popular carvery roasts and other main meals, available from noon to 3pm. Afternoon cream teas are available. Coaches are welcome. The pub welcomes well-behaved dogs and children. 10 comfortable en-suite rooms are available. The Greyhound caters for weddings at various times of the year.
- Greyhound Country Inn Fenny Bridges EX14 3BJ moc.liamg@nniyrtnuocdnuohyerg(01404) 850380
- Pig at Combe
A 450-year-old Elizabethan manor, set in a 3,000+ acre estate at the end of a mile-long drive from the heart of Gittisham village. The bar in the Great Hall is open to non-residents, with three bottled-conditioned Branscombe Vale Brewery beers on offer. Three more bottle-conditioned ales, from Otter Brewery and Bay's Brewery, are stocked in The Folly in the garden. In addition to functioning as a hotel, the fifth in the Pig Hotels stable, The Pig At Combe has both a fine dining restaurant and private dining rooms. Formerly known as The Combe House Hotel.
- Pig at Combe Gittisham EX14 3AD (01404) 540400
- Hickory Inn
93 High Street
Village pub close to the Great Western Canal. This pub has had a major refit, and the place has been transformed.
- Hickory Inn 93 High Street Halberton EX16 7AG (01884) 798338
- Half Moon Village
- Hanlons Beer Factory & Kitchen
Half Moon Village
The bar and restaurant are situated on the first floor overlooking the working brewery which has produced numerous award winning beers since 2013. The three hand-pumps serve a range of their ales including seasonal and varieties. Also, since purchasing Prescott Ales of Cheltenham in 2019 their range of ales feature frequently. The kitchen serves a burger based menu suited to all ages and champions local produce, booking is essential as seating is limited to fifty persons.
- Hanlons Beer Factory & Kitchen Hill Farm Half Moon Village EX5 5AE moc.nehctikyrotcafreeb@ofni(01392) 851160
- Heavitree, Exeter
- Pig & Pickle
38a Fore Sreet
The Pig and Pickle is an independent free house and micropub serving a range of mostly local beers on keg and cask. There are three handpumps, one of which serves traditional cider, two serve real ale. All three are constantly changing. Food is English tapas, pork pie, scotch egg and snacks.
- Pig & Pickle 38a Fore Sreet Heavitree, Exeter EX1 2QL moc.liam@elkcipdnagip
- Crossways Tavern Hele EX5 4PW ku.oc.nrevatsyawssorc@ofni(01392) 881752
- Catherine Wheel
A large pub at the centre of the pretty village. It consists of a separate bar and lounge, plus a dining room that overlooks the back garden. There is a further dining room-cum-function room along the corridor which was converted from a barn. There is also a skittle alley at the back. Opening times are flexible, and depends on how busy the pub is; best to phone in advance to check (will stay open all day if busy).
- Catherine Wheel Hemyock EX15 3RQ (01823) 680224
- Staplecross Inn
On the border with Somerset, this attractive building (circa 1600) has been a pub since the early 1700s. It is situated in a small rural hamlet, a mile from Hockworthy, and stands on a crossroads of ancient routes. There are rooms on either side of the bar, and a dining room. Two wood-burning stoves are the main source of heating and provide a warm, friendly atmosphere in the winter months. The pub is frequented mainly by locals and used to be on an old trading route (wool and whisky). Good home-made food is available during opening hours.
- Staplecross Inn Staple Cross Hockworthy TA21 0NH ku.oc.nnissorcelpats@ofni(01398) 361374
- Castle Inn
18 Fordens Lane
An imposing white building overlooking countryside and the sea. Popular with walking groups and dog walkers, it has a regular food menu with changing specials including light snacks and vegetarian and vegan options, except Sunday evenings. The pub also serves two regular regional ales and has a secluded outdoor patio with heaters and tables. The Castle Inn is situated about 200 yards off the A379 between Dawlish and Teignmouth on the No.2 bus route.
- Castle Inn 18 Fordens Lane Holcombe EX7 0LF ku.oc.liamtoh@ebmoclohnnieltsac(01626) 862306
- Holcombe, Dawlish
- Smugglers Inn
27 Teignmouth Road
With splendid coastal views, this roadside free house has an excellent reputation for food, served lunchtimes and evenings, the carvery being a particular attraction. The carvery is served Monday to Saturday from 12pm to 2pm and 6pm to 9pm; Sunday 12pm to 9pm. The bar area has a wood-burning stove. There are two regular ales and one variable guest. The outside area is popular at all seasons, with its separate smokers' canopy. A mini beer festival is held towards the end of January, usually featuring about 14 ales, and regular entertainment is hosted. There is a car park, and buses pass the door.
- Smugglers Inn 27 Teignmouth Road Holcombe, Dawlish EX7 0LA ten.nnisrelggumseht@seiriuqne(01626) 862301
- Bruv's Bar 102 High Street Honiton EX14 1JW
- Heathfield Inn
A traditional thatched 16th-century Devon run house which was formerly an old farmhouse known as 'The Barn'. 7 en-suite rooms, including a bridal suite and ground floor family room, are available. The bar offers two real ales and good-value food, including local specialities. Traditional games are played, with the skittle alley doubling as a function room. There is ample parking and an outside seating area.
178 High Street
The Holt has a cosy bar at street level with a fine dining restaurant upstairs, both smartly decorated and with plenty of exposed wood. The kitchen is in full view of the clientele. A lunch menu of tapas and home cooked food is available in the bar. Independently owned by two sons of the Otter Brewery family, the Holt has won Gastro Pub of the Year and Taste of the West and is also currently holder of two AA Rosettes. The head chef also runs popular bread-making and cookery courses.
- Honiton Conservative Club 142 High Street Honiton EX14 1JX moc.liamg@bulcevitavresnocnotinoh(01404) 42525
- Honiton Golf Club Middlehills Honiton EX14 9TR (01404) 44422
- Honiton Wine Bar
79 High Street
The Honiton Wine Bar is situated in the centre of the historic market town of Honiton. It is a free house, and occupies one of the earliest dwelling houses, built after the fire of 1765. Both the outside and inside have individual character with wooden beams, original exposed brick walls and real slate flooring. It has a welcoming, unique and traditional atmosphere. Good-value home-cooked food, sourced from local produce where possible, is served lunchtimes and evenings. Though a wine bar / bistro, one real ale is always on offer.
Recently refurbished, food-orientated pub serving good beer, usually from the St. Austell and Bath range. Handy for the Station.
- Star Inn
33 New Street
A former town pub that has been tastefully renovated and re-opened by J D Wetherspoon on 30th July 2013. Three regular real ales are usually available, along with up to seven guests, sometimes more, plus real cider. Good-value food is served all day. This is a welcome addition to the town. It is one of the oldest licensed places in Honiton
- Three Tuns Inn
133 High Street
Situated in the middle of the High Street, this is the oldest pub in Honiton dating back to 1774. It was a stopping off point for stagecoaches on the way to and from Exeter. The pub underwent an extensive refurbishment around 2013. Good-value home-cooked food is served lunchtimes and three real ales (two regular and one guest) are usually available. Families are welcome, and well-behaved dogs are allowed. Opens at 9am for breakfast but doesn't serve alcohol until 10am. Changing beer is usually Sharps Doom Bar or Wickwar Bob.
- Vine Inn
This pub is located in the middle of the town, down a narrow passage way that you could easily walk past. In the bar area there is a large display of jugs, and at the side is a beautiful garden that can be a real sun trap. The tea rooms at the back are part of the building, and have three kettles hanging outside. Two real ales are usually on offer, and good-value food is served lunchtimes. The pub is family and dog friendly.
