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The Welcome Cafe

Haven Banks, Exeter EX2 8DU, England
+44 1392 439201
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“salad” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Haven Banks, Exeter EX2 8DU, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Welcome Inn has a lovely atmosphere and is close enough but removed enough from the busyness of the main Quay area. Great cakes good coffee and good service

Thank WCDF
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fab ! Great delightful staff very welcoming and knowledgeable about the food and what was it each dish . I had the broad bean on posh bread with a mixed salad we also had the vegi wrap . Great coffee and cold drinks Very nice...More

1  Thank John E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The last time we came here the previous owners were retiring and shutting up shop. On a sunny Sunday walking past we noticed it was open again so went in for lunch. The menu sounded quite bland ... We had a bacon baguette, a "mushrooms...More

Thank MikeyTh
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Beautiful food freshly cooked to order, cream teas at their best lovely home made cakes. Nothing was to much trouble for the lovely staff, a must if your in the this area of Devon I will certainly be back on my next visit to the...More

Thank June C
Reviewed 11 June 2017

cream tea at Welcome café for friends who came to visit on Friday. This is first time we've been back since new owners took over. lovely to meet Marianne and Stewart.

Thank maymaytalk21
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We visited the cafe on a rainy day when out for a walk with the dog. We had a lovely bacon sandwich with nice salads for garnish, and a delicious chocolate brownie which was served warm with cream. The atmosphere was relaxed and welcoming and...More

Thank vickybyron
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Took my daughter and grandchildren here for a lunch meal. The food was plentiful and reasonably priced. Staff were very nice and helpful.

Thank RayD1961
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We visited the cafe on a Saturday morning and had a great time. The staff are very friendly, the coffee tasted good, and bass strings and savoury snacks on offer also looked good - we saw other customers having brunch or lunch plates which looks...More

Thank disgrun
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Dropped in for tea while on a walk and loved the relaxed atmosphere especially compared with the busy-ness of the quay area itself. Staff lovely and friendly and our dog was made welcome. We only had tea and a flapjack but liked the look of...More

Thank Sylvia M
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We've been here before and have enjoyed our visit, so popped in again with our little dog 🐶 Asked for two lattes Which arrived promptly. I was in the middle of reading an article so about 2/3 minutes later took a sip. Stone cold. Took...More

Thank paulthechief
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Dot H
5 March 2017|
Response from marianne g | Property representative |
yes dogs are welcome as long as they keep their paws on the floor!
13 September 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haven Banks, Exeter EX2 8DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 439201
  • E-mail
The Welcome Cafe is a family run independent business serving locally sourced and home cooked food, with Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten free options available. A modern cafe selling Art Work. With Fat Roc Coffee and Teas Me loose leaf tea. We are open 6 days a week Tuesday through to Sunday and only closed on a Monday, except for bank holiday's when we will be open. We have been struggling to change the opening times through trip advisor so hopefully this confirmation of our hours will help.
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