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The Turf Locks

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Exminster $$ - $$$ , British,
Bordered by the Exe Estuary on one side and Turf Locks on the other., Exminster, Exeter, England
+44 1392 833128
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Bordered by the Exe Estuary on one side and Turf Locks on the other., Exminster, Exeter, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Cycled down to the Turf locks from the quay in Exeter. The location and pub are stunning. Visited with my wife and two sons and was really looking forward to a nice lunch. The food was really very good I enjoyed the muscles while others...More

Thank callprice
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took the ferry from Topsham and walked 20 minutes along the canal to this lovely pub. We arrived early and too shelter from the rain inside the pub only to find all the tables were booked. Fortunately our table wasn't until later, so we had...More

Thank steveissy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated on the Exe estuary, this pub has huge grounds and is great for sitting out on a nice afternoon. Inside is a bit cramped. We ordered sandwiches which were very good, albeit a bit pricey

Thank cmcl776
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super spot to cycle or walk to on the Exe Esturary, food is excellent, good variety of meat and seafood. Can be cold so wear a jumper as not much room to sit inside. Super ambience and excellent service - Owners are very friendly -...More

Thank Debbie I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the ferry from Topsham to Turf Locks, My man had a beef burger & pint of beer £7. Salad is extra. I had the sticky pork burger, it was good quality meat, moist and tasty. Strolled along the path beside the canal until...More

Thank Liz H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have just come home after a fantastic night's stay in the Yurt at the Turk Locks. The landlord and his wife were wonderful and the staff too were all so lovely and helpful. We had a great meal in the pub and breakfast in...More

Thank Lucy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking forward to our meal here as the place has a good reputation. It was relatively busy, although many tables were vacant so they do expect bigger crowds. However bar and food staff seemed to be struggling to keep up with the customers...More

Thank roncas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The pub that promises so much and delivers so little. The location is spectacular and it sadly feels like the place trades on this alone. The menu has some fairly standard pub food options that are charged at near restaurant prices, without the service. The...More

Thank Marroniers
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit to this lovely place , both times food was very good and very reasonably priced . Lovely setting and as long as the weather is could I could sit there all day

Thank jandi1971
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Particularly if the weather is good. Great visit from exmouth by boat. Staff very helpful and friendly.

Thank Tiish
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bordered by the Exe Estuary on one side and Turf Locks on the other., Exminster, Exeter, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter  >  Exminster
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 833128
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