177 High Street
The Volunteer is located on the High Street at the bottom end of the town. There is an outside courtyard area which extends into a garden. Two real ales are usually served!
- Huntsman Inn
2 High Street
Traditional thatched local in centre of pretty village. Single bar and pleasant garden, and large car park. Good-quality home-cooked food, using local produce where possible, is served lunchtimes and evenings.
- Poachers Inn
55 High Street
Typical busy village pub, with a friendly atmosphere, serving a varied menu of home-made locally sourced produce, including excellent-value fish and chips to eat in or take away on Wednesday evenings. Dogs are welcome in the comfortably furnished bar, with old sofas, chairs and a big log fire in winter. There is also a large beer garden overlooking the glorious Devon countryside. Usually five or six ales are on tap, with various guest beers from the West Country.
- Huntsman Inn 2 High Street Ide EX2 9RN moc.nninamstnuheht@ofni(01392) 272779
- Ley Arms
A picture postcard, thatched, 12th-century country pub, situated in the village of Kenn, just off the A38, near Exeter. Good-quality home-cooked food, with locally-sourced produce when available, is served lunchtimes and evening. There is a changing menu, and a popular roast on Sunday's. Up to four locally sourced real ales are usually available.
- Ley Arms Kenn EX6 7UW (01392) 832341
- Exeter Court Hotel Kennford EX6 7UX (01392) 832121
- Seven Stars
Re-opened in April 2015, after being closed for two years. This is a family run village pub, with an open-plan bar area, with a small garden at the rear. Only local real ales are stocked, which will vary. The pub is dog friendly. Please note, winter opening times are 3pm, Monday to Thursday, other days as normal.
- Keepers Cottage Inn
Popular roadside pub with front bar and restaurant at side. Serving one changing beer direct from the cask often from Dartmoor brewery.
- Wyndham Arms
A Grade II-listed historic coaching inn, that closed for a time in 2008, but has since reopened again and become successful due to the joint efforts of the local community and Enterprise Inns. Good-value food is served lunchtimes and evenings, and on Sunday from noon to 3pm. Events and themed nights are held. There are two alcoved fireplaces, with wood-burning stoves. There is also a large upstairs function room, and large beer garden. Families and dogs are welcome. One guest ale from a south-west brewery. In winter the pub may close in the afternoon. Open 10-12 for breakfast except Sundays.
- Keepers Cottage Inn Kentisbeare EX15 2EB (01884) 266247
- Chi Oriental Restaurant, Bar & Accommodation Fore Street Kenton EX6 8LD (01626) 890213
- Dolphin Inn
A small friendly locals pub in centre of the village with a public car park next to it. Consists of a central, horseshoe-shaped bar with several small seating areas leading off.
- New Inn
Thatched Devon longhouse that became a pub in the early 1800s. It was rebuilt after a major fire in 2004, retaining a welcoming atmosphere and gaining excellent toilets with disabled access. There is a large, safe garden, and a well-used skittle alley. A quiz night is held monthly on the first Sunday, with other events that maintain the pub's position as an important part of village life.
- Old Inn
Thatched 16th-century inn on the A35. The Cricketers' bar, a lounge with a log fire, and a restaurant area are complemented by a suntrap patio and a raised lawn. Food, served lunchtimes and evenings (Sunday lunchtime only), is sourced locally, including good mussels, and the many specials are changed daily. Beer festivals are held at the end of May, in August, on bonfire night in November, and there are regular themed nights. The pub opens at 8am for breakfast (from 11am for drinks). May close earlier on Sundays in winter.
- New Inn The Hill Kilmington EX13 7SF moc.liamg@notgnimliknniwen(01297) 33376
- Dog & Donkey
24 Knowle Village Road
'Sophisticated simplicity' is probably a good description of the Dog & Donkey's philosophy, as they are passionate about providing honestly good West Country food and ales, with excellent customer service. The current occupant, Nick, took over the pub in December 2015, and have now brought it back to become the hub of the community. It has been completely refurbished, and provides excellent menus and well kept ales. A pub to be proud of!. The pub has a rear garden which is ideal for those long summer nights.
- Dog & Donkey 24 Knowle Village Road Knowle EX9 6AL (01395) 445710
- Old Malt Scoop Inn
The Old Malt Scoop is located in the village centre, and is an old coaching inn dating back to the 16-century. There are now four pumps at the bar, three are usually LocAle beers. The pub serves good-quality home-cooked food, including traditional Sunday roast. Food is served lunch time and evenings. Occasional live music events. The pub is family and dog friendly.
- Old Malt Scoop Inn Lapford EX17 6PZ (01363) 83330
- Lamb Inn
A square stone-built free house, on the main road to Moretonhampstead, with a large car park behind. Inside the emphasis is on eating, with a large central server and two pleasant seating areas. As well as an extensive menu several specials are offered daily. There is some outside seating.
- Lamb Inn Longdown EX6 7SR moc.liamg@nwodgnolbmaleht(01392) 811100
- Lower Ashton
- Manor Inn
Friendly free house in tiny village close to the River Teign. Divided into 2 rooms with a smaller bar on the left and a larger restaurant on the right with more tables on a raised area at the back. Has a long- standing reputation for good food.
- Manor Inn Lower Ashton EX6 7QL ku.oc.nnironam@seiriuqne(01647) 252304
- Globe Inn
A friendly locals pub situated in the peaceful estuary village of Lympstone, on the Exe Estuary cycle route which runs through the village. Good-value home-cooked food with changing menu, using local produce where possible, is served lunchtimes and evenings.Popular Sunday roasts are available from noon to 3pm. Food is served in the restaurant or bar. A regular quiz and live music will be reintroduced. Now linked to the Pig & Pallet in Topsham and offering a menu featuring charcuterie and game as well as pub favourites. Snacks are also available between main meal times. The pub will stay open later if busy. There will often be 5 real ales on sale with mostly local breweries such as Otter, Dartmoor and Hunters represented.
- Redwing Bar & Dining
This welcoming, tastefully decorated pub was once known as the Redwing Inn. While the accent is now more on food there is plenty of seating for drinker's near the bar at small tables or on the soft furnishings near the entrance. The restaurant area extends into a conservatory, there is a small function room upstairs and the garden is a suntrap. Excellent fresh food is served with a set price menu for weekday lunchtimes. Dogs are welcome in the bar area.
A large family friendly pub on the main A376 Exmouth to Exeter road, and on a regular bus route. Good value pub food, using the finest local produce where possible, is served lunchtime and evenings, and all day Saturday and Sunday. A carvery is served all day on Sunday. There is a 20% discount on food for over 55's, Tuesday to Saturday. Apart from the dining area, there is a separate lounge area with a double sided open fire that is lit during the winter months. There is a large car park, and garden with an enclosed children's play area. plus a covered smokers' shelter. Live music is featured on alternate Friday's (see website for details).
- Swan Inn
Situated in the beautiful village of Lympstone right next to the harbour and train station and adjacent to the cycle path along the Exe estuary. Very busy in the summer months with local visitors and tourists alike. Up to 6 real ales are usually available, and good-value food is served lunchtimes and evenings. There is a pleasant outside patio area, and occasional live music is performed. Families and dogs are welcome.
- Toby Carvery Lympstone
This large pub has separate entrances for the pub and restaurant. Breakfast served from 8am.
- Globe Inn The Strand Lympstone EX8 5EY (01395) 263166
- Flintlock Inn
A food-orientated, comfortable, beamed village pub with a welcoming woodburner in a large inglenook fireplace. Two real ales usually on offer, and food available lunchtimes and evenings. The pub is closed on Mondays.
