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61 Waterside | The Quay, Exeter EX2 8GY, England
+44 1392 423688
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
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“pizza” (36 reviews)
“greek salad” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
61 Waterside | The Quay, Exeter EX2 8GY, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Having visited about 6 months ago for a full english breakfast, which we enjoyed so decided to return today Sunday 25th. We both ordered the full English again! The waiter arrived with our food, which didn't take too long. We were disappointed just looking at...More

Thank lefortman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Carte d'Or ice cream is, of course, a lure but you'll hardly get any of it on top of your cone from this place and at £2.50 for a scoop it's a total disappointment and quite frankly a rip off.

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Lovely waitress service, a little basic in decor but clean and with nice trendy atmosphere with good food. Great musician on the evening we went.

Thank Youandi5
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We had a meal here on last Saturday and good was awful and service very slow and wait staff didn't seem to care

Thank beeslug
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Cycled from Starcross to Exeter Quay. Stopped at the Venezia coffee shop situated on the quayside. The choice of ice creams is unbelievable. From Jaffa cake to chocolate fudge to lime cheesecake. The choice is endless. If you like your ice creams then go here....More

Thank Everton6000
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Had lunch with another family here so eight of us in total. We ordered pasta dishes, a salad, burger and fish fingers off the kids' menu. For all of including drinks it came to under 70 quid. Service was friendly and as it was a...More

Thank Ruth O
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I have been around the Quay a number of times when in Exeter, but this is the first time of eating lunch here. My wife, daughter & grandson chose it for the grandsons taste buds, but I was not really keen on going in. I...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Great place for food and drink and their seafood linguine is to die for the best I have ever had. Conveniently located on the Quay in Exeter I am always made very welcome even though I might be on my own.

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We booked but being a very cold evening in January the place was very quiet. No matter, we were soon welcomed and warmed by great food. The Roma pizza with a little additional goat's cheese was brilliant and I would recommend the Venezia polpette. We...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We went here for a family lunch with friends and it soon became clear why it was empty. The restaurant was freezing cold with a small heater in between some of the central tables. Service was certainly NOT with a smile and staff were rude!...More

Thank mitchc73
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Waterside | The Quay, Exeter EX2 8GY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 423688
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Filled with Venetian romance and Mediterranean spirit, Bar Venezia sits on the tranquil quayside, next to the River Exe. The extensive menu not only offers Italian classics, but also Portuguese, Spanish, French and Greek delicacies, which are perfect to enjoy with river views on the ample al fresco seating. The Mediterranean buzz kicks up a gear with the regular dance classes and club nights, making it a true slice of the continent.
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