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The Beer Engine

€€ - €€€, British,
The Beer Engine Newton ST, Exeter EX5 5AX, England
+44 1392 851282
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“steak pie” (5 reviews)
“stuffing” (6 reviews)
“pudding” (20 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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The Beer Engine Newton ST, Exeter EX5 5AX, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is a real treat and worth the 40 mile drive for perfect artisan lunch. They make the beer on site and it is a bit special. The cod served with saffron mash was sublime.. Great parking as I could see my convertible so...More

Thank wishinwashin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another fantastic meal tonight- Strawberry mess for dessert divine. Everything about this place is supreme and all of you that work to make it happen are stars. Can't wait to return! Thank you :-)

Thank ampfiddler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked away near to Newton Station just outside Exeter is a friendly rustic Pub with good varied menu and cosy atmosphere. Dog friendly and not too busy in the week we enjoyed a quiet meal with marvellous beer!There is an outside garden in good weather...More

1  Thank Yvonne H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with my brother as it is one of his locals. Busy evening as always apparently. We had booked a table. My brother had a pint of Rail ale I went for the cloudy cider. We started with flat bread and hummus to keep...More

1  Thank MikeMason
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good beer, food and overlooking a railway line - what's not to like? The pub doesn't look much from outside but don't let this fool you - inside it is friendly and comfortable.

Thank JohnGHertford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This pub is well worth a visit - friendly staff and good food in a rustic pub. The portions are large and the food well prepared and if good quality. They even brew their own beer in their basement 😀

Thank merlin03
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever in Devon this is a must visit, whether you're having a quick pint, lunch or dinner the service and food is first class. A great location on the North Devon railway line located five minutes outside of Exeter, the owner has kept it simple...More

Thank Exiles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So happy to have found this gastropub just a few miles away from us. We booked in for an evening meal. The staff were very helpful over the phone and in person with our dietary requirements. Both of us are veggie and my husband has...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a warm and friendly welcome and excellent food then go and try THE BEER ENGINE, and you'll receive both in abundance. Having read good reviews on their scotch eggs we decided to try them and were not disappointed, followed by the homemade...More

Thank Exeternan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and her fiancé recommended The Beer Engine. They had called in to try out the real ale, a selection of which is brewed on the premises, and ended up trying out the puddings too! They took us for a meal there while we...More

Thank Janet H
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12 September 2017|
Response from Rosieflowers | Reviewed this property |
I have certainly seen parties of that size there. Give them a call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Beer Engine Newton ST, Exeter EX5 5AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 851282
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Cosy gastropub and brewery with a covered balcony, tiered garden and a menu of locally sourced British dishes.
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