- Flintlock Inn Marsh EX14 9AJ (01460) 234403
- Devon Hotel Exeter By-Pass Matford EX2 8XU (01392) 259268
- Monkton Court Hotel Monkton EX14 9QH (01404) 42309
- Morchard Bishop
- London Inn
This 16th-Century inn sits in the centre of the village at the top of the hill. Good-quality home-cooked food is served lunchtimes and evenings, including traditional roast on Sundays.
- London Inn Morchard Bishop EX17 6NW (01363) 877222
- Morchard Road
- Devonshire Dumpling
Roadside pub on the main road (A377) between Exeter and Barnstaple, offering good value food, using local produce where possible, served lunchtimes and evenings, plus popular Sunday roast. Accommodation is available in two double bedrooms and a family room, all en-suite. Dogs are welcome but only in the beer garden. The station is only a short walk away, beware, it is a request stop. Will close earlier in the evenings once diners have departed.
- Devonshire Dumpling Morchard Road EX17 5LP moc.gnilpmuderihsnoved@ofni(01363) 85102
The Hind is a free house situated on the crossroads of the A358, on The Street, in the village of Musbury, three miles south of Axminster. There is a public bar, and a lounge/restaurant, where good-value home-cooked food is available lunchtimes and evenings; not Monday or Sunday evening, Saturday breakfast is served 9 until 2 with alcohol available from 10.30. There are two outside areas, a front courtyard with stunning views over the Axe Valley, and a rear beer garden which is lawned and enclosed. Dogs are welcome. There is a good sized function room/skittle alley recently opened.
- Hind The Street Musbury EX13 8AU moc.liamg@yrubsumdniheht(01297) 553553
- Newton Poppleford
- Cannon Inn
A cheery welcome greets you as you enter this two bar pub, with dining tables to sit at in the lounge bar and restaurant, or bar stools for those who wish to sit and watch the action. Real ales are served by gravity from stillage behind the bar. This is a friendly locals pub, but with a busy passing trade. The good-value home-cooked food, served lunchtimes and evenings, covers most pub food choices, and is of a very tasty standard. Well-behaved dogs are allowed in the lounge bar. There are two large gardens, and a skittle alley.
- Cannon Inn High Street Newton Poppleford EX10 0DW moc.novednibup@ofni(01395) 568266
- Newton St Cyres
- Beer Engine
Newton St Cyres
Victorian pub, built in 1850 on the Exeter to Barnstaple Tarka Line. Popular with drinkers and diners alike, it is well-frequented by locals, visitors and their cricket team. Home-cooked food made with locally sourced produce is served lunchtimes and evenings. Part of the downstairs area, previously used for storage, has been converted into a second bar to accommodate sports fans and to serve those in the large, covered area between the pub and the railway line. The downstairs bar also allows views of the brewery. The pub brews its own ales and five are usually available, including two regulars and three seasonal ales which, like the village pictures and old pub signs, reflect a railway theme.
- Belluno Italian Restaurant, Bar & Grill
Newton St Cyres
Formerly the Crown And Sceptre Inn, rebuild in 1964 following the disastrous fire in 1962 of the original thatched pub, on almost the same site. Floored with Rhodesian teak to resist stiletto heels and with natural oak and elm beams throughout. Authentic Italian food freshly prepared and cooked in their highly visible kitchen. All food is sourced locally. Takeaway and delivery available. The outdoor garden area has umbrellas, tables and canopies and a children's play area, enhanced by a fenced pen for chickens and a pair of peacocks.
- Beer Engine Newton St Cyres EX5 5AX (01392) 851282
- Mount Pleasant Inn
The Mount Pleasant Inn is located 8 miles to the west of Tiverton, on a crossroads. It is a busy pub, on a long narrow plan, with a restaurant located in an old forge at one end. There are usually two real ales available, and good-quality home-cooked food is served all day. An extension on the front also acts as a games room. There are parking spaces at the front, with a small car park at the rear. The pub is family friendly, and well-behaved dogs, on leads, are allowed.
- Mount Pleasant Inn Nomansland EX16 8NN (01884) 860271
- Red Lion Hotel
A welcoming free house, set in a quiet village in undulating countryside, on the fringes of Exmoor. The area around Oakford is renowned for shooting, fishing and walking. The bar offers a cosy atmosphere, set around a beautiful open bar. Two real ales are on offer, with a third at busy times. Good-value wholesome food is served (best to pre-book). A small car park and garden area can be found across the road, and overnight en-suite accommodation is available. Opening hours change in the summer months.
- Red Lion Hotel Rookery Hill Oakford EX16 9ES ku.oc.drofkaonoilder@ofni(01398) 351569
- King's Arms
Large country pub with accommodation and restaurant. Set in the heart of the Otter Valley the pub has a large garden and serves three real ales, two regular and one changing. Good value food, using, where possible, locally sourced produce, is available lunchtimes and evenings, featuring traditional homemade pub favourites, complemented by a comprehensive specials board.
- Three Rocks Inn
Ladram Bay Holiday Centre
Caravan Park clubhouse. Large outdoor seating are on Coast. South West Coastal Path runs adjacent so good for walkers.
- King's Arms Fore Street Otterton EX9 7HB ku.oc.notrettosmrasgnik@ofni(01395) 568416
- Ottery St Mary
- King's Arms
Ottery St Mary
This friendly Grade II listed locals pub supports many pub games, including, darts, pool, crib and skittles. The guest beer mainly comes from a Devon brewery. There is Sky and BT sports which can be mixed and matched over three TV screens. There is also juke box.
- Lamb & Flag
Ottery St Mary
Old coaching inn which after refurbishment in August now styles itself as a pub and kitchen. The old skittle alley is now a nice dining area. There is also a separate snug room. Traditional games are played, a pool table and a dart board.
- London Inn
4 Gold Street
Ottery St Mary
A 17-century coaching inn, which is located close to the historic 14th-century parish church and is a friendly locals pub. There are two separate bars offering six changing real ales sourced from breweries near and far with a good range of styles and strengths all at the same price. Good value home cooked food, including roast on Sunday, is served and four bed and breakfast rooms are available. There is a pool room, function room and live music regularly promoted.
- Volunteer Inn
Ottery St Mary
The pub has been part of Ottery St Mary’s history since 1810 when it opened as a dwelling, hostelry and recruitment centre for the Napoleonic War. It was first registered as the Volunteer Inn in 1831. This family-friendly lively pub is located in the centre of the town; it is very popular with a broad clientele. Front bar has been kept traditional and rear bar is a more modern restaurant. All real ales, mainly sourced from local breweries, are served by gravity. Good-value pub food is served seven days a week, including a traditional Sunday roast, in the recently extensively refurbished and extended restaurant.
- West Hill Royal British Legion Club
School Lane, West Hill
Ottery St Mary
Membership is open to everyone and members do not need to be connected to the Armed Forces. Real Ales are changed weekly and include Doom Bar, Otter Amber, St Austell Brewery Tribute. Club bar also features guest ales which are rotated on a regular basis.
- King's Arms Gold Street Ottery St Mary EX11 1DG (01404) 812486
- Six Bells Inn
Built in the 17th-Century, the Six Bells Inn was once 'The Church House' built to accommodate the stone masons working on the church opposite. It is a family friendly free house serving good quality ale, and home cooked food using local produce where possible. Food is served lunchtimes and evenings, Tuesday to Saturday, and lunchtime on Sunday. Well-behaved dogs are allowed in the public bar.
