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Puffing Billy

€€ - €€€, British,
Station Road, Exton, Exeter EX3 0PR, England
+44 1392 877888
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“liver” (25 reviews)
“roast beef” (14 reviews)
“scallops” (21 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Station Road, Exton, Exeter EX3 0PR, England
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1 - 10 of 717 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Four of us had lunch here today and it was excellent! One of us had been a few months back and had been disappointed, but reviews suggested otherwise, so we gave it another go and today everything was to a very high standard. The menu...More

Thank DevonUKJaney
Reviewed 4 days ago

When we saw the Maclaren outside and then entered into a very pleasant , clean modern pub our expectations were quite high.Service was good but the quality of the food was disappointing.I hope it succeeds and in order to do that the food needs to...More

1  Thank glyn l
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped for an early evening dinner, without booking in advance, and hoped they'd be able to fit us in. The service couldn't have been friendlier and we were invited to take our meal in the garden as it was a beautiful sunny evening. We...More

1  Thank albie209
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We live locally and have eaten at the puffing billy many times. On Sunday we went for a family meal to celebrate an anniversary and everything was brilliant. Great friendly staff, fantastic food and we were more than looked after. I want to say a...More

1  Thank Jessw4
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I had lunch at the Puffing Billy. What a great decision. Friendly staff fabulous food lovely atmosphere and the best company. PERFECT. Thank you.

1  Thank Simjess
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited The Puffing Billy twice during an extended family visit. Great food, quality beer and friendly, unassuming staff who were attentive, respectful yet friendly and unobtrusive. It was a great environment for our catch up.

1  Thank SilverSurferToo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where to start. Quite possibly if not the best pub / restaurant in Devon. Great warm and friendly atmosphere as soon as you walk in the door. Excellent service and the food is amazing. A fantastic selection of beautifully cooked trationonal dishes and a great...More

1  Thank mark w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch with two colleagues here yesterday. It's a nice open, light space on a secluded road leading to the river Exe. The staff were excellent and friendly. The kitchen is open to one of the dining rooms which I like. You can see that...More

2  Thank RGTLondon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there to celebrate a family birthday lunch.....lovely atmosphere, warm and welcoming. Something for everyone for the menu, beautifully presented, fabulous hot tasty food and great friendly service. We have been there quite a few times over the years but this is the first...More

2  Thank Julie V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Catch the train from Exeter and just walk a 100 yards down the road and you can enjoy a good meal with plenty of choice forget about the car

2  Thank Paultuxs
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Mark T
28 August 2017|
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Response from PoshTreacle | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
Emma-Louise K
22 May 2017|
Response from Barry N | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure if you call them they will be able to help ?
19 April 2017|
Response from duckconfit | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the pub. I'm just a reviewer and I'm not connected.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road, Exton, Exeter EX3 0PR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 877888
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