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The Swans Nest

€€ - €€€, British,
Station Road | Exminster, Exeter EX6 8DZ, England
+44 1392 832371
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Station Road | Exminster, Exeter EX6 8DZ, England
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1 - 10 of 390 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very average eatery. Food was ok. Reasonably priced on the evening. Staff were nice. The place really needs a facelift. I probably won't go again. They were advertising for Xmas day meal and the prices were astronomical. Ridiculous!!More

Thank Tim S
Emma B, Social Media Manager at The Swans Nest, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for leaving a review. We're pleased to hear that you found our prices reasonable and our staff pleasant. Our Christmas day prices are below the local average and reflect both the quality of the menu, and a bonus for the staff for working...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What has happened to the Swans Nest? What used to be a reasonably decent place to get a carvary , in my opinion has changed into probably the worst place to get a carvary. The meat was from shrivelled up, small and completely dried out...More

Thank popsicle700
Emma B, Social Media Manager at The Swans Nest, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for leaving us a review! Honest reviews are very important to us as they help us improve both our customer service and quality. We're sorry to hear that you weren't happy with your carvery but we'll take your feedback onboard and focus on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to the swans nest today at lunchtime. It was incredibly busy. A very polite young lady had us seated. Her name was Lauren. All the staff were very busy but nothing was too much problem, even the queue for the carvery was 20...More

Thank richworker
Emma B, Social Media Manager at The Swans Nest, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for leaving us such a lovely review! We'll pass on your feedback to Lauren and we hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lunch time carvery there with a few friends.Very attentive,polite helpful waitresses. The food was very disappointing. The meat was overcooked & not very appetizing. Rather shriveled up under the heat lamps. Good choice of veg but they weren't very appetizing either. We thought...More

Thank wyandotte3
Emma B, Social Media Manager at The Swans Nest, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for leaving a review! Reviews are very important to us and help us improve our service so we will take your feedback onboard. We hope to see you again to change your opinion.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have visited the area for a number of years but somehow missed the Swans Nest , went on a Tues night , the wife and I both had the cavery , was pleased with standard of food , the choice of vegs was good and...More

Thank bootneck23
Emma B, Social Media Manager at The Swans Nest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We really hope to see you back here again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Monday night for a meal and it was dead. We were the only ones in there for about hr. Very old and traditional inside. Polite staff. The food was nice maybe a bit over priced for what it is. Looking at...More

Thank ISAACDCRDA
Emma B, Social Media Manager at The Swans Nest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi! Thanks for leaving us a review. During the change after the height of season, it can tend to get a little quieter midweek. We're glad you found our staff polite and that you had a nice meal!

Reviewed 9 September 2017

Good atmosphere and helpful staff, a very enjoyable evening . food served after short wait piping hot and tasty

Thank Richard J H
Emma B, Social Media Manager at The Swans Nest, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you for you kind review Richard! We hope to see you back here again soon.

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

They do a really decent carvery roast 7 days a week which is of good quality and value for money. And they always give me a tub full of ends of meat for the dog. Great staff great food great value. A winner all round

Thank Darren H
Emma B, Social Media Manager at The Swans Nest, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Hi Darren, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We really appreciate it and hope you see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Hubby and I went to the swans nest on a sunny day we have not been there in years . I would say avoid Sundays the queues are so long and the vegtables were tepid As for the sweets they are bog standard brought in...More

Thank Cazboakes
Emma B, Social Media Manager at The Swans Nest, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Hi Cazboakes, thanks for your review! As always, we love hearing feedback and encourage honesty so we can work to make our service better. Sunday is always a busy day with us for both carverys and familys. In the short term, maybe you'd like to...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017

The carvery is very good and available all week. The is a very dog friendly pub/restaurant. The food is enjoyable and reasonably priced.

Thank elizabeth1062017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road | Exminster, Exeter EX6 8DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 832371
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