- Six Bells Inn Payhembury EX14 3HR ku.oc.nnisllebxis@tcatnoc(01404) 841261
- Cruwys Arms
Delightful 16th-century inn, offering good-quality food, real ales, beer garden and function room. Also offers, skittle alley, dart board and pool table.
- Cruwys Arms Pennymoor EX16 8LF ku.oc.smrasywurc@nimda07369 207036
- Blacksmith's Arms
Nestled in beautiful countryside in the attractive village of Plymtree and sought after by locals, ramblers and visitors, this traditional pub embraces the atmosphere of true village life. It features a range of 14 local ales, with three on tap at any one time. The wine cellar is extensive and this pub has a reputation for serving quality food with generous portions and punchy flavours. Full menu and bar snacks are served Tuesday-Saturday evenings, and weekend lunchtimes. A 10% discount is now provided on food and drink to all card-carrying CAMRA members.
- Blacksmith's Arms Plymtree EX15 2JU ku.oc.oohay@eertmylpshtimskcalb(01884) 277474
- Jack In The Green Inn
This pub, situated on the old A30, is very food orientated, and is very popular for its fine dining. It has a conference room, and is used a lot for business meetings. Other functions, such as wedding receptions, birthdays etc are catered for. Two real ales are usually on offer, and you are more than welcome to visit just for a drink. Doors open at 10am, but alcohol is not served until noon. Up to three real ciders are available.
- Jack In The Green Inn London Road Rockbeare EX5 2EE moc.ku.neergehtnikcaj@ofni(01404) 822240
- Sampford Peverell
- Globe Inn
16 Lower Town
Traditional Devon village inn backing onto the Grand Western Canal near Tiverton. Locally sourced food is available daily, with a carvery at weekends. An early breakfast can be booked 8-11am daily. A sheltered courtyard and large garden with children's play area is towards the rear. There are two function rooms and seven guest bedrooms available. Over Christmas, part of the car park is converted into a skating rink. Sheppy's Farmhouse Cider can be drunk here.
- Globe Inn 16 Lower Town Sampford Peverell EX16 7BJ ku.oc.nniebolg-eht@ofni(01884) 821214
- Lamb Inn
A traditional 16th-century free house in the village centre, with a warm, welcoming atmosphere. It is well-supported by locals and visitors alike, enjoying mainly award-winning food, West Country ales, and Sandford Orchards cider. Skittles are played four nights a week in the alley-cum-cinema-cum-conference venue. There are open mic music and comedy evenings. Seven Bed and Breakfast rooms are available. Children and dogs are welcome. It is frequented by the village football, squash and cricket teams. Quoted second best pub in Britain, 2014, from Alistair Sawdays.
- Rose & Crown
A large, welcoming, early 20th century, brick and timber -framed building on the site of two predecessors which were lost to fires. The cosy interior consists of a central bar with drinking areas on 2 sides and a restaurant area behind. The pub plays host to the local football and cricket teams on match days when it opens earlier on the Saturday afternoons. Home cooked meals, a regular quiz and darts matches are further features of this friendly local.
- Lamb Inn The Square Sandford EX17 4LW moc.liamg@nnibmaleht(01363) 773676
- Eyre Court Hotel
2 Queen Street
The Eyre Court Hotel is situated in Queen Street about 150 yards from the beach. It offers guests a warm welcome, good food and traditional award winning ales in their friendly family run bars. The restaurant is very popular serving meals prepared to order using local produce wherever possible. There is a large Conservatory which can be used for functions, and a large outdoor seating area with tables under heated canopies. Food can be enjoyed in the main bar, lounge bar, restaurant, conservatory or enjoy alfresco dining on a pleasant summer evening. Children are welcome in the restaurant or lounge bar; high chairs are available. No dogs in the restaurant, but are welcome in the lounge and bar. Live music is featured every Sunday from 4 to 7pm, plus quiz night on Thursday's from 9pm. Bed and Breakfast accommodation consists of 4 double, I twin and 3 family rooms.
- King's Arms
55 Fore Street
The Kings Arms is a traditional locals pub just out of the town centre up by the cricket ground. It is popular with locals and visitors staying at the nearby caravan park. It serves a good range of real ales, mainly from the Branscombe Vale brewery. It has a good reputation for good-quality home-cooked food, served lunchtimes and evenings. It can get very busy, particularly on Sundays when pre booking is recommended. There is a large beer garden at the rear, that overlooks the estuary to Axmouth, with tables, play equipment for children and two boules pitches. It is a good view point for the Seaton Tramway. The pub is family and dog friendly.
- Malt House
The Malthouse, formally Famous George, located in the square, is one of the oldest pubs in Seaton, but has been extensively modernised in recent years. It has recently changed to focus more on food, including roast dinners on Sundays and at other times during the week. Three real ales are often on offer; the house beer is Caledonian Edinburgh Castle. Satellite sports TV, pool, darts and occasional live music feature. There is an outside area on the other side of the road.
- Old Picture House
Previously Winstons , now recently reopened after much refurbishment and with great emphasis on it's earlier function as a cinema. The bar is stylishly furnished and decorated and has a good display of old movie-star photos. There is a large room upstairs with a log-burner stove and access to balcony seating. Adjoining is a large , high-ceilinged function room which was the main body of the cinema and has a it's own bar. 2 real ales are usually on offer with the guest one coming from Dartmoor or Brains breweries. It is situated just outside the main town centre, very near to the Tramway, and is one block back from the sea front. It is family friendly, and dogs are welcome. It is open every day for lunches, snacks and evening meals.
- Royal Clarence
1 Harbour Road
The Royal Clarence is a welcoming bar close to the sea front on Harbour Road. It is popular with the locals, and can get very busy on Friday nights and at weekends. There is a large pool room at the rear which can be used by children, as well as an outdoor covered boules pitch. No cooked meals are served. There are usually three real ales, plus real cider available. It has satellite sports TV, and regular live music is featured (see website for details).
- Eyre Court Hotel 2 Queen Street Seaton EX12 2NY ku.oc.letohtruocerye@sgnikoob(01297) 21455
- Red Lion Inn
The Red Lion Inn dates back to the 1580's and is situated in the heart of Shobrooke Village. A large function room is available for weddings, functions, parties, meals or buffets. The pub serves food at lunchtime and evenings, using local suppliers where possible. Darts and skittles teams are based at the pub. The guest ale is usually from a local Devon brewery. Three en-suite bed and breakfast rooms, one twin and two doubles, are available.
- Red Lion Inn Shobrooke EX17 1AT (01363) 772340
- Hare & Hounds
A very busy family friendly traditional country Free House, situated at the Putts Corner crossroads between Sidmouth and Honiton on the A375, with wooden beams and log fires. It offers an extensive menu of freshly prepared good-value pub food, including a popular carvery, served all day (booking recommended on Sundays). It has two car parks, and a children's play area within the large garden, which has splendid views down the valley to Sidmouth and the sea. The area is a popular destination for walkers. Well-behaved dogs are allowed in the Tap Bar.
- Red Lion Inn
Grade II listed, part of an original coaching inn, located in a terrace in the centre of the ancient village overlooking St Giles church which has Saxon origins. In the heart of the Sid Valley, part of the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The pub was bought from Punch Taverns by a local business man and reopened in September 2014. It is a genuinely free house and since May 2016 it has been managed by new landlords. There is an ongoing programme of development - the bar has been redecorated and refurbished with the floor tiled, and an attractive sunny courtyard has been created. It is now a traditional pub catering for villagers, walkers, cyclists and other visitors. Lunch and evening meals are provided. Four en-suite Bed and Breakfast rooms are available. There is a large skittle alley/function room off the courtyard. The hourly 9 Exeter to Honiton via Sidmouth bus stops right outside.
