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The Night Jar

The Nightjar Village Way, Aylesbeare EX5 2BX, England
+44 1395 232277
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (11 reviews)
“duck” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Nightjar Village Way, Aylesbeare EX5 2BX, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place, superb food, brilliant service. Lunch service very good, special nights and tasting menus look good though we haven’t tried those yet

Thank tonylD7456HR
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went back and enjoyed Sunday Lunch - Roast Beef and Yorkshire with side servings of 7 different vegetables - all good, tasty, filling and well seasoned. Ginger sponge pudding was excellent Friendly staff and a great local restaurant with an increasing set of special...More

Thank JPF56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another great meal at The Nightjar! Always impressed by their food and overall service... Highly recommend!

Thank Thomas_Dalrymple
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We attended the Devon Food Movement pop up event at The Nightjar Thursday 8th November. We were SO impressed by the thought, imagination & effort that had gone into the dishes, all sourced from Devon & carefully crafted into an excellent quality taster menu. When...More

Thank D7440OXdavidw
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

It is worth going off the beaten track to find this fantastic pub/restaurant. Well placed between the A30 and the coast road not far from Exeter. The decor is modern rustic in a newly built building with excellent facilities. There is a small car park...More

Thank KtK2
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Found the Night Jar by accident really. Built about 12 months ago this place has a fantastic recipe for success ! Wonderful sold floors with super artwork in the form of sculpture and local photographs, oil barrels and tack. Situated over two floors, it’s easy...More

Thank Tasha B
Reviewed September 14, 2018

A complimentary starter was followed by one guinea fowl and the hake. Both delicious with lovely flavours - often missing in both pub and restaurant fare. Oh - and don't miss the scotch egg with a difference! We are now booking a big anniversary lunch...More

Thank Bruce P
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely Sunday Lunch! My elderly mum was accommodated for i.e. Cushions to make her more comfortable and disabled access was good. Food was amazing, would highly recommend, we will most certainly be returning!

Thank michellev952
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful looking refurb. Had a delicious meal there but thought it was a little pricey for a fish pie considering it came with.no veg.

Thank Rachael B
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Too many people, sausage machine now. When it first opened it was a cocktail theatre which was attractive. Now you he told “ you have to be gone by 7:00 the table is booked” that was 5 mins after receiving our drinks. You feel like...More

1  Thank Breakerstreet
Simon W, Owner at The Night Jar, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Hi sir You have the wrong Night jar This Night jar is not a cocktail lounge and is situated in Aylesbeare a beautiful village in east Devon We would be grateful if you would remove your review Thanks

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April 9, 2018|
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Response from Simon W | Property representative |
Hi there No sorry we don’t have entertainment during our average week Give me a call and if possible we will try and help. Simon The Night Jar
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Nightjar Village Way, Aylesbeare EX5 2BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Aylesbeare
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 232277
Family run Gastro pub serving delicious food,great real ales and quality wines. The ethos on local produce to support Devon's wonderful producers,butchers and fishmongers. Relaxed atmosphere and friendly attentive service giving great value for money.
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