Independent Restaurants/Cafes


Eating Exeter is passionate about all types of establishment.  Whether it be a chain restaurant owned by a corporation or a small establishment run by a husband and wife. But we naturally urge you to try some of Exeter’s fantastic independent restaurants and support local!

Artigiano, High St 

Base & Barley, Longbrook St. 
Bike Shed Theatre and Bar 
Board, South St.
Brody’s Breakfast Bistro
Cafe Central, Queen St (Now LA Coffee)
Cafe@36, Cowick St. 
Camper Coffee, Fore St. 
Circa 1924, Northernhay Place 
Devon Coffee, Queen St.
Harry’s Restaurant, Longbrook St (2015) 
Harry’s Restaurant, Longbrook St (2016) 

Hanlons Brewery, Half Moon Village 
House Wong, Bonhay Road 
Let’s Do Cafe
Lloyd’s Kitchen (pre-refurb), Catherine St.
Old Timer’s Wine Bar & Restaurant
RAMM Cafe, Queen St.
Starz Bar, Lower North St. 
The Boston Tea Party, Queen St.
The Clock Tower Fish Bar, Queen St. 
The Exploding Bakery, Queen St. 
The Flat, Fore St.
The Gandhi Indian Cuisine, New North Rd.
The Glorious Art House Cafe, Fore St.
The HubBox, Sidwell St
The Jasmine Thai Restaurant, Fore St.
The Night Jar Inn, Aylesbeare
The Oddfellows, New North Rd (2014 Review) 

The Oddfellows, New North Rd (2016 Review) 
The Old Firehouse, New North Rd.

The Pig & Pallet, Topsham Quay
The Rum and Crab Shack, Catherine Street
The Rusty Bike, Howell Rd.
The Salutation Inn, Topsham

The TABAC Taphouse, Queen St. 
The Wear Park Restaurant, Exeter Golf & Country Club
Truffles Cafe, Magdalen Rd. 
Typyedong, Sidwell St.
Urban Burger, Queen St.
Wok 7 Chinese Buffet, Palace Gate

Reviews from elsewhere in Devon and beyond

Boringdon Hall, Plymouth
Boringdon Hall, Plymouth (Casual Dining)
Daily Chef, Tiverton
Dart’s Farm Deli Cafe, Ebford
Fish On The Harbour, Lynmouth

Haldon Forest Diner, A38
Highbullen Golf and Country Club, North Devon
Jack Sprat’s Cafe Restaurant, Dawlish
Killerton Kitchen Restaurant, Broadclyst
Orestone Manor, Maidencombe 
Ruby Kitchen at The Grapevine Brewhouse in Exmouth
Scoff’s Fish and Chip Shop, Paignton
Seaview Diner, Teignmouth
Seaview Inn, Falmouth 
Staple Hill Servery, Trago Mills
The Artichoke Inn, Christow
The Beach Cafe, Dawlish
The Beer Engine, Newton St Cyres

The Boat House, Dawlish Warren –  Revisit 
The Coffee Pot Internet Cafe, Bude
The Half Moon, Clyst St Mary
The Nobody Inn, Doddiscombleigh 

The Pig At Combe, Gittisham
The Rusty Pig, Ottery St Mary
The Samosa Lady, Ottery St Mary
The Swan Inn, Bampton