- Hare & Hounds Sidbury EX10 0QQ ku.oc.noved-sdnuohdnaerah@tcatnoc(01404) 41760
- Blue Ball Inn
The Blue Ball is a large, but friendly pub on the main coast road at Sidford. The thatched roof, rough cast walls, stone floors and wood beams look as if they have been there for centuries. You would not know that the whole pub was rebuilt less than 10 years ago after a disastrous fire. The layout, with several rooms around a central bar area, provides a variety of comfortable and spacious seating areas. The pub is busy with locals and tourists every day and appears to be doing well under the new landlord, who took over in 2012. The food is popular with locals and visitors. It is home-cooked and reasonably priced, including a range of pub classics, with a selection of speciality dishes, particularly locally caught fish There is a sizeable enclosed garden to sit in, when the weather is suitable.
- Blue Ball Inn Sidford EX10 9QL ku.oc.drofdisnnillabeulb@seiriuqne(01395) 514062
- Anchor Inn
Old Fore Street
Large welcoming pub, situated just of the Esplanade in Old Fore Street, with a good ambience and friendly helpful staff. Popular with tourists and locals alike, with seating outside, and a garden at the rear. Three ales are usually on tap, 2 regulars and 1 guest. Good-value home-cooked food, using local produce where possible, is served all day, everyday. Live music is regularly featured, especially busy Sidmouth Folk Week. Won the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence award for 2012.
- Balfour Arms
26 Woolbrook Road
As the only purpose built (1938) pub in Sidmouth, with a separate public bar, lounge bar, restaurant and very large beer garden with purpose built children's play area, you are sure to find an area to sit and enjoy your visit. This is a family run pub that offers a large relaxing atmosphere for all, and real value for money. Food is freshly prepared to order, by their award-winning chef, using fresh local produce delivered daily. The pub is Cask Marque accredited, and achieved the highest scores at their last inspection,
- Bedford Hotel Pynes Bar
A family owned and run hotel, located right on Sidmouth's seafront, with 37 en-suite bedrooms, many with pleasant panoramic views across Lyme Bay. The hotel is tastefully furnished with comfortable lounges, the Pynes bar being the front lounge, where up to two real ales are on offer. The restaurant offers a choice of eating styles, with menus prepared using fresh West Country produce where possible. These include traditional seaside favourites, speciality fish and daily specials. Food is available lunchtimes and evenings, including traditional roasts on Sundays, lunch and evening. There are speciality nights in the Pynes bar, Wednesday is curry night, Thursday pie night and Sunday roast night. Pleasant views can be seen from the outside area, which is also a popular spot for morning coffee. Limited car parking is available at the rear of and around the hotel. There is a large public car park opposite.
- Black Horse Inn
30 Fore Street
Large terraced pub and eatery with entrances on two streets. It has a spacious open plan interior with separate bar and restaurant areas. There are usually three real ales available, the guest beer is often Otter Ale. Good-value freshly-cooked food, using natural fresh locally sourced ingredients, where possible, is served all day everyday (the pub is open earlier for breakfast before alcohol is served). Regular live entertainment is featured at the weekend (check website for details).
- Bowd Inn
This is a large pub with a large car park, which has recently reopened with a new landlord after several months of closure. The premises have been renovated, without spoiling the old features of the building. Stone slab floors and exposed beams are a feature, with several comfortable seating and eating areas. There is also a large garden outside for those sunny days and evenings. The new landlord is focussing on the food side of the business and the menu features an everyday carvery, plus a range of home-cooked, popular pub classic dishes. There is a discount of 20% for senior citizens on Mondays to Fridays. At present there are two regular beers from the Otter Brewery, with a guest ale planned in the future. On the day of the survey the beers were served at a good cellar temperature, despite the British summer pushing the temperature into the low 20s. The landlord has plans for developing the business further, but it is a promising start to a work in progress.
Hotel on the sea-front with a large south-facing patio, comfortable lounge and dining areas. Good-value food, using locally sourced produce, where possible, is available all day, either in the bar, table served restaurant or the sea-facing patio (see website for themed specials).There are usually three real ales on offer. Accommodation is available in 13 en-suite bed and breakfast rooms, many with stunning sea-views. LIve music, including open mic evenings are regularly featured (check website for details).
- Hotel Elizabeth The Esplanade Sidmouth EX10 8AT (01395) 513503
- Hunters Moon Hotel Sid Road Sidmouth EX10 9AA (01395) 513380
- Kingswood & Devoran Hotel The Esplanade Sidmouth EX10 8AU (01395) 513151
- Marine The Esplanade Sidmouth EX10 8BB (01395) 513145
- Mount Pleasant Hotel Hillside Road Sidmouth EX10 8JA (01395) 513755
- Radway Inn
1 Radway Place
The Radway Inn is believed to have been built around 1800, and was originally 3 cottages which were subsequently converted in 1894. It is a traditional inn situated about half a mile outside the town centre, and is very much a locals pub, with a friendly atmosphere. Live sports TV is greatly featured, and traditional games are played. Live entertainment is a regular feature. The small outside drinking area can be a bit of a sun-trap. Families and well-behaved dogs are welcome.
- Sidmouth Conservative Club
Located close to the town centre, this warm and friendly club was formed in 1906. It is open to its members and their guests, but card carrying CAMRA members are welcome at all times. Regular visitors will be asked to join. Otter Brewery and Greene King beers are predominant, but there is also a good variety of ales, rotated regularly. The Club has a beer festival during Sidmouth Folk Festival which is open to everyone, all day, every day.
- Sidmouth Harbour Hotel (The Westcliff) Manor Road Sidmouth EX10 8RR (01395) 513252
- Swan Inn
37 York Street
A traditional and quiet back-street inn, established around 1770, that lies just off the centre of this quaint town, a short walk from the seafront and bus terminus. An old-style wood-paneled bar with an open fire attracts a strong local trade, and leads to a dedicated dining area serving good food. Three beers, all from the Wells and Young's range, are normally available. Dogs, but not children, are welcome indoors. Find out about the King of Chit - a traditional competition.
- Volunteer Inn
52 Temple Street
Locals' pub, extensively refurbished in 2019, situated away from the hustle and bustle of the touristy town centre. Three regular real ales are usually available. Good food is available. Occasional live music and quiz nights regularly feature (ring for details). Families and dogs are welcome, and there is a large garden with covered area out back, plus car park. Darts are played, and TV is available for sports events.
- Anchor Inn Old Fore Street Sidmouth EX10 8LP moc.nsm@esinedegduf(01395) 514129
- Lamb Inn
Popular family-run pub located in the centre of Silverton, with stone floors, stripped timber, old pine furniture, and a large open real fire. Three ales are served by gravity from a temperature-controlled stillage behind the bar at very competitive prices. There is a well-used function room and skittle alley, regular quiz nights and occasional live music. Good-value home-cooked food is served lunchtimes and evenings, plus a popular Sunday roast.
- Silverton Inn
5 Fore Street
This is a one bar pub that opens Monday to Saturday evenings, and can have a varying closing time. The bar has four handpumps, with up to three in use, dispensing real ale mainly from west country breweries. There is a dart board which is used by a local darts team. Food is served in the evenings, and there is a separate takeaway menu. Accommodation consists of six double rooms which form a large part of the business.
- Lamb Inn Fore Street Silverton EX5 4HZ ku.oc.notrevlisnnibmaleht@ofni(01392) 860272
- Tom Cobley Tavern
Named after the local folklore figure, this traditional 16th century village pub provides a warm welcome to visitors and locals alike. With several west country ales, some served straight from the cask, and twelve ciders and perries usually on offer its no wonder the walls are decorated with certificates of CAMRA awards won over the years. Excellent meals and snacks are available lunchtimes and evenings. Quizzes, darts and other events are supported and there are six en-suite guest rooms.
