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Conservatory Restaurant - Exeter

18 North Street | Exeter, Exeter EX4 3QS, England
+44 1392 273858
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Ranked #13 of 418 Restaurants in Exeter
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $28 - $49
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: French, British
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: For a taste of the Mediterranean without leaving the West Country look no further than Exeter’s The Conservatory. With huge windows obscured by white blinds, tall exotic plants and Swedish-meets-French countryside painted furniture you almost feel it would be a shame to call in after sunset. But come in for dinner and you’ll find yourself in an intimate and romantic setting perfect for that relaxed dinner to help you forget about bills, work and worries. Sail away on a culinary cruise through Europe as the menu takes you from Britain via France and in to Italy and beyond with plenty of local ingredients to keep the flavours fresh and delicious.
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English first
Exeter
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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We have eaten here several times before but not for a couple of years. Unfortunately we did not enjoy this visit as much as previous ones. We went there midweek but booked a later spot than the 'early bird' diners. Service was efficient and friendly but the seating area next to the kitchen door looked a bit neglected with only... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The Conservatory remains by some distance one of the best restaurants in central Exeter. The menu doesn't have a lot of surprises in terms of the lead element of the dish, but the food has really excellent flavours and the ancillaries - sauces, vegetables, etc - are creative and different. There's a good wine list, with an unusually large choice... More

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London
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The layout of this hidden away restaurant is a bit quirky but the menu is appetising and the food excellent. The service was good as all the staff were very attentive. It is a little pricey but worth it .

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Derby, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We were a party of about 25 including 2 children. We were all catered for without a prior booking which was great.

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Devon
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Went with my boyfriend to this lovely venue that made you feel like you were abroad in the med!! Good service and friendly,relaxed atmosphere. Food was very good, we had the lamb and monkfish. Not the place to go if looking for a budget meal.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

service was friendly and just right not too intrusive. Nice relaxed atmosphere. The building is old quirky and full of history. Homemade bread and some olives to enjoy whilst looking at the menu. My friend went for the early bird menu which is great value for money. I had fresh crab salad forgot to ask to not have coriander mayo... More

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We choose this restaurant to celebrate our Wedding Anniversary. Lovely ambiance, quaint and charming. It was obviously a busy night with 2 waitresses striving to look after all the tables so service was a little erratic. Our starters, Scallops for me and the cheese in pastry for my husband was delicious. Then came our main courses; oh dear what a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Nice little restaurant hidden away in Exeter. The food was really well cooked and very tasty, the portion sizes were excellent and the service was efficient but not rushed. Really a very enjoyable experience.

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

My husband and I recently stayed in Exeter for a two night mini break. After eating at our hotel on our first night, we wanted to try somewhere different on our second. We found The Conservatory after looking at reviews for local restaurants on trip advisor, and we are so glad we did. This restaurant is a hidden gem, you... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Booked a table for 6.45pm and took advantage of the early bird offer which makes this place unbelievable value. The whole place is maazing, a great dining experience. Best in Exeter? In my opinion, yes!

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Additional Information about Conservatory Restaurant - Exeter

Address: 18 North Street | Exeter, Exeter EX4 3QS, England
Phone Number: +44 1392 273858
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 28 - 49
Cuisine: French, British

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