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The Exeter Arms

Derby | Easton on the Hill, Stamford, England
+44 1780756321
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Ranked #38 of 90 restaurants in Stamford
Cuisines: British
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
  • German first
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English first
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here on a business trip. On arrival I had a great friendly warm welcome, checked in and shown to my room. I was asked what time I wanted breakfast and if I wanted something to eat. The room was small, but then it is an old pub so did not mind this. The decoration was good and the... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

After several years of terrible food the Exeter Arms will be THE place to eat in this area for fine dining, as One of, if not THE BEST CHEF in the area has been persuaded to move up here! -formally of The Wicked Witch, Ryhall, Dameon Clark has come to work back with his partner Victoria in Easton. Having seen... More

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Stamford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Visited for a birthday lunch with family, first time since it was refurbished. Lunch menu was extremely disappointing in choice. Very small servings and all vastly overpriced. The waiter service was terrible, unbelievably slow. We were there for an hour and a half and didn't even bother with a pudding. Will never visit again.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch what a lovely relaxed atmosphere food was excellent and the house wine amazing will be going again and telling all

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

This is the second time we have stayed at the Exeter Arms and once again Linda and the staff were brilliant, the room and the food were as we expected, first class We will be looking forward to staying again in the near future Nick

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We managed to enjoy our evening (attractive, civilized pub/good beer/friendly staff) but I was served a lamb shank barely fit for human consumption. So tough and dried-out that I could barely get my knife into its black and leathery outer shell. The poor lamb had already died once. Really no need to have killed it off like this for a... More

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Kettering, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We called in unannouced as we was driving by after visiting relatives. We were offered the choice of bar or restaurant & chose to sit in the bar which was a lovely cosy atmosphere. We managed to sit in the window bay where the sun beamed through, just lovely! We went for the sirloin of beef sunday lunch, it was... More

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Stamford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Went there for Mothering Sunday - the waitress and food was amazing, very friendly, incredible with all party guests, attended to our every need and I believe our waitress was Louise - will defiantly be visiting again - compliments to the chef

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
148 reviews 148 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We we're recommended to this place after visiting RAF nearby and weren't disappointed. The service was quick, the food tasty and the wine at the right temperature.

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Louth, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

A very welcoming pub, with an attractive restaurant. Restaurant staff very pleasant. We were one of only two tables occupied for lunch that day. The main courses were very good, but two of us chose the terrine (which was also good) as a starter, but disappointed to find that the toast that came with it was stale and probably left... More

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