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Gourmandine Crepes Cafe - CLOSED

14 Catherine Street, Exeter EX1 1EU, England
+44 1392 256428
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (32 reviews)
“croque” (4 reviews)
“tatin” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
14 Catherine Street, Exeter EX1 1EU, England
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1 - 10 of 110 reviews

Reviewed 4 May 2016

Sunday lunchtimes in Exeter can be difficult if you don't want a big meal, this place was perfect for what we wanted. A great menu with a good choice, we both plumped for baguettes and my sausages were very tasty. Would have been a 5...More

Thank Sunnywin
Reviewed 27 April 2016

What a joy. This small restaurant is tucked away by the castle ruins and offers a full range of gallettes, crepes and pastries among other tempting items.The whole atmosphere is warm and friendly with good service with reasonable prices.Compares very favourably with French counterparts. Will...More

Thank lizanneSurrey
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Been here only few times, but they both were memorable. Atmosphere is very cosy and staff is very friendly. Menu is simple and affordable. These crepes tasted better than what I've had in France! Coffee is very tasty too. Favourite place in Exeter so far

Thank Silvija P
Reviewed 8 April 2016

I planned to go here with my French best friend as I'm a member of the University of Exeter's French Society, and having been here previously for crepes I knew it would be a good experience. Very welcoming staff, and the crepes, whether sweet or...More

Thank Kiah B
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Called in for a cup of tea and could not resist having a crepe. It was near closing time but the staff were very friendly and pleasant to deal with. The crepe was lovely- strawberries, cream and chocolate sauce. Tea was brewed in a large...More

Thank Catriona S
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Manageress was very welcoming and friendly, making sure we always had everything we needed. Croque Monseiur and 'La Tatin' crêpe for dessert- both very tasty and filling. Lovely, relaxed lunch and great spot for people-watching if sat on the high tables by the window!

Thank Rachael F
Reviewed 28 March 2016

It was lashing rain, my elderly mother wanted to have lunch and sit for a while, and we just happened across Gourmandie. What a great find ! The staff were friendly, and accommodating. The food was delicious, we were planning on having a small bite...More

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

I've visited La Gourmandine many times over the years and never been disappointed. It's a daytime place, centrally located and great for a coffee and a crepe. Friendly staff and straightforward cooking.

Thank 186254Peter
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Called in for coffee on a very cold morning. Welcoming and friendly, good coffee. Too early for lunch, but try on a futer date when in Exeter.

Thank John-TQ
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Been here twice for lunch with my mum and both times the food has been exceptional! The staff are so friendly too! Will definitely be returning in the near future!

Thank Laura M
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Catherine Street, Exeter EX1 1EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 256428
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Description
What began as a takeaway Creperie is now a truly French Bistrot (spelled the correct Breizh way) bursting with authenticity and presenting classic French dishes in a relaxed and friendly environment. Gourmandine is open for morning treats, lunch,and afternoon patisserie. We will also open evenings by special arrangement for private parties of 20 to 25 people. Come in and see why we're no longer the best kept secret in Exeter, and discover what a real French Bistrot is!
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