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Chaucers

Steakhouse, English, Grill, Pub
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223-226 High Street | Exeter Devon, Exeter EX4 3LR, England
01392 422365
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  • 29
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  • 26
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Ok!

Been here twice. Food on both occasions is okay. Hot enough But tasteless. Slow service!! But other than that would go back

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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March, England, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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198 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
March, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Been here twice. Food on both occasions is okay. Hot enough But tasteless. Slow service!! But other than that would go back

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Bridport, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Debbie B, looked after us so well. She was rushed of her feet, but managed to keep a smile on her face, she served, cleared tables, worked the till and even made sure we we're lol happy. She deserves promotions shehad all the St staffrking as a team. The food was lovely and very responsible. enjoyable settings too. First classis!,

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Brixham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Visited on a Saturday night, so obviously busy. We had been here before, so knew what to expect. You order drinks from one bar and food from another, so, if you just want a drink, at least you're not queuing behind those ordering food for the 24 strong stag party! Food is OK, just what you would expect. Reasonably priced,... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Really enjoyable food and great atmosphere, staff were great and really friendly. Felt bad for staff as we seemed to visit on a day where they were understaffed, only two of them both serving food and taking orders. But were still extremely polite and friendly, would happily return

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Chaucer's is an underground pub which is full of old pictures, collections of old bottles and other artefacts, and even a stuffed falcon. It also has a policy of not admitting any under 14s. This gives it a historical, cosy feel and ensures that it is calm and sophisticated, making it perfect for couples who want a little privacy and... More 

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Tiverton, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

the setting is good and the lighting is mellow(sorry that today the inside temperture was rather cold, noted be at least 3 couples.)I had the curry and i felt warm inside and a great taste to the palete I still have the flavours and memorys of a great meal.My wife had the pasta dish with the salmond and prawns ,... More 

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South West
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200 reviews 200 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The restaurant is interesting with old world charm. There are a lot of stairs to go down to it, so not good for some people. The food took a long time to arrive, although it was very quiet, with only a few people inside. The chips & peas were very undercooked & hard, so we could only enjoy the fish,... More 

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Chudleigh, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Strange entering and then going downstairs. However the vegetarian choices were good. I found the wait a bit long but the staff were great and & the mushrooms & brie en croute which came with a good supply of vegetables was superb.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Had an enjoyable lunch here with friends. The burger was lovely and the staff were very friendly. Definitely worth a visit.

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Wimborne Minster, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We'd heard that this was Exeter's best kept secret and so we were intrigued to go down the steps to go for lunch. It was busy and there were uncleared tables. It was a bit inconvenient to get drinks in one place and then queue elsewhere to order food. Our meals were brought to us quite quickly and the young... More 

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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: Steakhouse, English, Grill, Pub

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