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Address: High St., Exeter, England
Phone Number: 01392-265500

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The Guildhall itself is worth a visit if only for the open air food area which sells delicious food for all tastes. Some of the main stream shops are relocating but I believe that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
SharronWildig
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

The Guildhall itself is worth a visit if only for the open air food area which sells delicious food for all tastes. Some of the main stream shops are relocating but I believe that new traders will be moving in shortly. The pasty shop is definitely worth a visit. You can catch a bus to the guildhall and this is... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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18 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The Guildhall is on Exeter High Street, and though extensively restored in the Victorian era is (arguably the oldest municipal building in England, it is still in use, generally though not always open to the public free and really rather beautiful... well worth a visit. it is used occasionally as a Magistrates Court, for City Council functions and available for... More 

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Crediton, United Kingdom
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127 reviews 127 reviews
54 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

A lot of empty shops and very drab. Quite depressing. The toilets are filthy and the hand washing facilities useless. Not as good as Drakes Circus or Atlantic Village.

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Colyford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I see from some of the reviews that some people think they are in the Guildhall when they are in fact in the very dreary 1970's shopping mall. The Guildhall is actually a very small very old building which is accessed from the High Street and is the oldest working (I.E. still in use) Guildhall in the country. Your main... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Absolutely beautiful Cathedral but the male staff need some training in "people" skills and their attitude to the visitors.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The guildhall does come alive over the xmas period. Especially with the world food markets and it can be an oasis of calm compared to the high street which can be manic and hectic at the best of times. The little arcades hide some lovely shops which are usually independent and so have some real gems and bargains. I just... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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136 reviews 136 reviews
33 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

the guildhall shopping centre looks tired now and the shops are all high street shops would be nice to see independent retailers

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

there are many many shops here and to be fair quite a nice atmopshere to really come and enjoy ur time if ur coming in there is car park right next to it prepare for crowds this time of year near xmas

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Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

An excellent gem in the centre of Exeter. Historic, stunning and beautiful. Good information provided and the guide was good too

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

With all the proposed changes going on so close to Christmas, it's not very inviting to see so many shops closed. Whilst I understand the work has to be done, surely Christmas Trade should take priority.

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