- Tom Cobley Tavern Spreyton EX17 5AL (01647) 231314
- Atmospheric Railway Inn
A traditional pub situated directly opposite Starcross train station containing railway memorabilia, a real fire, function room and enclosed garden (no pool or darts). Homemade food is available all day from Tuesday to Saturday and roasts are available on Sunday on a first come first served basis (12pm to around 4pm but best to book). Children and dogs are welcome. While there is no dedicated disabled toilet, both toilets are on the ground floor and have level access. The pub has its own car park and bike racks directly opposite the pub.
- Galleon Inn
Pub with vintage-style tearoom (Seashells) at the front. Bar is a the rear, divided into several areas with pool table and dartboard. Food is served in the tearoom; breakfast menu, tearoom menu, specials board and selection of homemade cakes and traybakes. B&B accommodation is available.
- Atmospheric Railway Inn The Strand Starcross EX6 8PA (01626) 890335
- King's Arms Inn
Reopened as a community-owned pub in 2020 after a seven-year closure and a long battle to prevent conversion to housing. The pub has been tastefully restored and offers a good range of real ales and meals. Accommodation comprises 3 double en-suites. There is a skittle alley, which, when not in use, converts to a separate family & child play area.
- King's Arms Inn Stockland EX14 9BS bup.smrasgnik@ofni(01404) 881686
- Stoke Canon
- Stoke Canon Inn
The Stoke Canon Inn is a community owned and run pub, saved from extinction by a dedicated team of volunteers from the village. It offers a spacious beer garden for the warmer weather, and a woodburner for the winter months. Real ales are from local breweries; the real cider is Sandford Orchards Devon Red. Good-quality home-cooked food is served lunchtimes and evenings, and lunchtimes only on Sunday, when a traditional Sunday roast is available. Live events are featured (check website for details). Opening hours may vary.
- Stoke Canon Inn High Street Stoke Canon EX5 4AR moc.liamg@nninonacekots(01392) 840063
- Talaton Inn
A popular traditional village pub, situated in the ancient village of Talaton, which was mentioned in the Doomsday Book. The Talaton Inn is a free house, serving up to three real ales usually from local breweries! Good-value traditional pub food, using local produce where possible, is served lunchtimes and evenings, except Monday and Sunday evening, and Tuesday evening is table bookings only. Set and a la carte menus and Sunday lunches, which are regularly changed, plus daily specials, are on offer. Takeaway food is available, Wednesday to Sunday, including takeaway Sunday lunch. Regular theme nights are hosted. Traditional games are played, such as darts, euchre and skittles. The skittle alley can be used as a function room, available Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. There is a large car park, plenty of outside seating, and a smoking shelter with tables and chairs!
- Talaton Inn Talaton EX5 2RQ moc.liamg@notalatwjm(01404) 822214
- Tedburn St Mary
- King's Arms Inn
Tedburn St Mary
A traditional 16th-century thatched Devon village inn. It was one of several inns on the main routes connecting important cities and towns offering accomodation to travellers. A friendly open plan pub offering morning coffees, lunches, afternoon teas, bar snacks and dinners - A La Carte menu. There is a lawned garden, sheltered courtyard and children's play area - families welcome. Bed and breakfast en-suite accomodation is available. Special promotion between 5 and 7pm each day when ale is available at £2.50 a pint. A beer festival is held on August Bank Holiday weekend.
- Red Lion
Tedburn St Mary
A popular family run friendly pub with a separate restaurant serving good value home-cooked food - no food Sunday evenings. There is a mixture of furniture and traditional pub games are played. There is a garden and smokers' area, and a car park. Families and dogs are welcome.
- King's Arms Inn Tedburn St Mary EX6 6EG ku.oc.nnismrasgnik@ofni(01647) 61224
- Exeter Inn
A small traditional village centre pub, full of character. It has been run by the same family for over 60 years. The walls and ceilings are covered by a collection of weapons, armoury, military equipment, artisan items and brasses. There is also a glass covered deep well. An open log fire, plus a wood burning stove, help give the interior a warm welcoming atmosphere. The village car park can be found 200 metres to the west. Changing beer is usually from local breweries such as Otter, Exeter or Hanlons.
- Thorverton Arms
A large, impressive Georgian building in the village centre. There are several different areas. Will stay open later if busy.
- Exeter Inn Bullen Street Thorverton EX5 5NG (01392) 860206
- Tipton St John
- Golden Lion Inn
Tipton St John
Welcoming and cosy pub in the centre of the village, near the old railway station in the River Otter valley. It is primarily a food pub, and is run by an Anglo/French couple, and has an emphasis on French rural and Mediterranean food. The three regular beers on offer our well kept. It is popular with walkers and cyclists. The 382 Sidmouth to Ottery St Mary bus stops outside, and continues to the rail stations at Feniton and Whimple. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10:30 to 11:30, for coffee and cake.
- Golden Lion Inn Tipton St John EX10 0AA (01404) 812881
10 Newport Street
Micropub, opened in 2012, in a former pet shop, and named after a relative of one of the former joint owners. The original large glass windows have been etched with local brewery motifs. There are four casks of real ale on racking behind the compact wooden bar area, plus four real ciders, all from the South-West. Two ales are from Otter and Hunter breweries. Another small carpeted area is off to one side of the bar. Toilet facilities are limited. Pub has a new owner, and has had some improvements/upgrades to its décor. It remains a warm, welcoming establishment, popular with locals as well as visitors to Tiverton. The pub hosts a thriving open mic night with musicians from across the region, which happens every last Saturday in the month.
- Ducks Ditty Floating Café Bar
The Wharf, Canal Hill
The Ducks Ditty Cafe Bar is a floating coffee house and fully licensed bar, usually serving at least three real ales. It is located at Tiverton Wharf on the Great Western Canal Country Park and Nature Reserve. The opening times given are for April, May, September and October. In June, it open from 12 to 5pm, and in July and August from 10am to 5pm. The Ducks Ditty is closed on Monday's, except in August.
- Half Moon
A friendly pub situated right by the central bus station, and close to the Pannier Market. Good-value food is served lunchtimes, and two real ales are usually on offer. Traditional games are played, and the pub is family and dog friendly. Breakfast is served from 8.30am.
- Moorhayes Community Centre Country House Bar
A clean modern building with a large function room, situated opposite a bus stop on the route of the 395 & 398 buses and also the 55A (Sundays only). Non- members are welcome, however members enjoy a 15% discount off drinks and the cost of function room bookings (up to 4 a year).
- Queen's Head
20 Castle Street
A small, old traditional pub, with a good atmosphere, in a virtually unspoilt building on the back streets of Tiverton; the rear entrance is directly opposite Tiverton Castle. The pub is family friendly and dogs are welcome. There is a beer garden, and an external smoking area, plus a car park. Pub stocks a range of bottled ales and one real ale currently Skinners Betty Stogs.
A traditional locals pub, with an unusual feature of a solid brick bar. One, well kept real ale is on offer. The pub is family and dog friendly, and there is a garden and outside smoking area. Food is available, Wednesday to Saturday, with a carvery on Sunday. Traditional games are played and live music is featured, plus sports TV.
- Seven Stars Inn
Friendly local pub, near town centre, popular for live music and sports TV.
