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The Twisted Oak

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Little John's Cross Hills | Little John’s Cross Hills, Exeter EX2 9RG, England
+44 1392 27366
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Usually greeted. Staff here are welcoming and get to you as soon as they can. If you come here for a roast, please keep in mind you can't get seconds! :-( Reasonably priced I recommend the burgers here, you can build your own.

Thank mysterygal97
St Austell, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Found Twisted Oak after a google search Had young niece with us after a morning of house hunting, wanted some where to sit discuss viewings and have a bite to eat whilst niece let off steam and had some fun. (it was raining) Indoor play area had plenty of stuff to keep niece occupied, had to drag her away in... More 

Thank Rob W
Truro, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Booking for Sunday Lunch was easy. They have set times but thats ok. We finally managed to get a member of staff to show us to our seats which were in the conservatory. I should have asked to be moved as soon as I saw the waitress's moving tables together for a large party of guests. It was a freezing... More 

Thank Richard M
Norwich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in after arriving home from holiday to a freezing cold house, fancied a roast and visited after reading their website "Our ever growing famous Sunday Carvery in Exeter, runs from midday till late evening" we arrived around 6.30 the carvery was well and truly closed (if I'm honest seeing what was left I was fairly pleased!) We ordered... More 

Thank finonia
Foodie123x, General Manager at The Twisted Oak, responded to this review

Hello, firstly thank you for taking the time to review us, however i must point out that the carvery is advertised until 6pm subject to availability, we never run it after 6pm so when you arrived we were in process of cleaning down! As for the carrot situation it is stated on the menu as carrot sticks, a lot of... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were disappointed with the quality of the food, very bog standard. Fish was thin and dry with thick over- cooked batter. Service good and atmosphere quiet. Would not recommend this pub for food.

Thank Celia H
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a meal on the spur of the moment and I can honestly say it was the best meal we had eaten out in years. Not only was the food excellent but the staff were great aswell. Very friendly and attentive. It was reasonably price and we are looking forward to returning soon

Thank AmandaJ77uk
Exeter, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to use this place to celebrate a special occasion for our family as they have a play room for children. The waitress was really surly and unhelpful and the food was really terrible. We had to send back five of our meals out of eleven. On a plus note the manager was apologetic and we didn't have to... More 

Thank Jane P
Exeter, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the family here for Sunday lunch. Staff were very welcoming and polite. 6 of us had the roast and one had a burger. We all thought the food was to a good standard. We will defo return again. Very nice.

Thank sonnie123
Devon, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

popped in here again not booking , seated and served straightaway, we had the belly pork and the duck , great choices , quick service , nice tasty hot food. friendly staff

Thank paulm m
Exeter, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Reasonably price lovely atmosphere advise booking food delicious good parking beer garden for summer afternoons with children and dogs

Thank debs572015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$25
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Little John's Cross Hills | Little John’s Cross Hills, Exeter EX2 9RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 27366
A family , dog friendly pub. Serving traditional english pub grub, teas, coffees, cakes and breakfast.
Having recently been refurbished and up dated with new owners we have introduced an indoor and out door play area with family dining next to play area and adult dining in the main hub of the pub. There is an sofa area near the open fireplace to relax and unwind .
There is also a little sweet shop for those who have a sweet tooth.
To the back of the pub there is a beer garden with a built in bbq which is ideal for those warm summer afternoons.
We are open from 10am through to 9pm for food Monday to Saturday , bar from 10am to 11pm, Sunday from 10am through to 8pm for food, bar 10am to 10.30Pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?