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The Fat Pig Freehousej

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€€ - €€€
British, Pub
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2 John Street, Exeter EX1 1BL, England
+44 1392 437217
16:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri 16:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived around 8 to have diner but we were told that we have to wait 20 min before they know if they cann serve food to us. After 20 min they said we need to wait anoter 10 min and at 830 we were told that they do not serve anymore food with a polite smile on the face.... More 

Thank Daniel S
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped off at The Fat Pig with my boyfriend for lunch. Quirky decor, great home brewed ales and spirits. Boyfriend had the smokehouse platter with a pint for a tenner which was excellent value and the hand reared meats were delicious however on the other hand I opted for a bacon sandwich with salad which cost 8.50 without a drink.... More 

Thank BeccyC1990
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Without a doubt the best smoked ribs I've ever eaten!!! Any time I would go back for those!! Cider was local and really delicious too (sorry I cannot remember the name as I didn't order it in the first place either). It's a quite small quirky pub with a nice outdoorsy seating space out the back. Would recommend it to... More 

1 Thank Tinypeach
Glentham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a early doors pint as on a business trip Left much later having met some like minded folk Brilliant ! Staff very friendly

Thank Peter D
Exmouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A busy, quirky (very) little back street pub with an unusual menu. The staff were welcoming and friendly. The menu is very pork orientated but there are a variety of other dishes to choose from too. Portions are too big and I would have preferred more vegetables to balance the meal. Prices were reasonable

1 Thank 209pennie123
Exeter, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's an unpretentious, warm and welcoming pub and eating place .If you want it to be a pub then there's an excellent range of beers, some of them brewed on the premises and several spirits also distilled in house. The clientele is a mixture of locals regulars and curious visitors. If you want to eat there's a newly slimmed down... More 

1 Thank drdavidtreharne
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We met up with family, there was four of us, for a meal and drinks Saturday night. The food was very good, I had sausage and mash, my daughter's boyfriend had a meat feast which was huge and looked delicious! The staff are lovely and friendly and it is very good service. Would definitely recommend a visit here.

Thank Karen M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I come here every time I am in Exeter as the food quality is very high, service is good and the menu changes regularly so there is always something new and interesting to try. This evening I had two delightful starters and two exceptional deserts. I would highly recommend.

Thank Caesar P
Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited at this pub before and thought very highly of it so decided it would be worth trying the food (mistake). Whilst initially, it was hard to get through to book a table, by all accounts the food came out piping hot, dry and with little taste, looking as if it had just come out of the microwave... More 

Thank ServiceFirstAndSmile
Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The Fat Pig is a pub with real character in a back street 100 metres from Fore Street, an extension of the main shopping street through town.It is fairly small, but has a extended area in what was a covered yard.The food is good. It serves mainly its own ales brewed on the premises; this is ok if they are... More 

1 Thank RichardEx66

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$36
British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 John Street, Exeter EX1 1BL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 437217

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?