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The Stowey Arms

Main Road, Exminster, Exeter EX6 8AT, England
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Ranked #2 of 2 Exminster B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was awful - so bad I couldn't even eat it. I had the fish and chips and the fish was hard, maybe it was old and out of date.....the chef didn't know what was wrong with it! I ate a few chips and came home hungry. The pub was dirty - sticky tables they hadn't bothered to wipe... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since change of management standards have severely slipped. Ate there once, luckily it was 2 for £10, wasn't even worth that. It's a shame, it could be a lovely village pub with a bit of care and clean up.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stayed at The Stowey Arms on a Saturday night to go to a friends 40th at the Golf Club. For the money we paid it is about expected. The bed was comfortable, the room was ample and the breakfast was good. Only downside was the wood flooring in the landing was noisy when people walked down it. I'd assume... More

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We ate here in April and honestly wish we hadn't. The food was disgusting and over priced. The staff were rude and had a not bothered attitude. The managers lack experience in running a bar / restaurant their language is fowl. Customer services skills are non existent. The whole place stinks of urine and is unclean. Want a nice meal... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

If my wife had served me this food, I would think she was angry with me. I would skirt around the issue, sipping my wine, wondering what important date I'd forgotten. My macaroni cheese was as thin as Nicole Richie on lent, there was very little of it, and the only thing mixed about the salad, was not all of... More

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

cold rooms, the showers ARE NOT 'power showers' as described. Bed was so uncomfortable and the room was cold and stank and was dirty, I slept for an hour if that, The music went on until after 12.30. The staff were rude which included the owners Dave & Mel, The breakfast was disgusting and the so called 'chef' attitude stank... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

The room at the Stowey was good. The bed was comfy, the room had everything I needed and despite being relocated within the first 30 mins because of a mixup, all was well. Likewise, in the morning I was treated to a hearty fry up with the works and a very cheery chef. The problems were all during the night.... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

This pub literally saved us! We lost power to our house so we camped out there to do our written work (We are both teachers). They couldn't do enough for us! We had a nice meal on their new 2 meals for £10. And they were kind enough to offer us a room if we needed. Don't judge on previous... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

This was the first and last time I will be going to the Stowey Arms, had a fish and chip lunch (Friday 21st November) almost inedible and very expensive for a pub lunch only one other cusomer in the bar.The New Inn Alphington is much better quality at half the price.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

Dirty, smelly, frightful place. From the bent cutlery and dirty glasses to the bad beer and the inedible food. With so many good places to go in Devon why stop here. To be avoided. This could be improved by being refurbished. Gutting and starting again. Some slightly worn around the edges places have character, a quaintness about them. This is... More

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Address: Main Road, Exminster, Exeter EX6 8AT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter > Exminster
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Ranked #2 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Exminster
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