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Puffing Billy

$$ - $$$, British,
Station Road, Exton, Exeter EX3 0PR, England
+44 1392 877888
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“liver” (30 reviews)
“scallops” (25 reviews)
“pannacotta” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Station Road, Exton, Exeter EX3 0PR, England
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1 - 10 of 874 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been here before for lunch when walking and the venue and food is very good. We were a bit disappointed his time as when we arrived we were told they were just doing the menus and they would bring one over when ready....More

Thank pburgess2016
Reviewed yesterday

I was treated to a Mothers Day meal here and I can’t fault the amazing food, fantastic staff and friendly atmosphere. Considering it was such a full on day for them, they did themselves proud. Looking forward to returning.

2  Thank JennKath49
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely food, warm fire. Very friendly staff especially Wendy! the scallops to starter is highly recommended. Looking forward to our next visit.

Thank MrSid43
Reviewed 5 days ago

We took Dad for supper last night and had an excellent meal. However, even better than the great food were the staff - all so happy, friendly and eager to please. 11 out of 10.

1  Thank Colin B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice simple activity for family with young children to enjoy...just sit back and relax and enjoy the ride...

Thank Amlyberger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Weekend family celebrations for sisters birthday and unanimous vote for Sunday lunch at Puffing Billy which can accommodate larger groups. Booked in for 2pm but unable to get to our table for 45 minutes, no problem as were looking forward to our lunch. Pre-order for...More

Thank ExpatKL88
Reviewed 1 week ago

The welcome was friendly and genuinely warm. The food was extremely tasty and well presented. We visited fifteen months ago on a visit from Scotland and it left such a good impression we had to come back.

1  Thank HbbBrixham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had tried for Mother’s Day but they were so busy(4sittings) that we went on the Monday instead. This is a very nice place, great, simple food, a good choice and they have good local beers too. Pleasant service, a car park and lovely outdoor...More

1  Thank josieinwood59
Reviewed 1 week ago

We go with the family very often and are never disappointed! Great beers, food and staff. A real focal point for the village...

1  Thank Jeremy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for Mothers Day. Such a nice atmosphere and all the staff were lovely and friendly. Very very busy and had to wait for our table but it was well worth the wait. Delicious veggie main course and lovely dessert. This may well become my...More

2  Thank Lisa130467
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Mark T
28 August 2017|
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Response from PoshTreacle | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
Emma-Louise K
22 May 2017|
Response from Barry N | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure if you call them they will be able to help ?
19 April 2017|
Response from duckconfit | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the pub. I'm just a reviewer and I'm not connected.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road, Exton, Exeter EX3 0PR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 877888
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