- Tiverton Constitutional Club
31 Bampton Street
Friendly social club, in the centre of Tiverton, affiliated to the Association of Conservative Clubs, offering many traditional games, darts, snooker, pool and varied entertainment. Two real ales are usually on offer. CAMRA members gain free entry on production of valid membership card. Guests allowed in, with club member, for £2.00 entry fee. The club is an accredited premier training centre for British Centre of Innkeeping. Changing beers usually include an IPA style ale and one from Bays Brewery.
- Tiverton Horse Drawn Barge
The Wharf, Canal Hill
The Tiverton Horse-Drawn Barge is one of the last remaining horse-drawn barges in the UK. A lovely and memorial trip on the Great Western Canal from Tiverton Wharf. There is a fully licensed bar serving real ales from Otter Brewery, plus a wide selection of other drinks tea, coffee and snacks. The spendid wide beam 75 seater horse-drawn Barge runs to timetable from 1st April to 31st October (see website for details).
- Tiverton Hotel
The Tiverton Hotel is a Best Western establishment, set in two and a half acres of mature gardens, with 69 en-suite bedrooms. The bar is open to non-residents, and sells one real ale. The Gallery restaurant, open to all, offers good-value lunches and evening meals. There is a popular carvery on Sunday. Full wheelchair access is provided, with lifts to the first floor. The hotel is about half-a-mile from the town centre, near Tesco. The hotel is open 24 hours.
- White Ball Inn
8 Bridge Street
Former coaching inn, situated just off the town centre, next to the Exe Bridge. Built around 1823 and became a Wetherspoon in 1998. Re-styled in 2019 to include upstairs toilets a downstairs extension and sliding and fold out doors to the large rear seating area and terrace. Features a glass covered walk over well. Up to ten real ales available.
- Courtenay's 10 Newport Street Tiverton EX16 6NH
- Bridge Inn
An historic, cosy, 16th century inn, beautifully positioned overlooking the river Clyst. Run by six generations of the same family since 1897. Visited by The Queen in 1998. This pub is a delight for real ale fan's with a continually varying range of beers dispensed by gravity direct from the cellar. There are two rooms in the unspoilt interior plus the malthouse which is used at busy times and for functions. Traditional lunches such as ploughmans and sandwiches served.
- Exeter Inn
68 High Street
A pub since at least 1860, some of this partially thatched building dates from the 17th-century when it was a coaching inn and blacksmiths. The Exeter Inn is a friendly local serving four ales and two ciders, plus, occasionally, snacks such as rolls. Three TVs show various sports, while the front area is devoted to pool and darts. There is a small, sheltered, garden and smoking area at the side. Dogs are welcome.
- Globe Hotel
A characterful 16th-century coaching inn, acquired by St Austell Brewery in 2011, located in the popular estuary town of Topsham on the Exe Estuary. Real ales are from the St Austell range. The hotel offer 19 en-suite rooms, and the restaurant and bar serves good-quality food. The Malt House out back is used as a function room. Opens at 8am for breakfast.
- Lighter Inn
The Lighter is a large pub-restaurant situated in a beautiful spot right on the water overlooking the River Exe estuary. Good-quality food is served all day. It gets very busy, especially in the holiday season. There is a large antiques centre next door.
- Lord Nelson
A large open-plan pub situated on the high street with a large car park and disabled access. Popular and friendly, with usually two real ales on offer. Freshly cooked food is served. Can cater for large functions. Summer opening all day from 12 noon.
- Passage House Inn
The Passage House Inn is a historic building with over 300 years of heritage to its name. It is located on the banks of the River Exe, and is a bird watchers paradise. The pub has recently had a facelift, including new pumps being installed. Three regular real ales, plus up to three changing ales, are usually available. Good-value food, with an ever changing menu, using local produce where possible, is served all day, everyday. Regular weekly theme nights are featured (see website for details). Topsham is served by good rail (Exmouth to Exeter Avocet line), and by Stagecoach buses, 57 and T.
- Pig & Pallet
7 Strand Unit 10
The Pig & Pallet is a friendly Barbeque Smokehouse in a light and airy wooden building with all locally sourced, pork and game smoked in-house. It is advisable to book at weekends, especially in the summer season, if you want to eat. One local draught ale, is served by gravity from behind the bar, another is served from a handpull, real ale is only available at weekends.
- Topsham Conservative Club
29 Fore Street
Cask real ale is available and bottled ales, predominantly from local breweries are stocked. Card-carrying CAMRA members are welcomed and will be signed-in by The Steward.
- Bridge Inn Bridge Hill Topsham EX3 0QQ ku.oc.mahspotnniegdirb@mot(01392) 873862
- Tytherleigh Arms
A busy pub on the A358, which is very food-orientated. It has recently been refurbished to a high standard, and has a pleasant outside area for drinking. Two real ales are usually on offer, and good quality home-cooked food is served lunchtimes and evenings. Accommodation is available, contact pub for information and tariffs.
- Tytherleigh Arms Tytherleigh EX13 7BE moc.liamg@smrahgielrehtyt(01460) 220214
- Ostler Inn
2 Commercial Road
Old village pub and restaurant near the village square. It gets busy at weekends, and during sporting events, when big screen TV is shown. There is a good selection of real ales available; either Hanlon's Yellowhammer or Sharp's Doom Bar will be on offer, with Otter Amber. Good-quality food is served Thursday to Sunday, with a traditional roast served on Sunday. Opening times may vary from summer to winter.
- Waterloo Cross
A large, modern roadhouse close to junction 27 on the M5. It is pleasantly divided into several areas, with the emphasis on food.
- Ostler Inn 2 Commercial Road Uffculme EX15 3EB ku.oc.reltsoeht@nomis(01884) 840260
- Redwoods Inn
Family friendly free house, believed to date from the 17th-century, set in the idyllic village of Uplowman. The pub offers good-value food lunchtimes and evenings in the bar or restaurant. There is a large garden, and a skittle alley. The guest beer often comes from Exe Valley Brewery. Limited parking is available at the front of the pub, extra at the village hall. Will close early if quiet.
- Redwoods Inn Uplowman EX16 7DP (01884) 820148
- Talbot Arms
A friendly brick built pub, just inside the Devon/Dorset border. There is a cosy lounge area and separate dining area. Toilets, a games/family room and access to a large garden are down steepish stairs, difficult for the disabled. Sunday lunch is a carvery. A summer beer festival is held in a marquee towards the end of July/early August, check the website. Takeouts might be available when kitchen is open. Opening times quoted are for winter months, pub is open 11-11 in summer. Two changing ales are on offer in summer.
- Talbot Arms Lyme Road Uplyme DT7 3TF moc.smratoblat@evets(01297) 443136
- Sidmouth Arms
A pleasant and popular village pub, with a friendly welcome, within easy reach of travellers on the A30. The inside is spacious and comfortable. The food is good and reasonably priced and the service is good and quick. Locals report that people regularly travel to the pub from the local area to eat. The pub is also a popular village social club, with regular functions and live entertainment. The beer comes from the Otter Brewery, only about a mile up the road. It is well kept and served. There is a bus stop outside, but the Sidmouth to Taunton bus only runs once per day in each direction.
- Sidmouth Arms Upottery EX14 9PN moc.liamg@smrahtuomdis(01404) 861252
- Merry Harriers Westcott EX15 1SA (01392) 881254
- Otter Inn
The Otter Inn can be difficult to find without a good map or a sat nav, but if you are looking for a lively and family-friendly pub with good, inexpensive food and good beer, then it is worth seeking out. It is a large pub in the village of Weston and it sits by the bridge over the River Otter, with a bar area towards the front and an extensive dining area further back. There is a large car park, which can fill up at busy times, but there is street parking in the quiet village street. People regularly come from miles around for the good-value food. Food is mainly the normal pub dishes, with a carvery every lunch 12-2.30, Sunday’s all day and Friday and Saturday nights, booking is recommended for the carvery lunches. There is a Pensioner Concession Monday to Friday lunchtimes. There is a large garden for the warmer weather with plenty of room for the children to run around, but keep an eye on them near the river, although it has gently sloping banks and is not deep here. Cask Marque certification and a steady turnover mean that the ales are normally in good condition.
