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Reviewed 14 September 2014

Thank you so much Mel & Dave for helping us out yesterday we had a wedding invitation to Powderham Castle and accommodation was not to be had in the surrounding area (I know as I phoned them all) we had 2 rooms booked at The Stowey which was all they had left so another there was not an option, so...

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Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

The food was awful - so bad I couldn't even eat it. I had the fish and chips and the fish was hard, maybe it was old and out of date.....the chef didn't know what was wrong with it! I ate a few chips and came home hungry. The pub was dirty - sticky tables they hadn't bothered to wipe...

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Since change of management standards have severely slipped. Ate there once, luckily it was 2 for £10, wasn't even worth that. It's a shame, it could be a lovely village pub with a bit of care and clean up.

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3Thank thegizzies
Reviewed 26 May 2014 via mobile

We stayed at The Stowey Arms on a Saturday night to go to a friends 40th at the Golf Club. For the money we paid it is about expected. The bed was comfortable, the room was ample and the breakfast was good. Only downside was the wood flooring in the landing was noisy when people walked down it. I'd assume...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

We ate here in April and honestly wish we hadn't. The food was disgusting and over priced. The staff were rude and had a not bothered attitude. The managers lack experience in running a bar / restaurant their language is fowl. Customer services skills are non existent. The whole place stinks of urine and is unclean. Want a nice meal...

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8Thank lau022
Reviewed 17 April 2014

If my wife had served me this food, I would think she was angry with me. I would skirt around the issue, sipping my wine, wondering what important date I'd forgotten. My macaroni cheese was as thin as Nicole Richie on lent, there was very little of it, and the only thing mixed about the salad, was not all of...

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4Thank jawawooga
Malvern, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2014

cold rooms, the showers ARE NOT 'power showers' as described. Bed was so uncomfortable and the room was cold and stank and was dirty, I slept for an hour if that, The music went on until after 12.30. The staff were rude which included the owners Dave & Mel, The breakfast was disgusting and the so called 'chef' attitude stank...

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7Thank Louise D
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2014

The room at the Stowey was good. The bed was comfy, the room had everything I needed and despite being relocated within the first 30 mins because of a mixup, all was well. Likewise, in the morning I was treated to a hearty fry up with the works and a very cheery chef. The problems were all during the night....

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1Thank smiffyjnr
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2014

This pub literally saved us! We lost power to our house so we camped out there to do our written work (We are both teachers). They couldn't do enough for us! We had a nice meal on their new 2 meals for £10. And they were kind enough to offer us a room if we needed. Don't judge on previous...

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3Thank Neil C
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2013

This was the first and last time I will be going to the Stowey Arms, had a fish and chip lunch (Friday 21st November) almost inedible and very expensive for a pub lunch only one other cusomer in the bar.The New Inn Alphington is much better quality at half the price.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about The Stowey Arms

Address: Main Road, Exminster, Exeter EX6 8AT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter > Exminster
Price Range: $89 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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