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The Saddlers Arms

€€ - €€€, British,
Saddlers Arms Exmouth Road, Lympstone, Exmouth EX8 5LS, England
+44 1395 265369
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Grill, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Saddlers Arms Exmouth Road, Lympstone, Exmouth EX8 5LS, England
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1 - 10 of 539 reviews

Reviewed today

Carvery is excellent with friendly server and a wide range of vegetables. They also provide vegetarian versions of gravy etc. We have eaten here a number of times and had one bad meal (That is one bad single person's meal) amongst all those tried. Fish...More

Thank Sue T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a great family meal as part of a golden wedding celebration carvery looked very inviting but selected from the a la carter which was very enjoyable .

Thank jhannaford
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Excellent thank you very much, we are so pleased we could serve you on this special occasion.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited with relatives from Australia on a weekday evening in September. The pub was surprisingly busy but the food and service were all first rate. The menu is quite extensive and all meals are good value for money. However, the carvery is probably the...More

Thank Jackie F
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Oh that's really lovely. Thank you so much for your great review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked here for a large party celebration after positive reviews on TA whilst we were staying at Devon Cliffs. We pre ordered the food because not everyone wanted a the Calvary. The food arrived promptly and everyone enjoyed their meals, including the children. The...More

1  Thank Adrian S
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your great review - much appreciated by one and all.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are staying in a nearby b&b.Like in another review, we have holidayed in this area for many years, often passing The Saddlers but never actually getting round to trying it! So last night we did. From walking through the front door around 6.30pm, we...More

Thank petermV3032AT
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a lovely kind and comprehensive review. Thank you so much we really could not ask for more. We all look forward to seeing you again and thank you for being so honest and appreciative.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good, not really any big complaints. However for dessert we had the apple crumble and it was just swimming in water. The crumble was also oat based so not crumbly whatsoever. The chunks of apple were huge too, it looked like a...More

Thank eloise404
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I'm pleased you found the food to be good but concerned that you didn't enjoy the apple crumble (one of our best sellers) it is difficult to cater for everybody's individual tastes but we do our best.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My brother and I took our Grandparents out to treat them to lunch and decided to give the Saddlers a try. Wow what a yummy carvery, Gramps who is 89 and eaten a lot of carvery's in his time said it was the best carvery...More

Thank 925Kitkat
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Oh what a lovely review. Thank you so much and we look forward to seeing you all again soon. Thank you for recognising the efforts of our young team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seven for dinner . six Carvery's , very good excellent selection of meats & veg .Fish not so good . the service @ the bar was poor , Drinks are very expensive , I paid nearly £40 for a round of drinks two of which...More

Thank 714brian
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your carvery's and wonder if you said anything to staff regarding your fish? My apologies regarding the bar service it is difficult to be everywhere at those moments when perhaps everyone arrives together. With regard to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here for a carvery at 6pm and found it to be very welcoming and friendly.. excellent staff .. we enjoyed a carvery which was delicious and nice and warm.. kids meal was also presented nice. Great play area for children with bouncy castle...More

Thank jokenilworth
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your very kind and honest review. Your very kind and positive comments are much appreciated. See you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The meal was a Carvery, the standard of carvery is still good but since the new owners took over and become established, they have raised the prices.More

Thank Bob H
Yvonne M, Manager at The Saddlers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We have had the Saddlers for 2 years and 2 months and during that time the now famous carvery price has not risen at all. Please think how considerably the costs of the ingredients such as vegetables, meat & butter have risen. We feel our...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$22
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saddlers Arms Exmouth Road, Lympstone, Exmouth EX8 5LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exmouth  >  Lympstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 265369
  • E-mail
Description
The Saddlers serves locally sourced food, such as Kenniford Farm pork, Exmouth Mussels, Lyme Bay Crab. Our skilled team of chefs pride themselves on cooking good honest food. We have a vast garden for children to play in and offer live music on the last friday of every month. Tim and Shantell look forward to welcoming you to The Saddlers.
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