- Otter Inn Weston EX14 3NZ moc.nnirettoeht@ofni(01404) 42594
- New Fountain Inn
A genuine free house, that was converted from cottages in around 1890. This pub has changed little over the years, although modern toilets were added in a tasteful extension to one of the bars in 2009. The other has many original features including a real fire in winter. The handpumps are not in use, ale is fetched from the cellar. Good-value home-cooked food is served lunchtimes and evenings. The village heritage centre in the car park is worth visiting. Opening hours may change, it is advisable to phone. The pub has recently changed hands, and many changes have been made!
- Thirsty Farmer
The Thirsty Farmer is located in the centre of the village, and is a traditional, welcoming, village inn. One real ale on a changing basis is usually available from the large open bar area and good-value food is on offer. Free WiFi is available, and there is a large car park and outside seating.
- New Fountain Inn Church Road Whimple EX5 2TA (01404) 822350
- Travellers Rest
The Travellers Rest, situated 4 miles from Exeter on the old A30, is a former 16th-century Devonshire Coaching house, a regular meeting place for genteel folk whom were travelling back and forth between London and Cornwall - some original features still remain today. There is one long bar with a mixture of furniture, and a separate restaurant area. Homemade food made from locally sourced produce is available lunchtime and evenings, and from 12-7pm Sundays when a carvery is on offer. It is dog friendly, a small range of doggie treats are available from behind the bar; families welcome. A selection of 'Traditional Sweets' in Jars...served in a paper bag are available for all kids - big ones included! There is ample parking and a large garden area with a lovely brook babbling away in the background. One guest ale is normally available, as far as possible from Devon and Cornwall Breweries such as Otter or St.Austell. Pub may close earlier if very quiet.
- Travellers Rest Tedburn Road Whitestone EX4 2HQ moc.tcennoctb@retexetsersvart(01392) 811217
- Halfway House
A large, friendly roadhouse close to Willand village. It is traditionally divided into two bars plus a large, enclosed back garden with play equipment. The guest beer is often from Uphams brewery.
- Halfway House Willand EX15 2RF ku.oc.dnalliwesuohyawflah@ofni(01884) 820258
- White Hart
A traditional partly thatched Devon pub, which was completely rebuilt in 2004 after the thatch caught light, destroying the pub. There is a well laid out bar and restaurant, that offers freshly cooked food. There are 3 refurbished letting rooms, and a skittle alley. A selection of events run throughout the year.
- White Hart Wilmington EX14 9JQ moc.liamg@notgnimliwhwt(01404) 831053
- Maltsters Arms
Village pub situated in the picturesque village of Woodbury, serving up to 4 real ales. Good value food is served lunchtimes and evenings. The pub is family orientated, with garden and a large car park. A large function room is available, and regular events take place (see website for details). Opens all day Bank Holiday Mondays, with food served from 12-2.
- White Hart Inn
Church Stile Lane
14th-century, family orientated, village pub with pleasant garden, situated in the picturesque village of Woodbury. Good value food, at reasonable prices, using, where possible, locally sourced produce, is served lunchtimes and evenings. There are two bars, with up to 4 real ales available. A function room is available with skittle alley, and darts is played. Other events take place throughout the year (see website for details).
- Woodbury Park Hotel & Golf Club Woodbury Castle Woodbury EX5 1JJ ku.oc.krapyrubdoow@noitpecer(01395) 233382
- Maltsters Arms Greenway Woodbury EX5 1LN moc.xmg@smrasretstlameht(01395) 232218
- Woodbury Salterton
- Diggers Rest
Traditional 500 year old thatched village pub, formerly a cider house, with beams and a real log fire, giving it a real cosy feel. Freshly cooked food, using locally sourced produce where possible, is served lunchtimes and evenings, with a seasonal changing menu, and specials board. Three real ales are usually available on handpump.
- White Horse Inn
This pub has been run by the same family for over twenty years. It is food-oriented, but if you just want a drink or two, that's fine. There are normally two real ales available. The food is mainly locally sourced, with traditional roast on a Sunday.
- Diggers Rest Woodbury Salterton EX5 1PQ ku.oc.tsersreggid@rab(01395) 232375
- Yarcombe Inn
Formerly a coaching inn and dating back to 1281, it was originally purchased by a member of Sir Francis Drake's family. The large traditional drinking area leads to a separate restaurant, with a skittle alley/function room upstairs. It also has a garden with wonderful views.
- Yarcombe Inn Yarcombe EX14 9BD moc.liamg@nniebmocrayolleh(01823) 426045
Set in beautiful countryside, this multi-roomed 19th-century (1860) free house is easily accessible from the train station on The Tarka Line connecting Exeter and Barnstaple. Offering locally brewed Devon ales, including our own label, Muddy Duck ale, along with premium Estrella lager, Sandford Cider, bottled Guinness and an eclectic list of 47 wines, plus 20 sold by the glass. We also have our own wine label; red, white and rosé. Add soft drinks and spirits, an interesting selection of local gins, freshly brewed coffee and tea, practically on tap, there's something for everyone. We have a different menu for lunch and dinner, but always fish, steak, salad and a vegetarian option. Our signature dish is Creedy Carver Confit Duck Leg Cassoulet. Puddings are utterly tempting with Sticky Toffee Pudding, Black Forest Brownie, or the cheese board. There's a children's menu and bar and kitchen nibbles are available throughout the day. Just let our staff know if there are any special dietary needs. Since COVID 19 and lockdown earlier this year, we have opened our PUB-UP-SHOP selling a huge variety of essentials, including dairy, fruit and veg, meat, bread and cupboard staples. We also offer a variety of pre cooked meals that can be reheated and enjoyed at home. Our village doesn’t have a shop so the PUB-UP-SHOP has been hugely well received with our locals over the past few months. We have a large beer garden with plenty of social distanced seating. Our garden also benefits from a children’s play area. PUB-UP-SHOP opening hours: Monday: Closed Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: 12:-5pm Thursday: 12:-5pm Friday: 12:-5pm Saturday: 12:-5pm Sunday: Closed
- Duck Yeoford EX17 5JD moc.liamg@drofoeytakcudeht(01392) 85273
- Zeal Monachorum
- Waie Inn
A popular and friendly country pub, restaurant and entertainment centre set deep in the Devon countryside, just a short distance from Crediton. It offers a superb range of facilities and activities for the local community, visitors on holiday and business people alike. Families are well catered for, with indoor and outdoor safe play areas for children. Accommodation is offered in a range of self-catering cottages in the grounds, as well as en-suite rooms for bed and breakfast. Good-quality food is served lunchtimes and evenings Monday to Friday, and all day Saturday and Sunday and school holidays. All the real ales are served on gravity from a separate room behind the bar. The handpumps are not in use and are there only to display pump clips of the various ales on offer. The 1 or 2 changing beers are chosen from Devon breweries such as Teignworthy, Bays, Exeter or Taw Valley and some interesting bottled beers are on offer. Ciders are from Sandford Orchards and Sam's.
- Waie Inn Zeal Monachorum EX17 6DF ku.oc.nnieiaw@eciffo(01363) 82348