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The Old Thatch Inn

) #78 of 417 Restaurants in Exeter $$ - $$$ , British,
Cheriton Bishop, Exeter EX6 6JH, England
+44 1647 24204
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
12:00 - 15:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cheriton Bishop, Exeter EX6 6JH, England
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1 - 10 of 274 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

My Wife and I stopped here for lunch having come across it by accident on our way to Dartmoor. The place is lovely inside and very quaint - exactly what you would expect in an old country inn . We had a light lunch of...More

Thank silverfox1942
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited the Old Thatch last night and happened upon a fine dining event. And what a fine time we had. On offer was a delightful seven course tasting menu with the the likes of Beef Sirloin, Guinea fowl, wild salmon, various...More

Thank Lorraine V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We deliberately chose this place due to the extended lunch time hours as travelling down is very hit or miss and as we were caught in a real snarl up, it was nice to know that we had an extra hour as they serve lunch...More

Thank Rosie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This village pub serves excellent food in the bar or a dining room. There is a great selection of local ciders and beers. The welcome is warm and friendly and we enjoyed a great night here. The pub is restored but retains all its character....More

2  Thank julieanddavidmccoy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was no Sunday roast, which we had been told about when we booked but it feels like they have missed a trick there. The two young waiters were rather nervous and one said it was his first service. We had a near miss, with...More

Thank Nikki E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch whilst 'en route' to Cornwall. Just two minutes off the A30 it's a really pleasant country pub ( and a much better option than the motorway services ). Good menu. I had the seafood chowder from the specials board which was...More

Thank DaveTUFC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Old Thatch is a historic village pub, which is friendly on the eye and where we received a friendly welcome. We had some very tasty open sandwiches and drinks in the garden at the rear. It was a lovely spot and a real sun...More

Thank 446MikeE446
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Returned here for a bite to eat after a day out. Food was nice but the pint of beer was aweful. Had to ask it to be changed which they did with out fuss. Wanted an ice cream and ordered only to be told didn't...More

1  Thank Brasso_uk_78
Reviewed 14 June 2017

On route to Exeter had to drive the extra few miles for this fine pub that has pleased me once more. I went to dinner here a few months ago and it didn't disappoint I just wanted a light lunch so tried the shared baked...More

Thank bigdave19472017
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Driving from London I decided to take a break and randomly turned off the A30, finding this pub by chance. They had an interesting collection of gins, but sadly I did not eat here as it was mid afternoon.

Thank Alan M
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23 June 2017|
Response from SimoneMarshall | Property representative |
Hi, Yes it is advisable to book. Please call 01647 24204 to book your table.
Bob K
20 May 2017|
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Response from SimoneMarshall | Property representative |
Yes we allow dogs throughout the pub
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cheriton Bishop, Exeter EX6 6JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1647 24204
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