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“Enjoy the carvery”
Review of Mill on the Exe

Mill on the Exe
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Ranked #109 of 568 Restaurants in Exeter
Price range: US$6 - US$27
Cuisines: Pub
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Busy pub located right on the banks of the river Exe with stunning garden and views. Pub style menu with daily specials using locally sourced food. Featured in Good Pub Guide and serving five award winning real ales, Cornish Rattler cider and 14 wines by the glass. Taste of the West Silver award 2014.
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for a family meal (5 adults) on Easter Sunday and weren't disappointed by the Sunday carvery. Unanimously we all enjoyed our meals and were particularly impressed by the quality of the vegetables on offer. At £11.50 each we felt that it was good value too.
We followed with desert (£1.50 discount with the carvery) which were equally good although we did have to wait 30 minutes from ordering.
The staff at the Mill on the Exe were also very good. All in all, we would recommend a trip here.

Thank Jacky C
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We visited on a very busy Saturday night and were greeted by a very friendly member of bar staff and then, our waitress for the evening;cant remember her name,tall,blond maybe eastern european? She was amazing and dealt with us very efficiently.There was a very large group arrive a little after us and she ensured that our order be placed before theirs. We were not left waiting long when placing dessert order or receiving our bill.A huge thank you also to the male barman who was about to light the fire. Sadly, I become wheezy when close to smoke of any kind and when I mentioned this, he abstained from lighting it....at least until after we left.....much appreciated. The food itself was fabulous. I had the harrisa salmon, which was cooked to perfection. My daughter had the 'not quite fish and chips' which was delicous......and huge!!. Definitely recommend this place

Thank Richard T
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Ordered a steak burger, it should have been amazing at £12.75 but it wasn’t.

The actual burger was ok, but the chips tasted horrible and the brioche bun was burnt.

We were a large party and I couldn’t get out of my seat easily. I thought I’d mention it to our waiter when he brought back the promised mayonnaise but that never came. When our waitress finally cleared our plates she didn’t acknowledge that she was clearing away plates of chips and burnt buns.


2  Thank Elly M
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

The location is superb and even in the cold damp atmosphere the view overlooking the river weirs is wonderful. Access via the metal stairs leads to a conservatory style eating area that then leads into the bar. The open fire is appealing and the tables are well spaced out and the room has a pleasant ambience that for us was marred by the too loud music.
There is a half an hour break between 11.30 and noon when only a breakfast meal is available and one has to wait till noon before a sandwich can be obtained - no flexibility.
The order has to be placed at the bar and the staff were fantastic both in taking our orders and the frequent enquiries to determine if we were happy with the meals. The sandwiches were accompanied by a salad and chips, however the bread is of a double thickness and the taste of the filling was lost in the chewing.
The price of over £22 for two sandwiches, tea and apple juice is questionable.

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Thank jamesdean25745
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

We had a very lovely meal for our Golden Wedding celebration with our family.
There were 9 of us altogether and we were all served together and our meals were very good.
Natalia was our waitress and she was very helpful and attentive.
We have been to the Mill on the Exe many times and enjoy the outside by the river in the Summer.
We will go back.

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1  Thank David W
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