We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gourmandine Crepes Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
14 Catherine Street, Exeter EX1 1EU, England
+44 1392 256428
Website
Add hours for Gourmandine Crepes Cafe and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Coffee & Tea
Description: What began as a takeaway Creperie is now a truly French Bistrot (spelled...
What began as a takeaway Creperie is now a truly French Bistrot (spelled the correct Breizh way) bursting with authenticity and presenting classic French dishes in a relaxed and friendly environment. Gourmandine is open for morning treats, lunch,and afternoon patisserie. We will also open evenings by special arrangement for private parties of 20 to 25 people. Come in and see why we're no longer the best kept secret in Exeter, and discover what a real French Bistrot is!
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 78 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 50
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely staff

My girlfriend and I visited here as she's got a love for pancakes. We loved every minute of our time visiting here. We were particularly impressed with the friendly and welcoming nature of the staff. Will be visiting again!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
Jordan G
Add Photo Write a Review

78 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

My girlfriend and I visited here as she's got a love for pancakes. We loved every minute of our time visiting here. We were particularly impressed with the friendly and welcoming nature of the staff. Will be visiting again!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I had such a lovely brunch here that I came back the next day! The crepes are very tasty, the service is friendly and quick, and it's a lovely little place with a nice outdoor patio and a pretty view onto the cathedral green. I had "La Canadienne" crepes with Bananas and Strawberries and a hot chocolate - all were... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, England
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

A nice little creperie that has expanded to include other hot and cold food. I recently visited with my wife for a lunch. We both had Croques followed by pancakes and enjoyed it all.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
171 reviews 171 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

If you're after a light lunch cooked and served quickly in Exeter, Gourmandine ticks all the boxes. Lots of choice, from crepes, baguettes and croques through to salads and bigger main courses - and plenty of vegetarian options too. Smiling helpful staff always make a difference, and Gormandine has that too. Thoroughly recommended.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Devonport, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
430 reviews 430 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
245 helpful votes 245 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I don't know how many times we have passed Gourmandine and said we will visit one day. Too often. We have been missing out. Gourmandine is so friendly and welcoming. The menu looks good and promises many delights for future enjoyment. How great to have a lovely French Bistrot in the heart of Exeter. We called in today and after... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Eastbourne
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

I must have walked passed Gourmandine countless times. Today, lookg for a light lunch we gave it a go and it was well worth it. I had a galette filled with smoked salmon and cream cheese, followed by a crepe with apple and toffee sauce. Both were very well filled and full of flavour. My wife had the fish of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
211 reviews 211 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Really friendly authenticity French bistrot. Nice simple menu with tasty food. Crepes are fantastic, wether you choose to have the sweet or savoury. Located very centrally as well so perfect for a mid morning snack or an afternoon lunch.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tiverton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

There were three of us, two of whom had a main course and shared a crepe for dessert and the other having soup and a crepe. It was very good food and although some might find the absence of large quantities of potatoes a problem, it was not an issue for us. The fish was excellent and boeuf bourguinon tender... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Exeter
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I ate a simple baguette (£4.95) with chips (£0.75), a simple crepe (£4.50) with an eyeball size scoop of icecream (£1) and a coffee (£2.55). That's just under £14 for a fairly basic lunch, not including tips. Also, the chips annoyingly were a handful of crisps in a small bowl (forgot the french translation). Pricey for what you get (the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Visited for lunch on a Saturday having read the great reviews on Trip Advisor. Didn't disappoint my friend had the goats cheese salad and I had a crepe both washed down with some great Breton cider. We will go back.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Gourmandine Crepes Cafe also viewed

 

Been to Gourmandine Crepes Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 Catherine Street, Exeter EX1 1EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 256428

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 15
  • Cuisine: French

Description

What began as a takeaway Creperie is now a truly French Bistrot (spelled the correct Breizh way) bursting with authenticity and presenting classic French dishes in a relaxed and friendly environment. Gourmandine is open for morning treats, lunch,and afternoon patisserie. We will also open evenings by special arrangement for private parties of 20 to 25 people. Come in and see why we're no longer the best kept secret in Exeter, and discover what a real French Bistrot is!

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Gourmandine Crepes Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?