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British, Grill
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223-226 High Street | Exeter Devon, Exeter EX4 3LR, England
01392 422365
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
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    4 of 5 stars
Ate early Friday

Had a meal here Friday about five my wife had the cod this was massive and I had gammon with egg and pineapple this also was a very large meal not cheap but reasonable.good service polite staff.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My daughter and went there for lunch 2 of the waiting staff were running around like headless chickens whilst the other 3/4 were stood around yapping, we waited 20 minuets before we got a menu another 15 minutes before we got our drinks, food was ok nothing spectacular about it, the waitress was lovely and very polite, I wouldn't go... More 

Thank Sue M
London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

3 generations shopping in exeter over the weekend and was a bit stuck to where we should eat - Although i have walked past over the years i have never been in - We decided to give it a go! My Nana said about it! When you first walk in you are hit with a pungent smell of SICK -... More 

Thank pink b
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5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a meal by telephone on the Monday for 8pm on the friday. Got there.... no record of booking. Tried to seat squeeze us on the most awful table there even though the restaurant was half empty. I refused so got seated in a better position. Ordered food, 25 minutes later someone came over to say my choice was unavailable.... More 

Thank jane b
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't normally post any negative reviews but I was so annoyed that I feel as though I need to! I Visited here today with my little boy, the doors were open, the lights were on so I carried the pushchair and my bags down the stairs. Got greeted at the door, sat down and then a waitress came over... More 

Thank Emily Jayne A
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a meal here Friday about five my wife had the cod this was massive and I had gammon with egg and pineapple this also was a very large meal not cheap but reasonable.good service polite staff.

Thank stucalinz56
Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly the service was absolutely terrible despite there being an abundance of young staff on duty; menus not collected (perhaps they are place mats?), dishes not collected from main to dessert, food served ages apart from each other so that most had eaten their meal before others had received theirs, orders incorrect, attitude from the staff, forgetful staff, incorrect change... More 

1 Thank aj661752
Minehead, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the outset Chaucers is a fantastic place, slap-bang in the middle of Exeter - it should be buzzing with people, especially at the time my friend and I arrived. But yet, it fails short somehow, with only a handful of tables occupied with mere groups of twos and threes. After yesterday...I see why it can't accomodate more than three... More 

1 Thank SamPan D
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First visit to this restaurant and must admit the food was very nice, service was quick and friendly and the place was clean and well presented. Not a cheap eat but very nice all the same. No disabled access that we could see or find so beaware.

Thank keshoney
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

Went to the bar, was served a nice cold beer, browsed the menu and chose the meal the three if us had wanted to eat. My 19 year old cousin starts to tuck into his burger, he takes a few bites and comes across what he thinks is a blue napkin in the middle of his burger. Turns out it... More 

3 Thank Jon E
Chudleigh, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

My last review was before recent changes. Now that you do not order drink from one end & food from the other you wait to be seated and wait for your order to be taken. The food was good and the pint of hobgoblin also. No complaints about the service either.

Thank alan t

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 223-226 High Street | Exeter Devon, Exeter EX4 3LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: 01392 422365

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Grill

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