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Puffing Billy

$$ - $$$, British,
Station Road, Exton, Exeter EX3 0PR, England
+44 1392 877888
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Station Road, Exton, Exeter EX3 0PR, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Been here a few times now and it never fails to deliver!! Took my partner here for Valentine’s Day and the set menu was Devine and reasonably priced. The presentation looked amazing the food tasted great. They even had a few cocktails on which was...More

1  Thank Samhill45
Reviewed 2 days ago

We keep trying the Puffing Billy as it’s a lovely location and the staff are always really friendly. However each time we go there is a problem with the food. Hard chips- dumplings like cricket balls and over cooked liver, tough as old boots. Yet...More

Thank Winking_Watson
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a gem of a place - really well presented inside and if you're here on a sunny lunchtime, great outside space too. The menu is smart. Half the menu is mouth watering, slightly provocative dishes (venison carpaccio, monkfish & mussels curry - perfect!),...More

Thank stevebeads
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious Terrine Very tasty Fisherman's Platter AND Chef's special presentation of Creme Caramel for my husband HAPPY BIRTHDAY plate. Splendid service from every member of staff

Thank davidswinscoe29
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first visit and we were very happy with both the food and the service. The roast was delicious and portion sizes were very generous! Our dog was made to feel welcome; the treats and bowl of water left by the table were much appreciated....More

1  Thank RioloR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located on the edge of Exton village on the bank of the River Exe. Lunch with 3 friends one of whom had been there before and recommended the food. Pleasant and nice decoration and felt comfortable to be there. Food quality, quantity and price all...More

Thank NormanRH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely place.First visit today total thrown by the lovely venue and welcoming staff. Utterly spoilt from entering this establishment until we left. Fabulous lunch both starter and main course. Only one thing that wasn't up to scratch was the cuppa chino which was...More

1  Thank Angela R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we come here it just gets better and better! We went on Sunday lunchtime to celebrate four birthdays last week, and again the staff (especially charlotte) were absolutely fantastic. The food was the best we’ve ever had there (I didn’t know that was...More

1  Thank debzie65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited with our 14 month old a few days ago. We were actually on our way somewhere else when we were passing but decided to pop in as we’d never been before. The place is beautiful and well kept/presented. I have...More

1  Thank Harriet H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the pub isn't local to us we love coming here because we know we can rely on excellent service and great food. This visit, there was a large group of us. The staff were attentive and our drinks and meal orders were taken swiftly....More

2  Thank Nina B
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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