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The Turf Locks

€€ - €€€, British,
Bordered by the Exe Estuary on one side and Turf Locks on the other., Exminster, Exeter, England
+44 1392 833128
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Bordered by the Exe Estuary on one side and Turf Locks on the other., Exminster, Exeter, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I want to live here. Perfect location. Perfect food. The pooch was happy. Can't fault it one bit. See you soon

Thank Dominic D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a lovely atmosphere and friendly staff. Lovely my food as did my friends. You really need to book up so that you're not disappointed when you get there.

Thank AnnaD66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a Saturday lunchtime at the end of the summer, so it was great to sit outside, or under the shade of the marquee. Ordering lunch was a little complicated as the burger and beer combination was from one bar, other food from...More

Thank 17alisonh56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to The Turf Locks for many years Quirky and full of character Not a massive menu and we had Fish n Chips and Devon mussels Fish batter a little socks but fish tasty Chips good too Salad small and lifeless Mussels delicious The...More

Thank JeffTheChairman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked from Powderham Church along the Exe estuary to Turf Locks listening to all the birds roosting and eating as the tide came. Once at the lock the entrance to Exeter canal an opportunity to take some amazing pictures. We bought a drink and...More

Thank poppies462
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cycled down to the Turf locks from the quay in Exeter. The location and pub are stunning. Visited with my wife and two sons and was really looking forward to a nice lunch. The food was really very good I enjoyed the muscles while others...More

Thank callprice
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the ferry from Topsham and walked 20 minutes along the canal to this lovely pub. We arrived early and too shelter from the rain inside the pub only to find all the tables were booked. Fortunately our table wasn't until later, so we had...More

Thank steveissy
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Situated on the Exe estuary, this pub has huge grounds and is great for sitting out on a nice afternoon. Inside is a bit cramped. We ordered sandwiches which were very good, albeit a bit pricey

Thank cmcl776
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Super spot to cycle or walk to on the Exe Esturary, food is excellent, good variety of meat and seafood. Can be cold so wear a jumper as not much room to sit inside. Super ambience and excellent service - Owners are very friendly -...More

Thank Debbie I
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We took the ferry from Topsham to Turf Locks, My man had a beef burger & pint of beer £7. Salad is extra. I had the sticky pork burger, it was good quality meat, moist and tasty. Strolled along the path beside the canal until...More

Thank Liz H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bordered by the Exe Estuary on one side and Turf Locks on the other., Exminster, Exeter, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter  >  Exminster
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 833128
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