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The Fat Pig Freehousej

2 John Street, Exeter EX1 1BL, England
+44 1392 437217
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“smoked ribs” (12 reviews)
“meat platter” (4 reviews)
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British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 John Street, Exeter EX1 1BL, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It’s been some time since we visited the Fat Pig, and it’ll be even longer before we go back. After meeting up with old friends, we thought we’d give the establishment another go for food and drinks. The specials looked appealing, smokey theme as we...More

Thank DevonVoyageurs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hiding down a back street you'd very unlikely go down if wandering around Exeter as a visitor but, oh man, definitely worth the detour. Young crowd when we went on a Friday night but welcoming of all ages. Quirky but terrific atmosphere. Two rooms downstairs...More

Thank NeilD007
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This is our second visit to this little gem hidden in the back streets of Exeter. The meal was just as delicious as our first visit. The staff are very welcoming and very friendly. We’ve promised ourselves we won’t leave it so long before our...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 3 March 2018

perfect lunch time venue. great tasting beer, try the amber ale. small lunch time menu but sausage bap and pulled pork sandwich were delicious served with tasty barbecue sauce. portion of the deliciously hot crispy chips was a bit mean, though.

Thank 10Orchard
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely little small pub, where your made to feel at home. Very laid back service style, but suits the place. Very warm and welcoming with a nice buzz. Couldn't decide where to go on a chilly Wednesday night so decided to go after hearing great...More

Thank chris c
Reviewed 28 February 2018

I was slightly disappointed in this pub. I had heard so much about it and it came well recommended. The Pub is a bit "quirky", full of interesting artefacts and books and paintings. We (6 of us for my Granddaughters 17th birthday lunch) were seated...More

Thank Timothy_George1
Reviewed 17 February 2018

The first review that I`ve ever written but SO angry and disappointed in this pub. My friend and I wanted a light lunch in nice surroundings but the bar person completely ignored us for about ten minutes while she messed around with a pump. No...More

6  Thank Suzanne I
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We had been to The Picture House for a late afternoon matinee film and found this fantastic pub right by our carpark and decided to go for an early evening bite to eat. Even though it was only just after 6 pm the pub was...More

Thank icequeen5210
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

2 ciders and many beers on tap and the food smells gorgeous as we sneak in for a snifter before the cinema...next time we will eat. Happy revellers sit at old tables and chat or play cards. Very central location and the crew know what...More

Thank Marianne C
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Popped in here to grab something to eat before going to the Corn Exchange...Good decision !!!...Pulled pork and Ribs were excellent, as were salmon pate/goats cheese starters... Sanford Red cider on tap and lush Rusty Pig scrumpy .!!!...love it..💜💜💜

Thank MrsBDawlish
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Response from Fatpig2015 | Property representative |
Hi , we are open all day sat 12 till 12 Sunday 12 till 5 , weekdays 5 till, Close ,our pub the fat pig makes a gin in our distillery called bad fagins but has never been called Fagins , call 01392437217 to make a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 John Street, Exeter EX1 1BL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 437217
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