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The Barn Owl

Guardian Road, Exeter Business Park, Exeter EX1 3PE, England
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Ranked #234 of 413 Restaurants in Exeter
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Cullompton
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Took nephews from London out for meal and wish we hadn't! Service to start with was not too bad then it all went down hill. Drinks forgotten and food sub - standard and then no one to bring the bill! A jug if water and glass of Merlot were completely forgotten about and the Sirloin steak was mainly gristle and... More

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Staffs. UK.
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342 reviews 342 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Ate hear while staying at the Holiday Inn Express next door, food was ok - typical of this kind of chain pub. The service was really good, both waitresses efficient, pleasant and friendly. Would go again just for the service !

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sydney
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Turned up at 7.30 on a weeknight without a booking and this place was full. Had a drink and waited for seating in a pleasant bar. Food choice was excellent although service was slow. My lamb shoulder was tender and tasty as was the pork belly. Dessert platter is a goof option for two people and their creme brulee was... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Had a great Sunday lunch with my daughter before leaving her at university here. Could not fault it and was very busy with locals.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

live nearby and thought we would give this a try again to see if it had improved, well I ended up sending the mushrooms back as they were cold inside, the hunters chicken had a conjealed sauce and the chicken was dry, overall not a good experience and wont return again. the staff were very good tho.But I suppose having... More

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Essex, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

After reading the other reviews I thought I would give the Barn Owl a try. Service was quick and the food did not take too long to come out from the kitchen. The food was hot; however the plate was stone cold so it did not stay hot for long. Presentation was good and it was tasty. The staff are... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

It's a very nice well kept pub, the food is a bit overpriced and certain meals are a bit stingey in terms of portion size. That said though the staff are pleasant and it's a brilliant pub for a pint.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Brilliant roast dinner, just needs the veg to be cooked just a couple of mins more for me, but otherwise a lovely meal.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

It was my Daughters birthday so we treated her for lunch we had a lunch time meal and afew drinks it was lovely as always having lived in Exeter we always classed this as our local and have made friends with the staff who have worked there over the years that we have been coming here we now live in... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We eat in the Barn Owl quite often as a family. I feel slightly uncomfortable with the staff who are not all that welcoming and I always feel as though I am doing them a favour rather than the other way around. That said though, the food is OK, nothing really exciting, but it's just a pub so I don't... More

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Address: Guardian Road, Exeter Business Park, Exeter EX1 3PE, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
Cuisine: English

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