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Rendezvous Wine Bar

38-40 Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1PE, England
+44 1392 270222
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork loin” (8 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (4 reviews)
“ravioli” (5 reviews)
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European, British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38-40 Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1PE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Exeter is full of chains so it is always nice to find new independent restaurants to eat in. The menu appears to vary daily and offers a wide range of different dishes. Try the chocolate mousse if it is available for dessert and you will...More

Thank 1882rangers
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Exeter on business and happened upon this lovely little gem by accident looking for somewhere for colleagues to join us for drinks. We a lovely garden in the back to sit in the sunshine and enjoy something from their extensive and well...More

Thank emmaslippers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here with my partner for our date-night after seeing the high scores on this site and we absolutely loved it ,the duck is exquisite!. Thank you for the top service!

Thank Carmen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been a few times now and every time has been lovely. The food is always excellent and we love the wine list. The staff are always extremely helpful and friendly and have gone above and beyond to make us feel welcome. We will...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited for an early dinner and were thoroughly impressed by the service and quality of the food. Quantity wasn't bad either, with the result my wife asked to swap her pork belly for my sea bass as it looked too much for her. Wines...More

Thank GableEndie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Blink and you might miss Rendezvous... Down some small steps (ladies with hells beware!) and into a small cost resturant. We went here for my husbands birthday, and knowing the head chef we knew we would have a fantastic meal. 3 hours later, 3 courses...More

1  Thank AmyCarroll
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked Rendezvous based on trip advisor recommendations. Staff were friendly and attentive and the food was delicious. We will certainly make a point of returning whenever we are in the vicinity! .

Thank olympia13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The outside of the building does not do justice to the interior. Make your way down the steps to the basement entrance to find a lovely wine bar and dining experience. Great service, superb food,

Thank PeterMMM253
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Another fantastic meal with to friends, their first visit to Rendezvous, one works in Exeter said he will definitely be back thank you.

Thank golf4lads
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Met friends here for dinner on Monday evening had a wonderful experience. The wine list was good, the menu varied and food delicious and good portions. I am a vegetarian and would definitely return. It's a small restaurant where you get good service with lots...More

Thank CharliesGirl3
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Do you open on Mondays?
13 February 2017|
Response from Jemma M |
Yes absolutely, Rendezvous is open from 12noon until late Monday to Saturday. We only close Sundays and bank holiday Mondays. Hope that helps!
can we come in just for a drink? ( early evening?) Or for a drink and snack/light bite?
15 December 2016|
Response from Mel P | Reviewed this property |
There is a small bar area at the entrance and a fabulous wine choice 😊
Pauline P
Do they do pasta dishes?
8 October 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38-40 Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 270222
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City centre cellar wine bar and restaurant with gardens