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The Lazy Toad Inn Restaurant

The Lazy Toad Inn, Brampford Speke, Exeter EX5 5DP, England
+44 1392 841591
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (30 reviews)
“beef” (26 reviews)
“sunday roast” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
The Lazy Toad Inn, Brampford Speke, Exeter EX5 5DP, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Went for Sunday lunch with slight trepidation as last time we went some 2-3 years ago and were horribly disappointed. Not this time. Huge portions of freshly cooked food. Two of us had the nut roast and it was one of the best we had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank David R
Harriet_Daly, Owner at The Lazy Toad Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded today

I am very pleased that you all enjoyed your lunch.

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We decided on a last minute visit as have always enjoyed the food/atmosphere here, I’ve recently started following The Lazy Toad on Facebook and have been exited to try out some of the food on the menu. As always a friendly welcome and a good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 461petef
Harriet_Daly, Owner at The Lazy Toad Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded today

I am so sorry that you did not mention when you were here that you were having such an awful meal. You were checked mid meal and on departure.....your wife said you had had a lovely time. You will have waited 'a while for the...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First time visiting what a lovely place ... warm welcome as soon as we got there. Lovely open fire ...food was amazing service out standing. Would recommend to everyone. Thank you for a lovely evening.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank G3450TClisab
Harriet_Daly, Owner at The Lazy Toad Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you - we really looked forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this pub on google as was visiting the area, well worth a visit! Fabulous food great service would definitely recommend

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Angela O
Harriet_Daly, Owner at The Lazy Toad Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your lovely review. I am so pleased you found us and we hope you come back again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We brought a group of bellringers to the area around Thorverton and from the day we did a recce, we loved The Lazy Toad for the warm welcome we received and the staff’s laid back yet efficient approach. The food is delicious, the Inn is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank joannebX8855SN
Harriet_Daly, Owner at The Lazy Toad Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks, it was a pleasure and we hope to see your group here again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When the dish that is served to the table is not as described on the menu and the only staff response, on having this pointed out to them, is simply to state that “the chef probably hadn’t read the menu” it would seem appropriate to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank HCSACT
Harriet_Daly, Owner at The Lazy Toad Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

As you have not given your name, when you came in or what you had it is very difficult to verify your complaint. The only episode I can imagine it may have been was a gentleman and lady who had our starter prawn cocktail who...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The pub nestles in a lovely quiet village in the river valley and you wouldn't believe you were just half a dozen miles from the bustle of Exeter. A couple of sheltered courtyards look perfect for summer days but on a chilly but beautiful Autumnal...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nickcDorset
Harriet_Daly, Owner at The Lazy Toad Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a lovely review! Thank you very much.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my husband for my birthday and we just loved it. Cosy, welcoming atmosphere, staff so friendly and loved that it's dog friendly. (We will remember this for when we our out with our patterdale!) The food was beautifully presented and portions a good...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sarahpL8451HL
Harriet_Daly, Owner at The Lazy Toad Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks! Well behaved dogs are very welcome so we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a party of 5 on a dark and stormy Saturday night. We have wanted to try this place for a while but it was always fully booked when we'd thought about going there. It's a lovely cosy, traditional English pub and the young...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank NatalieERoberts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious farm fresh food, cooked simply and to perfection. Prawn Cocktail starter was fabulous, and my partners beetroot and chestnut salad. Roast beef was mouth-wateringly soft and cooked to perfection. Crispy fluffy roast potatoes ditto. Wine list includes Cloudy Bay at £35 per shout. All...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 833desc
Harriet_Daly, Owner at The Lazy Toad Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great! Hope to see you again soon!

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Matt S
March 20, 2017|
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Response from 161craigk | Reviewed this property |
I would have said no, though they have a lovely garden which no doubt could keep them busy (under supervision).
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Julie C
February 13, 2015|
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Response from thelazytoadinn | Property representative |
Hi Julie, You can view our menu on our website using the link on the page. We have no availability for the weekend of 27th and 28th February. If you have any further queries please do not hesitate to get in touch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$34
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Lazy Toad Inn, Brampford Speke, Exeter EX5 5DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter  >  Brampford Speke
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 841591
  • E-mail
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